Joel Zika

Virtual Reality Producer, Academic
The Dark Ride Project

Joel Zika is an artist and media archaeologist from Melbourne Australia. He has spent his career researching the history of popular entertainment, particularly the 'Dark Ride', which refers to indoor darkened attractions like Ghost Trains and Haunted amusements. Joel is the founder of The Dark Ride Project, a Virtual Reality initiative to document the last of America's haunted amusements using the latest VR tools. He builds VR works, digital projections, exhibits prints and writes extensively about amusement parks, haunted attractions and VR.

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