Nominated for NFF Gouden Kalf Best Interactive

Soft Bodies is part of this year’s selection of the Goulde Kalf Beste Interactive 2020 Nederlands Film Festival!

In September 2020 Weightless Bricks Act II: Collaboration will be exhibited at the NFF Interaction Exhibition as part of the following amazing line-up:

  • #VerlorenJongensZullenWinnen – Polina Medvedeva en Isaura – Sanwirjatmo (Studio Isaura San)
  • Big Village – Beri Shalmashi en Lyangelo Vasquez (Kaliber Film)
  • Eden’s Adventures – Abner Preis (A. Preis)
  • Exodus – Jasper Rietman (Submarine Channel)
  • Inktzwart – Iris van der Meule (Iris van der Meule)
  • More Moiré² – Philip Vermeulen (Studio Philip Vermeulen)
  • nerd_funk – Ali Eslami en Mamali Shafahi (ALLLESSS)
  • Weightless Bricks Act II: Collaboration –Paula Strunden en John Cruwys (Soft Bodies)

For press release, please visit NFF official website:

Weightless Bricks Act II: Collaboration at MU Artspace Eindhoven

Worlding Worlds has been extended! Weightless Bricks Act II: Collaboration can now be experienced at MU Artspace until 1. August 2020. The exhibition curated by Angelique Spaninks presents various imaginary worldviews, scenarios and storylines ranging from films, animations, installations to interactive VR experiences.

Participating artists:

· Ainslee Alem Robson
· Andrew Thomas Huang
· Baum & Leahy
· David OReilly
· Ian Cheng
· Joanie Lemercier
· Kordae Jatafa Henry
· Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley (@ladydangfua)
· Liam Young
· Mehraneh Atashi
· Stéphane Borel
· Soft Bodies (Paula Strunden & John Cruwys)
· Viviane Komati

More details about the exhibition and reservations at:

https://www.mu.nl/en/exhibitions/worlding-worlds

The Talking Trees of Tallinn at TAB 2019

Paula developed in collaboration with TAB 2019 head-curator Yael Reisner a Mixed-Reality experience that allows the visitor to immerse themselves in the Open Cave by Sou Fujimoto, Transoccupation by March Studio, Beauty-Ful(l) Life by Kadri Kerge, Growing Habitats by Yael Reisner/Barnaby Gunning, Temporal Environment by soma architecture, and the Utopian Tick by KTA. The MR installation will be exhibited in the TAB 2019 curatorial exhibition ‘Beauty Matters’ at the Estonian Museum of Architecture from 11th September-15th November 2019.

First user-testing of Weightless Bricks Act II: Collaboration at OCD

Paula and John show their work-in-progress co-op location-based VR experience ‘Weightless Bricks Act II: Collaboration’ at the Expanded Realities Exhibition, Open City Documentary Festival London.

The exhibition is at the Festival Hub (China Exchange, 32A Gerrard Street, London W1D 6JA). The installation can be viewed at the following times:

Thu 5 Sep – 11:00 – 17:30
Fri 6 Sep – 11:00 – 17:30
Sat 7 Sep – 11:00 – 18:00
Sun 8 Sep – 11:00 – 16:30
Mon 9 Sep – 11:00 – 17:30
Tues 10 Sep – 11:00 – 14:00

Weightless Bricks: Production (Act I)

Soft Bodies location-based VR installation ‘Weightless Bricks Act I: Production’ opens to the public at the Architecture Studio of the Royal Academy of Arts. It can be experienced every Friday from 15th February-29th March between 4:30-9:30PM, free, no booking required.

https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/event/weightless-bricks-soft-bodies-invisible-landscapes-architecture-programme-experience-virtual-reality