Virtual Reality has the power to completely immerse an audience into any world imaginable and thereby transport the viewer on a journey through someone else’s eyes.
This gives Virtual Reality a powerful tool of empathy and is being used for pieces that aim for Social Change.
6×9: a virtual experience of solitary confinement is an immersive experience of solitary confinement in US prisons which places viewers in a virtual segregation cell they can explore and interact with. It highlights the psychological effects of long-term solitary confinement for people who have experienced it first-hand around the world.
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Google created The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks in 360° which is a beautiful Virtual Reality Series that gives the audience a chance to explore U.S. National Parks.
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We are excited to engage with companies in South Africa who have ideas how to use VR to impact education and social change by using this powerful medium.