Journeys Festival International At Central Library

19 Oct 2017 – 28 Oct 2017

Regular hours

09:30 – 18:00
09:30 – 17:00
10:00 – 15:30
09:30 – 17:00
09:30 – 18:00
09:30 – 18:00

Central Library

England, United Kingdom


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Journeys Festival International presents an eclectic mix of immersive exhibitions at Central Library.


Experience the journeys of refugees and those displaced through cutting edge VR installations, a replica refugee shelter, and the stories that are part of The Travelling Library.

The Travelling Library
Pull up a seat inside Migration Museum’s replica refugee shelter... Home to an inspiring collection of books that explore the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers.
Flick through award winning novels, beautifully illustrated children’s books, and collections of short stories and poems. Suitable for all ages.

The Festival is also pleased to be bringing to exciting VR Installations to Portsmouth:

Sat 21 – Wed 25 October
Open daily – please see website for specific times 
Rekrei makes cultural artefacts in virtual reality using crowd-sourced imagery. Created in response to the destruction of Mosul Cultural Museum by Daesh (ISIS), Rekrei is at the forefront of virtual reality technology. Explore the museum in a virtual world and witness the digital preservation of cultural heritage.

Thurs 26 – Sat 28 October
Open daily – please see website for times
Step into the shelter and be immersed into the story of Aamir, a 22 year-old man escaping the threat of murder in Sudan. HOME | AAMIR is a virtual reality lm produced from Aamir’s personal experiences, exploring the tragic phenomenon of displacement that has become personal to so many around the world.
The film is a collaboration between the National Theatre, Surround Vision, and Room One.

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