By their own admission, the Swedish programmers seek to take traditional paintings, which use color and style to entice viewers' emotions, into the realm of Virtual Reality. Masterpieces will be converted into rich and living scenes portraying single moments with the help of a "magic dark tunnel."
In the demo version, "Girl Reading a Letter by the Open Window" by Johannes Vermeer (ca. 1659) and "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci (ca 1506) are available for display, the latter often being described as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world."
Space Plunge is a Swedish based company with a passion for arts and virtual reality founded by Martin Eklund and Martin Christensen. Christensen has a Master's degree in fine arts and a Bachelor's in game development, whereas Eklund is self-taught programmer with a history in the game industry and making virtual instruments for music production.