1. Why did you take the class?
I wanted to have a chance to explore immersive media topics hands-on; I saw the class offered on the FSU SIGGRAPH facebook page, and I needed some credits, so I signed up right away. I've had a long-term interest in the ways that emerging technologies affect art, especially in more interactive media like video games and installations (like these).
2. How have your past experiences shaped your experience in this course?
As my background lies more in mathematics, science, programming; and digital and interactive artwork, I'm having trouble appreciating the process of traditional video production. I'm drawn more to work like Nonny De La Penas journalistic experiences, where immersive cameras and technology are used less as a tool of documentation and more as a medium of communication, expression, and a space to project experiences.
I want to explore the technologies that underlie production, and the ways to apply them in