Aphids in association with JUE: Music + Art presents
METAVERSE MAKEOVERS IN SHANGHAI
Iridescent pearls, black diamonds, orchids, phosphorescence, and neon lights in hot pink and ultraviolet shades…
A multi-faceted concept – Metaverse Makeovers fuses intimate Augmented Reality (AR) enhanced beauty treatments, streamed and networked installations, 3D photoshoots, and exclusive AR cosmetics range featuring a prismatic palette of special FX holograms. Audiences receive exclusive AR manicure treatments, and neon-style love and pampering, experienced within the sleek surrounds of Hollywood Club’s VIP rooms for JUE – an annual open-source arts and music festival.
Created in collaboration with Chinese nail bar technicians of Shanghai’s underworld – Metaverse Makeovers is a trans-global re-envisioning of the future of make-up, highlighting the complex surfaces of China’s beauty, luxury, and technology industries.
Director/Producer/Convergent Media Design: Thea Baumann
Augmented Reality Design/Development: Ben Ferns
Web design: Pachinko Pictures
Performer/Face of the Metaverse: Shian Law
Film: Adele Wilkes
Sound Design: Katharine Neil, Alex Akers
Metaverse Makeovers has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.