Lansdown Lecture: Brendan Walker on Vicarious Thrills
When: 4:45pm, Wednesday 2 December 2009
Where: Room 137, Middlesex University, Cat Hill, Barnet EN4 8HT, UK
A Lansdown Lecture for the Art and Design Research Institute at Middlesex University.
Brendan Walker will show how he uses a mixture of performance and broadcast technologies to thrill new audiences, spanning Theatre, Theme Parks, and TV.
Brendan Walker describes himself as 'the world’s only Thrill Engineer'. Brendan originally trained as a military aeronautical engineer, before researching and teaching in Interaction Design at the Royal College of Art. Brendan now runs Aerial - a design practice specialising in the creation of tailored emotional experience, with clients such as The Science Museum, Merlin Entertainment, and Disneyland. He is a visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Mixed Reality Laboratory at the University of Nottingham.
Entrance free. All welcome. No need to book.