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You Can Walk On Lava At Montreal's OASIS Immersion This Summer

Also travel through space, observe a Danish way of life and try not to get bitten by a shark.
Montreal's OASIS Immersion Has Epic New Experiences This Summer

Five months after its initial launch, OASIS immersion is back with a summer exhibition at the Palais des congrès de Montreal.

Aptly named Inspirations, almost half of the original exhibit's segments have been revamped or added to "reflect current events and keep with the times," according to a press release — and a new roster of Quebec artists have joined the project.

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OASIS immersion founders Nicolas Lassonde and Denys Lavigne said in the release that the exhibit's new changes are "part of [their] goal of making OASIS immersion an ongoing hub of creative output and innovation."

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The new segments include a collaboration with French television network TV5, "inspired" by the documentary L'odyssée Pacifique and the book Empreintes by filmmaker Guillaume Beaudoin.

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The film captures the essence of the Marquesas Islands, Fiji, Bora Bora and Tahiti, "[reflecting] on the importance of preserving our oceans as precious sources of life and inspiration."

"Life-sized sharks and ocean floors" make for a truly immersive underwater experience.

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Astronaut David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency takes viewers through space in We are dream dust, described as a "journey through the cosmos and what spurred him to embrace space travel."

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Quebec YouTuber Émile Roy's presence in the exhibition features a "fresh new take on hope and resilience," while the Quebec-based lo-fi studio Vallée Duhamel's exhibit features a "hygge-inspired experience" with music by composer Jean-Phi Goncalves. Hygge is a Danish term for coziness and contentment.

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Get the details below.

OASIS immersion 

Price:

Adults: $25

Students, seniors and children up to 17 years old: $20

Children under five years old: Free

For a family of four: $19 per person

When:

10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Thursday to Saturday (last visit starts at 9:20 p.m.)*

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday (last visit starts at 8 p.m.)*

Address: 1001, Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal, QC

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