In “Ruta Norte Identidad Fronteriza”, you can see, hear and feel the combination of documentary and virtual realities.
The Ciudad Juárez Art Museum has an immersive experience called “Ruta Norte: Identidad Fronteriza”. The installation is a combination of documentary films, surround sound and other elements that allows visitors to feel, hear and see the experience of immigrants.
The exhibition was opened on Friday and will be open to all visitors for two weekends, November 19-21 and 26-28.
Jonalex Herrera, director at “Ruta Norte”, stated that traditional film projections are based in virtual reality. This is a stage that can perceive various lights, temperatures and sounds.
“What we are trying to achieve is an experience that allows us to live more closely,” he stated.
The audience will feel the temperature of the ground and the surrounding environment as they enter this controlled space. They can also transmit different scenes to their virtual reality glasses, which will allow them to experience the scene in a completely new way. He will hear the stories of his immigrants.
“The environment changes to align with key point and create higher level stories. He said that this was a more intimate, personal experience of what it means for someone to leave behind everything.
“One advantage of this technology is that unlike watching print content it allows viewers to be present in the content because we are in an virtual environment and have first-hand immigrant to tell us their story, their challenges and what they left behind to find a better future,” said Liz Pasillas (producer of Ruta Norte).
Each documentary interview tries to give a new perspective on how the border has changed in its social and cultural composition. It allows us to look at the pros and con of this change with a more compassionate perspective.
Jonalex, a Venezuelan immigrant to this border in 19 years ago, was the natural inspiration for developing the facility.
“Because this situation, I fled Venezuela. I fled before this happened to me. I took this problem deeply, and I put the it on my skin,” Las Cruce Herera, who studied filmmaking and made documentaries on the subject, shared. migrate.
As a result of the 2020 Chihuahua’s “Eka Nawéame” cultural and artistic financial stimulus plan selected from 187 participants has been realized.
- “Northern Route: Border Identity.”
- November 19-21 and November 26-28
- Ciudad Juarez Art Museum
- Pronav District
- Admission is free