Women wearing VR headset and snorkel underwater


Step into the blue by entering the AquAIRium, an immersive dry aquarium that brings every sight, sound and scent of the ocean to life in an art-science installation. 3D mapping is used to connect the movement of remote control helium fish to light and sound elements, and visitors can get hands-on to guide the marine life – piloting the digital fish to move around in the space. As you explore the underwater world you will discover more about marine biology, how the oceans work, the ethics of aquaria, conservation, and how technology is revolutionising our experience of the deep blue seas.

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Saturday 21 October - Sunday 22 October 2017,
11am - 5pm

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MediaCityUK campus, University of Salford, Salford Quays, M50 2HE

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All ages

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