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      Wonderspaces Virtual Reality Showcase in San Diego

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      December 10, 2019

      Tuesday  10:00 AM - 10:00 PM (daily for 30 times)

      1439 El Prado
      San Diego, California 92101

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      Wonderspaces Virtual Reality Showcase

      Media Contact: Jordan Hill, 775.622.6653 (mobile) or MEDIA ALERT
      Wonderspaces returns with a VR-focused pop-up at San Diego Art Institute from November 30 to December 30
      WHAT: The Wonderspaces VR Showcase offers visitors an opportunity to experience four extraordinary virtual reality short films – previously seen at festivals including Sundance, Tribeca, and SXSW – during the course of a one-hour visit.
      Visitors will begin their one-hour experience by sitting down to DINNER PARTY directed by Angel Soto and written by Charlotte Stoudt and Laura Wexler, a film based on the accounts of Betty and Barney Hill, the couple who experienced America’s first nationally-reported UFO abduction in the 1960s. After exploring the Hills’ otherworldly adventures, visitors will be invited to find their joy with two infectious animated films by Tyler Hurd. OLD FRIEND, presented by Wevr, invites visitors to an animated dance party in a psychedelic squall of energy and color, and CHOCOLATE, casts visitors as a robot god in a chrome-tinted world. Spread cats throughout the sky to the music of Giraffage. The Showcase finishes with TRANSITION, by Joost Jordens and Mike von Rotz, a short film inspired by the music of Kettel & Secede. A metaphor for death and the afterlife, this final piece takes visitors on a journey from one world to the next.
      WHY: The Wonderspaces VR Showcase was created due to the overwhelming enthusiasm for virtual reality films presented in previous Wonderspaces shows. It is a part of the Wonderspaces Spotlight Series, an initiative to collaborate with leading San Diego organizations to present extraordinary art in new formats and to new audiences.
      This event is an opportunity to enjoy extraordinary virtual-reality films with friends and family this holiday season.
      San Diego Art Institute
      1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
      Mon- Fri:4PM-10PM Sat - Sun: 10 AM - 10 PM Closed on December 24
      Tickets for the Wonderspaces VR Showcase are purchased by time slot and require arrival within a designated 15-minute window. Tickets range from $13 to $15. Information and tickets are now available at
      WHEN: Nov 30 – Dec 30, 2019
      HOURS: Wonderspaces’ VR Showcase hours are
      IMAGES: Trailers for the films and a selection of photos are available at

      Cost: Payment required - $13 Children, $15 Adults

      Categories: Film | Art Galleries & Exhibits | Technology

      This event repeats daily for 30 times:

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