Becoming Homeless: A Human Experience

Virtual Arcade

World Premiere

USA | 8 MINUTES

BECOMING HOMELESS: A HUMAN EXPERIENCE

Everyone's story is unique, but the human experience is collective. In this interactive first-person VR experience, you face the adversity of living without a home. From Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Becoming Homeless aims to change the way we think and act about our global homelessness epidemic.

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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Jeremy Bailenson, Tobin Asher, and Elise Ogle

Elise Ogle’s research at Stanford focuses on using VR to invoke empathy, as well as designing immersive, educational narratives. Jeremy Bailenson is the founding director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab. Tobin Asher received his Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Stanford in June 2016. He’s driven by VR’s potential for immersive journalism.
Project Creators
Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Stanford University
Key Collaborators
Elise Ogle, Tobin Asher, Jeremy Bailenson
Producer
Jeremy Bailenson
Co-Directors
Elise Ogle, Tobin Asher
Co-Creators
Jeremy Bailenson, Elise Ogle, Tobin Asher
Additional Collaborators
Fernanda Herrera
Funder
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Caitlin Bruner
Tribeca Film Festival
New York, NY 10013
cbruner@tribecafilmfestival.org
Project Contact
Tobin Asher
Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Stanford University
Stanford, 94305
Phone: 650 725 1757
tasher@stanford.edu