// THE DREAM WANDERER //

June 4, 2017

CHECK OUT THE DREAM WANDERER WEBSITE! (THAT’S WHERE MOST ACTIVITY IS HAPPENING THESE DAYS…)

Moogfest 2017 // May 18-21

May 14, 2017

The Dream Wanderer mobile VR gallery will be parked at CCB Plaza in downtown Durham for the duration of the 2017 edition of Moogfest. Come say hi!  

PRESS: Austin Chronicles Calls Lily Dale “Beautiful and Immersive”

January 27, 2017

Our first day in Austin, we parked outside the Austin Chronicle and tried to lure out journalists to experience Lily Dale in The Dream Wanderer. Fortunately, Wayne Brenner came out and gave us an amazing review: And, brothers and sisters, “wow” is definitely the word. Lily Dale is a virtual reality experience that’s on the […]

DREAM WANDERER TOUR BEGINS!

December 8, 2016

The Dream Wanderer was once a forgotten Ford Econoline transit shuttle parked in the back lot at a used car dealership in Olean, NY. After being gutted and wrapped and retrofitted, the Dream Wanderer has a third life as a touring virtual reality gallery showcasing all-original virtual reality artworks by Buffalo-based arts collective Flatsitter. So […]

“Rhapsody” — Live Theater Meets Virtual Reality

October 29, 2016

Rhapsody by Torn Space in collaboration with FLATSITTER November 4-27 The Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle 612 Fillmore Avenue, Buffalo NY Tickets: $25 General / Students $15 / Seniors $22 (rebates available at door) Torn Space presents a performance installation with the Virtual Reality developer FLATSITTER. This immersive performance studies a woman as she deals with […]

OPENING — Lily Dale by Flatsitter

September 22, 2016

Lily Dale by Flatsitter MAKE AN APPOINTMENT [press release] [Preview Article from The Public] Lily Dale was founded in 1879 as a camp and meeting place for Spiritualists and Freethinkers. Residents of this small town in Western New York claim to communicate with the dead. The ‘Guidelines for Spiritualism’ are posted on the wall of […]

Lily Dale VR in Octagon Room — Lily Dale, NY // September 17th

August 17, 2016

WHO: The Lily Dale Assembly and Flatsitter Media Arts Collective WHAT: Virtual Reality Installation (Family-Friendly, ages 10+) WHEN: Saturday September 17th, Noon to 7pm WHERE: Octagon Room, 12 Library Street, Lily Dale, NY 14752 COST: Free CONTACT: lilydaleassembly@netsync.net // info@flatsitter.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lily Dale: Virtual Reality is coming to Pomfret! The community of Lily […]

Flatsitter at Satellite Art Show // Art Basel Miami Beach

July 14, 2016

Flatsitter will be delivering the final Theta installation at the Satellite Art Show during Art Basel Miami Beach, December 1-4. With Support from the New York State Council on the Arts

Virtual Reality Motion Capture Session with Ginger Wagg

July 13, 2016

We recently completed a motion capture session with the amazingly talented Ginger Wagg from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Ginger is a movement artist and musician and brought her undeniable energy to this session. We’ll be utilizing this motion data in our latest virtual reality project called ‘Lily Dale’, a metaphysical, randomized VR journey. Thanks, Ginger!

THIS WEEKEND: White Buck VR Installation at Silo City

June 3, 2016

WHO: Flatsitter Media Arts Collective WHAT: Virtual Reality Installation (Family-Friendly) WHEN: Saturday June 4th 11am-5pm // Sunday June 5th 2pm-7pm && Sunday June 5th 2pm-8pm before the Silo Sessions concert in same location. WHERE: Silo City, Marine A, Buffalo NY (Childs Street, Buffalo, NY) COST: Free CONTACT: info@flatsitter.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE After a successful VR […]

PRESS: The Creator’s Project Visits Theta Spa at Moogfest

May 24, 2016

LINK TO ARTICLE “When I emerge from Theta, I’m surprised at how calming and mesmerizing the experience has actually been. Marler’s Unreal Engine visuals were very often astounding. These visuals, combined with the immersive audio, vibration and scents, made me feel as if I didn’t want to leave the VR experience, which is a feeling […]

Theta Spa Headed to Moogfest!

May 14, 2016

THETA (Θ) is a guided meditation virtual reality spa experience founded on principles of sensorial decadence and medical relaxation. (theta.flatsitter.com) LOCATION: 21c Museum Hotel, Gallery 1 // 111 N. Corcoran St, Durham, NC 27701 DATES: Thursday May 19 to Sunday May 22 TIME: 10am to 7pm COST: FREE Virtual Reality Experience by Flatsitter Guided Meditation by Noah Falck Lighting Design by […]

Virtual Reality Showroom at Silo City — Opens May 7th

April 24, 2016

Immediate Release What: Flatsitter Opens Permanent Virtual Reality Installation at Silo City, Debuts New VR Experience — ‘White Buck’ When: Saturday May 7th, 10am to 10pm Where: Silo City // 42°51’39.6″N 78°51’53.2″W // Buffalo, NY Contact: Kyle Marler || info@flatsitter.com Site: whitebuck.flatsitter.com Flatsitter Opens Permanent Virtual Reality Installation at Silo City, Premieres ‘White Buck’ Hidden in plain sight, […]

Next Stop: 2016 Moog Festival // Durham, NC // May 19-22, 2016

April 19, 2016

Flatsitter will be presenting Theta at the 2016 Moog Festival at the 21c Hotel in downtown Durham, NC. View schedule here.

Photo Gallery from Bota Bota Spa Montreal (Photos by Melody Lane)

April 17, 2016

Melody Lane Photography (www.melodylanephotos.com)

Theta Meditation at Casper Sleep Symposium NYC

April 9, 2016

Big thanks to Casper Mattresses and Imprint Projects for including Theta VR Meditation in the Casper Sleep Symposium on April 17. More information and tickets can be found here.

Bota Bota spa-sur-l’eau // Réalité Virtuelle Méditation // 31 mars au 3 avril

March 26, 2016

Take a moment to fully focus your attention on the present. Empty your thoughts and focus on what is most important…you. We invite you to immerse yourself in a virtual world of meditation thanks to our collaboration with Flatsitter. From Thursday 31st to Sunday, April 3rd 2016, enjoy the water circuit while diving into an […]

Day 4 — Ann Arbor Film Fest

March 19, 2016

Over 120 people have made their way into the Theta Spa for a virtual reality meditation experience here at Ann Arbor Film Fest! Saturday at the festival is a blast because there is a screening series for kids 6+ and we’ve had a ton of kids in the bubble today.  Tomorrow is the last day! […]

54th Ann Arbor Film Fest — Day 2

March 18, 2016

We set up a marijuana grow tent in the lobby of the historic Michigan Theater for the 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival to showcase “Theta” — a virtual reality meditation clinic. It’s been a treat so far. I’m not sure what else there is to say at this point.  <3!

54th AAFF: Virtual Reality Meditation Clinic by Flatsitter

March 4, 2016

Ann Arbor Film Festival is excited to present the latest virtual reality experience by multimedia arts-collective Flatsitter — Theta. This virtual reality meditation clinic will be set up in the lobby of the Michigan Theater during the entirety of the festival. Stop by during the festival and let the building split at the seams. Location: Michigan […]

‘Clinical Trials’ Closing Thoughts

January 3, 2016

We had an amazing time at Hostel Buffalo-Niagara and Box Gallery. This space is truly a gem for the City of Buffalo, and presents a very compelling vision of our city for tourists. John Piret’s commitment to supporting the arts is a massive boost for this city. Also, what an amazing staff! Thanks Molly, Nicole, […]

1/2/2016 CLOSING PARTY – Clinical Trials at Box Gallery

December 24, 2015

Virtual Reality Clinical Trials (Closing Party) Please join Flatsitter, DJ Reverend Johnny (JOHNS, Alpha Hopper, Night Slaves), Ben Lion Soundsystem (Jura Audio House, Silo Sessions) and DJ Frankie Rainbows (Frankie NP, Foundry) on Saturday January 2nd for the culminating event of a virtual reality installation hosted at Box Gallery. Over 180 people have experienced the […]

PRESS: “15 minutes you’ll think about for a long time”

December 11, 2015

Great preview article from The Public about ‘Clinical Trials‘ opening tonight at Box Gallery. Thanks to Aaron Lowinger!

‘Clinical Trials’ Opening at Box Gallery Friday, December 11th

December 4, 2015

Please join Flatsitter for a series of virtual reality clinical trials. BOX GALLERY: 667 Main Street // Buffalo, NY OPENING NIGHT: Friday, December 11 // 8pm to 11pm WALK-IN OR RSVP ONLINE: http://trials.flatsitter.com Leading up to the 2016 release of Theta — Flatsitter’s touring VR meditation spa — Flatsitter is conducting a series of clinical […]

Flatsitter en El DF

November 18, 2015

Remember that time that you holed up in Mexico City and built a fukt virtual reality experience? #theta #planosentarse    

THETA preview in Buffalo Rising

October 27, 2015

The kind folks at Buffalo Rising wrote a nice preview for THETA, our forthcoming virtual reality spa experience. Check it out here.

Flatsitter Receives First Ever Virtual Reality Grant from New York State Council on the Arts

October 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Flatsitter Receives First Ever Virtual Reality Grant from New York State Council on the Arts Flatsitter has received a 2016 Individual Artist award from NYSCA for the production of THETA: a Virtual Reality Experience. This award was based largely on the success of SAFE WOR(L)D, Flatsitter’s previous virtual reality performance installation which was […]

Building a New VR Machine with Volker Einsfeld

October 9, 2015

Volker from Einsfeld Studios came by the Flatsitter Lab yesterday to help build a PC gaming machine that will be used for the production of the next Flatsitter VR installation! Thanks, Volker!! If you’re into gaming, I highly recommend checking out Volker’s Twitch channel where he discusses his favorite games and the technologies behind the […]

FRIENDSZONE — VR Installation at Peep Show

August 20, 2015

Flatsitter debuted a VR installation at Squeaky Wheels 30th Anniversary Peep Show. The VR experience re-contextualized the television show ‘Friends’ into a freakish journey through an LSD-bathed, beloved America sitcom. Ross + Rachel Forever.

SAFE WOR(L)D PERFORMANCE AT TRIMANIA

April 17, 2015

Flatsitter’s virtual reality performance installation will be hosted at Buffalo Game Space during this year’s Trimania fundraising party. Snag your tickets in advance! http://flatsitter.com/trimania    

Flatsitter Brings SAFE WOR(L)D to Ann Arbor Film Festival!

April 2, 2015

Flatsitter performed the one-on-one virtual reality experience “SAFE WOR(L)D” to over 200 participants at the Ann Arbor Film Festival — America’s leading experimental film + media art festival.

SAFE WOR(L)D Review from The Public

February 18, 2015

“SAFE WOR(L)D” is a powerful and singular art experience…” SAFE WOR(L)D received a great write-up from Aaron Lowinger at the Public. Check out the article below.

SAFE WOR(L)D — Photos by Candace Camuglia

February 4, 2015

Buffalo Photo-Queen, Candace Camuglia (aka Casual Science), just shared some fantastic photos from our recent SAFE WOR(L)D installation at Big Orbit Gallery. Check out more of her wondrous photo work at:http://casual-science.com/ …THANK YOU, Candace!!!

SAFE WOR(L)D Writeup –> Buffalo Rising

January 24, 2015

Our friends at Buffalo Rising helped us spread the word about our VR performance installation: http://buffalorising.com/2015/01/flatsitter-brings-virtual-reality-experience-to-hostel-buffalo-niagara/

SAFE WOR(L)D — Trailer

January 21, 2015

SAFE WOR(L)D — Trailer from FLATSITTER on Vimeo.