BIIDAABAN: FIRST LIGHT (VR)

Screening Rooted in the realm of Indigenous futurism, Biidaaban: First Light is an interactive VR time jump into a radically different Toronto of tomorrow. 

Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square is flooded. Its infrastructure has merged with the local fauna; mature trees grow through cracks in the sidewalks and vines cover south-facing walls. People commute via canoe and grow vegetables on skyscraper roofs. Urban life is thriving. Rooted in the realm of Indigenous futurism, Biidaaban: First Light is an interactive VR time-jump into a highly realistic—and radically different—Toronto of tomorrow. As users explore this altered city now reclaimed by nature, they must think about their place in history and ultimately their role in the future.


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Session

  • Dates & Times

    10:00 – 16:00, Monday 4 March 2019
    10:00 – 16:00, Tuesday 5 March 2019
    10:00 – 16:00, Wednesday 6 March 2019
    10:00 – 16:00, Thursday 7 March 2019
    10:00 – 16:00, Friday 8 March 2019
    10:00 – 16:00, Saturday 9 March 2019
    10:00 – 16:00, Sunday 10 March 2019

  • Venue

    Melbourne Museum, First Peoples Gallery, 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton

  • Speaker

    Lisa Jackson