Oct.29Jan.19

Film

Dystopian narratives in contemporary virtual reality

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Friday and Sunday: every hour, from 1 PM to 6 PM
Friday and Saturday: every hour, from 1 PM to 8 PM
Tickets:
Regular: $16,50 ($13,50 on Tuesdays)
Seniors and Students: $13,50
Groups of 10 or more: $12,50 (School group packages available)
Taxes and fees included

Where?: Basement

*Please note that access to the VR Cinema is strictly reserved for people aged 13 and over.

This fall, VR Cinema presents InnerFlood, four shorts in virtual reality complementing the Fall exhibition Cadavre exquis. The works, directed by contemporary artists Anish Kapoor, Nathalie Djurberg, Hans Berg, Jakob Kudsk Steensen and Mali Arun, immerse the viewer in a captivating dystopia and multiple introspective narrations, faithful to the unique perspective of each artist.

*Get 50% off your entry when you buy a ticket for Cadavre exquis. For online purchases only, certain conditions apply.

 

Into Yourself, Fall, directed by Anish Kapoor, produced by Acute Art (United Kingdom, 12 minutes, no dialogue)

Anish Kapoor’s first virtual reality work, Into Yourself, Fall, takes users on a journey through the human body, experiencing the sensation of falling into yourself. The work seeks to simulate vertigo, depicting a labyrinth of the inner workings of the self.

It Will End in Stars, directed by Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg, produced by Acute Art (Germany, 12 minutes, English)

It Will End In Stars is an immersive virtual reality experience combining Nathalie Djurberg’s distinctive sculpted figures with black and white charcoal drawings, text, and an unsettling soundtrack by Hans Berg.

Aquaphobia, directed by Jakob Kudsk Steensen (Denmark, 4 minutes, English)

Aquaphobia uses virtual reality to connect inner psychological landscapes with exterior ecosystems. The work is inspired by aquaphobia as an entry point to transform perceptions of our relationship to future climates.

Mutatis, directed by Mali Arun, coproduced by Good Fortune Films & Seppia, MK2 Films (France, 12 minutes, English)

Mutatis by French artist Mali Arun explores a diffuse frontier between scientific
and mythological pictures of organic and human landscapes. At night, strange men in white suits enter a botanical garden. A young woman’s inanimate body is found there.

 

 

 

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