The Smart Products Beacon supported a keyote talk by Sarah Brin, Strategic Partnership Manager at Meow Wolf at the Broadway on 9th December 2019.
Sarah spoke about the creative challenges and questions surrounding the development of immersive experiences supported by emerging technologies. An art historian and creative producer, Sarah specialises in previously unanticipated situations involving technology, the public, and organisational change/infrastructure. She’s created programs, exhibitions, and publications for organisations like Autodesk, SFMOMA, British Council, MOCA Los Angeles, the European Union and elsewhere. She cares about building just, sustainable and inviting things.
Sarah covered key aspects of Meow Wolf's creative process, recommendations for creatives working at the intersection of art and technology, and address questions regarding the responsibilities of cultural producers in times of dire political crisis.
Meow Wolf are a New Mexico-based arts and entertainment group creating immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration. This includes art installations, video and music production, and extended reality content.
Meow Wolf's radical practice champions otherness, weirdness, radical inclusion and the power of creativity to change the world.
Feedback from The Broadway on the keynote talk given by Sarah Brin of Meow Wolf was that 61% of the attending audience rated the whole experience as ‘very good’ with comments including ‘fantastic‘, ‘more things like this – really enjoyable’ and ‘quality talk, very engaging‘.