A Short History of the Gaze is an experiential essay for Virtual Reality about the relationship between gaze and violence.
From the evolution of sight in a pre-cambrian sea creature to the dominance display of a primate, from a landscape of billboards begging for attention to an infinite panopticon, the player traverses and affects the virtual scenes by simply looking (or not looking) at things.

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Note: make sure you allow "unknown sources", we'd rather avoid platforms like the Oculus store and Steam.

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Year: 2016
Duration: about 10 minutes
Additional credits: Michelle Ma (primate rigging), Jesse Stiles (drone soundscape)

A Short History of the Gaze is a project by Molleindustria