Posts in Artist Spotlight
Spotlight: Micah 404 on Collaboration and VR Illustration

Micah Milner a.k.a Micah404 is a New York-based VR artist and member of the collective ART404, he gained notoriety in 2015 as a 2D illustrator with his Instagram project @micahnotfound. He has since jumped headfirst into VR illustration, becoming one of the most active VR painters in the community. Partnering with cultural institutions including the ICA in Miami, the Whitney in New York and brands including Adobe, Pantone and Google his collective, ART404, continues to blur the lines between commercial and fine art.  In this interview, Micah404 talks about VR illustration, influences on his art, and the importance of healthy collaborative environments.

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Spotlight: Anand Duncan on Designing Fashion in VR

Anand Duncan is a designer for animation in television, film, and VR. She has brought her bright playful designs to the hit series Teen Titans Go!, and her fun fashion illustrations to the pages of LA Magazine.

Her love of retro sci-fi and renaissance gowns influence both her personal and commercial work. She likes to bring appeal to her characters and clothing by highlighting the structure of the body and telling a story. In this week’s spotlight, Duncan talks about her experience using VR tools for fashion design.

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Spotlight: Kevin Mack on Creating Abstract VR Worlds

Artist and Academy Award winning visual effects pioneer, Kevin Mack received the Oscar for Best Visual Effects for his work on What Dreams May Come. In 2017, Mack released Blortasia, a surreal maze full of colour and sensual undulating shapes, where players float through a calm world in virtual reality (VR), finding vistas of abstract beauty and moments of inward reflection. In this interview, Mack reflects on his creative process, expectations, and his thoughts on the future of immersive art.

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