DocLab: Designing Friction and the Immersive Experience

Mar 11, 2024

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

How can we design immersive art that truly touches and connects us? This year IDFA DocLab celebrates the unpredictable beauty of friction between humans, art and technology. With a live performance by Luna Maurer (formerly Studio Moniker) of Designing Friction, a techno-optimist alternative to eliminating friction from our lives. Other speakers are Steye Hallema (Smartphone Orchestra), introducing a collective performance that turns people and their phones into one big awkward family, and Caspar Sonnen (IDFA DocLab) presenting the DocLab R&D Program for immersive art in collaboration with MIT.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of Steye Hallema
Steye Hallema

The Imaginary Friend

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Luna Maurer

Luna Maurer

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