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  • Derby, UK

Anim18 VR Gallery

Organisation: Derby QUAD

Role: Digital Participation Curator/Creative Lead

Date: 2018

A bespoke virtual gallery filled with an exciting range of British animations that you can you see and hear.

Working in partnership with V21 Artspace (developers), the VR Gallery celebrates and showcase British animation through emerging technologies. It features animations from each of four strands: Young at Heart, Politics and Persuasion, Breaking Boundaries and Connections. You’ll find newly commissioned work created during the season, which has sought to engage with artists and participants from a range of backgrounds including the d/Deaf community.

Featured Artists: Anushka Kishani Naanayakkara, Ian Gouldstone, Jessica Ashman, Kate Sullivan, Leeds Animation Workshop, Leo Crane, Noriko Okaku, Osbert Parker, Pixelheads (National Videogame Museum), Ruth Coggins, Samantha Moore, The Light Surgeons, plus the winner of the first ever AniJam UK.

Part of ‘Anim18: A Celebration of British Animation’. For activities and events across the UK visit www.anim18.co.uk.
Led by Film Hub Wales and Chapter (Cardiff) working with members of the BFI Film Audience Network, with the support of
the BFI, awarding funds from The National Lottery.