Art Association Hronotop.UA prepared for residents unusual project, which combines music, technology and history of houses.
My city – a fairy tale. Every morning on the way to work, I smile looking at the familiar facades that hide themselves in a piece of history. The city inspires me, brings joy, desire to live and create a new one.
Cultural Association Hronotop.ua dreams of every resident of Kiev can say that about myself. We understand the catastrophic situation that has developed with the protection of cultural monuments of Kyiv. Sure to talk about the problem is necessary. But a very important speech, which we shall discuss, and in our opinion, this should be the language of art – the most versatile of all.
The project “Memory of the city”
Team Hronotop.ua decided to join the solution, and the Kyiv city state administration supported the initiative.
If for protection of cultural monuments to combine the latest technology, music and history of the houses – we’ll get the”VR-Nocturne Opera” Opera is dissolved in the space of the city.
“VR-Opera Nocturne” – watch the video!
To explore the full history you will need only a smartphone and headphones. Once on location, you need to connect to the Wi-Fi mesh and get the app in the video format 360°, and the building across the street tell your story. With the further development of the project, you will be able to arrange a house tour of the city. For a deeper dive close to locations for temporary use everyone can get a VR-helmet, and instructions for its use.
Test location of the project,” Memory city “VR-Opera “Nocturne” is the house at Andreevskiy Spusk, 18. A test drive will prevoditelj from 16 to 31 October. VR-helmet and advice can be obtained in the Literary and memorial Mikhail Bulgakov Museum (Andriyivsky Uzviz, 13).
Kiev’s past comes alive…
The basis for the creation of musical material by the composer Sergei Plug was Opera by Mykola Lysenko “Nocturne”. Author Anton Litvinov.
It is extremely important, respecting the past, with care to incorporate it in the future. The sights of the city, in some places destroyed, unable to a new life in the digital realm, reminding us of the living history of the city.