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    The main location of DocLab: Liminal Reality is Tolhuistuin. Play, discover, and experience a selection of the best new interactive documentaries, XR installations, and performances in and around the building. Admission is free. Some special installations and performances require a ticket.

    In the exhibition:

    Brainstream

    • Caroline Robert
    • 2021

      In this interactive animation, you give a stranger a virtual brain massage. This intimate act evokes a stream of emotions and memories, and offers an original glimpse into the workings of the brain.

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      Gates of Aleppo

      • Wolfswift, Georg Hobmeier, Joshua Hollendonner
      • 2020

        In this minimalist game, four arrows and an “Action” button is all you get to survive in Aleppo, a city under siege. Experience short snatches from everyday life transformed into a deadly game.

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        Susan

        • Sue Roh
        • 2020

          An interactive storytelling project about the personal world of our digital gurus Siri and Alexa. How do they experience their own existence? What does your ever-obliging virtual assistant know about you? Everything! But do you know anything about her?

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          One-Fifth of the Earth’s Surface

          • Hakeem Adam, Maxwell Mutanda
          • 2021

            The Atlantic Ocean has affected countless lives. The makers of this online voyage of discovery take water as a dynamic source of inspiration to explore new ways of archiving, making maps, and sharing knowledge.

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            Ravi and Emma

            • Kylie Boltin, Ella Rubeli, Ravi Vasavan, Emma Anderson
            • 2021

              A colorful and inventively designed interactive experience about the love between Ravi, who was born deaf, and Emma, who can hear. Experience sign language and use it to participate in this story in three short chapters.

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              Un(re)solved

              • Tamara Shogaolu
              • 2021

                An interactive documentary about the more than 150 cold case murders involving racist violence that have been reopened under the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act. The stories are drawn together into a forest of symbolism.

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                Testing Times

                • Victoria Mapplebeck
                • 2021

                  A personal but utterly familiar audio experience about the effects of the global pandemic on family life. How did Victoria Mapplebeck and her teenage son get through the pandemic and lockdown, at home and outdoors?

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                  Surrogate

                  • Lauren Lee McCarthy
                  • 2021

                    How far should we go in engineering the reproductive process? A multimedia installation about reproduction and parenthood, centering on the complete control of a surrogate’s body and the child carried within.

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                    A Rest Guide for a Tired Nigerian Artist

                    • Rahima Gambo
                    • 2021

                      What happens if we shift the focus from artwork to the people whose work is making art? In a series of illustrated guidebooks, Nigerian artists explain how they find peace in a troubled world.

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                      #AMiNORMAL

                      • Mika Orr
                      • 2021

                        A lighthearted web series taking a humorous and compassionate look at our desire to be seen as “normal.” Online interviews with people around the world explore the boundary between normal and deviant behavior.

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                        Disarmed

                        • Alexandra Barancová, Jae Perris, Luna Maurer, Roel Wouters
                        • 2021

                          An interactive and playful VR experience about the fascinating relationship between our body and games. The visitors’ own arms and hands become part of a virtual sculpture of limbs that’s constantly changing shape.

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                          Diagnosia

                          • Mengtai Zhang, Lemon Guo
                          • 2021

                            In China, internet gaming is described as “electronic heroin” and many parents of suspected internet addicts send them to re-education camps. One of them was the director of this VR experience that places you at the center of his haunting experiences.

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                            Goliath: Playing with Reality

                            • Barry Gene Murphy, May Abdalla
                            • 2021

                              This VR depicts the disorienting experience of schizophrenia, and how Goliath finds his footing in the virtual world of online multiplayer gaming. The voiceover by Tilda Swinton reminds us that every reality is a mental construct.

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                              The Cycle Club: A 10-Day Hormone Safari

                              • Eefje Suijkerbuijk
                              • 2021

                                A taboo-breaking, ten-day crash course on the monthly hormone cycle and the biology behind it. In a Telegram “hormone safari,” the hosts dive into this wonderful world, talking to people about their experiences, and including input from gynecologists.

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