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In this exhibition we invite you to see the invisible. We are challenged to cross the urban nights boundaries, in which we are used to see the duo VJ Suave large-format projections and enter the magic forest territory through the eyes of Virtual Reality.

Combining the latest generation technologies with the knowledge of indigenous people, Ceci Soloaga and Ygor Marotta lead us into a world which will respond to our gestures and movements.

The interactive installation proposed by the duo doesn’t present obstacles to overcome, but there is a course through which relationships can be established with the characters and objects. It is necessary to be in harmony with the sound of the environment, with the music from the instruments, with the flora diversity and also to realize the beauty of the animals. It demands attention, sensibility and immersion from the participants.

Taking the way we see things to a whole new level, it presupposes another kind of perspective: the one which sees, from the invisible, having the mind in symbiosis with all the organs of the body.

Giselle Beiguelman, artist and researcher in digital art.

Characters

Characters

Indian Txuã

Shaman of the enchanted forest, Txuã is a very powerful healer who leads those who seek him into the path of enlightenment and self-knowledge. He uses the wisdom of the sacred plants and the invisible energy of the forest to guide people to other dimensions. He has a lot to teach with his words and plants, you just have to be close to him with an open heart.

The shaman’s speeches were created from an interview with Txuã Pakamayte, leader of the Huni Kuin Tribe of the Envira River region in Acre, northern region of Brazil. Besides giving us his knowledge, Txuã also gave his voice to the character of the installation.

Rosa, The Cosmig Girl

Rosa lives on a planet that doesn’t have any more nature left. The people from her planet took too long to notice that so all their nature vanished. She came to Earth in order to exchange knowledge. Txuã is teaching Rosa how to grow plants through the energy from the hands. She has been learning to do so with the purpose of making nature reborn on her planet. And we can also learn together: our hands can bring things to life.

Floresta Encantada - Realidade Virtual por VJ Suave

Rosa, The Cosmig Girl

Rosa lives on a planet that doesn’t have any more nature left. The people from her planet took too long to notice that so all their nature vanished. She came to Earth in order to exchange knowledge. Txuã is teaching Rosa how to grow plants through the energy from the hands. She has been learning to do so with the purpose of making nature reborn on her planet. And we can also learn together: our hands can bring things to life.

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The Wise Cacajo

The most mysterious of all monkeys in the forest, Cacajo is an Uacari-White, the wise one of his group. He is a jungle’s healer who uses rhythms to promote physical and spiritual healing. With the sound of his shaker he leads us on a rhythmic journey that relaxes and stimulates creativity. Feel this sound touching your being, at that present moment you are able to perceive everything that is beyond visible reality. He uses sage to purify the environment and the aura because, through burning, this sacred leaf becomes a vehicle of cleanliness and light.

Josi, The Musician

A traveler and a wanderer, he is Txuã’s friend. With his atabaque he helps to lead the ritual creating a musical environment conducive to elevation. The atabaque is an ancestral instrument which came to Brazil through the hands of the Africans, and along with it, was also brought the strength of that continent.

Maná, The Guide Jaguar

With its strength, courage and power, Maná is the forest protector and a guide for human beings. The shamans evoke its wisdom. It is an animal of power that leads us along the path of discovery. It is part of this bon re circle and it assists the Shaman in his ritualistic and healing works.

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Maná, The Guide Jaguar

With its strength, courage and power, Maná is the forest protector and a guide for human beings. The shamans evoke its wisdom. It is an animal of power that leads us along the path of discovery. It is part of this bon re circle and it assists the Shaman in his ritualistic and healing works.

Directed by
Ygor Marotta e Ceci Soloaga – VJ Suave

Script
Vj Suave
Roberta Nader
Art Direction
Ygor Marotta
Coding
Roger Sodré
Level Design
Paulo Stoker
Vj Suave
Character Design
Ygor Marotta
Paulo Stoker
3D Animation
Leo Campasso
3D Modeling
Bruno Saber
Rigging
Vivi Adade
Textures
Ygor Marotta
Paulo Stoker
Ricardo Riamonde
Astral Projection
Vj Vigas
Paulo Stoker
Vj Suave

Soundscapes
Bmind – Roda de luz e Viagem astral
Barrio Lindo – Cachoeira e Lagoa
Gama – Cristais
Psilosamples – Cogumelos
SFX
Bmind
Voices
Txuã Pakamayte – Índio
Enlighten Crystals
Ygor Marotta
Pascal Champagne
Ramon Porteiro
Yves Marotta
Assistant Producer
Yves Marotta
Texts
Roberta Nader
Research and Technology
Ceci Soloaga
Original Idea
Vj Suave
Webmaster
Josias Leal
Support
Intercities Turismo

Script
Vj Suave
Roberta Nader
Art Direction
Ygor Marotta
Coding
Roger Sodré
Level Design
Paulo Stoker
Vj Suave
Character Design
Ygor Marotta
Paulo Stoker
3D Animation
Leo Campasso
3D Modeling
Bruno Saber
Rigging
Vivi Adade
Textures
Ygor Marotta
Paulo Stoker
Ricardo Riamonde
Astral Projection
Vj Vigas
Paulo Stoker
Vj Suave

Soundscapes
Bmind – Roda de luz e Viagem astral
Barrio Lindo – Cachoeira e Lagoa
Gama – Cristais
Psilosamples – Cogumelos
SFX
Bmind
Voices
Txuã Pakamayte – Índio
Enlighten Crystals
Ygor Marotta
Pascal Champagne
Ramon Porteiro
Yves Marotta
Assistant Producer
Yves Marotta
Texts
Roberta Nader
Research and Technology
Ceci Soloaga
Original Idea
Vj Suave
Webmaster
Josias Leal
Support
Intercities Turismo