Digital VR Workshop in Singapore

Published 04 December 2017, 05:22

The National Museum of Singapore (NMS) presents Digital Conversations, a series of talks along with the museum's new Digital Program. Negotiations will discuss various discourses relating to technology, digital and culture, as well as changes that affect digital and technology in all industries. The first session will touch on the topic of Virtual Reality (VR) and is open to professionals from the cultural, heritage, arts and technology sectors.

Digital Conversation: Virtual Reality is a parallel event of The Virtual Reality Showcase at the Singapore National Museum from 7 to 10 December 2017. The Virtual Reality Showcase is a free program. For a complete list of programs, please visit:
Register today to access the program and get insight into the creation of the selected Virtual Reality experience on the screen. Negotiations will explore the challenges of creating VR content, as well as the next level of archiving and VR production.


09:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 10:20 a.m.

Jervais Choo, Program Director, DigiMuse
10.20am - 10.40am

Keynote - Beyond Reality, What Does It Mean for Museums and Cultural Institutions?
Angelita Teo, Director, Singapore National Museum
10.40am - 11.20am
Keynote - Virtual Reality, Past, Present and Future
Salar Shahna, Director and Founder of Artistic, VR World Forum


11.20am - 11:40am
AR / VR trend
Avinav Trigunait, Associate Research Director, IDC Asia Pacific

11.40am - 12pm
Why Virtual Reality Is More Serious

12:00 - 12.20pm
Video presentation - The Argos File: Building the Future on First People
Josema Roig, Director of VR, The Argos File

12.20pm - 1:00 p.m.
Case Study - Making James Seremen: All Stages of Creation, From Writing to Fundraising, Shooting and Distribution
Alexandre Perez, Director of VR, Sergent James

1pm - 2pm
Lunch network

2pm - 2:30 p.m.
Chat Fireside - Industry Perspective
Vanessa Radd and Christopher Gomez, President and Vice President of VR AR Association Singapore Chapter and Co-Founders of XR Alliance

2.30pm - 3.10pm
Case Study - A Note for My Father
Jayisha Patel, Director of VR, Note to my father

3.10pm - 3.50pm
Virtual Reality as a Heritage Preservation Tool
Clemence Prudot d'Avigny, Iconem

3.5pm - 4.30pm
Virtual Reality Project at the State Hermitage Museum - First Step and New Perspective
Dmitrii Esakov, IT VR specialist, State Hermitage Museum

4.30pm -4.50pm
Tea break

4.50pm - 17.30
Case Study - Making Ashes to Ashes VR
Ingejan Ligthart Shenk, Director of Bostheater and Steye Hallema, Director of VR

5.30pm - 6.10pm
Panel Discussion - Art World in VR
Emmanuel Cuisinier, Curator at the Center des Arts, Peter Fisher, Khora Contemporary and Christine Webster, artists

6.10pm - 6.30pm
Jervais Choo, Program Director, DigiMuse

6:30 - 7:30
Networking Session.

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