Cowboy Sandbox Set April 27 at UW

The next edition of the University of Wyoming’s Cowboy Sandbox -- a series of immersive experiences, live performances and cutting-edge technology -- is planned Saturday, April 27, from 7-10 p.m.

Cowboy Sandbox will take place at the Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium and SciDIY Makerspace, located in the basement of the Physical Sciences Building. The UW Innovation Network (UWIN) will host the event, which is open to the public.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at

“Don’t miss out on this extraordinary event where art, technology and innovation converge in spectacular fashion,” says Jane Crayton, UWIN makerspace coordinator.

Artists and performers are:

-- Mocean, a visual artist from Boulder, Colo., and member of the Dig interactive art collective, will unveil custom animations crafted with expertise from LightWave and After Effects software.

-- CypherX, of Lights on Laramie, will bring mind-bending custom and remixed visuals straight from Blender to the dome.

-- Denver’s DJ Cynapze, of Altitude Sickness and Ghettotown Network, will spin electrifying drum and bass beats.

-- Jane daPain, of Lights on Laramie, will deliver pulsating drum and bass rhythms that will resonate through the dome and beyond.

-- Crayton and Derek Osterlund, an instructional technology education specialist at UW, will present their groundbreaking work in immersive media, photography, 3D modeling and 360-degree video. They will showcase the Rio Verde Archaeology Project.

For more information, go to or email Crayton at

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