Tyler Heaton

Research Area:

Virtual Reality


With an undergraduate degree in New Media and a background in visual media, plus 15 years experience in education and [r]evolving technologies, Tyler has an interest in the intersection of media, art, technology and design. Now embarking on his MFA journey, Tyler is exploring the virtual reality medium; how embodied immersive interactive environments are expanding our potential as artists and designers, and creating the language of virtual reality.

Research Interests:

Immersive media experiences, virtual reality, augmented reality, interaction, embodied cognition, contemporary media landscapes, science fiction, tangibles

Current Project(s):

The Pandora String: A narrative virtual reality experience that reflexively explores VR as an expressive medium, our relationship with code, and the digital condition.