A short animation, viewed on your smartphone, of the characters in Herding Caterpillars VR. Herding Caterpillars tells the story of the mutual symbiosis of the Chequered Copper (Lucia limbaria) butterfly accompanied by an original sculpture.
There is a trail to the 3 AR triggers, which starts at the Nature Festival Hub on the SA Museum lawns.
At the Hub there Luci the Giant Catterpillar a sculpture made of carboard quilting by Wills Projects (Laura Wills and Will Cheesman).
The second AR trigger and sculpture is by Emiko Artemis and is located on the grass outside the MOD.
The third AR trigger and sculptures based on the host plant Oxalis perennans led by Chris De Rosa, Rosina Possingham, Nicholas Hanisch, built during a series of community workshops at POP Projects and supported by City of Port Adelaide Enfield, are located in the southern area of Pakapakanthi/Victoria Park/Park 16 on the walking trail south of the Grasslands Biodiversity site.
Herding Caterpillars would like to thank our key partners, CDW Animation , Flinder's University The VOID, and Brewed Engagement Extended Reality (BEER) Labs.
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Our Herding Caterpillars website features behind the scenes and making of the Herding Caterpillars experience and other related resources. In addition their is a link to book for the 'Herding Caterpillars in VR' experience.
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This project is supported by the Adelaide Economic Development Agency, the Department of Innovation and Skills and the City of Adelaide through the Adelaide CreaTech City Challenge Project.
This event takes place on the lands of the Kaurna People. We pay our respects to all elders past, present and emerging, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.