European Narratology Network conference: keynote speaker Dr. Ellen Pearlman

RISEBA in cooperation with the European Narratology Network organizes the 6th International Conference of the European Narratology Network “Gaslight’ Narratives in Virtual Landscapes: Narratological Implications of Technologically Mediated and Immersive Media ”.

Introducing the speaker of the conference Ellen Pearlman

Elena Perlamane

Ellen Pearlman is a new media artist, critic, curator, and writer who created Noor: A Brain Opera, the world’s first immersive interactive brain opera in a 360 degree theater. Ellen received her PhD from the School of Creative Media, Hong Kong City University, where her thesis was awarded Highest Honors Internationally by Leonardo LABS Abstracts.

She is a Senior Researcher, Assistant Professor at RISEBA University in Riga, Latvia and on faculty of Parsons/New School University.  A Fulbright World Learning Specialist in Art, New Media and Technology she is also an EU Vertigo STARTS Horizon 2020 Laureate, an Asian Cultural Council Fellow, a Prince Claus Trust/Biz Art Shanghai Fellow, a Banff Canada Mountain Culture, Banff New Media and Banff Non-Fiction grantee, a five time Vermont Studio Center President’s Fellow, a FUSE artist-in-residence at Videotage HK and QuartaRiata artist residency in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Ellen is a contributing editor to Performance Arts Journal (PAJ) MIT Press, Director of ThoughtWorks Arts, President of Art-A-Hack™ and Director and Curator of the New York Volumetric Society.

Information on other speakers will follow shortly.