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Lunchtime Talk

Fri 28 Jun 2019 14:00


All present and correct?

Imagine being able to step into someone else’s life? This is what new interactive audio experience, 'Of Home and Each Other,' sought to explore. Join designer, Rosie Poebright as she looks back at this powerful project.

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Rosie Poebright

Rosie Poebright

Rosie is an experience architect and real-world game designer. Her work is guided by a simple mission: to make beautiful, genuinely moving experiences that put the participants at the centre of the action. To do this she uses…

Of Home and Each Other was a project that set out to bring it’s audience to a closer understanding of the challenges that a migrant to the UK may face.Join experience designer Rosie Poebright from Splash & Ripple as she reflects on the process and paradoxes of attempting to make an interactive audio experience that brings people together while honouring their differences, uses inherently distracting smartphones to ground the audience in the present and conveys the life experience of 23 people through a fictional narrative.

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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