Holojam in Wonderland: Immersive Mixed Reality Theater


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  • Holojam in Wonderland is a prototype of a new type of performance activity, “Immersive Mixed Reality Theater” (IMRT). With unique and novel properties possessed by neither cinema nor traditional theater, IMRT promises exciting new expressive possibilities for multi-user, participatory, immersive digital narratives. The authors describe the piece, the technology used to create it and some of the key aesthetic choices and takeaways.

Link to the ACM Digital Library:


https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3203091

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