Arts Picks: Walk in space at ArtScience Museum, Koh Hong Teng's solo show, Boom Boom Room show

Virtual-reality company Faber Courtial has done an amazing job turning Nasa's recordings and data into an immersive experience.
Virtual-reality company Faber Courtial has done an amazing job turning Nasa's recordings and data into an immersive experience.PHOTO: © FABER COURTIAL

The new Spacewalkers programme at the ArtScience Museum's VR gallery comes just in time for the year-end holidays. The two eye-popping short films, which debuted at the Venice Biennale in 2020, put the viewer in the middle of the Apollo missions and on Mars.

1st Step - From Earth To The Moon uses archival footage from the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) to recreate the Apollo missions to the moon, while 2nd Step - From The Moon To Mars And Beyond includes more speculative scenarios about future missions to Mars.

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