Culture VR - Phallaina

Phallaina

about

Phallaina is the first scrolling graphic novel for tablets and smartphones. The author, Marietta Ren, offers a digital graphic novel designed for tactiles screens. Phallaina tells the story of Audrey, who suffers from hallucinatory fits, during which she sees whales. When she undurgoes certain tests, a neurologist discovers she has a physeter in her brain: an anomalous structure which enables its carriers to remain underwater for large amounts of time. This is the beginning of an intimate adventure along the path of a personal transformation, combining cognitive sciences and mythology.
The application is available for iOS and Android, in French and English.

awards

Peabody awards

Best Mobile
2017

New Media Film Festival de Los Angeles

Best digital comic
2016

Webby Awards

(nominated)
2016

format(s)

Installation ou objet physique

Interactive / Fixed position

Description : The easiest format to set up and exhibit.

Platform compatibilty : Google Daydream (with hand controller), Samsung Gear VR (with hand controller), Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, other VR Headsets with hand controllers

Technical Requirements : VR Headset, hand controller (Daydream & Gear VR), Swivel stool/chair, Compatible smartphone or desktop PC, Charger, Internet connection

Tutorial : watch here

User Mediation: 1 person for 4 VR demo stations

Passive 360° video

Description : The easiest format to set up and exhibit.

Platform compatibilty : Google Cardboard, Google Daydream, Samsung GearVR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, others

Technical Requirements : VR Headset, Swivel stool/chair, Compatible smartphone or desktop PC, Charger, Internet connection

Tutorial : watch here

User Mediation: 1 person for 10 to 20 VR stations

audience

14 ans et plus

language(s)

English
French

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