March 21, 2023

“Our focus on understanding XR distribution issues is essential for us” - Ellen Kuo (NewImages Festival)

The French-based and international XR event is coming soon! Recognized for the strength of its professional market within the immersive cultural and creative industry, NewImages Festival team has a f…

March 17, 2023

Live from St. Louis at USITT, with Brendan Bradley and his latest show NPC!

The boundaries between physical experience and live performance become blurred when dealing with immersive technologies. This week we bring you an exclusive presentation of the latest show from comed…

March 14, 2023

European Creators’ Lab: What to Expect In 2023 (Call for Applications)

The European Creators' Lab, a true epicenter of innovation in immersive storytelling, returns in a consolidated formula in 2023. With several meetings in different territories, Astrid Kahmke and her …

March 13, 2023

Beyond XR, Espronceda a new landmark place for immersion in Spain

Alejandro Martín is head of innovation and EU Projects at the Espronceda institute of art & culture in Barcelona, a unique art exhibition & residency space, which has opened its doors more than ten y…

March 9, 2023

“There is already a transformative idea when using VR to address trans identity issues” - Cameron Kostopoulos (BODY OF MINE VR)

This is a first VR project, and a world premiere for BODY OF MINE VR at SXSW. An immediate international exposure for this intimate project that proposes to discover the body of the other, an explora…

March 8, 2023

“We are reaching a moment of consolidation in immersive creation where quality is key” - Blake Kammerdiener (SXSW 2023)

For its 2023 edition, SXSW is the first major international event for immersive creation. However, we don't change a formula that works. And it's an abundant formula, between a Competition, an Off-Co…

March 3, 2023

“We need to better support our approach to audiences interested in immersive art” - Michele Ziegler (NewImages 2023)

NewImages Festival returns from April 5 to 9 with a program still focused on professionals, but also two markets, conferences and meetings within the Industry Days, without forgetting the Competition…

March 2, 2023

"Using digital 1s and 0s to explore the messiness of nature and humanity beyond binary definitions" - Mark Atkin (Electric Dreams, CPH:DOX Inter:Active)

It is always a great moment in our immersive year to meet Mark Atkin, director and producer at Crossover Labs and curator of Electric Dreams Festival of Immersive Storytelling and CPH:DOX Inter:Activ…

February 21, 2023

XR Folks: let’s connect at Luxembourg City Film Festival 2023!

Just before SXSW in Austin, it's Luxembourg that's ringing the bell for the XR creative community by offering (as it has since 2017) a competition around immersive experiences (VR, AR, audio…), prize…

February 20, 2023

“With LES AVEUGLES, it is the strength of a great classic text that unleashes innovation and the use of technology” - Julien Dubuc (INVIVO)

Innovation and virtual reality in live performance are a field of exploration for many. As far as the Lyon-based collective INVIVO is concerned, this has been a constant approach for almost ten years…

February 16, 2023

“I hope to get a better understanding of the use of space in a live XR installation” - Nicole C. Strasser (Nanuku.art)

As an artist and physicist Nicole works at the intersection of art, perception and science, striving to facilitate the integration of science & technology into art.

February 14, 2023

HTC's new VIVE ORIGINALS experience ventures into the realm of performance art and the metaverse

VIVE ORIGINALS, a content brand under HTC VIVE, will be debuting exclusively a VR experience version of the immersive metaverse theatre project “Light the Night: Redhat Killer” at the upcoming MWC Ba…

February 13, 2023

“I really believe that it's the artists who are pushing the edge of innovation forward” - James George (CEO of Scatter, creators of Depthkit)

In January we shared the news of a major update for Depthkit, one of the main tools for volumetric video capture. Since the creation of our magazine, we have been in regular discussion with designers…

February 9, 2023

"We want to reach the widest possible audiences but also to build understanding and appreciation of digital art" - Samantha King (VIVE Arts)

For the last 5 years VIVE Arts, the art and technology initiative of the Taiwanese company HTC, has been leading the charge in innovative digital art. From its work with museums and institutions, exp…

February 2, 2023

NewImages launches its Hub: a year-round, international supportive networking for XR creators

Forum des images strengthens its connection to the field of XR through a new, year-round, international supportive networking program for creators and professionals. Spanning the creation, production…

January 26, 2023

XR Through The Womanist Gaze 3/3: Preserving Women Music History, with Yolanda Barton

Globally, music has been a great source of entertainment, a form of artistic expression and a medium of cultural exchange. Music history cannot also be discussed without reference to great women who …