• by Jonathan Puckey, Roel Wouters, Jeff Nusz

    Dance Tonite is an ever-changing VR music video made by LCD Soundsystem and their fans.

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  • by Tabita Rezaire

    Internet isn’t in the air, but rather in 880,000 kilometers of fiber-optic cables on the ocean floor that trace old communication routes.

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  • by Caitlin Robinson, Ziv Schneider

    Created with 3D printing, 12 miniature portraits of New Yorkers who live alone offer a cross-section of the single occupant household, currently the dominant mode of living in Manhattan.

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  • by Wes Hurley

    Images of melancholy, fear and love from the Soviet Union surround us in this theatrical and intimate VR documentary.

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  • Bob

    by Nele Eeckhout, Siona Houthuys, Mirke Kist

    Was Bob really the love of 84-year-old Elisa’s life, or is he the product of a faulty memory?

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  • by Gina Kim

    These South Korean streets in 360 degrees may come across as calm and serene at first, but they actually hide lurid and brutal indifference.

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  • by Antoinette de Jong, Robert Knoth, Bruno Felix, Femke Wolting, Michel Reilhac

    A protracted investigation into the nexus between war and organized crime, brought together in an interactive documentary that exposes an extensive network.

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  • by Sander Veenhof

    Experience what the smart glasses of the future will offer. Are we actually heading in the right direction?

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  • by Duncan Speakman, Tineke de Meyer

    Follow your instincts: that’s the advice during this audio tour, in which a map without roads leads you to your own significant places.

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  • by Shehani Fernando

    What is it like to flee your home and start again in a new country? This virtual reality film allows you to feel this period of limbo, waiting for a decision that will affect the rest of your life.

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  • by Trine Laier

    Puzzle together a secret agent’s past over six levels, through dossiers, shooting practice and uncomfortable conversations between him and his daughter.

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  • by Anagram

    A combination of audio guide, documentary and physical experience, inviting you to participate in a playful journey exploring your own personal perception of truth.

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  • by Catherine Upin, Julia Cort, Nonny de la Peña, Raney Aronson-Rath

    Let two NASA scientists show you around Greenland. Why have the glaciers been melting so fast over the past 15 years?

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  • by Memo Akten

    An interactive installation that shows how machine learning works by rapidly comparing patterns and distilling an image from them.

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  • by Ella Rubeli, Boris Etingof, Kylie Boltin

    An interactive documentary that debunks one of Australia’s first fake news stories by exposing the Aboriginal version of events.

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  • by Paisley Smith, Jam3, NFB

    A moving virtual reality story in a world of delicately folded paper, about a Canadian family and their unexpected experience with a Japanese exchange student.

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  • by Douglas Watkin, Vernon Ah Kee, Oscar Raby

    This interactive VR experience follows five-year-old Patima’s perspective as she flees the violence of war.

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  • by Lauren McCarthy

    Lauren McCarthy attempts to win back control from technology by making herself into a human smart home system.

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  • by Qi Zhao

    An overwhelming virtual reality experience that gives the sensation of exploring one of the stunningly painted Mogao caves in China.

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DocLab Live: Bloodless – Guided by the Ghost of a Korean Sex Worker 25 Nov 2017 at 17:00

Special presentation on VR installation Bloodless, in which director Gina Kim and guests discuss the influence of American military presence on the South Korean people since 1956.

DocLab Live: Order, Chaos and Everything 21 Nov 2017 at 20:00

Join Jonathan Harris on a secular pilgrimage: from physical reality to the chaos of YouTube, and a digital simulation of consciousness.

Industry Session: Making VR Work for Audiences 20 Nov 2017 at 10:00

Zillah Watson, Commissioning Editor for Virtual Reality at the BBC, on how to make VR work for audiences.

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