Watch VR artist Rosie Summers bring art to life in the virtual plane live, as she creates a portrait of the inspirational primatologist Alison Jolly in real time.
This is a live online event. Bookers will be sent a link in advance giving access.
Watch live as artist Rosie Summers brings art to life, creating a portrait of the inspirational primatologist Alison Jolly, who features in our major exhibition, Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights.
Using Tilt Brush and mixed reality technology, Rosie will paint a portrait in real time of Jolly, a pioneer of lemur biology who championed environmental education with her Malagasy colleague Hanta Rasamimanana. Rosie has undertaken VR art performances with many notable organisations such as the BBC and National Football Museum. This will be the first time she has done this virtually.
Rosie Summers is a Yorkshire-based 3D animator and Virtual Reality Artist who brings characters and worlds to life at high speed through her work. She often does public speaking, VR hosting and masterclasses at prestigious events and festivals, including the BETT show and has been selected for SXSW. Summers has painted live in VR at numerous events and for high profile organisations including BBC Studios and Google.
This is part of a series of events for Unfinished Business developed in partnership between the British Library and Leeds Libraries.
Thanks to Margaretta Jolly and Hanta Rasamimanana for their support in the development of this event.
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