A Virtual Reality Sky Opens Up the Ceiling of a Gothic Church in Paris #ArtTuesday

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This generative and interactive virtual reality artwork functions in real time, as the imaginary sky charts change shape following visitors’ movements—its dynamic choreography dancing along the vaults. Visitors were encouraged to look up toward the heavens in order to enjoy the experience, a symbolic gesture in this religious space. As they did so, they discovered a multitude of colored networks of light that spread out in the form of sinuous webs. The 35 colorful universes took form and then lost their shape, dissolving into each other.

Miguel Chevalier

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