AR/VR Showcase Featuring a Selection of the Latest and Hottest Virtual Content
Natasha Greenhalgh Nxt Museum, Duncan Smith DUTCH VR, Julius Horsthuis , Cecile Tezenas du Montcel HP inc, Mike Jones Marshmallow Laser Feast
Natasha Greenhalgh Nxt MuseumNatasha Greenhalgh is the Co-Founder and Creative Director at Amsterdam's Nxt Museum, the home for new media art in the Netherlands. Opening in August 2020, Natasha played a leading role in the conception, art direction, curation and launch of the new museum, from architectural design of the building to the co-curation of the inaugural exhibition. Having studied at Chelsea Art College, Natasha is trained in Spatial Design and this is what drives Natasha’s interest in how the Nxt Museum can most effectively use its dynamic space to communicate its obsession with the future, constantly looking for opportunity & innovation. Natasha is devoted to ensuring the Nxt Museum is a place for the many, not just a few, opening up conversations to those who might have previously felt excluded. In addition, Natasha is driving the development of Nxt Lab, an educational space for experimentation, research, development & failure, designed to empower and inspire the pioneers of tomorrow. Prior to co-founding Nxt Museum, Greenhalgh worked in the UK and the Netherlands for renowned creative agencies (Brinkworth Design &FutureBrand Uxus) and consulted some of the world’s leading fashion brands (Alexander McQueen, Burberry) on driving innovation across brand strategy, store design and visitor experience. https://www.instagram.com/_gnatasha/ www.instagram.com/nxtmuseum/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/natashagreenhalgh/
Duncan Smith DUTCH VRHave been in VR for 25 years, started developing in SuperScape. Basically I am oldschool. DUTCH VR is looking forward to the future of AR, VR and XR.
Julius HorsthuisJulius Horsthuis (Amsterdam, 1980) is a Digital Artist. Julius developed a love for film and video at the age of 12. After high school, he worked on various film sets as sound recordist, clapper loader and focus puller in the years 2000 to 2006. Baantjer (2000-2003), Koppels (2006). He also finished a one-year video study in the Open Studio (2003) Meanwhile, Julius had developed interest in computer graphics. He worked for several years for different (post) production companies, Revolver (2004-2005) Carbon (2006-2010) and Hectic Electric (2010-2018). In 2021 Julius exhibited his work in Manhattan based digital art gallery ARTECHOUSE NYC. Other exhibitions include the Art Futura Festival, MIRA Digital Arts Festival, SAT symposium Montréal, Coachella Music and Arts Festival, IDFA, DTLA film festival, and many more.
Cecile Tezenas du Montcel HP incPassionate about new technologies and the creation of new businesses, I’ve been leading HP's VR department in Europe for the last four years. I believe VR can help people to better themselves and can help companies and organizations to become more efficient.
Mike Jones Marshmallow Laser FeastMike Jones has a reputation for driving forward ambitious work in a variety of forms – live events, art installations & digital media. One of the driving forces behind Marshmallow Laser Feast he demonstrates a unique vision for the future of creative experiences. Mike has produced the critically acclaimed work Treehugger (Tribeca Film Festival Storyscapes Award 2017) and other mixed reality works including; Sweet Dreams (Sundance 2019) and MLF’s latest work We Live in an Ocean of Air, 2019 XR Installation of the Year (Forbes Magazine).
Gary SmithMulti-lingual (French/Spanish/Dutch) journalist, translator, and copy writer. Daytime conference programmer/curator and panel moderator at the Amsterdam Dance Event, Paris Electronic Week , Eurosonic Noorderslag, and the Brazil Music Conference (BRMC). Regular writer for the Cannes Lions Daily News, Location International Magazine, Location California, MIDEM News, MIPTV & MIPCOM News, and Sportel News. Specialist subjects include TV, music, smart technology, tactical social networking, advertising, online media, sport and business strategy.