Inside Tumucumaque as part of the “Deltas” project
The Virtual Reality installation takes you straight to a clearing in the middle of the Brazilian rainforest and gives visitors a unique change of perspective from human to animal: how do Black Caiman, Harpy, Vampire Bat, Poison Frog and Goliath Tarantula perceive their surroundings?
An immersive experience based on scientific findings
All elements of the virtual world of Inside Tumucumaque are based on scientific findings. Models, textures and animations of plants and living things were developed together with renowned natural scientists of the Museum of Natural History Berlin. Thus, the perception of the animals was interpreted as a sensual experience that is comprehensible to the human perception system.
The intensive experiences in the virtual reality convey scientific knowledge playful and exciting, they make curious on the underlying research and promote the interest in nature and science.
More informationen: www.inside-tumucumaque.com
In April 2018, the VR experience “Inside Tumucumaque” premiered at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe. In autumn 2018, the installation tours internationally: Stockholm, London, New York. Further events in the US and Europe are planned.
Nominee Best Documentary Experience
Interface & UX Design
Of the Day
A coproduction with
Interactive Media Foundation
Ina Krüger, Patrik de Jong
Design und Development
Michael Grotenhoff, Saskia Kress
In Cooperation with
Museum für Naturkunde Berlin