A collection of unnervingly entertaining virtual reality worlds, to be experienced and performed riding on a set of up to 8 playground swings.
Don a virtual reality headset, jump on a playground swing, and be transported on an exhilarating swing-powered adventure:
High Roller: scoot through the metropolis inside a mono-wheel. (Thrill Laboratory rating “turbocharged”)
Shuttlecock: leap tall structures in a single bound. (Thrill Laboratory rating “bonkers”)
Jellyfish: undulate upwards to escape the deep abyss. (Thrill Laboratory rating “eerie”)
Walker: from baby steps to giant strides – go strut your stuff. (Thrill Laboratory rating “feel good”)
VR Playground is an experiential ride installation and public aerial performance created by Brendan Walker and his Thrill Laboratory.
VR Playground is commissioned by Horizon Digital Economy Research, Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Greenwich + Docklands International Festival, and Without Walls. It is supported by Arts Council England and produced by Thrill Laboratory, Horizon Digital Economy Research, and Norfolk & Norwich Festival.
Thrill Laboratory is a fluid organisation of artists, designers, scientists, engineers and technologists, all of whom have a passion for experimentation www.thrilllaboratory.com