The Waiting Room ; VR Experience

Victoria Mapplebeck (Photographer)

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The Waiting Room;VR – A 16 minute VR experience , commissioned by the EPSRC –
50 K received - Written, filmed, produced and directed by Victoria Mapplebeck

The Waiting Room : VR project features a 9 minute durational 360 take, a reconstruction of my last session of radiotherapy , which marked the end of a year of breast cancer treatment. This experience is counter balanced by two CGI sequences which travel inside my body. Working with 3D artists, I have bought to life the medical imaging I’ve collected through out treatment. Cancer cells, CT scans, mammograms and ultrasound provide a 3D portrait of her body from the inside, out. The Waiting Room; VR begins with a personal journey but as cancer affects one in two of us over the course of a lifetime, it also tells a very universal story.

The Waiting Room VR prototype previewed at the Virtual Realities: Documentary Encounters Project showcase at Bristol Watershed Gallery in June 2019

Original languageEnglish
Media of outputFilm
Size16 min VR Experience
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2019

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