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A film that allows users to explore one boy’s reconstruction of his city from paper, in an attempt to recapture the spirit of his home.
A young boy set out to preserve what he loved. Mohammed Kteish, with dreams of one day being an architect, reconstructed a model of his city Aleppo. For his own safety, Kteish had to leave behind his home and his model city. The film allows users to explore one boy’s reconstruction of his city from paper, in an attempt to recapture the spirit of his home.
What is Freedom Immersive Exhibition?
This specially curated exhibition features a collection of acclaimed virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) work that explores some of the political themes examined within our Freedom opera season.
Is the experience okay for children?
VR and AR manufacturers have set an age restriction of 13 and above. So unfortunately under 13’s will not be able to participate in the VR/AR element of the exhibition. Adult supervision for under 18’s is required at all times.
I have questions about accessibility
The venue and installations is wheelchair accessible. Please include any requirements as part of your booking online.
I suffer from motion sickness can I take part?
If you suffer motion sickness we do not recommend you take part. However you can suspend your experience at any point if you experience nausea or dizziness.
Can I participate if I’m pregnant?
As this experience involves elements of movement and motion, so may cause dizzy spells, participation is not recommended.
I have a pacemaker is it safe for me to participate?
We would recommend not participating as some of the VR technology could interfere with pacemakers.
Can I use a headset if I have a skin condition?
Unfortunately you cannot use the headset if you have a contagious skin condition. Some headsets contain natural rubber latex that may cause allergic reactions for people who are sensitive to latex.
Can I take photos?
Yes please take photos and tag us on social media using the hashtag #WNOFreedom
Can I wear glasses during the experience?
Yes, all of the headsets are adjustable and built with enough space between the lenses and face for you to experience the content without discomfort.
Can I get a ticket on the day?
We would recommend booking a free ticket online to avoid disappointment. However tickets will be available on the day subject to availability.
When should I arrive?
Please try and arrive 5 mins before you scheduled session unfortunately we cannot guarantee entry if you arrive late for your booked session.
WNO FREEDOM Season is proudly sponsored by Associated British Ports (South Wales) – 32 years of supporting WNO and our shared communities.