• by Dries Depoorter

    A chat room app for smartphone users with less than 5% battery life on their phone, on their way to offline peace.

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  • by Anagram

    Enter The Collider. A machine built to decipher the mysteries of human relationships.

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  • by Gabo Arora, John Fitzgerald, Matthew Niederhauser

    An interactive virtual reality journey into a world of ecstatic ritual and music.

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  • by Lance Weiler, Nick Fortugno, Rachel Eve Ginsberg

    An intimate dinner experience that delves deeply into the tensions between human and machine.

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  • by Shannon McMullen, Fabian Winkler

    This multimedia installation follows the hardy soybean on its journey from garden to dinner plate, escorted by robots.

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  • by Wendy Gutman

    This richly cinematic VR piece presents an alternative history of human imagination, focused on our depiction of the horse from the beginning of time to a virtual future.

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    At a dressing table-cum-hall of mirrors, the Chinese-American actor Bai Ling recites her monologue packed with self-validating mantras.

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  • by Steye Hallema

    Through mindless online swiping and scrolling, we’re all ranked, categorized and profiled. But what happens under the shiny hood of your phone?

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  • by Rahima Gambo

    A multimedia story encapsulating the experiences of Nigerian students who want to continue learning, despite the atrocities carried out by Boko Haram.

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  • by Ross Goodwin

    “Automatic writing” will never mean the same thing again, now that artificial intelligence has written the book 1 the Road—using a car as its pen.

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  • by Ali Eslami

    This ever-growing VR city is a laboratory in which its creator Ali Eslami explores our possible futures in completely virtual worlds.

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  • by Rob McLaughlin

    Through the diaries of 17-year-old Yuki, this experiment in augmented reality helps us experience the internment of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War

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  • by TJ Hughes

    Play with your digital food to your heart’s content in this intentionally purposeless game about culinary aesthetics—and no need to worry about clearing up afterwards.

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  • by Leonard Cohen

    Twenty powerful animated films appeal to the senses in a rich portrayal of the country and familiy of an Iraqi-French journalist.

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  • by Gabriela Ivens

    Recipes that have been crowdsourced from leaked emails are served up, along with the story of their origin and a discussion about internet privacy.

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  • by Shirin Anlen

    This machine learning installation questions the mental state of the intelligent machines we create.

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  • by Mirka Duijn, Corine Meijers

    As you explore their workspaces, marijuana growers and coke barons tell you about the kicks and the stress of their illegal work.

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  • by Nicolas Champeaux, Gilles Porte

    Audio recordings of the notorious Rivonia Trial in South Africa in 1964 come to life in this black-and-white animated VR experience.

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  • by Frederik Duerinck

    Based on the visitor’s personal data, an algorithm compiles a unique fragrance that is generated on site.

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  • by Margaux Missika, Yuval Orr, Malika Zouhali-Worrall

    Seven documentaries about a universal basic income explore our relationship with work and money, from Kenya to the Netherlands and from North Carolina to Tokyo.

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  • by Karina Popp

    This sometimes uncomfortably intimate game transforms the daily grind into a mission: morning exercises, office job, chow down, repeat, repeat, repeat.

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  • by Lynette Wallworth

    Technology and transcendence merge in this VR experience transporting you to the Yawanawá in the Amazon. Your guide is the community’s first female shaman.

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  • by Klasien van de Zandschulp, Emilie Baltz

    A rudimentary chatbot breathes new life into La cucina futurista (Futurist Cooking) (1932) by translating dreams of the future into new recipes and table rituals.

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  • by Samantha Gorman, Danny Cannizzaro

    This augmented reality game explores our relationship with technology and how it impacts other relationships through a virtual pet fish that eats our emotions to survive.

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  • by Lauren Hutchinson

    This innovative augmented reality app lets us walk a while with pilgrims heading to Santiago de Compostela, each with their own story and experience.

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  • by David OReilly

    An immersive audiovisual experience that transports you through the entire development of the universe, in a play of geometric shapes combining chaos and order.

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  • by Pejk Malinovski

    A powerful VR installation that lets us experience how traumatic it is to spend years living in a refugee center.

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  • by Sebastiano d'Ayala Valva

    Music and its source of inspiration converge in this mesmeric VR recording of Giacinto Scelsi’s notoriously difficult orchestral work about an ancient Mayan sacred place.

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  • by Thijs Biersteker

    In this multi-sensorial dream journey that raises existential questions, artist Thijs Biersteker confronts us with the unexplored beauty outside our information bubble.

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[The Brain] 24 Nov 2018 at 20:00

Discover what it’s like to be part of a collective brain: a self-organizing, complex system that generates autonomous output.

Doclab Live: Jacco Gardner’s Somnium 23 Nov 2018 at 20:00, 22:00

Sensory live performance in the ARTIS planetarium of Jacco Gardner’s new album Somnium and the kinetic installation Volverium by Thijs Biersteker.

DocLab Academy: Workshop Day at Lava Lab 20 Nov 2018 at 9:30

A full day of hand’s on workshops by several professionals, taking place at design and technology innovation lab Lava Lab.

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Hebron: One Street, Two Sides

It’s been 50 years since the first Jewish settlers moved in to Hebron in the occupied West Bank.

My Child Lebensborn

Set in 1951, this documentary mobile game lets you experience the difficult situation of the Lebensborn children in Norway after World War 2.


Songbird is a fairytale with a dark heart.

The Sun Ladies VR

An all-female fighting unit called the Sun Ladies bring back their sisters and protect the honor nd dignity of their people.

Jan Bot

Jan Bot is a computer program that works day and night creating experimental films that match early twentieth century footage with current trending events.

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