We live in an ocean of air

VR experience and installation

In collaboration with Marshmallow Laser Feast

We Live in an Ocean of Air is a multi-sensory immersive installation illuminating the fundamental connection between animal and plant. Step through the canvas and share a breath with the giants of the plant kingdom.

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Concept: Marshmallow Laser Feast
Directed by: Ersin Han Ersin, Barney Steel, Robin McNicholas

In collaboration with
Natan Sinigaglia and Mileece I’Anson

Executive Producer: Eleanor (Nell) Whitley
Executive Producer: Josh Ponte
Senior Producer: Mike Jones
Producer: Anna Firbank
Technical Director: Louis Mustill

Visual direction, system design and graphics programming : Natan Sinigaglia
Sound design, soundscape, plant bio-data capture and composition: Mileece I’Anson
System design and graphics programming : checksum5 and vvvv: Elias Holzer, joreg, Sebastian Gregor, Tebjan Halm,

Graphics Programming : Kyle McLean (Everyoneishappy)
VVVV Developer: Will Young
VVVV Developer: Randall Vazquez
Fluid Simulation Design: Johannes Timpernagel
Technical artist: Adam Heslop
Electronics Engineer: Sean Malikides
Product Designer: Tom Forsyth
Chief Tinkerer: Arron Smith

Multisensory Design and Olfactive system: The Feelies
Creative Director : Grace Boyle
Perfumer: Andreas Wilhelm
Scent deployment unit product design: Martyn Carter
Scent deployment unit technical design: Karl Wustrau

VoodooVR - Engineered immersive experiences: Alec Lane & Jan Breens
Onsite Operations Manager: Thomas Robson
Technician: Adi Wiedersheim Sendagorta
R&D Point Cloud Scans: Egmontas Geras
Environment VFX Producer: Toby Matthews
Environment VFX Coordinator: Rachael Gordon
Environment VFX Superisor: Jonathan Hancock
Environment 3D Digital Artist: Sam Hunt
Environment Junior 3D Generalist: Dwayne Green
Environment Head of 3D: Sandy Heslop
Additional assets: Megascan, Quixels
Additional Houdini Asset Preparation: Lewis Saunders
Promo VFX Animation, look Dev: Erik ferguson
Promo VFX technical director: Ole Geir Eidsheim
Promo Modelling: Mads Ringdal and Erik Ferguson
Promo Sound Design: James Bulley
Set Design & Fabrication: MDM Props
Costumier: Graham Burn
Sponsorship Lead: Matt Glover
Brand Consultancy: Pollitt & Partners
Pollitt & Partners Digital Director: Perry Mason
Pollitt & Partners Account Director: Libby Smart
Pollitt & Partners Copywriter: Shona Williams
Pollitt & Partners UX/UI Designer: David Williams
Pollitt & Partners Frontend Developer: Dan Court
Pollitt & Partners Motion Designer: Jack Rogers
Pollitt & Partners Motion Designer: Connor McCracken

Studio Manager: Alexa Romanoff
Finance Controller: Ana Salustiano
Production Assistant: Nicole O’Flynn