The Venice Film Festival and Its Virtual Reality revolution

It will be possible for audiences to enjoy the experience of the 44 immersive projects of Venice VR Expanded.

Anass Haijeb

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VENICE VR EXPANDED

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VR experience for the 77th Festival of La Biennale di Venezia

The works of Venice VR Expanded, the Virtual Reality section of the 77th Venice International Film Festival (2–12 September 2020) of La Biennale di Venezia will be available for viewing online through physical VR Exhibitions set up in the following cultural institutions around the world:

  • China Academy of Art — Sandbox Immersive Festival, Hangzhou
  • Comédie de Genève, Geneva
  • Design Center Flacon, Moscow
  • Espace CENTQUATRE-PARIS — Diversion cinema, Paris
  • ESPRONCEDA — Institute of Art & Culture, Barcelona
  • Fondazione di Venezia — M9 — Museo del ‘900, Venice Mestre
  • HTC Corporation — VIVE ORIGINALS, Taiwan
  • INVR. SPACE, in partnership with VRBB and supported by Medienbord, Berlin
  • Laboratorio Aperto di Modena, ex Centrale AEM, Modena
  • Laboratorio Aperto di Piacenza, ex Chiesa del Carmine, Piacenza
  • Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen
  • PHI Center, Montréal
  • Portland Art Museum & Northwest Film Center, Portland
  • Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam
    Koç University KARMA Lab in partnership with Soho House Istanbul, Istanbul

THE VENICE VR EXPANDED SATELLITE NETWORK

These institutions, which make up the Venice VR Expanded Satellite network, will make it possible for audiences who do not own the VR equipment necessary to view the works online, to enjoy the experience of the 44 immersive projects of Venice VR Expanded, from 24 different countries, at physical locations, which will be equipped with the required technology. Audiences will access the Venice VR programme by booking directly with each venue.

For the entire duration of the 77th Venice Film Festival (2–12 September), each of these locations will create a VR Exhibition open to the public and equipped with VR

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Anass Haijeb

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