In addition to developing their research at DocLab, the artists who participate in the R&D Program are out there sharing their knowledge abroad. Take a look at some of the critical discourses taking place in the world of interactive and immersive non-fiction, and what our beloved program participants have to say.
DocLab research collaboration partners include MIT Open Documentary Lab, Sound & Vision, ARTIS-Planetarium, Diversion cinema, National Film Board of Canada, POPKRAFT, The Immersive Storytelling Studio (National Theatre), Atlas V, ONX Studio, Polymorf, Eye Filmmuseum and Flemish Cultural Center de Brakke Grond.
This episode of the Voices of VR Podcast discusses Diagnosia, a VR piece that premiered at IDFA DocLab 2021 and was supported by the DocLab R&D program. In this interview the creators talk about the production process as well as more context to some of the debates around Internet Addiction happening within China.
Part one of an online conversation series in which an interdisciplinary group of pioneering artists including Jackson 2bears, Halsey Burgund, Glenn Cantave, and Tamiko Thiel will discuss the aesthetics, audiences and ethics of working with and within communities to augment public spaces and places with new meanings, stories, and voices.
Part two of an online conversation series in which an interdisciplinary group of artists, scholars, and civic leaders including filmmaker Carla Bishop, urban planner Lafayette Cruise, artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and interdisciplinary artist Shey Rivera Ríos will discuss the potentials and challenges of augmenting places within communities and with stories to build bridges and bring people together.
During the 2019 festival, we talked to Uricchio about his research with DocLab, the nature and development of new digital media as well as their relationship with traditional forms of expression, and the cultural and technological trends in the field that we can expect in the coming years.
The Collider, realized with the support of IDFA DocLab and part of the official selection of 2018, is an immersive experience that uses your memories and your body as a platform to explore asymmetrical power dynamics with another person. In this episode the co-founders of Anagram discuss how they explore power dynamics in this work and use body as the platform.