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The Living Coast Undersea Experience

4 June 2019
12:30 pm
5:00 pm

£5.00

Want to look under the waves of our Marine Conservation Zone, without getting wet? Come and explore a new VR experience.

KP Projects CIC has teamed up with ONCA Gallery to present The Living Coast Undersea Experience on Tuesday 4 June 2019.

What is The Living Coast Undersea Experience?

It’s a unique VR experience that lets users of all ages explore the underwater world of Beachy Head West Marine Conservation Zone, which runs between Brighton Marina and Beachy Head, without getting wet. Wearing a VR headset, you can explore a 3.5m square area amidst the area’s unique chalk gullies, where you can investigate the chalk reef and experience marine life such as the short snouted seahorse, undulate rays and moon jellyfish.

You will also have a chance to experience a new immersive 360º film to glimpse under the waves just off the coast and see the rich diversity of our local Marine Conservation Zone.

We are offering this unique experience in 20-minute slots, suitable for individuals or groups, with a maximum capacity of 4 people per slot. Tickets are £5 per slot and good for 1-4 people. Each ticket is for a 20-minute session and suitable for individuals or groups.

The Living Coast Undersea Experience (TLCUE) is a new project by KP Projects CIC. TLCUE has been produced in partnership with internationally renowned artist Simon Wilkinson of CiRCA69 and supported by The Living Coast Brighton & Lewes Downs, Sussex Inshore Fisheries & Conservation Authority, and Sussex Wildlife Trust.

The project is funded by Arts Council England, National Maritime Aquarium, Sussex Community Foundation, Heritage Lottery Fund and South Downs National Park Authority. For more information click here.


ABOUT THE ARTIST

KP (Karen Poley) is a Creative Producer and Artistic Director who has nearly 25 years experience of creating and producing outdoor arts festivals, events, community engagement projects & performances of all scales. Karen works with a range of partners & collaborators to create projects which cross a range of agendas, linking areas of interest & passion – outdoor arts, cycling, sustainability, healthy living, environmental issues – to provoke, challenge, inspire & reach the widest audience. Other recent work has focused on the bicycle in two main projects, The Bicycle Ballet Company, & reCyculture. Creating contemporary performances & installations to change the way people think about riding bikes & help encourage more people to cycle.

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ONCA Gallery
14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom

Organizer

KP Projects CIC

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