Winslow PorterUSForager | New Reality Company
11:00 am_12:00 pm
Winslow Porter is an award-winning director, producer and creative technologist specializing in virtual/augmented reality as well as large-scale immersive installations. His work focuses on embodying the unique timescales of non-human organisms, through various emerging technologies. He is currently a Cultural Leader at the World Economic Forum, a seven-time mentor at the New Museum Incubator, an adjunct NYU Tisch professor and a founding member of ONX Studio.
Along with fellow ONX member Elie Zananiri, he is an artist-in-residence at the Smallhold Mushroom farm in Brooklyn, creating an immersive experience featuring the first volumetric mushroom time-lapse called Forager, featured at SIGGRAPH 2022, Unreal Fest 2022 and SXSW 2023. Forager started from a fellowship and grant from the Goethe Institut's New Nature program.
Previously, Porter formed the pioneering, new media studio the New Reality Company in 2016 with Milica Zec, creating the critically-acclaimed cinematic VR experiences Giant and Tree. These experiences have been shown across the globe at events like Sundance, Tribeca Immersive, TED, The World Economic Forum in Davos/Tianjin, UN General Assembly and ONX Studio.