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Artists Enjoy Their Work during Vegas Alter Your Reality Debut Event

Virtual Reality and Technology Meet Art and Travel

Adhemas Batista Unveils Work during Vegas Alter Your Reality Event

On Dec. 6, 2017, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) debuted the first and only destination virtual reality art program, Vegas: Alter Your Reality (VAYR). The event made a splash at Wynwood’s Zadok Gallery during Miami Art Week with The Venetian Las Vegas. An innovative marketing concept that joins virtual reality and technology with art and travel, VAYR spotlights Las Vegas in a creative way by featuring the work of five international artists including: Adhemas Batista, Brazil; Beeple, U.S.; FAFI, France; INSA, U.K.; and Signalnoise, Canada. The VAYR installation is free and open to the public through Dec. 9 from 1 – 9 p.m. daily.

New Award for Talented Photographers in Québec

Maryse Goudreau (CNW Group/Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec)

The Estate of Lynne Cohen, along with the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ) and its foundation, have announced that Maryse Goudreau received the first Prix Lynne-Cohen. The new biennial award for Québec artists supports the work of talented visual arts professionals whose work includes photography. The 2017 recipient will receive a $10,000 unconditional cash grant. The MNBAQ will produce a video brief highlighting her work, which will be featured on its website and social media.



Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

The new research fellows announced by the Institute for Ethical Leadership are full-time Rutgers Business School faculty members who teach or do research in areas related to business ethics and corporate social responsibility. (PRNewsfoto/Rutgers Business School)

The Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL) at Rutgers Business School has formed the IEL Research Fellows. These full-time faculty members of Rutgers Business School research and/or teach business and leadership ethics as well as corporate social responsibility (CSR). The eight fellows will meet regularly throughout the academic year to discuss their research, serve as advisers guiding research and other IEL activities and contribute to the institute’s programs. Rutgers Business School has one of the largest number of business ethics and CSR professors in a U.S. business school.

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Andrea Karen Hammer is the founder, director and owner of Artsphoria Publishing, Media Group & Shop ( Artsphoria International Magazine (; Artsphoria Movie Reviews & Film Forum (; Artsphoria: Arts, Business & Technology Center (; Artsphoria Event Advertising & Reporting (; Artsphoria: Food for the Soul (; Artsphoria Animation & Imagination World ( and Artsphoria Shop ( She is a Philadelphia-based freelance writer who has published articles in international publications.

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