October 23, 2019

On Saturday 19th October, Phoenix gave members of DAPPer the opportunity to showcase their newest VR and AR work at the Leicester XR: Virtual and Augmented Reality Expo. The event was organised in partnership with Interact Digital arts, as part of Design Season 2, as a...

October 23, 2019

The dancer's "skeleton" read by the AI tool

Credit: Google Arts & Culture and Studio Wayne McGregor

DAPPer member Kerryn Wise recently provided DMU staff and students with the opportunity to experience choreographer Wayne McGregor’s new AI choreography tool, developed in...

October 9, 2019

Over the summer, company director Barney Steel, of 'Marshmallow Laser Feast' delivered a workshop/ talk surrounding his knowledge and experience in digital practices and immersive mediums. The company focus on mixed reality projects, blurring the line between the virtu...

October 9, 2019

The 5th and 6th October saw DAPPer member Kerryn Wise perform her unique and immersive dance experience 'Dis-place', featuring dancers Paloma Styles, Seraina Dejaco, and Kim Bormann, as well as performer and guide Tina Carter. The performance combined 360 video, volume...

October 9, 2019

July saw the return of the annual DAPPer Intensive. The 2-day event saw artists and technologists working with digital in their practice come together to try things out and share ideas in a focused creative space, free from pre-determined objectives.

This year, practit...

August 24, 2018

Congratulations to Dapper Member Kerryn Wise, who has been one of only 8 dance artists selected to take part in the QuestLab project with world-renowned choreographer Wayne McGregor.

Funded by Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence programme, the project fo...

August 24, 2018

2018 has seen DAPPER members working on the Higher Education Innovation Fund project, Paradigm Shift: Virtual Reality and Performance Futures, bringing together researchers from DeMontfort University and external organisations to explore the potential of Virtual Realit...

August 24, 2018

Many thanks to everyone who came and shared their ideas and practice at the third Storytelling in Virtual Environments event at Phoenix Digital Media Centre.  The morning included a talk by the fantastic Catherine Allen (Limina Immersive).

Catherine led the creatio...

January 10, 2018

   

We are delighted to announce that DAPPER has received funding to undertake a collaborative Research and Development project, bringing together researchers from DeMontfort University and external organisations to explore the potential of Virtual Reality environm...

January 10, 2018

DAPPER Directors Sophy Smith and Kerry Francksen are guest editing a special issue of the International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, with contributions accepted until 31 Jan 2018.

Virtual Reality technologies have a long and established history. As Oli...

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