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Monday, July 12 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Wild Futures: Immersive Art in the 2020s and Beyond

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Immersive art is changing. Heading into the 2020s, audiences have new accessible devices, an increased comfort for virtual content, and appetites for cutting-edge experiences. Even the meaning of "immersive" has also come to include so much — from location-based experiences to VR/AR on headsets and smartphones. What are the new forms of expression that are emerging in, through, and alongside immersive art?

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Drue Kataoka

CEO, Drue Kataoka Studios
Drue Kataoka is an artist-technologist-activist & CEO of Drue Kataoka Art Studios (www.Drue.Net), serving some of the world's top art collectors in 5 continents & over 30 countries. She creates commissioned artworks in both material art genres such as mirror-polished steel sculpture... Read More →

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Dylan Urquidi

Researcher / Engineer / Designer / Artist, Unity Technologies
Dylan Urquidi, is a generative-artist, and research-engineer/XR-designer at Unity Labs, the research division of Unity Technologies. Dylan has won awards for his work at Unity Labs, developing tools like “EditorXR”, which won the “Best in Virtual Tech” award at the SF Design... Read More →
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Sofia Crespo

Artist, Entangled Others
Sofia Crespo is an artist working with a huge interest in biology-inspired technologies. One of her main focuses is the way organic life uses artificial mechanisms to simulate itself and evolve, this implying the idea that technologies are a biased product of the organic life that... Read More →
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Myriam Achard

Chief New Media Partnerships & PR, Centre PHI
For the past 15 years, Myriam Achard has worked with Phoebe Greenberg to develop and promote the Canadian and international avant-garde arts scene. She has been Chief, New Media Partnerships & PR at the PHI Centre since it opened in 2012.Over the past 6 years she has devoted a great... Read More →

Monday July 12, 2021 11:00am - 11:45am EDT