The Sinaloa Science Center in Culiacán is one of northern Mexico’s most important social centers for knowledge transfer in the field of science and technology. After being in service for more than 25 years, the building has now been refurbished and redesigned, and the entire concept of the exhibition was completely remodeled.
From the underlying vision of creating an immersive environment for up-to-date knowledge sharing in various dimensions of emotional, sensory, and bodily learning emerged the idea of integrating the “Deep Space 8K” into the new Science Center.
With this request in mind, Ars Electronica Solutions was commissioned to realize an immersive and interactive presentation space including a wall and floor projection. Like in previous Deep Space projects, Garamantis was involved in this project from the very beginning.
Currently, the Deep Space in the reopened Science Center showcases particle system cloud effects, gigapixel images, and artistically designed 3D environments.
After completion of the project’s various stages (workshop, advisory report, planning, realization, roll-out, and staff training), the Deep Space was put into test operation in December 2019, followed by the grand opening in January 2020.
Photos: Ars Electronica Solutions / Centro de Ciencias de Sinaloa