Shanaz Gulzar | ‘Research and Develop’ Slate Commission

Shanaz is best known for creating work across disciplines to make innovative and challenging interventions. She works as a digital installation artist and stage designer also working as producer for specialist projects.

Her work explores interactions between new technologies, film, theatre, place and identity. She has a clear and distinct artistic voice with a vision for producing ambitious, contemporary art that is accessible to both arts and none arts audiences.

Shanaz is currently Associate Digital Artist with National Theatre Wales.

Different from What We Are 

Commissioned by Eclipse and ARC as part of Slate: Black. Arts. World

Different from What We Are is a Virtual Reality (VR) experience describing the other, the alien in detail, the fears, the hatred and the hopes of our diverse community creating a discourse of difference.

A VR world will be created responding to collected narratives, allowing us to enter into some of the darkest fears and strongest hope of our time, turning the audience into participants, owning the experience they are viewing, allowing them to step into the shoes of another. These encounters will be uncomfortable, destabilising and difficult for the conscience led.

If you want to find out more information or have any questions on Shanaz or Different from What We Are,  you can get in touch with the Slate Enablers supporting her commission - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Shanaz Gulzar | ‘Research and Develop’ Slate Commission