Events

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Catherine Allen

Catherine led the creation of two of the BBC's first VR experiences and provides her expert op-eds, comment and analysis to outlets including Wired magazine, The Guardian, VRFocus, Gizmodo, Tech Radar and Tech Crunch. She is…

Emma Hughes

Since graduating in Drama from the University of Bristol last year, Emma has been involved in numerous creative projects in film production and community-driven arts, as well as marketing for Oxfam festivals.She has a passion…

We are proud to present the inaugural Limina VR Weekender, an opportunity to discover a range of world-class, artistic VR experiences right here at Watershed. The weekender has been curated by Pervasive Media Studio residents Catherine Allen and Emma Hughes and coincides with the launch of their new VR company Limina Immersive.

From cutting edge dance, to a VR wildlife safari, to a trip through a surrealist painting, this weekend of immersive experiences will open your senses to an emerging new world of creative potential.

For full details of the festival programme, and to buy tickets visit Limina VR Weekender


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Upcoming Events

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Lunchtime Talk

Live Illustration Expanded

Fri 29 Oct 13:00-14:00

In this lunchtime talk, Studio Resident Camille Aubry will introduce the R&D project Live Illustration Expanded and explore how live illustration can transform physical and virtual environments and be a performance in itself.

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Lunchtime Talk

Revisiting: A Creative Just Transition?

Fri 5 Nov 13:00-14:00

The COP26 Global climate talks in November will shape how governments respond to the climate crisis. We’ll be re-visiting Zoe Rasbash’s reflections on the need for a creative approach to tackling climate change.

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Lunchtime Talk

Better Sex Through Gaming

Fri 12 Nov 13:00-14:00

In this lunchtime talk Oma Keeling will discuss the current situation of digital sexual policing, and how sexual culture in video games and games production reinforces and resists this, both historically and today.

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Lunchtime Talk

Divided by Law

Fri 19 Nov 13:00-14:00

In this talk, Dr Emma Agusita and Dr Katie Davies will discuss their film ‘Divided by Law’ which explores the experiences of binational families and couples trying to cope with the UK’s hostile immigration environment.

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Lunchtime Talk

Welcome to Utwopia

Fri 26 Nov 13:00-14:00

In this Lunchtime Talk, Studio Resident Ella Mesma shares her playful online world, and introduces her projects Papyllon & The Rainbow Butterfly which explore identity, heritage, imposter syndrome and privilege.

Past Events

If you are interested in previous events at the Studio, take a look at our events archive.