WORKSHOPs

2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

The second VR lab workshop took place in Cape Town, South Africa in July 2017, and brought together nine creative participants from across Africa (Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa).  The residential VR lab focus was 360 filmmaking, Unity production, and immersive computing and development of VR project ideas.

The Lab was led by the following creative advisors: Jessica Brillhart (principal filmmaker for VR at Google), Oscar Raby (VRTOV), Darren Emerson (East City Films), Ainsley Sutherland (media technologist and researcher, 2016 fellow at the BuzzFeed Open Lab), Stephen Abbott (editor), Simon Ratcliffe (audio engineer, Sound & Motion Studios) and Carl Roberts (Sound & Motion Studios), as well as New Dimensions alumni Jim Chuchu (visual artist, The Nest), and Selly Raby Kane (fashion designer).

Out of an applicant pool of over 200, the following artists were selected to attend:

2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

Jumoke Sanwo

Nigerian visual artist
2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

Rodny Likaku

Malawian writer
2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

Francis Kambili Mzembe

Computer games programmer
2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

Petna Ndaliko

Congolese filmmaker and activist
2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

Nyasha Kadandara

Zimbabwean journalist and filmmaker
2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

Shelley Barry

South African experimental filmmaker and academic
2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

Sarah Waiswa

Ugandan photographer
2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

Meghna Singh

South African visual artist and academic
2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

Simon Wood

South African filmmaker

Workshops

2019 New Dimensions AR/VR Lab

2019 New Dimensions AR/VR Lab

2018 NEW DIMENSIONS VR/AR LAB

2018 NEW DIMENSIONS VR/AR LAB

2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

2017 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

2017 NAIROBI VR HACKATHON

2017 NAIROBI VR HACKATHON

2015 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

2015 NEW DIMENSIONS VR LAB

GRASSROOTS VR WORKSHOP

GRASSROOTS VR WORKSHOP

CONNECT.HUBS

CONNECT.HUBS