The Eternal Ephemeral

The Eternal Ephemeral is a journey through the familiar and unfamiliar where light and sound drift along like our endless, numbered days. A place where the everyday and routine animate the obscure and the alien, enabling the potential of the virtual to seep into the real.
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About Friend Generator

Friend Generator is the name under which David Han publishes his immersive media artwork. Sometimes, the work is just David. Sometimes, it’s in collaboration with others, such as Aidan Waite. Regardless of who is behind the work, it is always in the spirit of creating strange and playful media art experiences that are evocative, and sometimes absurd, but are always guaranteed to push boundaries in unexpected ways.
January 12, 2020

Friend Generator Presentations – Fall 2019 Wrap Up

The Fall of 2019 was a super busy and successful time for us here at Friend Generator. In addition to winning the People’s Choice Award for Best Interactive Experience at the 2019 Festival of International Augmented and Virtual Reality Stories, I had a chance to present our work at a number of academic conferences. On […]

October 16, 2019

Dev Journal – Oculus Quest Development

Aidan has been hard at work porting ‘After Dan Graham’ to the Oculus Quest. In all likelihood, the Quest build will be an entirely different project from ‘After Dan Graham’, as there is currently no easy way to track the body (feet and waist) on the Quest. That said, we’re working hard on keeping the […]

October 4, 2019

After Dan Graham takes home some festival hardware!

Well, after showing ‘After Dan Graham’ at the 2019 Toronto New Wave Festival and FIVARS Festival of International Virtual & Augmented Reality Stories 2019, we’re proud to announce that we’ve won awards at both festivals! At the Toronto New Wave Festival, ‘After Dan Graham’ was awarded Best in Show Overall! And at FIVARS 2019, ‘After […]

September 8, 2019

After Dan Graham @ FIVARS 2019 Festival of International Virtual & Augmented Reality Stories

We’re happy to announce that ‘After Dan Graham’ has officially been selected to be presented at this year’s FIVARS Festival of International Virtual & Augmented Reality Stories! FIVARS is an amazing Toronto-based festival that presents the most cutting-edge and unique XR experiences. Celebrating its 5th year, it has presented some of the most interesting and […]