In this week’s episode Android Jones and Anson Phong speak with Jacob Aman about: Microdose Virtual Reality, merging visual art, music and dance into a visceral experience; unlocking our potential in the flow state; a wider cultural aperture with new media; an intimate marriage of body and technology; some beneficial and therapeutic effects of Microdose VR; dancing at the beat of your own heart; collective possibilities for virtual reality; creating creative conditions for the imagination; the crossroads of technology and radical paradigm shift; the real interest of cryptocurrency; the potential of blockchain to revolutionize democracies.
Andrew “Android” Jones is best described as a “digital painter”. Describing his work as Electro-Mineralism, Jones attributes his ability to create to the wonders of technology, crediting the planet’s resources for advancements in art production. He has become well known for his many layered, psychedelic works and live performances using a custom built digital set up. A long time member of the Burning Man community, Android has traveled the world exhibiting his work and has contributed to events on 6 continents.
Anson Phong is an animation pipeline engineer; operations system developer and web technologies expert. Phong brings over 15 years of programming and design experience in 3D rendering, web applications and interactive motion graphics.