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Escape reality, and enter new, alternate destinations...
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welcome to the metaverse
Conceived as a hyperreal ring, orbiting in the metaverse. Can be viewed several ways on rotation.
A village mirage, in an enchanted forest. A sanctuary where animals roam freely without fear of being hunted. Look closely and see if you can find all the animals!
A giraffe sanctuary, in the form of a round blue planet-shaped home, are kept company by friendly humans.
Two geishas float on lily pads. One woman offers the other her gift: a shell that once you gaze into it, can answer any question from the past, present, or future. You can choose your question as your gift.
ode to napier
A tribute to Gorst's hometown of Napier in New Zealand. Famed for its abundant Art Deco architecture, this building is placed within a luscious green native forest.
the day the birds arrived
A city surrounded by waterfalls and rivers, on the day the birds arrived. Swooping in and rescuing humans, as a boy watches in awe from the port.
the king's return
After being away for a long time, the king has returned to his homeland, bearing riches and goodwill.
The spectators at the neon-walled gallery, are absorbed at looking at the collection of galaxy art in decorative frames, while a woman in the gallery is on a box announcing her art manifesto.
sunset at swan lake
The tourists flock to Swan Lake City at sunset. Huge sculptural columns and statues overlook the golden water, while a bridge extends over and towards the futuristic city. A swan is docked at a set of stairs, that lead up to the civic centre.
While the olympian swimmer is practising back-stroke, she is dreaming of what might have been if she had pursued ballet as a child. The applause from a theatre crowd...
shout to the top
Mountaineers are climbing to the top of the Flatiron building, in a Victorian-era city setting.
Sydney's iconic Opera House re-contextualised as being on an island, a new kind of destination.
The couple having a picnic are witnessing a skateboard pro, hand standing on his board while high up on the bridge.
Surfing at night takes a dramatic turn, as a huge sea creature emerges from the water, just as a scuba diver is swimming up to the surface.
it's a woman's world
After breaking through the ice wall, we discover an abstract world where graphic lines cross and meet, and steely creatures drink from icy waters.