Lunchtime Talk
Fri 13 Dec 2019 13:00

Immersion Problems

For this lunchtime talk (our last of the year) we are delighted to announce that Sarah Brin from New Mexico's renowned Meow Wolf, industry leaders in immersive experiences, will be helping us see the year out in style.

Portrait of Sarah Brin c/o Sarah Brin

Portrait of Sarah Brin c/o Sarah Brin


Sarah Brin

Sarah is a curator, writer and public speaker and currently works at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She specialises in developing strategies for bringing unprecedented creative and technological experiences to life. She has previously worked with Autodesk, SFMOMA, MOCA, the Hammer Museum, 826LA, the European Union, and many other organisations around the world. She is currently leading part of a hands-on design research process about playful museum experiences.

Join us for a talk by creative producer and art historian Sarah Brin. Sarah is a participant in Watershed's Creative Producers International scheme, and currently leads Strategic Partnerships at Meow Wolf, a New Mexico-based arts and entertainment group creating immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration.

Sarah will talk about her practice, including the challenges and responsibilities of creating engaging public art projects, playful exhibitions, and immersive experiences. For more information, please visit

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: to book your place on a tour.

Your email will only be used to send you monthly studio updates. You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in any of our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy

Upcoming Events

c/o of 3-Fold Games
Lunchtime Talk

Can games be serious?

Fri 14 Aug 13:00-14:00

Studio resident Claire Morwood & Chella Ramanan of 3-Fold Games will be introducing their recently released video game, Before I Forget - a short narrative exploration about a woman suffering from early-onset dementia.

Ocean Confessions Credit: Brian Hartley
Lunchtime Talk

Breaking theatre is more fun than making theatre

Fri 21 Aug 13:00-14:00

In this talk, studio resident and theatre director Tanuja Amarasuriya discusses her approach of making theatre by not doing it “properly” and the idea that how we tell our stories is as important as which stories we tell.

Far from paradise c/o Tessa Ratuszynska
Lunchtime Talk

Far from Paradise - Radically Re-imagining Social VR

Fri 28 Aug 13:00-14:00

Resident Tessa examines the exclusionary repercussions of designing Virtual Reality for a uniform ‘ideal user’, & explores the potential of social VR to generate new visions of public life, community & connectedness.

Past Events

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