bear my soul** is a experience in virtual reality inspired from Nastassja Martin’s novel "croire aux fauves".**

After being disfigured and deeply injured by a bear, Nastia frees herself from reality to reach the dream world to embrace a new identity.
As a visitor in the inner world of this wounded being, the traveler will take part in Nastia’s metamorphosis.

Immersed in an animist dream world, the participant will meet Nastia under different shapes.
Through gaze, touch and the impulse of the voice, the participant will allow Nastia’s spirit to free herself from her injuried body to join the forest of the spirits.

In this animist environment where all beings are interconnected, the user will meet other participants. Guided by Nastia, they will have to vibrate their voice to enter in resonance with the beings of the forest.

bear my soul is a collective VR experience for a group of 2 to 6 participants simultaneously (70m2 space minimum needed).

FormatSmall Stories (LBVR)
GenreInteractive and sensory fiction
Duration20 min
LanguageFrançais, Anglais
ProductionSmall Creative

Further information:

Institut Français


Written by
Joséphine Derobe & Claire Allante

Joséphine Derobe

Artistic Direction
Claire Allante

Voyelle Acker et Vincent Guttmann

**With the financial support of **
CNC (Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, Paris, le département de la charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine region, Pôle Image Magelis Angoulême, Martell Foundation, the Atelier Grand Nord, CentQuatre, the international biennale of digital art of Île-de-France némo region, Courant 3D festival