alex stuart-Hutcheson

CV

PROJECTS:

  • Resident Artist at The Fusebox, Wired Sussex’s tech innovation hub. Creating a Virtual Reality (VR) experience. The installation experience enables anyone to create a vision of a new world in VR. Using personal psychedelic drawings transformed into VR 3D building blocks - it’s possible to easily create 3D models in the flow state, with immersive healing gong sounds (commencing June 2019)

  • Artist in System Change Hive Project, a pilot project funded by the Arts Council of England. An “interdisciplinary creative engine room exploring alternative socio-economic futures and life in the zero-carbon economy” (commencing February 2019)

  • Winner of the VACMA (Visual Artist and Craft Maker Awards) Funding provided by Creative Scotland and Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar (2017 – 2018)

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES:

 

  • Artist talk representing the System Change Hive, hosted by Wired Sussex’s Innovation Hub, The Fusebox, “Brighton Immersive Meetup: Immersive for Social Change” (March 2020)

 

  • Researcher/ Co-host for Swarm Dynamics, speaking about the transformative potential of Virtual Reality at Schumacher College Workshop, “Changing the Frame 2020 - The Science and Art of Communicating for Transition" (March 2020)

 

  • Cyberdelics Panel, MIND: Past, Present + Future. The Explorers Club and the Cyberdelic Society's symposium of leading edge thought and technology (May 2019)

EXHIBITIONS:

  • ​Warwick Change Festival, Warwick Arts Centre. System Change Hive VR Exhibition Facilitation (October 2019)

  • Hidden Paths Exhibition, ONCA. System Change Hive (September 2019)

  • Existentia Exhibition (Final Show, Digital Media Arts MA at Brighton University). Why We Create VR. My installation experience, enables anyone to create a vision of a new world in Virtual Reality (VR). (July 2019)

  • Group Art Exhibition in California, USA. “Loss & Lucidity (The Lost & Found)” (August 2018)

 

  • Art Installation at Noisily festival of Art and Music, UK (July 2018)

  • Group Art Exhibition at ONCA, UK. “Infinite possibilities for adaptation” (July 2016)

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Art Runner, Blast Theory. “Bloody Minded” Europe’s first interactive live feature film (October 2018)

  • Exhibition Assistant, The Lighthouse. “Alternate Realities” part of the Brighton Digital Festival (September 2018)

  • Artwork commission for Cheeba Records (June 2018)

  • Assistant Tutor, DigiHeb. A film making programme for young people (April 2018)

  • Artist Commission, Bah’ai New Year Celebrations (March 2018)

  • Assistant Stage Manager for Deeds not Words, helping with general management, making props, designing and putting the projections together for stage (January 2018)

  • Artist Commission for Deeds not Words. To design the artwork to be used as the visual brand for artist led production company Rural Nations CIC play, both in print and online. Inspiring positive change through art and story (January 2018)

  • Head of Business Development, Neo Creative (2016  - 2017)

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EDUCATION:

 

  • University of Brighton, MA Digital Media Arts. September 2018 – 2020. Programming, Production, Interactive Art, Installation Art.

 

  • University of the Arts London, 2015- 2017, Distinction. Art and Design Foundation Diploma, Brighton.

 

  • King’s College London. 2006-9. BA (Hons) Ancient History, 2.1.

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