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RePangeia: new exhibition at the Museum of Tomorrow combines virtual reality with elements tecnoxamanismo. Photo: Disclosure.

RePangeia: new exhibition at the Museum of Tomorrow combines virtual reality with elements tecnoxamanismo

We are at a turning point in human history, which reinforces the need to ask ourselves, at all times: how we want to live among us, and how we want to live with the planet? The technologies we have developed and perfected are more powerful, alter our bodies, our trajectory and impact the world. But not that we're transforming?

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To produce and consume with the urgency required by modernity, we forget to reflect on how we have handled the environment, sometimes irreparably, to extract resources that meet the needs of a world increasingly urbanized. This frenzied production and responsibility of free creates a dichotomy: we have access to efficient, comfort and agility, whereas contributed aggressive climate change, and elevating soil pollution rates, water and air - difficult to ignore impacts and bring to light reflection that we can not separate the humanity of Nature.

Tomorrow Museum presents RePangeia, a sensory experience in virtual reality that urges us to rethink our relationship with the Earth and each other. Action developed by Tomorrow's Activities Laboratory - LAA, which is presented by Santander, the experience was inspired by Tecnoxamanismo, which comes amid the free software movement with the purpose of sharing perspectives and visions traditional communities - indigenous, Maroons, riverside - and social movements. So, creates a meeting between ancestry and technical, between traditional knowledge and technology.

In virtual reality experience, developed in partnership with Intel, three people "are" in another space-time and are called to help a middle uncontrolled environment due to dissociation between Humanity and Nature. The title is inspired by Pangea, the supercontinent that existed millions of years ago. Your name, derived from the Greek, It means "the whole earth", concept which refers to the first time “our home” It was seen in its entirety Space. This fact changed our perception about the planet: It was the first time we realized our frailty and finitude in the vastness of the Universe. In this virtual collective futuristic ritual, participants discover the need for a common understanding that we are interdependent and connected, and, Only in this way, we can save the world and ourselves.

Tomorrow Activities Laboratory is presented by Santander. The RePangeia exhibition is the result of a partnership with Intel.

RePangeia – A tecnoxamânica experience in virtual reality
From 30 April
Tomorrow Activities Laboratory


Tomorrow Museum is a cultural institution of the Municipal Secretariat of Culture of Rio de Janeiro, under management Development and Management Institute (IDG).

About the Museum of tomorrow

A Museum of tomorrow is a museum of applied science that explores the opportunities and challenges that humanity will face in the coming decades from the perspective of sustainability and coexistence. Opened in December 2015 by the city of Rio de Janeiro, Tomorrow Museum is a cultural facility of the Department of Culture of the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro, under management Development and Management Institute (IDG). successful example of partnership between government and the private sector, Tomorrow Museum has received over 3,2 million visitors since opening. With master sponsorship of Banco Santander and a wide network of sponsors that includes companies such as Shell, IBM, IRB-Brasil RE, Engie, Grupo Globo, CCR's Instituto Intel, the museum was originally designed by the Roberto Marinho Foundation.

A IDG - Institute for Development and Management It is a non-profit organization specializing in managing public cultural centers and environmental programs and is also active in consulting for private companies and the implementation or development of cultural and environmental projects. Currently accounts for managing the Museum of Tomorrow, in Rio de Janeiro, Paço do Frevo, in Recife, as operational manager of the Atlantic Forest Fund and as a director of conservation actions and consolidation of the archaeological site of the Valongo wharf, in the port area of ​​Rio de Janeiro. Find out more www.idg.org.br

About the Museum of Tomorrow and the UN ODS

In 2015, the United Nations (UN) created Agenda 2030 with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (ODS), that must be implemented by all countries of the world to 2030. With the pillars of sustainability and coexistence, Tomorrow Museum is committed to the realization of this agenda, providing for eradicating poverty and hunger; protect the planet from degradation through sustainable consumption and production; ensure prosperous life and personal fulfillment of people through economic progress, social and technological, in harmony with nature; and promote peace. To learn more about each ODS, visit the UN website: nacoesunidas.org/pos2015/agenda2030/.

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