Looking Outwards – 09

One Looking Outwards that I found to be pretty interesting was Francis Park’s LO-5 on virtual fashion shows. This assignment wanted us to discuss 3D computational art. With the global pandemic, it’s been difficult holding events as one usually would. A fashion label, called Hanifa, worked around this by holding a virtual fashion show. This fashion show used technology in order to stream animated 3D outfits through Instagram Live. I thought this method was very effective with the current circumstances. I’m also amazed with how well these models were rendered, as the outfits and material look so realistic. Because of this digital fashion show, I decided to do more research on how fashion companies are handling the pandemic. Though not done in the same manner of Hanifa, many fashion shows used 360 videos and VR technology to create a realistic experience. Here is an example of one: 

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