In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer.

In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer transports you into the heart of other people's lives through immersive 360 degree video.

In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer.

About In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer.

28th Sep 2020 to 25th Oct 2020
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Online Event Edinburgh
Free, or by donation
Event organiser/part of Traverse Theatre
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In Someone Else’s Shoes is an immersive 360 degree video project.

We all have a unique relationship to where we live, work or play – even as we share that place with thousands or millions of others. Our city is ours, and to see someone else’s view of it we must walk its streets in their shoes, see its sights with their eyes and truly hear their voices.

In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer transports you into the heart of another person’s life through immersive 360 degree video. Using your smartphone, tablet or desktop computer you will step into someone else's shoes and explore Edinburgh’s many iterations, with all the surprises they contain.

From Raphael, originally from France, who has been keeping Edinburgh going during the pandemic as a supermarket delivery driver, to Trishna who runs a charity that empowers and supports Sikh women across Scotland, to Sienna – a young woman passionate about dancing – and many more.

Stepping into the shoes of our subjects, we can can briefly live their lives – seeing through their eyes and hearing their thoughts on their city right now. Exploring COVID concerns, the resurgence of Black Lives Matter and our relationship to arts and culture, In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer shares a vivid and tangible impression of Edinburgh’s unexpected summer, a city at a particular moment in time, when we are more connected than we have ever realised before.

A Traverse 3 Production, In Someone Else’s Shoes is a concept conceived and directed by theatre, film and VR director Hannah Price. In Someone Else’s Shoes: Edinburgh’s Unexpected Summer has been produced in collaboration with creative producer Wezi Mhura and features contributions from a range of real-life city residents.

The Traverse is funded by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council, with additional support from The Scottish Government Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund.

Age 14+

Image by Mihaela Bodlovic

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