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Galaxy Network : A worldwide simultaneous exhibition of Virtual Reality in 6 countries and 8 cities!

 

 

 

Offering the first event of its kind on a global scale, the Galaxy Network is the first international network for the distribution of virtual reality (VR) experiences, which brings together actors from various fields (companies, universities, exhibition places, cultural institutions, event organizers...). 

Published on 26/10/2021

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Galaxy Network presents this autumn the first exhibition of virtual reality works, to discover simultaneously in 8 cities of 6 different countries : Italy, Turkey, Spain, France, Germany and Russia. 

The selection of 12 works, including 4 French productions or co-productions, gives an insight of the wealth and diversity of virtual reality works: documentary, fiction, interactive experiences, 360° films, live action and animated works. 

In France, the programme is to discover at the Cube in Issy les Moulineaux, from 28 october to 13 November, with Diversion cinema !

 

Where can we find Galaxy Network exhibitions?

SPAIN

  • Barcelona / Espronceda Institute of Art & Culture From October 26 to November 8 
  • Mataro / MAC-LAVS from November 15 to 30 with Cultures and Perspectives (LAVS)

FRANCE

  • Issy-Les-Moulineaux / Le Cube from October 28 to November 8 with Diversion cinema

ITALY

  • Milano / MEET Center from November 1 to 15 
  • Ferrara / Laboratorio Aperto di Ferrara from November 17 to 21

GERMANY

  • Berlin / with INVR

RUSSIA

  • Moscow / From November 16 to 30 with Less Media Group

TURKEY

  • Istanbul / with VR Future & Euromersive Turkey

 

What virtual reality experiences will be presented?

In order to show the different aspects of this new form of art, a wide range of experiences will be presented in the exhibition. Documentary as well as fiction, interactive experiences and 360° films, live action as well as animated works. Some of the pieces will be done while standing, others while sitting. 

This rich program is divided in 3 categories: 

#1 Tell me a VR Story

The Line, de Ricardo Laganaro / Brésil - 2019 - 15 min - PC-VR / Quest The Line © Ricardo Laganaro
Vestige, de Aaron Bradbury / France, Royaume-Uni - 2018 - 12 min - PC-VR - Quest Vestige © Aaron Bradbury
Gravity VR, de Fabio Rychter & Amir Admoni / Brésiil, Pérou - 2020 -15 min - PC-VR Gravity VR © Fabio Rychter & Amir Admoni

#2 Another reality

Ayahuasca Kosmik Journey, de Jan Kounen / France, Luxembourg - 2019 - 18 min - PC-VR Ayahuasca Kosmik Journey © Jan Kounen
African Space Makers, de The Nrb Bus Collective / Kenya, Allemagne - 2020- 50 min - PC-VR/Quest African Space Makers © The Nrb Bus Collective
Planet ∞, de Momoko Seto / France - 2017- 6 min - VR 360 Planet ∞© Momoko Seto

#3 360 view of the world

Home, de Hsu Chih Yen / Taiwan - 2019 - 18 min - VR 360 Home © Hsu Chih Yen
Everest VR, de Jon Griffith / USA - 2019 - 10 min Everest VR © Jon Griffith
Space Explorers - The ISS Experience Ep. 1, de Félix Lajeunesse & Paul Raphaël / Canada, USA - 2021 - 12 min - VR 360 Space Explorers - The ISS Experience Ep. 1 © Félix Lajeunesse & Paul Raphaël
Rebuilding Notre-Dame, de Targo / France - 2020 - 10 min - VR 360 // different in France with “L’Homme derrière Notre-Dame” Rebuilding Notre-Dame © Targo
Conscious Existence, de Marc Zimmermann / Allemagne - 2018 - 12 min - VR 360 Conscious Existence © Marc Zimmermann
Lockdown 2020, de Omar Rashid / Italie - 2020 - 20 min - VR 360 Lockdown 2020 © Omar Rashid

About Galaxy Network

The Galaxy Network is a group of actors from various fields (companies, universities, exhibition places, cultural institutions, event organizers...) who wish to present immersive experiences to their public.

The objective of the Galaxy Network is to create and coordinate several exhibitions of virtual reality experiences that will be presented simultaneously in the different places of the network. 

The Institut français and the event

The first exhibition of reality works to discover simultaneously in 8 cities of 6 different countries is presented by Galaxy Network, with the support of several Instituts français around the world. 

 

The Institut français launches, on Wednesday 24th November 2021, IFdigital, a bilingual website dedicated to French digital creation. This website aims to support the international dissemination of these dynamic and innovative sectors of the cultural and creative industries. 

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