Virtual Reality Experience
Immerse yourself in dance as you virtually step inside the frame with this exhibition of 360°/VR films. Experience Indigenous Australian dance, rain forests, and funeral songs in the desert. Journey through a cosmic landscape inspired by the imagery of solar physics. Surround yourself with an inspiring community of mixed abled dancers on a journey of inclusion. And confront towering gods of dance.
Friday, October 12, 2:00 – 9:00 PM
Saturday, October 13, 12:00 – 8:00 PM
Sunday, October 14, 12:00 – 8:00 PM
Free and Open to the Public
Maker’s Presentation: Dancing in Virtual Reality
Join filmmakers Jessica Kantor, Cael Liakos-Gilbert, and Jayson Tang for a presentation on the challenges and opportunities involved in creating virtual reality dance films.
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Sunday, October 14, 4:30 PM
(United Kingdom, 2018) 6:33
Director: Shehani Fernando
Choreographer: Alexander Whitley
Produced by Guardian VR, Celestial Motion is inspired by the stunning imagery captured by solar physics research. Choreographed by Alexander Whitley and performed by his company, the interactive experience uses 360 filming and motion capture technology to explore movement across human and astronomical scales. With creative technologists Studio FENYCE.
(United States, 2018) 5:32
Director: Jessica Kantor
Choreographer: Marisa Hamamoto
A choreographed VR dance video mixing live action capture with animation that immerses you in a journey of inclusion. Featuring the incredible company dancers from Infinite Flow and depicts the journey of joining the inspiring community of mixed abled dancers.
(Australia, 2018) 14:33
Director: Dominic John Allen
An exhilarating and visceral VR film that tells the expansive story of Carriberrie- dance and song in Indigenous Australian culture. We journey through traditional ceremonial dance and song, towards intrinsically contemporary and modern expressions.
(United Kingdom, 2017) 3:55
Director: Laura-Jane McRae
Choreographer: Christopher Hampson, Sophie Laplane
The Perfect Place tells the story of a couple looking to recapture the spark they once had. By delving deeper into the life of a seemingly perfect relationship, it explores the emptiness and regret behind the façade.
(United States, 2017) 5:45
Director: Jayson Tang
Choreographer: Pascal Molat, Dores Andres, Kamryn Baldwin
Enter a surreal world where god-like dancers rule.