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Experiences of the week

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The Choice

In this planned series of interactive VR experiences, women talk about their choice to have an abortion. The woman sitting opposite you in this first episode shown at IDFA DocLab is Kristen from Texas. As you talk to her about her experience, the initially empty space around you gradually fills with animated line drawings that reinforce the story which is already so poignant.
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Artificial Awakening

One of the key questions surrounding AI is whether an intelligence programmed by humans and created by machines can be called conscious. This immersive VR performance puts a metaphysical twist on this question and asks how AI can develop a spiritual consciousness. To explore this, director Jakob la Cour invited a team of artists and experts to engage in conversations and collaboration with various forms of AI. The result is a highly immersive, multi-sensory experience within a virtual environment.
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Evolver

EVOLVER is a mesmerizing virtual reality experience that celebrates our journey through life and death through the inner landscape of the human body. This musical real-time multiplayer experience invites audiences to follow oxygen’s flow deep into our bloodstream and inner branching, exploring the invisible human connection with the outside world.

August 23rd 2022

MUTEK

Montreal, Quebec

October 05th 2022

Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal (FNC)

Montreal, Quebec

October 17th 2022

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August 8, 2022

“We decided to create an experience on the need to get rid of prejudices as humanity” - İrem Çoban (SIGIL)

Despite the growing sense within me that creative XR is dominated by a few particularly indulgent markets, a compelling case can be made that the sector has never been more internationally represente…

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August 4, 2022

“We bring a lot of our own lives into our characters” - Fabito Rychter, Amir Admoni (LAVRYNTHOS)

If you've been around the immersive festivals this year, chances are you've come across Fabito Rychter and Amir Admoni, Brazilian creators whose project LAVRYNTHOS has already had a dozen selections …

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August 1, 2022

“To use technologies in an engaging way” - Vincent Steenhoeck, Urs Nyffenegger (EVOKE STUDIOS)

Over the past two years, the link between virtual worlds and live events has become increasingly close. Covid19 has fast-tracked what was already a road in the making, but some questions still remain…

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July 27, 2022

“On Lazzaretto Vecchio we will welcome the largest event for XR creators” - Liz Rosenthal, Michel Reilhac (Venice Immersive)

Until 2019 the Venice Film Festival was known to host the virtual reality paradise for all creators, with a dedicated island for the presentation of immersive works and meetings, a few steps from the…

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July 27, 2022

With Venice Immersive 2022, the Biennale becomes the XR event not to be missed (and you don't want to miss it).

Venice Immersive, the new title of the Venice VR Expanded section, intends to acknowledge the growth of immersive media beyond the technologies of Virtual Reality and to include all means of creative…

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July 20, 2022

“While producing our experiences with LBE venues, we need to keep the story at the core of the project ” - Mads Damsbo, Mikkel Skov (MAKROPOL 2/2)

Producer of digital content since 2011, the Danish company Makropol has experimented on all media: LBE since 2014, VR film... On the occasion of the release of their latest productions (END OF NIGHT,…

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July 18, 2022

“We want to prove there is some viability in the XR creative process” - Mads Damsbo, Mikkel Skov (MAKROPOL 1/2)

Producer of digital content since 2011, the Danish company Makropol has experimented on all media: LBE since 2014, VR film... On the occasion of the release of their latest productions (END OF NIGHT,…

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July 15, 2022

Editorial⎪Crafting a Market for Independent XR - A Review

Recently, a major report studying what I refer to as the narrative XR arts sector has been published by Québec/Canada XR, and it’s as comprehensive and voluminous a report as one could ask for. Entit…