The Dawn of Art

20 min
1 episode
Explore the Chauvet Cave 36,000 years ago, with Daisy Ridley’s voice as your guide. It’s in the Ardèche gorges, in the south of France, that our ancestors drew humanity’s first masterpieces, giving life to their beliefs.

Explore the prehistoric Chauvet Cave in France

Our humanity’s first masterpiece was created 36, 000 years ago in Ardèche, France. Within Chauvet Cave lies thousands of drawings, enclosed forever. The Dawn of Art is a Virtual Reality experience, including both an immersive film and a virtual visit of the cave that invites you to meet your prehistoric ancestors, the first humans who ventured in a deep subterranean world and left their marks preserved on the walls.

Ignite the ancestral connection between you and your earliest forefathers

Let Daisy Ridley guide you in your discovery of the Chauvet Cave, a Unesco World Heritage Site, considered one the greatest scientific breakthroughs of the XXth century. The Dawn of Art is not just a tour, but a storytelling experience, sparking emotions, and totally immersing you in the past, mirroring the way the First Men were immersed in their painted caves.

General informations

Director :
Pierre Zandrowicz

Type :
Virtual Reality - 360 Video
Genres :

Production companies :
Atlas V, Novelab, Google Arts & Culture
Distributed by :
Language(s) :
French, English (US)

Crew & cast

Voice :
Daisy Ridley