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Life in 3D symposium
Tue 29 March 2016, 12:00 – 17:30 BST
Join us for the 3rd edition of the 'Life in 3D' Symposium which this year focuses on environments & emotions.
The symposium aims to bring industry professionals, researchers and digital media students together to discuss how a wide range of 3D technologies are transforming they way in which we design and engage with media artworks and events.
_ How do people experience and engage with multi-dimensional multi-medial environments?
_ How are media technologies influencing people's emotions and perception of environments?
Join us for an afternoon of short presentations and panel discussions.
Tuesday 29th March _ symposium at Grassmarket Community Project
12:00 - 13:00 _ Registration
13:00 - 13:10 _ Welcome / Introduction
13:10 - 15:00_ Panel discussion - being expressive at scale in 3D
From projecting onto cities, to the most intimate encounters between ear and loudspeaker, this panel brings together experts from across the audiovisual landscape to discuss the role festivals, curators, artists, designers and software play in exploring the challenges and opportunities of working at different scales in 3D.
_ Gareth Fry (sound designer of Complicite's The Encounter)
_ Roy Luxford (planning director Edinburgh International Festival)
_ Varun Nair (co-founder of TwoBigEars)
_ Richard Slaney (creative director 59 Productions)
_ Moderator: Martin Parker (programme director Uni. of Edinburgh's MSc Sound Design).
15:00 - 15:30 _ Coffee break
15:30 - 17:00 _ Panel discussion - embodied media experiences
Whether inside a historical painting, wandering in a virtual architectural space or following the trajectories of animals in the forest, stereoscopic and VR technologies transport us to worlds where our bodily experiences are transformed. Being here or there, or where?
_ Lauren Moffatt (Berlin-based media artist)
_ Dorothea Kalogianni (Edinburgh-based researcher)
_ Robin McNicholas (co-director Marshmallow Laser Feast)
_ Moderator: Rocio von Jungenfeld (media researcher & tutor, Edinburgh College of Art)
17:00 - 17:30 _ Closing remarks