Virtual galleries, online experiences and new technology

Jul 01, 2021
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Think Inside the Square – episode 4

Topic: Virtual galleries, online experiences and new technology

Date: Tuesday, 28 April 2020

Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm (Sydney time)

Join Celia Pavelieff: Director of Marketing and Communications at the Australia Council for the Arts, in this online conversation with industry experts, artists and digital adaptors.

Guest panelists

Dom Le Roy – Designteam: Dom is the Managing Director of Designteam – a creative agency specialising in designing and delivering events, exhibitions and brand activations for brands and businesses. A strategist in producing experiences and designing spaces; Dom has more than 12 years’ experience working on extraordinary projects both in Australia, and overseas.

Dr Josh Harle – Tactical Space LabJosh is a multidisciplinary researcher and media artist with a background in computer science, philosophy, and fine arts. His practice explores the contemporary use of digital technologies to map and make sense of the world, critiquing the opaquely ideological practice of digital capture and the abstract representations of space that mediate our engagement with the city (e.g. through GPS navigation and Google Maps).

David Finnegan – Sense 6: David is the owner of a successful production company called Sense 6. Clients are wide and varied covering the food, fashion, events, corporate and advertising industries.

About the series

This weekly online conversation has been developed for the Arts and creative industry: digital support facebook group. Every week, industry experts, artists and digital adaptors will join the panel to discuss solutions and ideas that inform the industry.

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Design team

Dom Le Roy is the Managing Director of Designteam – a creative agency specialising in designing and delivering events, exhibitions and brand activations for brands and businesses. A strategist in producing experiences and designing spaces; Dom has more than 12 years’ experience working on extraordinary projects both in Australia, and overseas.

Spaces by Mirk x Designteam – a quick and cost-effective solution to deliver an interactive experience on any desktop or personal device from anywhere, at any time. Spaces leverages technologies such as 3D animation, event design, gaming platforms, augmented and virtual reality; gamifying the online experience. It effectively replicates a performance space, event space, gallery, showroom or training environment; and facilitates interaction with virtual objects. Our platform is 100% Australian: designed, produced and developed by our teams in Sydney and Melbourne.

Dr Josh Harle – Tactical Space Lab

Dr Josh Harle is a media artist, researcher, and educator. His thesis investigated virtual and augmented space through an Australian Research Council Linkage grant with the NSW Emergency Information Coordination Unit, developing approaches to spatial representation in crisis contexts. This included the use of video-game engines as research tools in the investigation of existing and speculative architecture, for which he received the 2011 Young CAADRIA (Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia) Award.

He is a Visiting Fellow at UNSW Art and Design, and founder of Tactical Space Lab.

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