Congratulations to StoryLab PhD student and Digital Media Production Lecturer, Emily Gooden, who has been selected as an Alternate Reality Talent Artist for Sheffield Doc Fest. The initiative exists to foster collaborations between artists, collectives, creatives and organisations focused on using digital technologies to experiment and play with non-fiction boundaries, as well as push storytelling in exciting new directions.
Emily’s practice explores e-waste, immersive technologies and the environment to develop interactive experiences and exhibitions. Their work has been shown at exhibitions and festivals across the UK and Europe including Somerset House, Tate Modern and Spill Festival and has won awards for innovations in wellbeing and technology. Emily’s PhD with StoryLab investigates immersive storytelling and virtual heritage to re-build The Lost City of Dunwich.