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Paul Clarke

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University of Bristol, Uninvited Guests

21 October

12:25
Augmenting Places: AR for the People

Dr Paul Clarke

University of Bristol, Uninvited Guests

Senior Lecturer in Performance Studies, Artistic Director


Speaker Biography

Paul Clarke is a Senior Lecturer in Performance Studies at University of Bristol, whose work explores emerging technologies in participatory and place-based performance. He is co-artistic director of Uninvited Guests, a resident company at Bristol’s Pervasive Media Studio. Founded in 1998, their work has shown internationally (USA, Mexico, Australia, China, throughout Europe) and at major UK cultural institutions (Bristol Old Vic, Tate Britain, Southbank Centre, Royal Shakespeare Company).

In 2016 Paul collaborated on the award-winning interactive visitor experience, The Lost Palace, for Historic Royal Palaces. Uninvited Guests and Duncan Speakman made the Augmented Reality performance Billennium (2018) and are currently developing Future Places Toolkit, an AR engagement activity for neighbourhood visioning and participatory planning. From 2019-20 Paul was Digital Placemaking Fellow on Bristol+Bath Creative R+D, is a co-researcher on Connecting Through Culture As We Age: Digital Innovation for Healthy Ageing, and is currently developing an MA in Immersive Arts.

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