World XR @ Valais Fair in 2019

In a year only, we have helped the incorporation of 4 new XR start-ups in Crans- Montana, and our first art resident has been selected to Sundace after World Premiering here in Switzerland.

Salar Shahna, World XR President

World XR at Valis Fair 2019 - Salar Shahna speech

Culture, business, and heritage

The Valais Fair is one of the most important and popular gatherings in the Swiss canton, Valais.

World XR President, Salar Shahna, was invited by Culture Valais to present the World XR Forum (WXRF) at the conference. He also introduced the XR residency program in Crans-Montana, directed by Valérie Félix.

The presentation was followed by a moderated debate by the Editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper “Le Temps” with Frédéric Kaplan, EPFL Professor and Director of the Digital Humanities Lab, Alain Dubois, Cantonal Archivist of the State of Valais, and Valérie Félix, Historian of Art and Independent Researcher in Cultural and Digital Studies.

Other technologies were also presented at the conference and one of the most striking was the “Robot Raclette”.

Many people were impressed with the program and look forward to attending the next edition of the WXRF.

Watch the recordings

Rendez-vous de la Culture with Salar Shahna

Followed by Rendez-vous de la Culture with Valérie Félix

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