Inside LA’s First Virtual Reality Art Show

The VRScout Art Show

VRScout started as a group of friends in Los Angeles exploring the creative implications of virtual reality. From the very beginning, our interest was less about the technology itself and more about what it would become in the hands of highly creative humans.

Over the past year, we have been on the lookout for artists, developers, creators and technologists who shared our vision. Last week, we brought them together for a night of art like none other with LA’s first virtual reality art show.
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The VRT Gallery

When guests arrived at VICE, they walked into our VR art gallery, a curated collection of some of our favorite virtual art. The gallery featured five outdoor HTC Vive stations with art-centered experiences by some of the top creators in virtual reality. The HTC Vive, which launches this week, provides room-scale presence with precise motion and gesture tracking, allowing guests at the show to move around within these pieces of art and touch them with their hands.

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HTC Vive gallery content included:

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The rest of the gallery revolved around our Google Cardboard craft table. After guests designed their own Cardboard headsets, they sat down with directors and creators from VICE, Vrse and Google to experience first-hand their artistic expressions in mobile VR.

Additional VRT gallery content included:

Live Tilt Brush Performances

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Tim Biskup performing live at VRScout Art Show

On center stage, we assembled a lineup of LA artists to paint live in virtual reality using Tilt Brush by Google. The artists included Tim Biskup, James Haunt, ArtMobb, and Titmouse Animation‘s Chris Prynoski and Antonio Canobbio. Here is a flattened gallery of their creations.

Stay tuned this week as we share more content from the VRScout Art Show. You can find more info at This was the first of many events, so be sure to subscribe to hear what’s next!

A Big Thanks to our Sponsors and Partners

You can’t throw a party without friends. We’re beyond grateful for all the people who have come together to make this happen, thanks HTC ViveVICE MediaPulse FilmsTilt Brush by GoogleiBUYPOWERPabst Blue RibbonOmeletFoxTalesMinibarCircle VRCTRL CollectiveKarson Butler Events, and VRSC.

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About the Scout

Eric Chevalier

Eric Chevalier co-founded VRScout after a decade of content marketing in sports, entertainment and gaming. When he isn't sandy, Eric is scouring the streets of Los Angeles in pursuit of the best new storytellers from Hollywood to Silicon Beach.

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