Project Hyperessay #2: VR³

“Polka dots can’t stay alone, like communicative life of people, two and three and more polka dots become movement. Our earth is only one polka dot among a million stars in the cosmos. Polka dots are a way to infinity. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots, we become part of the unity of our environment. I become part of the eternal, and we obliterate ourselves in love.” (Kusama’s Self-Obliteration, 1967)


Concept Development

When we talk about Yayoi Kusama or her polka dots, tons of things could be discussed. Based on my understanding in Kusama’s works, polka dots (coded in processing) is my previous sketches finished before the project. It could give us a hint of project concept in a 2D world.

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Project Hyperessay #1 – VR³: Eternity, Infinity and Obliteration

VR³ is a project that allows collaborative creation, and visual interaction actualised in the third space(Virtual Reality). The purpose of this project is to create an interactive space for people who usually do not get a chance to experience the art works of Kusama.

This project was greatly inspired by Yayoi Kusama(草間 彌生) ‘s installations. Yayoi Kusama is one of the most famous Japanese artist and she is a living legend. Here are some Kusama’s installation arts:

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