Young Icarus in VR

Icarus - virtual reality

Icarus - virtual reality

2020

Cannes XR 2020 Selection Tribeca 2020 Selection VRHAM 2020 Selection

Icarus is a virtual-reality adaptation inspired by the multidisciplinary show Icare, presented at the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde in 2014. This, Lemieux’s first VR work, is a co-production of Lemieux Pilon 4D Art and Normal Studio.

Freely inspired by the infamous character from Greek mythology, Icarus is an immersive experience that literally wraps us in the skin of Icarus, the young man who burns his wings by flying too close to the sun. We move through his memories of the places and events from his childhood, privy to conversations with his father, Daedalus.

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