Creators and experts on virtual reality,  from the Virtual Occurrences Horizons  and vnLab Laboratory operating at the Film School in Łódź will take a critical look at the processes related to the spaces of immersive narratives. Invited guests will also present the results of research on the perception of recipients of interactive narratives as well as forecasts and directions for the development of new digital experiences.
This program will be held in Polish.

HOST: dr hab. Jowita Guja | EduVRLab AGH Kraków

____dr hab. Jakub Wróblewski | ASP Warszawa, Horyzonty Zdarzeń Wirtualnych
Interdisciplinary artist, creator and researcher, director of interactive VR experiences. He deals with audiovisual narration, immersive activities and art & science projects. He runs the Studio of 3D and Virtual Events II at the Faculty of Media Art of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Together with Elza Urwanowicz-Rojecka, initiated the Virtual Occurrences Horizons portal.

____Eliza Urwanowicz-Rojecka | Galeria Arsenał Białystok, Horyzonty Zdarzeń Wirtualnych
Sociologist, graduated of cultural studies and globalization studies. Curator, coordinator, initiator of projects in the field of visual arts and humanities and social sciences, professionally associated with the Arsenał Gallery in Białystok for 8 years.

____Jacek Nagłowski | vnLab  PWSFTviT Łódź
Head of the VR/AR Studio in the Visual Narratives Laboratory at the Film School in Lodz. Film and cinematic VR producer and director. In 2004, together with Agnieszka Janowska, he founded the Centrala company producing documentary and feature films. Centrala has produced twenty-five films to the date (mostly international co-productions) that have received several dozen awards at international film festivals, including over a dozen Grand Prix. His documentary Gugara (2008 – producer, screenwriter, director (together with A. Dybczak), editor) was selected for screenings at the Cannes film festival and was purchased for the collection of the Centre Pompidou Museum of Contemporary Art in Paris. Co-founder of Circus Digitalis company (2012), which creates solutions in the field of digital 3D imaging. Initiator and leader of the Cinematic VR language research project at the Łódź Film School. Since 2016, he has been organizing Czasoprzestrzenie (Spacetimes) showcase of cinematic VR to promote virtual reality as an artistic field. His VR documentary “Whispers” (2019 – producer, screenwriter, director together with Patryk Jordanowicz) won the Biennale College Cinema VR 2019 and premiered at the Venice Film Festival.