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Wednesday 20 January >>>14.00 > 18.00Thursday 21 January >>>10.00 > 12.00 >>>14.00 > 18.00Friday 22 January >>>10.00 > 12.00 >>>14.00 > 18.00 Famous Deaths Famous Deaths recreates the final moments in the lives of famous people (J.F.K., Moammar al-Gaddafi) through sound and scents.The installation consists of mortuary freezers. In which the visitor is positioned. In…

20
January
10:00

Augmented reality helmets, 360° video… virtual reality offers experiences that are more immersive than ever. Until now, narratives have only relied on sound and vision. But in Nicoletta Iacobacci’s version of virtual reality, what if its natural progression integrated the use of all our senses—creating a virtual reality which is increasingly… real? By Nicoletta Iacobacci Free…

21
January
10:00

1896: a train arrives at the station in La Ciotat. This scene — from a silent film by the Lumière brothers — frightened the audience, who believed a real locomotive was heading straight for them. Cinematographic technique abolished barriers between fiction and reality, provoking vivid emotional responses. 2016: new technologies are everywhere. What is their…

21
January
10:30

Interactivity is everywhere, brandished like a flag particularly where transmedia is concerned. But to what extent are the proposed narratives really interactive? How does one create a truly interactive story? What are the key elements? Pioneer video game designer Chris Crawford examines and explores interactivity, its issues, and its future. With: Chris Crawford Free entry….

21
January
11:00

Imagine a touchscreen: a tablet or a smartphone displaying an image of sand, leather, or fur. Your fingers brush across the surface. The screen doesn’t feel cold or flat: instead, you feel the respective texture of the material. You have just put your finger on haptic technology. Ali Israr creatively keeps in touch with tomorrow’s…

21
January
14:30

Technology has set its sights on our taste buds: by transmitting electric and thermal signals to the tongue, we can now simulate gustatory sensations. Sweet, salty, sour, bitter: a few early digital sensations to whet your appetite. As this technology develops, it may soon change our taste in films, thanks to Nimesha Ranasinghe. With: Nimesha…

21
January
15:00

Like taste, the sense of smell arouses more memories than sight, sound, or touch. This led Marcel van Brakel and Frederik Duerinck to try and tell olfactory stories. Astonishing narrative experiences are made all the more so as they refer to famous deaths. How does one combine collective and olfactory memory to recount the deaths…

21
January
15:30

Could empathy be our sixth sense, a sense that is stimulated and sharpened by experiences of virtual reality that put viewers at the heart of the action right next to the characters themselves, so they can share their emotions and sensations?How can a simple virtual reality headset allow us to experience the perceptions of others…

21
January
16:00

Bring your memories. Feed your stories. Sharpen your palette. Forget your manners. In the Mouth is a series of events inspired by Nuno, a chef who has lost his sense of taste. These interactive experiences invite you to share and eat your own culinary biography. The Food Sessions offer a loud interactive meal where you…

21
January
18:30