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Ocean, Body and Mind

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21st of April | 8:55 pm

What is it about the ocean that so attracts us? Rediscover your relationship with the sea - take a sensory journey into the breathtakingly beautiful oceans of our planet, to explore what happens to the human body and mind in the deep dark blue. This strand explores free immersion apnea, the conservation of Indonesia's coral reefs, humans’ relationship with our mammalian cousins - whales and dolphins, and the importance of yoga and breathing for free-divers.

Act 1: Tidal Traces

Filmed on intertidal mudflats near Vancouver, Tidal Traces’ transports viewers into an ocean dance. Three characters explore a new and uncertain world — moving between tranquility and ominousness, beauty and peril. Tidal Traces is a collaboration between artist Nancy Lee and choreographer Emmalena Fredriksson.


Nancy Lee, Emmalena Fredriksson, NFB Canada

 

Act 2: Dolphin Man VR: Three Ocean Stories

Join us for a sensory journey into the breathtakingly beautiful oceans of our planet to explore what happens to the human body and mind in the deep dark blue of the ocean. This series of 3 films explores free immersion apnea, conservation, and the importance of yoga and breathing for free-divers. Meet the most accomplished freedivers worldwide, William Trubridge, world record holder in freediving, Fabrice Schnöller, a cetacean researcher, and record-breaking yogi Sara Campbell.

 

- By Benoȋt Lichté

Act 3: Valen's Reef

Dive into crystal clear waters and experience one of the most beautiful coral reefs on Earth - Bird’s Head Seascape. Join local Indonesian fisherman-turned-coral-reef-scientist Ronald Mambrasar as he monitors the reefs with his young son, Valen. Ronald tells Valen the story of how the area was almost destroyed and how the community-led conservation initiative restored it. It’s hard to believe that, a little over a decade ago, these treasures were almost lost.

 

- By Conservation International, Here Be Dragons

Details

Date:
21st of April
Time:
8:55 pm - 9:55 pm
Cost:
£12.50
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ocean-body-and-mind-tickets-60025949230

Venue

Limina: The Virtual Reality Theatre
Unit 5, Canons Road,, Waterfront
Bristol, Avon BS1 4XJ United Kingdom