FB room and FB live

23 January 2022 - 23 January 2022

Talk with VR artist Yasmin Elayat 

Date: Sunday, 23rd of January from 8 pm (1 hour) 

Where: FB room and FB live 

As part of a series of events feeding into the launch of Medrar’s XR program, we have invited Emmy-award winning immersive director Yasmin Elayat for an online talk about her work and experience in creating new media and immersive productions. Two of her major works – The Changing Same (episode 1), 2021 and Zero Days VR, 2017 will be available to watch on our VR headsets at Medrar on 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of January 2022 – from 1pm to 6pm.

To enjoy the VR screenings and join the online talk and Q&A in the FB room register in the form below.

The talk will be streamed live on Medrar’s FB page. 

About Yasmin Elayat: 

Yasmin Elayat is an Emmy-award winning immersive director whose work pushes the boundaries of immersive narrative and participatory experiences. Yasmin is Co-Founder at Scatter, an immersive entertainment and software company, where she heads content, production and marketing initiatives.  Yasmin’s body of work spans new media documentaries, immersive experiences, site-specific and large-scale installations. Yasmin directed the Emmy award-winning Zero Days VR (Sundance 2017), a documentary about cyber warfare and the Stuxnet virus. She co-directed Blackout, an immersive documentary inviting New Yorkers to share their stories in their own voice, and co-created 18DaysInEgypt. 

Yasmin’s work has been exhibited at various festivals including Sundance, Tribeca, SIGGRAPH, Festival de Cannes, and the World Economic Forum.