HyperFest of Britain, VR Video Experience on Vimeo, 03:48, London, UK, 2018

以第三次世界大戰後末世狀態的英國爲背景,2051年不列顛超級盛會是一個定位在倫敦南岸银禧花园(1951年不列顛節原址)的虛構建築項目。整個項目使用數字定位技術加上混合現實技術,在現實的廢墟上呈現出一場虛擬的盛會,企圖將英國歷史上著名的1851年萬國博覽會,1951年不列颠节以及2000年千禧年展的内容重新混合並重新創造出新的超級盛會以給予戰後沒落的英國人民虛擬(假)的鼓勵。

Settled in a post-war and post-apocalyptic Britain, the HyperFest of Britain 2051 is a fictional project hyperlocated on Jubilee Gardens, Southbank, London. Jubilee Gardens used to be the site for the original Festival of Britain 1951, but is partially flooded by Thames River in 2051. Apart from the minimum constructions for bridges and observation decks, the whole exhibition is “built” using geolocated mixed reality (hyperlocation) technology to create a virtual layer on the actual site with the Virtual Skylon overlaid on the exact position of the original Skylon as the trigger to activate the virtual exhibition.

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HyperFest of Britain, Panorama View At The Exhibition Centre, London, UK, 2018

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HyperFest of Britain, Panorama View Under The Virtual Skylon, London, UK, 2018

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HyperFest of Britain, Panorama View Of The Virtual Sea, Ship And Garden Exhibition, London, UK, 2018

The central piece, the Virtual Dome of Rediscovery, uses geolocated mixed reality technology to recreate the three major exhibitions through the history of Britain – the 1851 Great Exhibition, the 1951 Festival of Britain and the 2000 Millennium Exhibition, remixed with objects and creatures from surrealist paintings for visitors to rediscover the history behind them. It remixes the programs from the 1951 Festival of Britain with 2000 Millennium Exhibition and divides the site into nine zones: the living world, the physical world and the digital world in the middle surrounded by the Polar, the Sea and Ship, the Earth and Underground, the Land and Architecture, the Sky and Aircraft, and the Outer Space.

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HyperFest of Britain-The Virtual Dome of Rediscovery, London, UK, 2018

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HyperFest of Britain-The Digital World, The Physical World And The Living World, London, UK, 2018

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HyperFest of Britain-A Hermaphrodite Giant Giving Birth To Virtual Children, London, UK, 2018

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HyperFest of Britain-The World Tree Pumped By A Giant Virtual Heart, London, UK, 2018

This virtual exhibition is demonstrated by a VR film that mixed the imagined project with the actual site on a fixed travel route.