Vibrafusion is the combination of vibrations, music, sound, light, and anything that can be turned into vibrational art.
Conceived by David Bobier, critically acclaimed artist, in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Inclusive Media Design Centre, SMART Lab, and Tactile Audio Displays Inc. (TADsInc).
VibrafusionLab is the world’s first artists led lab and creative performance space that supports the tactile arts.
VibraFusionLab is a development lab, educational centre, and presentation space where artists from around the world merge to add the sense of touch to their performances and works. Vibration arts, for the body.
VibraFusionLab is collaborative project where artists, scientists, educators and students can learn about and experiment in the vibrational arts.
VibraFusionLab is a Canada Council, SSHRC and Ontario Arts Council funded project that represents the combination of the arts with academia and accessibility. Working with the Inclusive Media Design Centre and SMART LAB at Ryerson University, Tactile Audio Displays Inc., David Bobier, founder and director of the VibraFusionLab brings art, access, and academia together to help build a community of inclusive arts.
The community is growing every day, and with every workshop, concert, and organization that takes place at VibraFusionLab.
David Bobier, founder and director of the VibraFusionLab is a Canadian artist pioneering the vibrotactile arts. This includes vibrations both alone and in combination with video and audio media formats. Deaf, hard of hearing, blind, and deaf/blind people can experience more of what they may not see or hear through sound for the body as a new art and communication format.
TAD develops the suite of tools, display devices, and software to make delivering multi-channel tactile-audio experiences to the body in a way that is accessible to anybody.
The VibraFusionLab invites the public to the space for art shows, concerts, and other performances regularly. Check our Facebook or Twitter feeds for real time updates on workshops, performances, shows, and other events that represent a unique space for creation and presentation.