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For several years now, virtual reality experiences have been offering us the chance to experience the migrant life. Unlike projects that provide a spectacular but short immersive experience, Hotspot combines VR and participatory documentary theatre to create an uncanny representation of migrant processing centres. Structured in three distinct parts, this new type of experience, created by Patricia Bergeron, focuses on the complex work done by mediators during interviews at processing centres in Sicily. Inspired by real testimonials, Hotspot avoids simplifying the situation. Instead, it involves the viewer and encourages them to question their own political and moral views.

Presented by Canada Media Fund , Bell Media and Québec/Canada XR in collaboration with MUTEK and le labdoc (Laboratoire de recherche sur les pratiques audiovisuelles documentaires (labdoc) de l'UQAM. Québec/Canada XR is an initiative supported by Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des arts du Canada & Culture et Communications Québec


  • Country : Canada (Quebec)
  • Year : 2019
  • V.O : French
  • Duration : 20 MIN
  • Production : Patricia Bergeron, Ghassan Fayad
  • Artistic Direction : Colas Wohlfahrt, Ali Kays
  • Platform : Réalité Virtuelle Et Théâtre Participatif
  • Animation : Ryan Ghossein
  • Sound Design : Sandy Pinteus
  • Performance : Rachel Mwanza, Pierre Pinchiaroli
  • Illustration : Azza Hussein
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