Together with the Körber-Stiftung, we presented the XR History Award for the first time this year. The prize of 5,000 euros was to be given to a project using immersive technology to bring history, history education and commemorative culture to life.
During the opening ceremony on June 2, Dr. Paulsen, Chairman of the Körber-Stiftung, presented the XR History Award to the British project “CHILD OF EMPIRE” in front of invited guests.
Fascinating, stirring, mediating and above all relevant – that’s XR History Award winner Child of Empire by Sparsh Ahuja and Erfan Sadaati! This animated (VR) docu-drama immerses viewers in one of the largest forced migrations in human history: the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947, making it an innovative contribution to digital history education.