Sarnia-Lambton’s First Virtual Reality Exhibition

Happens during SWIFF at the Judith & Norman ALIX Art Gallery. Admission is Free!

Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5 – 11am to 4pm. Sneak peak First Friday 6-9pm.

Sesqui, Polarman & Ryan Oliver

The origin story of Iqaluit’s real-life superhero and anti-bullying crusader, through an interactive mix of 360° video and comic book-style animation drawn by Canadian comic artists.

Sesqui, Jon Riera

Filmed at Toronto’s Fort York, this interactive video from acclaimed Indigenous DJ collective, A Tribe Called Red, uses gradient audio to explore the intersection of traditional and contemporary sounds and the bridging of hip-hop and pow-wow dance.

Sesqui, Amanda Strong

An animated mural created through a collaboration between students from the First Nation of Pikangikum, ArtsCan Circle, and award-winning filmmaker Amanda Strong, using interactive, collage-style animation to tell the story of traditional Ojibwe teachings.

Sesqui, Hani al Moulia and Joel McConvey

Hani al Moulia is a legally blind Syrian refugee and photographer. This mixes 360 video and interactive photos, to tell the story of Hani’s journey from Syria, to a refugee camp in Lebanon, to Regina, Saskatchewan, as he learns to understand his changing world through photography.

Sesqui, Marian Bantjes and Mike McDougall

Waterball is a collaboration between award-winning BC designer, Marian Bantjes, and innovative BC musician, loscil, using video collage and generative music to immerse users in an aquatic, geodesic dome.

Katheryn Bigelow & Imraan Ismail

It is estimated that every 15 minutes an elephant is killed by poachers. Attend a day in the life of the Rangers who risk their lives for the conservation of these creatures roaming the Democratic Republic of Congo's Garamba National Park.

Saschka Unseld

Stories we grow up on often attach and blend themselves into our tangible memories. Dear Angelica unfolds these connections around us through a colourful recollection of loss, love and adventure. Drawn entirely by hand through the use of VR paint technology, Saschka Unseld beautifully exemplifies the possibilities of visual art within this new medium.

Back by popular demand – Tilt Brush will once again be available at the Virtual Reality Exhibit. Upgrade your Microsoft Paint skills by testing out your creativity inside this 3 Dimensional space. See first hand how filmmakers are now stepping into their work when designing.