Events

Lunchtime Talk
Fri 12 Apr 2019 14:00


Introducing LIMINA - Bristol's new Virtual Reality Theatre on Harbourside

Something very exciting is going on downstairs at Watershed's unit 5: the Limina Immersive team have opened the UK's first venue totally dedicated to creative VR. Join us to hear more about it.

Speaker

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…

Studio Residents Limina new Creative VR Theatre is open six nights a week and all day at weekends. They will will be piloting the Theatre for three months, with support from Watershed. The Limina team are dedicated to offering VR for audiences as a shared activity that forms part of a day or evening out, in a calm & nurturing environment. Join Limina's Emma, Freya and Catherine as they run through their first programme and talk about the guiding principles that underpin this new venture.

Limina Immersive is a leading UK-based immersive media curation, events and consultancy company. Their approach is based on an ongoing process of extensive audience research and testing, working with leading universities and cultural venues. They also work closely with some of the world’s most talented VR producers, giving them access to the most pioneering and meaningful content out there. Through their unique VR theatre format and expert curation, they get to the heart of what immersive media really means in context, working back from an audience perspective.

This Lunchtime Talk is part of Open Studio Friday, which takes place at the Studio every week.

Do you want to find out what is going on at the Pervasive Media Studio? Are you interested in meeting our residents, talking about a specific project or curious about pervasive media? Why not pack a sandwich and join us for one of our Lunchtime Talks and Open Studio Friday. Lunchtime Talks are informal presentations by Studio residents and associates. They normally take place at 1pm on Friday, are free and open to everybody who’s interested in what we do. After the Talk, we also invite you to stay with us for the afternoon to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. We provide chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Our open afternoons close at 5pm. Let us know if you’d like a tour of the space and we'll be happy to show you around just before the talk. Send an email to: studio@watershed.co.uk to book your place on a tour.


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