28 Nov

public event The Studio in Bath 28 Nov 13:00 – 15:00

Innovation Nation: Using Technology in your Practice

Come and consider the potential of using technology in your research. Three Creative Practitioners will be presenting their work and discussing how they use technology in their research practice. This is an excellent opportunity to engage with your local creative research community and expand your network.

Nik Rawlings is the Creative Producer at The Studio. They are a singer and composer based in Bristol, UK. With a background in choral singing, queer club music and sonic arts, their work addresses voice’s relationship with technology, queer embodiment and collectivity through spatial sound performances and system design. They will present their CR&D project breathing.systems, a wearable multichannel wireless speaker array, used for spatial sound & choreographic works.

Naomi Smyth is the MyWorld Creative Technologist, managing access and facilitation for BSU’s MyWorld immersive media technology and access via BSU to the wider MyWorld technology resources. Naomi is an immersive theatre artist and PhD researcher, writing about how immersive theatre makers created ‘remote live’ performances on different tech platforms during COVID. In her practice Naomi has been using VR, volumetric scanning, immersive sound and MOCAP for three years and collaborated with BSU’s Creative Computing Research Group, Theatre and Digital Production and Film and TV.

Amber Lamonby-Pennie is a Research Development and Enterprise Lead and MA Senior Lecturer at Bath Spa University, SWDTP Sociotechnological Futures Pathway Lead and a Postdigital Creative Practitioner, working at the intersections between art, fashion, technology, education and its emerging postdigital critical philosophy. Amber will present examples from her recent Wearable Technology collection and discuss her transdisciplinary approach to research-based practice. Amber has previously organised and chaired talks at the ICA London, which included ‘The Relevance of Memory to Creativity and Cultural Development in the Digital Age’, exhibited her work at TENT London Design Week and been selected to show her work at the Business of Design Week, Hong Kong.

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