Presented by : The Michelangelo Foundation
Step inside three fascinating workshops
Here’s how to enjoy your virtual reality experience
Created especially for Homo Faber, this film takes you right into the heart of three inspiring artisanal workshops, thanks to virtual reality technology. To watch it on your mobile phone, first build your VR cardboard viewer (instructions below). Then select the English or Italian version, activate full screen and insert your phone into the cardboard viewer. Enjoy the ride!
Cardboard VR viewer
How to get started
Unfold virtual reality viewer and separate it from the envelope. Follow the instructions below to put it together. Place your phone into the cardboard box. Activate the Stereoscopic mode by clicking on the glasses Icon. It will allow you to watch the film in glorious virtual reality.
Immerse yourself in the worlds of three talented artisans
The three artisans featured in this film are some of the only people in the world practising their particular technique. Embodying exquisite skill, passion, determination and the pursuit of excellence, each is an ambassador in their field. This virtual reality experience uncovers the secrets of hard stone marquetry, automata making and enamelling, showing why these talented artisans are so passionate about what they do.
The artisans– – –
The Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship is an international, nonprofit institution based in Geneva, Switzerland, which celebrates and preserves master craftsmanship and strengthens its connection to the world of design. The Foundation seeks to support men and women who dedicate themselves to the pursuit of master craftsmanship and to foster a new cultural movement built around the values that are essential for their work.