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LAB 2022-2023

LETTER TO BIBI JAN: Weaving a letter across Afghanistan and Denmark

Four young women fled Afghanistan as children in the early 90s and grew up in Denmark. Now reaching 30, they weave a letter to their grandmothers – who cannot read! This project is a radically collaborative portrait of and with Asma Safi, Sama Ben Haddou, Nilab Totakhil, Mursal Khosrawi and anthropologist and filmmakers Karen Waltorp and Lea Glob.

Denmark, Afghanistan/ Nilab Totakhil, Lea Glob, Karen Waltorp, Asma Safi, Mursal Khosrawi, Sama Sadat Ben Haddou, Andreas Dalsgaard / ELK FILM

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LAB 2022-2023

UNTITLED

Untitled is a multimedia installation documentary project centering the experiences of marginalised people of the African Diaspora and focusing on disrupting traditional modes of documentary making in order to give agency back to the subjects during the process.

France, Belgium, Chad / Elijah Ndoumbe, Maria Muehombo, Laetitia Walendom

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LAB 2022-2023

THE FOREST THAT BREATHS US

A virtual reality experience made collaboratively with ground-breaking forest ecologist Suzanne Simard, The Forest That Breaths Us transports participants into a perspective of unfathomable interconnection by taking them inside the complex communication networks, familial relationships, memories and agency of a forest.

Canada / Jennifer Abbott, Suzanne Simard, Djwa Jai / Flying Eye Productions

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LAB 2022-2023

SLIPSTREAMING

Slipstreaming is a series of interactive live shows that combines elements of unrehearsed live performance, cinema, 3D animation and online interaction in a variety of fictional narrative settings, exploring the interdependence between psychological wellbeing, climate change, socio-political issues and the internet.

Croatia, Italy / Barbara Matijevic, Giuseppe Chico

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LAB 2022-2023

GOOD GENES

Good Genes is a documentary performance and interactive installation that blends archival research, DNA forensics, and feminist science into a singular work of biological-performance.

Ireland / Kathryn Hamilton / Sister Sylvester

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LAB 2022-2023

ECHOES / COLLATERAL ECHOES

COLLATERAL ECHOES is a new VR installation. It is concerned with the 150+ Black Britons who have died at the hands of the police since records began in 1969. Through sensorial renderings of archival images, artifacts and oral testimonies from those bereaved this work questions how personal commemoration might be experienced as a collective monument.

UK, Ireland / Baff Akoto, Lidz-Ama Appiah, Luke W Moody / Recurring Dreams, Lono Studio

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LAB 2022-2023

UNSTABLE EVIDENCE

Our image is our identity. We use it in social media to signal our beliefs and values.
We proudly post when we act. Our videos and photos say “we were here and this is what we believe”.

United Kingdom, United States, Denmark / Francesca Panetta, Halsey Burgund, Magnus Bjerg

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LAB 2022-2023

ZEDNA, GODDESS OF THE SEA

When the hunting animals are scarce, and the catch is not enough to feed the tribe, a young shaman sets out on a spiritual journey to the moon and the bottom of the ocean to find out why.

Greenland, Denmark, The Netherlands / Mikisoq Hove Lynge, David Adler, Wiebe van der Vliet

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LAB 2022-2023

BABEL

In a more and more divided world, how will we cope with differences to speak the “same” language again? BABEL is a hybrid audiovisual show, freely reinterpreting the biblical myth of the Tower in a dreamlike sequel. Drawing Humanity through its diversity and unity, it questions our perception of others with the hope of finding back a common path.

France / Fanny Fortage, Titien Soardi, Harry Clunet-Farlow / ENTER.black

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LAB 2021-2022

OCEANIC FEELING

Oceanic Feeling is an immersive VR 360 documentary and installation taking viewers on a first-person journey through the four extraordinary metamorphoses of the mysterious European Eel to gain a new perspective on our relationship with the more-than-human world.

UK, Germany, Denmark / Joey Bania, Lion Bischof, Tine Mikkelsen

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LAB 2021-2022

DEEP TRUTH

Your heart rate can synchronise with that of others and it slows down when you hold your breath. For every heartbeat, our skin shifts colour-from less red to more. Though there is no way for our eyes to see it directly. With the technology used in Deep Truth, it will be possible to see in real time.

Sweden / Jennifer Rainsford, YUKEI

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LAB 2021-2022

LOCAL BINARIES

Every person you meet holds a world inside them, what does yours look like? This was the question artist Lauren Moffatt asked nine female-identifying individuals originating from across the world in order to define the blueprints for the universe inside Local Binaries.

Australia / Lauren Moffatt

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LAB 2021-2022

MONO NO AWARE

Mono No Aware, “Everything in Existence is Temporary”, is a free-movement, volumetrically filmed VR documentary, which brings the people who once lived in the towns desolated by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster back home for a fleeting moment.

Finland, Japan / Timo Wright, Ada Johnsson

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LAB 2021-2022

NON-ALIGNED NEWSREELS

An artistic research project re-activating forgotten archives of 1960s liberation movements and newly-independent countries in Africa filmed by Yugoslav cameraman. The resulting exhibition on cine-collaborations and live cinema event seeks to extend the gestures of solidarity with which the original films were created, by inviting communities featured in the footage to engage with them.

Serbia / Mila Turajlic, Maja Medić

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LAB 2021-2022

SWARM

As a bee, you need to swarm a city together with your sisters in order to confront unacceptable changes that have been forced upon you. Unless you fight united for your future, nothing will be the same.

Poland, Hungary, Germany / Ula Sowa, Viktoria Szabo, Fabian Driehorst

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LAB 2021-2022

THE PATHOGEN OF WAR

A medical mystery confronts us with how we are interconnected. An Iraqi physician turned medical anthropologist uncovers how conflict is linked to the evolution and spread of a bacteria that has defeated the world’s superpowers, threatening modern medicine, to ask “if war is a key driver of disease, can we end all wars to save our health?”

Lebanon, UK / Yasmin Fedda, May Abdalla, Dan Davies

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LAB 2021-2022

THE SACRED CAVE OF KAMUKUWAKÁ

The brutal desecration of ancient Amazonian rock-art in the Xingu, (Brazil) threatens the Wauja people’s living culture. A digital resurrection breathes new life into the vast cos- movision of stories, mythical spirits, rites, and rituals that underpin this remote Indigenous community’s connection with sacred landscapes of rivers and rainforests.

 

Brazil, Spain, UK, Portugal / Piratá Waurá, Alejandro Romero, Nathaniel Mann, Mafalda Ramos

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LAB 2021-2022

DARK ROOMS - ENTER UNKNOWN TERRITORY

Dark Rooms is a sensual playground to curiously explore, leaving you with an expanded awareness of sexual diversity.

Denmark / Laurits Flensted-Jensen, Sissel Dalsgaard Thomsen, Anne Sofie Steen Sverdrup, Mads Damsbo, Lasse Munk

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LAB 2020-2021

CONNECTIONS - NO ONE IS AN ISLAND

Closed borders, lockdowns and restrictions have separated us during the pandemic. Now it is time to connect, to process the experience together and look ahead. ‘Connections – No One Is an Island’ invites you on an interactive global journey through the Corona era and the emotions that connect us.

50 min / Denmark, Finland, Canada / Suvi Andrea Helminen, Ulrik Gutkin, Kasper Bøttcher

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LAB 2020-2021

KVÖLDVAKA

‘Kvöldvaka’ is a playful Augmented Reality experience inspired by Icelandic folklore. A frustrated representative of the Hidden People wants you to rediscover a lost relationship to nature. If you’re worthy, you’ll find it.

10 min / Denmark, Hungary, United States / Dane Christensen, Carol Dalrymple, Barna Szász

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LAB 2020-2021

MIMIC

‘MIMIC’ is an interactive web documentary that builds a collective portrait about our evolving human relationship with artificial intelligence.

20 min / Canada, United States, South Korea / Reid Hannaford, Danielle Sheli Levy, Arthur Choi

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LAB 2020-2021

SONIC CELLUMONIALS

Experience yourself as Homomicrobis – a symbiosis of human and microbe – as you embark on a guided journey into the multispecies dimension of your body, from the comfort of your home.

25 min / Denmark, UK / Baum & Leahy, Greg Orrom Swan, Sofie Birch

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LAB 2020-2021

SYMBIOTICA

‘Symbiotica’ takes place in an online interactive Virtual Reality Hub and through a series of  Augmented Reality filters, that allow participants to embody different microorganisms and discover the message that lichen – a collective entity made of many species – has for humanity.

30 min / Chile / Natalie Cabrera, Juan Ferrer, Sebastián González

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LAB 2020-2021

THE SMALLEST OF WORLDS – A SOCIAL LANDSCAPE OF COLLECTED PRIVACY

‘The Smallest of Worlds’ is an immersive archive composed of people’s most personal places and intimate moments during their home quarantine.

20 min / Austria, Germany, Spain / Uwe Brunner, Bettina Katja Lange, Joan Soler-Adillon

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LAB 2019-2020

CIVIL DUSK

‘Civil Dusk’ is a walk-through installation using screens and projections. It features two interlinked short films on belonging, and (post)-migration experiences.

Germany, Nigeria / David Uzochukwu, David Reitenbach

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LAB 2019-2020

DARK ORIGINS

Dark Origins is a 3-part VR journey to the edge of scientific knowledge, inviting people to experience the contested origins of life deep inside the Earth.

United Kingdom / Calum Bowden, Jelena Viskovic

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LAB 2019-2020

ECOLOGIES OF MEMORY

“Ecologies of Memory” is an interdisciplinary project that uses the creative potential of memory – both human and non-human – to investigate the possible connections and exchanges between ecosystems, cultures of remembrance and sensor-technology.

Denmark, United Kingdom / Helene Nymann, Lasse Smith

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LAB 2019-2020

EXPLORING BORDERS

‘Exploring Borders’ is a VR experience designed for multiple users at the same time. This project allows the visitors to experience the in-between, where creativity lays, and to see the border as a hyphen.

France / Aude-Emilie Judaïque, Lucie Plançon, Chloé Jarry

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LAB 2019-2020

FLEE VR

What is it like to carry around trauma in your day to day life? How does this affect your ability to relate to other people? ‘Flee VR’ is a surreal, narrative VR experience that aims to impress the consequences of this fact upon the user, in a safe and relatable environment.

Canada, Denmark / Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Jess Nicholls, Charlotte de la Gournerie, Monica Hellström

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LAB 2019-2020

GARDEN OF GHOSTS FLOWERS

Garden of Ghost Flowers is a group participatory mixed reality installation where plants have evolved traits as a protective mechanism to nudge humans to realize their evolutionary importance.

Sweden, United Kingdom / Christer Lundahl, Martina Seitl

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LAB 2019-2020

MISSING 10 HOURS

Missing 10 Hours VR is a computer-generated, multi-ending, multi-user virtual reality piece. In the accompanying documentart film, Krisztina is going on a quest to find out what happened to her 10 years ago when she was drugged by two strangers in Denmark.

Austria / Fanni Fazakas, Krisztina Meggyes, Daniel Benyi

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LAB 2019-2020

MUNKINATION: SECOND CHANCE

An immersive hiphopera and VR experience, which places the audience member at the centre of a futuristic adventure story about climate change. The project mixes musical styles and genres, combining live performance with a distinctive graphic world. ‘Munkination’ won the inaugural Royal Opera House/GUAP Immersive Opera Award in 2019.

United Kingdom, USA / HAM the Illustrator, Isabelle Kettle, Maf’j Alvarez, Annette Mees

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LAB 2019-2020

THE LANGUAGE OF SILENCE VR

The primary goal of this experience is creating awareness, empathy and a space for difficult conversations to take place and challenge these honour narratives, rampant in most of the developing world, by sparking debate

Pakistan, USA / Amena Hayat

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LAB 2018-2019

BREATHE

We live in an ocean of air. When air first filled your lungs, everything changed. Without air, birds would plummet from the sky, plants would wither and we humans would suffocate. As we breathe in and out, air mingles with our bodily tissues, filling the lungs and oxygenating the blood. Air knows no borders.

Denmark, Finland, Sweden, USA / Diego Galafassi, Lisa Holmqvist, Jesper Kurlandsky

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LAB 2018-2019

CAPTURED

Why do we submit to mob rule? We like to think of ourselves as rational, responsible individuals, in charge of our lives and destinies, but sometimes a cluster of beliefs and rumors overpower individuals and collective instincts take charge.

Finland, India, USA / Hanna Haaslahti, Tyler Henry, Alap Parikh

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LAB 2018-2019

CLIMATE SYMPHONY

‘Climate Symphony’ is a live music and visual performance that creates an emotional journey through the most beautiful tragedy of human existence. This is the sound of a dying planet and our transient position in it. The situation has never been more critical. In 2016, we passed the point of no return. It is already too late.

United Kingdom / Leah Borromeo, Katharine Round, Jamie Perera

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LAB 2018-2019

DRUZHBA

This project focuses on the Druzhba pipeline system, also referred to as the ‘Friendship Pipeline’ – the world’s longest oil pipeline, stretching 4,000 km across Russia.

the Netherlands, United Kingdom / Philo van Kemenade, Frederick Paxton

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LAB 2018-2019

HUSH

HUSH is a 10 min. sensory VR-installation that lets you be the subject of a myth. You will experience a call from the sea, that invites you to let go of the physical world. The real world will literally wash away, submerging you in a mysterious, yet comforting world under water. A world that seduces you with the promise of an eternal home in the abyss.

10 min / Denmark / Vibeke Bryld

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LAB 2018-2019

NERD_FUNK

In the current climate of the Internet, we have reached an irreversible state in our social life and inherently the way we think and comprehend our reality. It’s a situation we have all dived into, floating and yet struggling to find ourselves in it.

the Netherlands / Mamali Shahafi, Ali Eslami

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LAB 2018-2019

PRISON X

Set in Bolivia’s infamous San Sebastian jail, Prison X is an interactive arcade role-play documentary, hand-painted in VR. Heavy doors open up and suck you in as a world of Neo-Andean magical realism swirls around you and where you have to keep the devil drunk to survive inside the prison.

Australia, Bolivia, Chile, USA / Violeta Ayala, Dan Fallshaw, Camila Claros, Olivia Barron

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LAB 2018-2019

RESORTS

‘Resorts’ takes you on a beautiful deconstructed holiday where you are free to study the human tourist as a species and get an up close perspective on the complexities of the tourism. How do we behave when we lay roasting on the beach, party like there’s no tomorrow or take the perfect selfie in the desert?

25 min / Denmark / Mette Carla Albrechtsen, Rikke Tambo Anderse

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LAB 2018-2019

YOU CAN'T WATCH THIS

‘You Can’t Watch This’ is an immersive and interactive audiovisual installation, based on sound AR; a poetic true crime podcast; a flat / 2D film investigating the aftermath of the story.

Denmark / Sebastian Cordes, Michael Graversen, Mette Mikkelsen