Creators of Multisensory VR Experience ‘Symbiosis’ Set to Launch ‘Future Botanica’ App

Creators of Multisensory VR Experience ‘Symbiosis’ Set to Launch ‘Future Botanica’ App
Marcel van Brakel and Mark Meeuwenoord, winners of IDFA’s Special Jury Award for Creative Technology for their project “Symbiosis,” are already working on an augmented reality (Ar) spin-off app, “Future Botanica,” which will allow the audience to co-create new lifeforms and talk about ecosystems.

“Virtual reality can be so exclusive, especially with a project like ‘Symbiosis,’ completely physical and on location. You must be there and talk to people, smell them and touch them. It’s an important part of our work, but we want to reach a broader discussion,” van Brakel tells Variety.

Presented in this year’s DocLab Competition for Immersive Non-Fiction, “Symbiosis” – produced by Corine Meijers and set 200 years in the future “on the ruins of inhospitable Anthropocene” – is a performative, multisensory and multiuser VR experience, in which the human body is “redesigned.” Inspired by Donna Haraway’s book “Staying With the Trouble: Making Kin in
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