VR Experience Now and in the Future

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How to present a VR experience now and in the future?  

In 2019, one hundred years of active women's suffrage was. In honor of this, Justin Zijlstra, in collaboration with Atria, Knowledge Institute for Emancipation and Women's History, Public Library Amsterdam and Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences created a VR experience. 

Since April 2021,. preserving this artwork has been the new case study in LIMA’s research on the preservation, documentation and distribution of VR artworks from april 2021 on, in collaboration with DDHN (NDE) and partners in the project Documentation Digital Art.  

Research Questions 

How to take a future visitor into this experience and preserve components and experience? 
What is best practice in preserving and documenting VR artworks? 
What is best practise in related research in preserving 360 video, real-time 3D, AR and MR? What is the concept and functionality of the (interaction) and technology used? How can the experience and interaction be mapped and the technology preserved? How can the artwork be presented in the future?  
How do the different versions relate to each other? 
How can we and others study, experience, and use the different versions? How can we distribute VR works/ what are the minimum requirements/what is best practice? 


The first outcomes will be presented at an (online) expert meeting in June 2021. A more public presentation is scheduled for September this year. An expert meeting on new technologies for documentation is scheduled as well in the scope of the Documentation Digital Art project. Both expert meetings might merge.