Past events

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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Kinshasa 2.0

Using the virtual world program Second Life to explore a story of political unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Filmmaker Teboho Edkins visits the Democratic Republic of Congo and explores a tense, militarised Kinshasa, where it is extremely difficult to film. Using the virtual world program Second Life, he tells the story of how the arrest of a woman from a prominent Congolese political family was publicized through the internet. Kinshasa 2.0 is part of Why Democracy?, an online documentary project supported by IDFA.

Kinshasa 2.0 from Teboho Edkins on Vimeo.

Project details

Year of development :2007
Created by:Teboho Edkins

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Official website

www.whydemocracy.net