If tech leads to anxiety more often than serenity, the VR Live Mandala Experience may alter your state of mind. But you’ll need to dash to Allapattah Tuesday to partake.
Hands in the controls, VR headset strapped on, you’re ready to climb the Himalayas and enter the Temple of the Tilting Buddha.
Marchak said she was one of about 70 businesses that had to rush out of the decades-old building at 168 Southeast 1st Street in downtown Miami.
An unsafe structures notice was posted on the front door a few days later and a police officer was in the lobby Friday as tenants took out some of their belongings and furniture.
“They made it seem like we were going through what Surfside went through and it will collapse on us,” said tenant Diliana Alexander.
MEDIA FESTIVAL #08
PHILLIP and PATRICIA FROST
MUSEUM of SCIENCE
Festival Program at the Frost:
Opening Night Event - Friday, December 3rd - 7 PM to 10 PM
Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science PLANETARIUM
Cocktails (7 PM to 8 PM)
Doors Open (8 PM)
Introduction (8:10 PM)
Then starting the night with...
Vestige (8:15 PM)
Medium: Dome projection
Creators: Aaron Bradbury, Director; Paul Mowbray, Producer; Antoine Cayrol, Producer; Lisa Elin, Creative Producer
A room-scale immersive creative documentary that uses multi-narrative and volumetric live capture to take the viewer on a journey into the mind of Lisa as she remembers her lost love, Erik.
Within an empty void, fragments of past memories appear of their life together. As we navigate the space to explore these moments, new memories are triggered revealing new pathways through the story.
Over time the memories become entangled with a haunting vision and eventually lead us to the shocking moment of Erik's death. Every viewing will reveal a different journey towards this moment. Revealing the complex world of memory and grief.
Smartphone Orchestra (8:30 PM)
Creators: Steye Hallema, Eric Magnée, Hidde de Jong
Medium: Smartphone Browser
Music for Smartphones: Imagine that all the phones from the audience are synchronized, and each phone plays a different musical part through its speaker. This experience opens up innovative new ways to engage audiences by telling stories with the audience instead of to.
In the jungle at night, a traditional ritual is taking place...
Ayahuasca: Kosmic Journey (9 PM)
Country: France, Luxembourg
Creators: Jan Kounen, Creator; Atlas V, Immersives Talents; Small Studios x Mac Guff, VFX Studio; a_Bahn, Production
Medium: Dome projection
In Ayahuasca: Kosmik Journey, the viewer follows Jan Kounen on a voyage to the Amazon, before shifting over into his point of view and experiencing the story through his eyes. For seventeen years, he has been traveling once a year to the Peruvian region of the Amazon, to meet indigenous healers and expand his knowledge of their traditional medicine.
Closing the night off with...
Paperwater's Album Launch (9:20 PM to 10 PM)
Creators: Eddy Samy and Daygee Kwia
Medium: Live Performance
We'll close off the night, with Miami's electrifying duo, Paperwater, presenting their latest album: B.E.M. VOL 2.0! Visuals by Sayoko Osada and Eventura.nyc.
"We are so excited to present B.E.M. 2.0 for the opening and this special collaboration with FilmGate Interactive."
On display from December 3rd to December 5th
(6 PM- 10PM)
Creators: Nick Hardeman
Blue Algae is an interactive, abstract representation of human introduced impacts on the Everglades ecosystem. Your body movement forms toxic blue algae on a simulated water surface. The more you interact with it, the more algae is formed; touching on the current issues that humans are introducing toxic elements into the Florida water supply. Depth sensors track your movement, so just move your body to interact with the piece.