Past events

DocLab Live: Immersive Showcase 22 Nov 2016 at 20:00

Immersive storytelling is going through an unprecedented evolution. But where does the hype end and do new art forms take shape?

Industry Session: Putting Your Audience in the Story 22 Nov 2016 at 12:00

Virtual reality pioneer Zillah Watson tells you all about storytelling in emerging consumer technology.

Industry Talk: The (Un)defined Business of Interactive 22 Nov 2016 at 15:00

With over 10 years of digital non-fiction art production behind us, this talk explores future developments of interactive storytelling and how to fund it.

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Dreams

Step into the comfortable dream space and help build this big experimental Canadian dream project.

This experimental Canadian dream project – an immersive installation people can walk in and out of – started at DocLab. Come into this comfortable space and dream away to the sound of live music. The space fills up with the images and thoughts of visitors, who can put everything that comes to mind in the form of writings and drawings. A scanner uploads your dreams into the system and translates them on the spot into electronic sounds, which in turn inspire the musicians. This is the start of a long-term online project that should result in a database filled with many different images, impressions and other raw material from dreams. When we are sleeping, we assemble dreams with our own peculiar logic from fragments of memories and emotions. Similarly, Philippe Lambert creates a dream machine here, bursting the boundaries of traditional, linear narrative.

Project details

Year of development :2016
Created by:Philippe Lambert
With:Hugues Sweeney for National Film Board of Canada, Vincent Lambert & Edouard Benoit-Lanctôt.

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