Past events

[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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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.

We seem to be caught up in a transitional phase, where mankind itself appears to be changing. Driven by a desire for enlightenment, we speed into the future, shaping our world on the wings of our imagination—together with our longtime companion and loyal friend, the horse.

This cinematic VR installation takes us from prehistoric times to a future in which the physical world is replaced by a virtual paradise. We travel through different stages of consciousness, inventing new ways of expressing our imagination along the way, from cave drawings to photography, towards a point where we fly out of the frame and become one with the image ourselves.

Ahorse! raises questions about who we are as human beings, and what this means for the way we look at the world. Packaged in poetry, there’s also a reflexive view of the media that we use to do so. In this sense, the work is also self-referential.

Project details

Year of development :2018
Created by:Wendy Gutman
With:Wendela Scheltema

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