Factsheet

Developer:
Pippin Barr
Based in M░░t░░░l, Canada

Release date:
19 May 2016

Platforms:
Browser (HTML5/WebGL)
Mac OS X
Windows

Website:
pippinbarr.com/2016/05/19/v-r-1

Regular Price:

Free.

Description

A room. A trunk. A tube. A bed. A radiator. A light. A landscape. A darkness. A separation. A floating in air. A doubling. An intersection. And more. And more.

History

v r 1 is a project based on the artist Gregor Schneider's iconic work "Totes Haus u r", and specifically the room inside it known as "u r 1". Schneider's art has involved the almost endless renovation, re-renovation and re-invention of the interior of a house in Mönchengladbach-Rheydt in Germany. The house contains rooms that rotates, rooms that are completely insulated, walls behind walls, and much more. Schneider has also recreated/doubled the entire house for the Venice Biennale, and has created doubles of various rooms/houses at other times. v r 1 is an exploration of related ideas in virtual space with virtual architecture. In particular, I was most interested in seeing how creating doubled spaces differs in a virtual setting – notably the idea that doubling is trivial in this context, amounting to nothing more complex or laborious than "cut and paste". With that in mind I wanted to experiment in different ways with the configuration and setting of the room that would acknowledge and work with its virtual nature, trying to evoke a related uncanny and creepy effect in the very different medium. A success? Who knows.

Features

  • A room of one's own!
  • A room of one's own upside down!
  • A room of one's own in pieces!
  • A room of one's own in darkness!
  • A room of one's own in the air!

Videos

v r 1 Trailer YouTube


Images

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Door in ground.png
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Window view.png
Doubled.png
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Floating objects.png
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Developer blog-posts
Blog posts relevant to v r 1 are available under its tag on my website: pippinbarr.com.

Gregor Schneider's homepage
: gregor-schneider.de.

Gregor Schneider on Wikipedia
Read about Gregor Schneider on Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org.


About Pippin Barr

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v r 1 Credits

Pippin Barr
Everything


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