Museum of Symmetry
Museum of Symmetry
Original Title:Museum of Symmetry
Director(s): Paloma Dawkins
Production Company:National Film Board of Canada
Distribution Company:National Film Board of Canada
Year of Production:2018
Screening Format:VIVE
Running Time:20:00
Techniques:2D Computer
Category:Virtual Reality (VR)

An absurdist mind-and-body romp through the highest clouds to the ocean deep, MUSEUM OF SYMMETRY is the explosive feel-good alter-universe of cartoonist and animator Paloma Dawkins—a room-scale, interactive VR experience with 2D animation in a 3D playground. Warm up those tennis elbows - this one gets physical! *** Une altercation absurdiste de l’esprit et du corps à travers les plus hauts nuages, jusqu’aux profondeurs de l’océan, MUSEUM OF SYMMETRY se décrit comme l’univers parallèle explosif et joyeux de la dessinatrice et animatrice, Paloma Dawkins — une expérience interactive de RV de la grandeur d’une pièce, avec des animations 2D, dans un terrain de jeu 3D. Réchauffez vos tendons d’Achille, ça bouge ici!

Paloma Dawkins
About Paloma Dawkins
Montreal-based Paloma Dawkins is a cartoonist and self-taught animator turned virtual-reality and video-game artist. Known for her fantastical landscapes inhabited by strange and lovable characters, Paloma strives to create games that are surreal and beautiful. Her past work includes the technicolour rainbow graphic novel Summerland, the minimalist and meditative rhythm game ALEA, and the psychedelic explorer game Gardenarium. She first came to work with the National Film Board of Canada through its Hothouse animation-mentorship program, which resulted in Scientifiq Piqniq, an animated adventure through the cosmic unveiling of the beautiful and strange macro/microstructures that unite us with the Universe.