Submergence – launch at ROM

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in Blog, Ocean of Light 2 | No Comments

Submergence is a highly immersive, Mixed Reality experience that challenges perceptions of space and presence.

Imagine walking through a virtual world, where pixels on a screen are replaced by thousands of points of light floating in space. Imagine that these points of light create environments, atmospheres and physical spaces that you can enter, affect, immerse yourself in. This is Submergence, a new project by digital arts collective Squidsoup. 8,064 points of light suspended in a physical walkthrough space measuring 8m x 4m and 4m high.

Submergence is the culmination of a five year research project exploring interactive media experiences that occupy physical space. It will be on show at ROM for Kunst og Arkitektur, Oslo, Norway, from 17 January to 17 February 2013.

The Submergence exhibition will also feature in Oslo LUX 2013, a one day conference and event taking place in Oslo on 7th February 2013.

Submergence // A Squidsoup project by Anthony Rowe, Gaz Bushell, Chris Bennewith, Liam Birtles and Ollie Bown

ROM for Kunst og Arkitektur
Maridalsveien 3
N-0178 Oslo
Norway

January 17 – February 17 2012

Supported by
Arts Council of Norway / Norsk Kulturråd // www.kulturrad.no
ROM for Kunst og Arkitektur // www.r-o-m.no
Oslo School of Architecture and Design //  www.aho.no
Oslo Lux // www.oslolux.no

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