Social VR Meetups for Womxn in AltspaceVR
After two successful events, this third meetup focuses is about art and immersive technologies. The focus will be on topics related to the Goethe-Institut Montreal's yearlong project New Nature, a series of transatlantic encounters between contemporary artists, filmmakers, immersive and VR creators, technologists and climate scientists.
Connect! - Womxn in Immersive Tech is a series of events organized by the Goethe-Institut Montrealin collaboration with Women in Immersive Tech Europe (WIIT) and initiated by Sara Lisa Vogl.
Introductions by Sara Lisa Vogl, co-founder of Women in Immersive Tech Europe and New Nature participant. As well as Erandy Vergara, curator and researcher.
Presentations by artists Tamiko Thiel (DE) and Tosca Terán (CA). Tosca Terán aka Nanotopia will present a VR-live biodata-sonification of Mycelial Networks between Reality.
The invited speakers are participating experts from New Nature. In their work they use complex biological, interspecies and computer-based systems to question our relationship to the natural world.
More info about New Nature here: www.goethe.de/canada/newnature
The network meetings aim to virtually connect Womxn from Europe and Canada working in the creative industries and around immersive technologies to create new international connections and foster potential cooperation.
These Meetups are planned as a series of events with a different focus for each event.
More info about Connect! - Womxn in Immersive Tech: https://www.goethe.de/ins/ca/de/kul/met/phm/wit.html