Elastic Time

Director:

Institute History

  • 2018 Sundance Film Festival

Description

This piece is housed at New Frontier at The Ray. To find time slots and purchase tickets beginning January 16, click here.

This remarkable, immersive mixed-reality documentary about space-time, narrated by Tony Stark (yes, that’s his real name) of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, places a hologram of the viewer inside an observatory with the astrophysicist and allows them, in real time, to manipulate the laws of relativity, black holes, and curved space-time while he expounds upon the scientific phenomena.

Supported by swissnex San Francisco, Dart 17, and Pro Helvetia.

— S.F.

Screening Details

  • Section: New Frontier Exhibition
  • Film Type: VR
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Run Time: 10 min.
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