As part of its R&D Program with MIT, IDFA DocLab annually commissions and supports new works, enables (audience) research, and explores new ways to exhibit and distribute immersive and interactive projects.
Works included in the IDFA DocLab R&D Program
This exhibition features different elements to learn about the spiritual ceremony as it’s conducted by Shipibo shamans, with the interactive VR installation Ayahuasca – A Kosmik Journey as centerpiece, giving each individual their own personal immersive experience.
A poetic tribute to Nigeria’s largest city, told in short segments as we plot a course through the imaginary and material space of Lagos, made pressing and real in VR. On show in DocLab: Exhibition (free on-site reservation required) and as part of the DocLab VR-Cinema (regular ticket sales).
Explore some of the recent highlights of digital documentary storytelling, and the many historical moments of innovation that preceeded them. Installation developed with MIT Open Documentary Lab, marking IDFA DocLab's fifth anniversary.
In this augmented reality installation, the topical discussion on gender roles has been translated into an everyday decision: what to wear? In the intimate setting of a bedroom, four people talk frankly about their self-expression and clothing choices. On-site reservation required.