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Interactives and multimedia

The development and projection of innovative digital artworks, whether on the museum’s rooftop or as part of exhibitions, is one of the museum’s strengths.

Rooftop projections

Centenary of the signing of the Armistice of Mudros
Commemorating 100 years since the signing of the treaty that marked the end of Ottoman participation in World War I.
30 October 2018

On Sharks & Humanity
A visually stunning, thought-provoking film to complement the exhibition.
10–13 December 2018, 2–3 and 9–10 February, 24 May–15 June 2019

Threads of Migration
Designed by The Electric Canvas, Threads of Migration took inspiration from the patterns and textures of the museum’s textile collection to illuminate the museum’s rooftop with a rich patchwork of immigrant stories.
26 January–8 February 2019

Remembering Mabo
This projection shared the story of the landmark 1992 case for native title in Australia known as Mabo v Queensland (No 2). Eddie Mabo, a Torres Strait Islander, was the lead plaintiff in the case, which challenged the notion of terra nullius in the High Court and led to the passing of the Native Title Act.
27 May–3 June 2019

Videos

Dark Victory: Operation Jaywick – Singapore 1943
Eight-minute, multi-channel sound, triple-screen video documentary commemorating the 75th anniversary of Operation Jaywick and its impact on the citizens of Singapore. Shown daily in Action Stations. Single-screen version showing in the Dark Victory travelling exhibition and to be screened in the Singapore History Gallery of the National Museum of Singapore. Co-produced with the National Museum of Singapore in association with the Australian War Memorial with Department of Veteran Affairs funding

Pioneer / Innovator / Catalyst / Explorer
Four large-screen multi-channel sound documentary films about James Cameron’s innovation in underwater technologies and ocean exploration. Produced in association with Avatar Alliance Foundation

Interactives

Bismarck / Titanic / DEEPSEA CHALLENGER
Developed for James Cameron: Challenging the Deep, this multi-media touch-screen interactive enables visitors to re-create and investigate the sinkings of battleship Bismarck and RMS Titanic, and to dismantle and analyse the components and features of the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER

Virtual reality

Dark Victory: Operation Jaywick – Singapore 1943 VR
Six-minute virtual tour of MV Krait on the water and a re-creation of Operation Jaywick in Singapore for Occulus-Go headset. Available in Action Stations and the Dark Victory travelling exhibition and to be included in the redevelopment of the National Museum of Singapore. Co-produced with the National Museum of Singapore in association with the Australian War Memorial with Department of Veteran Affairs funding