Naomi Smyth

Naomi Smyth

Naomi Smyth

Biography

Naomi Smyth is a PhD researcher at Bath Spa University, focusing on the creative and technological responses of theatre artists to COVID restrictions with narrative experiences that use audience embodiment and immersive technologies. Naomi has a practice background as a designer and creator of immersive theatre and interactive installations, working with Glastonbury and Boomtown Festivals. In 2020 Naomi began to explore immersive theatre in VR through the 5th Wall Forum and collaboration with Lost Horizon, a VR events company now launching a hybrid live/VR performance space. Play and vulnerability is central to Naomi’s practice and research.

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