Sarnia-Lambton’s First Virtual Reality Exhibition
Happens during SWIFF at the Judith & Norman ALIX Art Gallery. Admission is Free!
Highlights from SWIFF16
Directed by Eric Darnell (Madagascar, Antz) and narrated by Ethan Hawk. Spring arrives with the invasion of a group of Aliens, only a secluded bunny rabbit can save earth from it’s impending doom.
Highway of Tears (d. Lisa Jackson, 2016)
CBC Radio’s The Current & Secret Location deliver their first VR short taking its viewers along the remote stretch of Highway 16 between Prince George and Prince Rupert, to shed light on the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Clouds over Sidra (d. Gabo Arora & Barry Pousman, 2015)
The Za’atari camp in Jordan is home to 84,000 refugees – the largest Syrian refugee camp in the world. Directors Gabo Arora and Chris Milk in partnership with the United Nations and Samsung, follows a twelve year old girl as she takes you through life inside the camp.
Click Effect (d.Sandy Smolan & Jamie Nestor)
Directors Sandy Smolan & Jamie Nestor capture the “click” communication of dolphins and sperm whales 100 ft below the ocean’s surface.
Notes on Blindness: Into Darkness (d. Peter Middleton & James Spinney, 2016)
While transitioning into blindness writer John Hull began recording his experiences using an audio diary. Directors Peter Middleton & James Spinney transform these recordings into a remarkably vivid journey that taps into your senses.