January 15th, 2006 - January 19th, 2006
EVL Assistant Professor (UIC School of Art & Design), Daria Tsoupikova presents her virtual reality artwork at SPIE 2006 - The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality. “Rutopia2” is developed for interaction and display on the CAVE / CWall networked advanced visualization environments.
“Rutopia2” describes a magic garden with interactive sculptural trees that branch to distant worlds; participants traverse the branches into a shared networked community. “Rutopia2” explores the aesthetics of virtual art in its relationship with the art of painting and Russian folk arts.