World-class augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) highlights from Sheffield Doc/Fest, complemented by a programme of documentaries that shine light on worlds which are often in the shadows
Discover the latest evolution of storytelling, using AR and VR technology from UK’s premier documentary festival Sheffield Doc/Fest’s programme of interactive and immersive story-worlds.
These free installations across Barbican's Level G explore themes of home, community, migration and our relationship to nature, keeping the stories they tell at the heart of this new technology, and exploring the connection between spectator and screen. Now, every scene can be a world for you to step into and explore.
The exhibition will be accompanied by documentary screenings in the Barbican cinemas, which shine a light on worlds that are often in shadows. From an impenetrable ancient cave to the journey of a migrant desperate for a chance at a different life, these films launch you into experiences made possible by the power of film.
Part of our 2018 season The Art of Change, which explores how the arts respond to, reflect, and potentially effect change in the social and political landscape
Presented by Sheffield Doc/Fest and Barbican Centre, with support from Arts Council England.
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Silk Street, London
Nearby public transport
We are within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being Barbican, St Paul’s and Moorgate. The nearest train stations are Liverpool Street and Farringdon. Bus Route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street Car and bicycle parking
We have free bicycle spaces and paid car parking spaces available
We’ve plenty of places for you to relax and replenish, from coffee and cake to wood-fired pizzas and full pre-theatre menus