Pollock Ball

Pollock Ball

Action Painting with Virtual Reality

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Introduction

    Inspired by the active and visually stimulating drip paintings by the American artist Jackson Pollock, Pollock Ball is simple game that is played very much like Squash (or Racquetball) where the player hits a ball with a paddle in an enclosed room. While the game is scoreless, it is intended to be engaging by allowing players to fill the white space of the room with randomly colored paint splatters that are created when the ball comes in contact with other objects. This allows the players to create their own generative art in a virtual space, by embodying the ludic nature inherent to action painting techniques through play.

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