Imagine experiencing the past from a new perspective through the use of technology. The Hidden in Plain Site team offers exactly that by revealing sites in Richmond, Virginia that have been overlooked and forgotten by history. In this podcast, Dontrese Brown, David Waltenbaugh and Dean Browell share how Hidden in Plain Site brings untold stories of the Black experience to life using virtual reality. They describe VR as the “ultimate empathy machine” because of its ability to transport users to a new mindset and discuss how the project started, what it means, and how it can revolutionize education for future generations.
ABOUT OUR GUESTS
Dontrese Brown is relentless in his pursuit of helping others maximize their potential. He is passionate about advancing racial equity through social justice instigation. Brown is the founder of Hidden in Plain Site, co-founder of BROWNBAYLOR™, and Executive Director of the EDGE Center for Career Development at Randolph-Macon College.
David Waltenbaugh is a cofounder of Hidden In Plain Site. His experience in immersive media production has taken him around the world. He has worked in multiple industries in production and development of 360 video, spatial audio, and interactive virtual reality.
Dean Browell leads Feedback’s research as the resident PhD and is passionate about how generations interact online. He is a Board Member of the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD) and The Poe Museum. He currently teaches at the VCU School of Business.
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