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Jun 2, 2024

"If we are to use our tools in the service of fitting in on Earth, our basic relationship to nature--even the story we tell ourselves about who we are in the universe--has to change." --Janine M. Benyus

Breathing with the Forest

'Breathing with the Forest' is an immersive digital experience that explores the illusion of separation between us and the rest of the planet, a reminder that “with each breath we exchange parts of ourselves with the wider world.” The Capinuri tree grows in the Amazon river floodplain where the Breathing experience creators photographed and collected three-dimensional scans and audio recordings of the wind, trees, animals and water. Capturing the individual elements demonstrates the beauty of each individual living object; in relayering them for the experience, however, the creators demonstrate the opportunity available to notice how they interact; an invitation to appreciate the symbiosis of living alongside one another. “Entering the forest, we step out of our separateness to embody something much more than human.”


Take 5 minutes to engage with the "Breathing with the Forest" immersive experience. Connect to breath. Hold the spacebar when connection is interrupted. Reconnect to breath and center awareness on how that breath connects to everything around you. More ...