University of Maryland

McClatchy: Who’s that in the room with me? A virtual stranger.

McClatchy: Who’s that in the room with me? A virtual stranger.

The large gold shipping container seems out of place in a courtyard of the University of Maryland’s performing arts center. But when it comes to art, expect the unexpected - this container is actually a portal, an entryway for a visitor to be teleported. Here you can have a conversation with a stranger in a far-off place who appears to be standing right in front of you.