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Metaxu Studio


Unfold The Universe

Unfold The Universe by Metaxu Studio
Photography by Metaxu Studio.

“Unfolding the Universe: A Webb Space Telescope VR Experience” is an artwork created in commemoration of the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope and in coordination with the JWST team. This virtual installation includes 3D animated sculpture and interactive portraits of the James Webb Space Telescope scientists and engineers. Sound mapping technology is used to trigger interviews between the artist and the scientist upon confronting the interactive portrait. The work honors the extraordinary humans behind Webb and their decade-long stories of creating the telescope.

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