The Death Forum: Memory in the Wake of Atrocity @ Texture MCR, Manchester [1 March]

The Death Forum: Memory in the Wake of Atrocity


121
01
March
19:00 - 21:30

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Texture MCR
67 Lever Street, M1 1FL Manchester, United Kingdom
Tickets £7 (£4Students, low earners)
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How is technology and the digital age is shaping our approach to remembering those lost to atrocity?

Join us for an evening of talks from artists, researchers & technologists looking at digital interactive experiences relating to the theme of memory & death.

Dan Hett — Discussing his new series of interactive works addressing his experience online after loosing his brother in the Mcr terror attack.

Matt Boswell — Memorialising holocaust survivors as interactive holograms and memorial sites as VR experiences.

Sarah Unwin — A wider look at death in the digital age.

— DAN HETT
Dan is an artist, creative technologist, and game developer. He will be talking about his current body of work, a series of experimental games exploring his experiences in the aftermath of the Manchester terror attack in which his brother was tragically lost.

Website: danhett.com/
Patreon: patreon.com/danhett
Twitter: twitter.com/danhett
— — MATTHEW BOSWELL
Matthew is a research fellow at Leeds University and will be discussing his projects exploring the future of Holocaust memory in the digital age. His work includes Interactive Testimony, a series of interactive holograms of Holocaust survivors, and Virtual Holocaust Memoryscapes, a research project developing immersive virtual environments of Holocaust memorial sites.

Matthews academic profile: leeds.ac.uk/arts/profile/40000/1022/matthew_boswell
Twitter: twitter.com/drmattboswell

— SARAH UNWIN
Sarah is the founder of The Death Forum and has an interest in how technology and digital culture is changing our relationship with death. She will be opening the event with an overview of recent notable news and developments in this area, and giving an introduction to the events theme.

Website: sarahunwin.com
Twitter: twitter.com/sarahunwin
— Any questions about the event?
We would love to hear from you, please email [email protected]
WWW.THEDEATHFORUM.COM
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