Immersive Exhibition

The Asia-Pacific home for digital storytelling and immersive non-fiction.

A total of three categories of Immersive Exhibitions will be showcased this year.

Digital Storytelling 

A unique and dynamic storytelling experience using digital media to enhance the storytelling experience. These innovative and engaging stories convey powerful messages which captivate the audience and push the boundaries of traditional storytelling. 

Immersive Non-Fiction 

Transporting audiences to new and exciting worlds through virtual reality, augmented reality, 360-degree videos, interactive installations, and other immersive mediums. This provides a more visceral and emotionally impactful experience, allowing the audience to connect with the subject matter more profoundly. 

Urban Activation 

Providing the opportunity for the public to engage with their city and the storytelling process through immersive urban art installations. These interactive outdoor spaces allow the public to partake in Augement Realities (AR) projects and attend performances. 

Award Winning Projects

With 28 projects on display this year in Christchurch, during the Doc Edge 2024 Awards ceremony, the following two projects won the awards for 

* Best New Zealand Immersive Impact Project: Lane 25
* Best International Immersive Impact Project: Murals

Venues & Dates

Christchurch  |  19 – 30 June

All Christchurch events have now concluded.  The official opening of the Exhibition was held on 21 June, at Tūranga Library.  All Exhibitions were held across Tūranga Library, Town Hall, and a pop-up Tech Hub.

Wellington  |  4 – 13 July 
  • Te Auaha Gallery @ 65 Dixon Street, Te Aro.  The exhibition opening hours are
    • 8.30 am – 6 pm (weekdays)
    • 10 am – 3 pm (Saturdays)

VR experiences are part of the exhibition and will be hosted by a gallery coordinator available from

    • 12 pm – 4 pm (weekdays)
    • 10 am – 3 pm on Saturdays.
Auckland  |  8 – 14 July 
  • Central Library @ 44/46 Lorne Street, CBD
    • 8 – 11 July | 12 pm – 4 pm
  • Silo 6 @ Silo Park,  Beaumont Street &, Jellicoe Street, CBD
    • 12 – 13 July (Fri & Sat) | 6 pm – 10 pm
    • Sun 14 July | 3 pm – 6 pm

Special Events

Mon 8 July | 5.30pm – 7pm | Te Auaha, Wellington

Venues and Dates

Christchurch  |  20 – 30 June 

  • Victoria Room, Town Hall @ 86 Kilmore  Street, Central City

– Ticketed events featuring two centrepiece projects of this year international headliners: The Eye and I & Murals.

  • Tech Hub @ 231 High Street, Central City

– VR/AR and mixed reality installations of NZ world premieres and international award-winning work.

  • Tūranga Library @ 60 Cathedral Square, Central City

– a family-friendly selection of educational storytelling focused on cultural storytelling and impact topics.

Wellington  |  4 – 14 July 

  • Te Auaha Gallery @ 65 Dixon Street, Te Aro

Auckland  |  8 – 14 July 

  • Central Library @ 44/46 Lorne Street, CBD
  • Silo 6 @ Silo Park,  Beaumont Street &, Jellicoe Street, CBD

Exhibitions on Display

Here is a list of exhibitions on display organised by sessions or projects in Auckland and Wellington A session is a themed event in which you will experience a collection of installations or projects.  A project is simply an individual installation. 

All sessions are free and we encourage you to book a slot in advance to ensure you have priority to the exhibition. 

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Cultural and Community Impact

Digital Storytelling
8-11 Jul
New Zealand Projects that show us some of the best digital storytelling and immersive non-fiction in the Immersive Exhibition.

Immersive Wayfinders

Digital Storytelling
12-14 Jul
Digital Artists from the exhibitions work with local poets and musicians to create an installation and performance event to celebrate Matariki.

Impact Stories

Digital Storytelling
4-13 Jul
A selection of local Digital Storytelling and Immersive Non-Fiction work from the Immersive Exhibition. Join us to celebrate and experience local Well...

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