Immersive Art and XR Competition

The Best Immersive Art and XR Award recognises the most innovative work from artists and creators who are boldly exploring the intersection of art, film and extended reality to fully immerse audiences in the moment.

 

 

Adult Children

A poetic VR piece that interrogates the fragility of relationships in a time of social distance.

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Atomic / Ghost in the Atom

This astonishing immersive installation by Finnish artists collective HNV comprises three different art works, each contemplating the history and legacy of nuclear waste.

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Captured

This participatory digital artwork is a cyclical performance of ritualised social humiliation, confronting you with the involuntary choices of your digitally created twin.

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Container

This immersive film project makes us aware of how closely modern forms of economic enslavement compare with earlier forms that ‘civilised’ society claims to have cast aside.

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Eternal Return

Eternal Return is a choreographed mixed reality exhibition exploring the future of memory. Acclaimed Swedish artist duo Lundahl & Seitl has teamed up with UK-based studio ScanLAB Projects to realise this ambitious project.

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Eulogy

Immerse yourself in a spectacle like no other. Unfolding in complete darkness, this captivating and challenging performance by cutting-edge production company Darkfield will blow your mind.

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Fauna

Explore stunning graphic art works and beautiful animations by French artists Adrien M. & Claire B. via a dedicated public open-air installation.

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Inhibition

Journey around a deserted island as you explore this visually stunning world premiere and festival debut by two visionary VR artists.

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A Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami

Step into the wartime diary of a young Japanese-American teenager as he describes his internment during the Second World War, due to his ethnic background.

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Liminal Lands

Find yourself immersed in the poetic landscapes of acclaimed visual artist Jakob K Steensen, whose latest VR work transforms exclusive photographic material into a symphony of light and sound.

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Missing Pictures: Tsai Ming-Liang

The VR series finds one of Taiwan’s most acclaimed filmmakers journeying into his childhood dreams.

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Noah’s Raft

Acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker Joel Kachi Benson’s VR documentary shows how one person with a vision can transform a whole community by means of education.

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Only Expansion – Audio Walk

This immersive audio walk transforms the sounds and voices around you into a poetic environment that asks you to perceive the world anew.

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Samsara

Hsin-Chien Huang’s latest work will transport you through space and time, blowing your mind with extraordinary visualisations of human existence in an ecstasy of colour and form.

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Virtually There

Leon Oldstrong’s first VR film shines a light on a violent knife crime from multiple perspectives in an attempt to empathise with all parties involved.

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