Lucy Wheeler
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Lucy Wheeler

Artist, XR Producer, Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Lucy Wheeler
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Lucy Wheeler

Artist, XR Producer, Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Lucy is a multi-faceted artist, designer and creative technologist. A trained artist, Lucy creates extended reality art experiences, teaches digital technologies at London College of Fashion and has co-founded The Immersive Kind, art and advanced technology organisation and creative extended reality (XR) studio. Lucy explores the chaos in our world and is a London based art, sustainability and metaverse creator and researcher. She has worked in creative technology outreach and exhibited online and offline whilst also establishing herself as a creative director for contemporary art and creative technology industries. Lucy has given talks for various cultural organisations including, Brazil Immersive Fashion Week, British Film Institute, Digital Catapult, Chelsea College of Arts, Digital Maker Collective, Plymouth College of Art, Somerset House, Studio Wayne McGregor, Tate Exchange, Women in 3D Printing. After achieving a First Class BA (Hons) Fine Art degree at University Arts London, Lucy was invited to be the July 19 Gazell.io Digital Art House resident, toured her virtual reality project, ‘Just-in-Time’ at multiple pop up art and tech events with The Immersive Kind. Lucy has been selected to exhibit in various group art exhibitions at art spaces including A.P.T Gallery and Wimbledon Space.
Projects credited in
  • Tate Exchange: Digital Maker Collective 2018
    Tate Exchange: Digital Maker Collective 2018The Digital Maker Collective and invited guest contributors from across the globe will transform Tate Exchange into a large public tech innovation hub, a space to get hands-on with technology exploration and rapid prototyping, and discover new forms of collaborative digital making experimentation.
  • Uniqlo Tate Late
    Uniqlo Tate LateThe Digital Maker Collective were invited to activate the 4th Floor Boiler House, Tate Modern as part of Uniqlo Tate Late event, which was programmed in collaboration with the Tate Exchange Associates. Members of the Digital Maker Collective co-created & delivered Technological Immersion, which engaged hundreds of public visitors to get hands on with Digital Maker Collective to explore the role of technology in the arts. Question and rethink virtual and physical space, artificial intelligence,
  • Tate Exchange: Digital Maker Collective 2019
    Tate Exchange: Digital Maker Collective 2019In partnership with The Digital Maker Collective, invited guest contributors and community partners, campaign for a Beta Society. This week-long event aimed to establish a new community of creatives, students, industry and public, exploring social mobility and citizen-centered innovation through a digital lens. Throughout the week, we facilitated collaborative workshops and open debates. Exploring the pervasive impacts of technology on our everyday lives as we learn together through socially-eng
  • Virtually summer, British Film Institute (BFI)
    Virtually summer, British Film Institute (BFI)Hands-on workshops, masterclasses and screenings using the latest immersive film technology to inspire young filmmakers. I co-produced and delivered a Creating Immersive Worlds workshop. I exhibited an animation in a Digital Maker Collective showcase.
  • Modual: Immersive, Somerset House, University of the Arts London
    Modual: Immersive, Somerset House, University of the Arts LondonModual: is UAL's digital collaborative workshop led by Fred Deakin. We empower students to launch their creative careers. I worked as a technical assistant on Modual: Immersive, Somerset House.
  • TATE: ROUTES IN ALTERNATIVE CAREERS FAIR
    TATE: ROUTES IN ALTERNATIVE CAREERS FAIRTo celebrate International Women’s Day, see a series of inspirational talks from women working in the creative industries put together by guest curator Nicole Crentsil and introduced by Frances Morris, Tate Modern Director
Work history
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    Creative DirectorThe Immersive Kind Collective
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    The Immersive Kind is a multi-faceted art and advanced technology organisation that amalgamates as an extended reality creative studio, a 24/7 global online community and open digital arts platform. It is made up of a multidisciplinary and expansive team of architects, artists, creative technologists, neuroscientists, artificial intelligence engineers, and data scientists. We offer opportunities to collaborate with the XR studio and access to emerging artists pioneering advanced technology tools. We work towards redesigning and inspiring inclusive and 21st century approaches and solutions to the digitalisation of society. The Immersive Kind Collective is an open collaboration group of creative tech pioneers, digital studios, makers labs, artists, creatives, product designers, industrial designers, professors, students and alumni who are al pioneering emerging technology to create and to bring about new ways of producing and making art for the greater good of society. We are hosting events in a quarterly summit and have invited speakers ranging from creative technologists to beatboxers to artists. Upcoming event: on the 4 Sep The Immersive Kind will host an event at Here East on the theme of 'The Sustainable, Ethical Human' - From Pineapple Skins To Self Build Housing. How are Creatives Changing Our Culture? Featuring talks and insights from leading creative studios and practitioners that are all putting sustainable, ethical design at the heart of their practice. Lucy has given talks with the Immersive Kind Collective to promote social inclusion including: Sports Interactive Games for Women in Games, Hobs 3D for Collaborative Learning and The Trampery on the Gantry for supporting pioneering artists in VR. Lucy is the Art Direction Lead for The Immersive Kind Collective.
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    Learning Technology TechnicianLondon College of Fashion, UAL
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Responsibilities include hardware, software, and AV technical support/training for staff/students in Learning Technology Support areas. Adobe ACA Certificates: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro Teaching ACA Certificate courses including Illustrator and InDesign Supporting students, Adobe CC Suite, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); WordPress; MS Windows; Mac OSX; University-Supported Apps and Equipment
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Skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Virtual Reality
  • Immersive Experience
  • Art
  • Coordinating
  • Blender 3D
  • Workshop Delivery
  • Collaborating
  • Art Directing
  • Digital Design
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    BA Fine Art- First Class Honours University of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom