Game Engines Beyond Games

Aug 29th and Sep 5th

We are speaking in this two-part online symposium bringing together artists, curators and scholars to explore the expanded concept of game engines. Speakers include Joseph de Lappe, Phoenix Perry, Colleen Macklin, Nick Fortugno, Mattie Brice, Marie-Clare le Blanc Flanagan.
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Artist Talk at Pepperdine

Monday, February 18, 2019
6-7pm Talk and Q&A
7-8pm VR demonstration

Payson Library
Pepperdine University

British electronic arts duo Gibson / Martelli will visit Pepperdine University’s Malibu campus for a special presentation in the Surfboard Room at Payson Library on Monday, February 18, at 6 PM. The discussion will be followed by a demonstration in the Genesis Lab at 7 PM. More info here

G/M Artist Talk at Light Moves Screendance Festival

Sunday, November 11, 2018
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Dance Limerick Performance Space
(St.John’s church) John’s Square Limerick Ireland (map)
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Artist Talk on Collaborative Projects
Tickets: €5 BOOK HERE

The artists will be talking about their practice at the Light Moves Screendance Festival in Limerick, thinking around all the concepts of VR and  combining it with an interest in rematerialisation.

‘Automated Away’, Stanford Seminar on People, Computers and Design

Friday, 19th Oct 2018 11.30-12.30

As part of our residency at Xenoform LABS we are talking at Stanford University at the seminar on People, Computers and Design.

Automated Away

Our engagement with digital technologies we disrupt, augment and interfere uncannily with our co-presence in virtual and real space causing us to constantly reassess our perceptions of space, time & place. Our recent artworks consider how we experience our bodies meeting virtual worlds….

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Exhibition Tour & Talk with Rosalind Davis


3-5pm 13th May 2018
Angus Hughes Gallery, London

Angus-Hughes Gallery invites you to an exhibition tour led by guest artist Rosalind Davis about This is Where We Came In with artists Richard Ducker, and Gibson / Martelli. The tour leads an informal discussion between Rosalind and the exhibiting artists about their work and contemporary curation with tea and cakes.

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6 July 2017
Ravensbourne, London


We are speaking at 2017 VR UK Festival at Ravensbourne 6 July 2017

‘Gibson and Martelli have integrated interactive narratives with humans in motion in a range of landscape settings from the Canadian lakes and the expanses of the Arctic to dystopian scenes in Bethnal Green. Since the late 1990s they have deployed a range of virtual and augmented reality technologies in conjunction with physical installations. This workshop explores their current work.’

Collusion VR/AR Lab

Artist Talk 16th May 2017

We are presenting at  the Collusion VR/AR lab. This lab will take a practical and theoretical approach, framed within a peer-to-peer environment.  There will be taught sessions covering Unity software, HTC Vive, HoloLens, 360 video, use of sound and project workflow. This will be balanced with theoretical talks on virtual, augmented and mixed reality by artists and our industry partners

The programme is run by Cambridge-based Collusion, which works at the intersection of arts, technology and human interaction.

A Conversation on Mediated Reality

Artist talk 
8 April CAC- Lab Shanghai

Mediated Reality, opens a conceptual and technical workspace for artists pushing the boundaries which frame conventional VR/AR and motion capture technologies.  Join Bruno Martelli and Fito Segrera for a conversation on mediated reality at the CAC- Lab in Shanghai.

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Virtual Reality Maker Symposium

8 November 2016

With hardware and software and becoming more affordable and easier to use, VR is once again capturing the imagination of artists. It is both a tool and environment potentially offering a wide range of experiences not just for one body but also for a collective. The potential for empathy, dislocation and shared sensory experience is rich for artistic work but the technology tends to be directed towards the consumer electronics market and ever more ‘intimate’ and targeted advertising.
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Artful Spark

27 September 2016

Here’s a review of the talk we did at Artful Spark at the Barbican. Artful Spark is a quarterly event about cross discipline collaboration and boundary defying work that brings together commissioners, coders, producers, game designers and artists to explore the possibilities presented by emerging technology.