Cineglobe (2018) CERN, Genève CH

Mars Olympiad

360 Virtual Reality & 180 Dome Experience

A commissioned collaboration between Sarah Jane Pell and David G. Barnes. Co-Produced by Monash Immersive Visualisation Platform.

Mars Olympiad is one outcome of the 'Bending Horizons 360' experiments devised by Sarah Jane Pell and David G Barnes for the Mars Desert Research Station Crew 188 Analogue Mission 2018. Explore the life of a Martian with a virtual reality visit to the Mars Desert Research Station. Observe ritual co-operation, community, competition of art and scene-making in this extraordinary new world. Cinematic performance art on Mars analogue spacewalks. Related 360 6K works: Rock Stars, Warriors, GreenHab, and Relay. Total run time: 07:11.

Mars Olympiad VR by Sarah Jane Pell and MIVP. MDRS Crew 188, 2018. All rights reserved.

Writer/Director/Producer: SARAH JANE PELL. Starring: SARAH JANE PELL, RYAN KOBRICK, RENEE GARIFI, ZAC TROLLEY, JULIA DE MARINES, TATIYAMA TASUNARI. Post Production: DAVID BARNES, DANIEL WAGHORN, SARAH JANE PELL. Score: MOBI Gratis. World premiere: Cineglobe 2018, CERN Genève, CH. Curators: Neal Hartman and Angelo Vermeulen. Co-produced by Monash Immersive Visualisation Platform.

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This work is part of the Performing Astronautics project assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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