Wonderspaces Virtual Reality Film Series—'Traveling While Black'

Event description

  • Arts and entertainment
  • Campus life
  • Family friendly
  • Open to the public

Wonderspaces, presenters of experiential art in Scottsdale since April 2019, are partnering with the School of Arts, Media and Engineering to launch a monthly Virtual Reality (VR) Film Series featuring a new celebrated VR film every month for one weekend only on the ASU Tempe campus.

"Traveling While Black" by Roger Ross Williams

Directed by Academy Award-winner Roger Ross Williams and produced by Emmy Award-winning Felix & Paul Studios, this documentary-style virtual reality film immerses the viewer in the long history of restriction of movement for Black Americans,confronting the way we understand and talk about race in America. Traveling While Black was produced by Felix and Paul Studios with Oculus the New York Times Op-Docs. https://www.felixandpaul.com/?travelingwhileblack

Tickets for the first six films and experiences will be on sale starting Oct. 17 at https://arizona.wonderspaces.com/tickets. Tickets are $16 for adults and $12 for children under 13, $10 for all ASU students with ID and $10 for Wonderspaces members. Each visit runs for approximately 50 minutes, and showtimes start on the hour from noon to 7 p.m. during exhibition weekends.


Based in Los Angeles, Wonderspaces has been presenting extraordinary and accessible art to new audiences through ticketed shows since 2017 and currently operates shows year-round in Scottsdale, Philadelphia and Austin.


Over a quarter million people have experienced Wonderspaces at Scottsdale Fashion Square in Old Town Scottsdale, which runs year-round and features a rotating lineup of immersive and interactive art. 


To learn more, visit wonderspaces.com, @wonderspaces or @wonderspacesaz on social media, or contact Wonderspaces Arizona General Manager Tera Tate at tera.tate@wonderspaces.com.

Image: Courtesy of Wonderspaces

Event contact

Pete Weisman

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Feb. 18 and 19, 12–7 p.m., showings every hour

12:00 pm7:00 pm (MST)


Stauffer Communication Arts Building Room B102


Adults-$16; Children under 13-$12; ASU Students-$10; Wonderspace Members-$10