Virtual Reality Arcade - Sheffield International Documentary Festival

5 Jun 2015 – 6 Jun 2015

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FRI 05 JUN, 16:30 - 20:00, SITE GALLERY
SAT 06 JUN - WED 10 JUN, 11:00 - 18:00, SITE GALLERY

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Sheffield, United Kingdom


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Co-curated with Site Gallery and with support from Arts Council England, experience nine virtual reality projects in a space where art and interactivity rub shoulders.


Don a headset and try: Hola WorldDoc/Fest and Site Gallery commission and world premiere by Oscar Raby, previous winner of an Audience Award for AssentWalking New Yorka collaboration between Chris Milk and Zach Richter featuring artist JR, made for the New York Times; Oscillate from Brendan Walker at the Thrill Laboratory with an immersive interactive art installation based on the multi millennia-old rope swing and the 21st century Oculus Rift; Nonny de la Peña’sKiya on domestic violence,and a project from the UN looking at life in a Syrian refugee camp;Polar Sea 360° project by DEEP; a brand new immersive underwater experience; and Way to Go, a new 360° interactive project from acclaimed artist and creator of, among others, Arcade Fire interactive videos and documentaries, Vincent Morisset.

The following projects will be featured in the Virtual Reality Arcade 2015:

Bikini Atoll
Clouds Over Sidra
Grayson Perry's 360 Tour of 'A House for Essex'
Hola World
Polar Sea 360°
Walking New York
Way To Go

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