SXSW XR Experience

Journey into fantastical virtual versions of iconic Austin locations and experience a wide array of XR programming during SXSW 2022 including live panels, special events, XR Experience, and more.

presented by FLUF World

About XR Experience


XR Experience (formerly SXSW Online XR) will once again bring the Austin experience into the virtual world! We plan to showcase live panels, meetups, special events, live theatre performances, SXSW Film Festival Poster Gallery, and an array of projects from the XR Experience program.

2022 Program


XR Experience World presented by FLUF World

Our VRChat world and the primary destination for social XR experiences. This world will include several venues and a variety of activities and scheduled events.

For more information view the XR Help Desk.

Find programming, meetups, and panels specific to our XR Experience World, presented by FLUF WORLD, here.

XR Schedule

Connecting with XR Summit presented by FLUF World

Bridging the digital and physical worlds, connecting people from across the world in a deeper, more meaningful way, as well as bringing artists from different practices together. Join us as we explore where this technology is today and where it’s headed.

Conference Sessions

Film Festival – XR Experience Exhibition

Immerse yourself in the latest VR/AR storytelling from some of the most creative minds in the world at the SXSW XR Experience Exhibition March 13-15 from 11am–6pm CT.


Fairmont Congressional Ballroom

Our physical exhibition showcasing all 2022 XR Experience Competition and Spotlight projects.

Fairmont Schedule

XR Experience Projects on VAST

SXSW collaborates with Sandman Studios’ virtual festival platform VAST to present a selection of the SXSW Film Festival’s XR Experience Program inside a uniquely designed SXSW virtual environment. This platform provides access to a selection of projects from the XR Experience Competition, XR Experience Spotlight, and the NFT Gallery, curated by Marcel.Art, as part of the SXSW Special Events. Join us to meet new friends and explore SXSW XR Experience projects online!

For access, tutorials, and support please visit:

XR Experience Competition

Shining a spotlight on acclaimed immersive projects.

Competition Schedule

XR Experience Spotlight

World Premieres of exciting immersive work.

Spotlight Schedule

XR Experience Special Events

Projects that cross the boundaries of defined artistic mediums.

Special Events Schedule


Check out all of the incredible activations and can’t miss programming in VRChat.

VRChat Schedule

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