NEWVIEW FEST 2022, featuring XR art and entertainment will be held December 23 to 25
NEWVIEW, a joint project by Psychic VR Lab, Parco, and Loftwork, will be hosting XR event “NEWVIEW FEST 2022” from Friday, December 23 to Sunday, December 25, 2022.
NEWVIEW FEST 2022 will feature XR art and entertainment under the theme of “Create a Melting Reality,” a physical and sensual fusion of the physical and virtual world.
“NEWVIEW ULTRA XR LIVE” will feature special content where AI #kzn (read “Kizuna”), created from virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI’s voice, performs in multiple dimensions in the streets of Shibuya. There will also be a resale of the limited edition #kzn AR T-shirt until Saturday, December 31.
In addition to the XR LIVE, experimental XR-based store “NEWVIEW MARKET” at Shibuya PARCO will exhibit works by Masahide Matsuda, and the NEWVIEW AWARDS ceremony and NEWVIEW SCHOOL exhibitions will also take place during the three-day festival.
Special Content #1
Have a sneak peak at #kzn getting ready for NEWVIEW ULTRA XR LIVE!
This AR scene features #kzn at Shibuya Scramble Crossing getting ready for the XR Live.
This is a location-specific experience, and can only be viewed prior to the actual event at Shibuya Scramble Crossing from Friday, December 16 to Thursday, December 22.
Special Content #2
View the NEWVIEW ULTRA XR LIVE anywhere in the world!
We will provide a special scene for people outside of Tokyo to view during the festival period.
“NEWVIEW ULTRA XR LIVE Location Free AR” will be available for three days only, from Friday, December 23 to Sunday, December 25, 2022. Don’t miss it!
NEWVIEW ULTRA XR LIVE
#kzn (Kizuna)—Born from Kizuna AI’s voice—to appear as a huge figure in the streets of Shibuya!
With an upcoming world tour debut next year, #kzn will be performing as a huge figure in the streets of Shibuya in collaboration with NEWVIEW.
#kzn will be featured in a remix of DJ/producer Steve Aoki’s “Movie Star feat. MOD SUN & Global Dan” by #kzn and TeddyLoid, and in an original song by Japanese rapper Kamui.
The XR visuals will be directed by creator of VRChat’s prestigious “GHOSTCLUB” 0b4k3, phi16, and up-and-coming media artist JACKSON kaki.
Friday, December 23 00:00 to Sunday, December 25 23:59
NEWVIEW ULTRA XR LIVE 1:
Steve Aoki – Movie Star feat. MOD SUN & Global Dan (#kzn & TeddyLoid Remix)
XR direction by 0b4k3 (GHOSTCLUB) and phi16
NEWVIEW ULTRA XR LIVE 2:
Kamui – what am I feat. #kzn
XR direction by JACKSON kaki
Resale of NEWVIEW ULTRA XR LIVE limited first edition T-shirt!
Bonus content with Dancing AR #kzn and music by Japanese audiovisual unit tamanaramen
Due to popular demand, there will be a limited made-to-order resale of the “NEWVIEW ULTRA XRLIVE” T-shirts. An AR scene with #kzn dancing to original music created by Japanese audiovisual unit tamanaramen will come as bonus content.
* The STYLY app is required to view the AR scene.
Price: 4,950 yen (tax included) *Additional delivery charges will apply.
Size: Available in three sizes, M, L, and XL.
Order application period: Saturday, December 31, 2022 23:59
Delivery date: Shipping will be after late January.
For more information about the product, please refer to the page below (Japanese):
NEWVIEW FEST 2022 List of Contents
1. NEWVIEW ULTRA XR LIVE
#kzn (born from the voice of Kizuna AI) performance in the streets of Shibuya
2. NEWVIEW MARKET
Experimental XR store selling physical and digital works
3. NEWVIEW AWARDS 2022 FINALIST EXHIBITION
Interactive exhibition of NEWVIEW AWARDS 2022 finalist works
4. NEWVIEW SCHOOL POP UP OPEN CAMPUS
Student works exhibition from NEWVIEW SCHOOL, a new school of expression where students learn “XR as a comprehensive art form.”
NEWVIEW AWARDS 2022 Ceremony, XR DJ events and talks, and the NEWVIEW FEST 2022 opening party will be streamed online.
Date: Friday, December 23 to Sunday, December 25, 2022
Venues: Shibuya PARCO (15-1 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo) and Shibuya Scramble Crossing
・Shibuya PARCO venue will follow Shibuya PARCO’s business hours.
・ULTRA XR LIVE at Shibuya Scramble Crossing will be available during the entire period of the event (December 23-25).
NEWVIEW FEST 2022
Host: NEWVIEW PROJECT
“NEWVIEW” is a world-wide, simultaneous occurring, experiential project/community where people who embody modern culture such as fashion, music, film, graphic and etc., come together to develop and spread the design of experience and creative experience in a three-dimensional space launched January 2018. In addition to activities to present new XR expressions to society, we hold NEWVIEW AWARDS, and NEWVIEW SCHOOL, an art school for learning XR as a comprehensive art form, to discover, nurture, and exchange the next generation of creators.
Official website: https://newview.design/en/