Tessa is an artist working in Documentary, 360 Film and Installation, and a Creative Producer for VR and AR experiences, interactive games, performance, installation and immersive digital live art festivals and events.
Tessa has curated, programmed and managed Virtual Reality spaces at festivals and events including Sheffield Doc Fest’s VR Campfire 2017 and Open City Doc Fest 2017. Tessa works as Creative Producer at Limina Immersive alongside industry pioneer Catherine Allen, bringing VR to diverse audiences across the UK and curating interesting, beautiful and challenging VR works.
She also has a continued collaboration as Creative Producer to Artist and Pervasive Media Studio resident Jane Gauntlett, and produced the VR installation for two 'In My Shoes: Intimacy' which premiered at Sheffield International Documentary Festival 2017. They are working on new commission for 2018: https://weareunlimited.org.uk/commission/truelove/
Tessa is also part of the collaborative project ‘The OVRs’: a collection of artists working in 360 film, VR and new media to create experimental works exploring neurodivergent, queer and other ‘othered’ experiences. In all her work Tessa is concerned with skill sharing, representation, inclusivity and accessibility for audiences and makers within the VR and the immersive media landscape.