SIMON WILKINSON [CiRCA69]
Simon Wilkinson’s work incorporates audiovisual, installation, VR, AR, Ai, electronic music, online and performance mediums; often combining multiple approaches simultaneously to create highly immersive narrative environments which invite prolonged audience engagement.
Simon’s most recent five virtual reality works, collectively entitled Whilst The Rest Were Sleeping, have enjoyed a 20 nation world tour across 6 continents in the past 18 months. As a result he has been cited as one of the most notable names in Europe to be dealing with this new medium.
Simon guest lectures at a large number of international universities including Netherlands Film Academy, Sarajevo Academy of Fine Art, Bilkent University Ankara, Lima University of Technology and Engineering London College of Communication and a number of UK universities. He was the lead facilitator on British Council’s Transmedia Thinktank in Venezuela 2016 and in 2017 was a resident at Cambridge University’sCentre for the Future of Intelligence exploring the use of artificial intelligence in his practice.
“one of the most notable names in Europe to be dealing with VR” – CINEUROPA MAGAZINE