Soft Bodies has been shortlisted for the Frame X ORGATEC challenge and will present its concept for the Agile Workspace 2.0 at Frame Lab 2020 in Amsterdam, 19th February 2020.
Paula speaks at Dutch Design Weeks ‘DDW Talks: Future Living’ among Winy Maas, MVRDV architects, Johannes Torpe of Johannes Torpe Studios, Anna Dekker of Studio Lonk, Sebastiaan Sanders, CEO Leolux and Julian Ellerby, strategy director Franklin Till, moderated by Robert Thiemann, founder of FRAME publishers.
Tue 22 Oct, 4-8pm.
FIFTH | NRE
5613 CM Eindhoven
Paula runs a Mixed-Reality workshop for 8-13 years old at the Zabludowics Collection London, 19 October 2019, 2–5pm, free, book online at:
Paula presents ‘The Talking Trees of Tallinn’ and explains Soft Bodies work at TAB 2019 Symposium ‘Beauty Matters. Just like love, it’s real.’
Paula developed in collaboration with TAB 2019 head-curator Yael Reisner a Mixed-Reality experience that allows the visitor to immerse themselves in the Open Cave by Sou Fujimoto, Transoccupation by March Studio, Beauty-Ful(l) Life by Kadri Kerge, Growing Habitats by Yael Reisner/Barnaby Gunning, Temporal Environment by soma architecture, and the Utopian Tick by KTA. The MR installation will be exhibited in the TAB 2019 curatorial exhibition ‘Beauty Matters’ at the Estonian Museum of Architecture from 11th September-15th November 2019.
Paula and John present ‘Weightless Bricks: Collaboration (Act II)’ at the Expanded Realities Symposium, organised by Open City Docs and Digital Catapult. The symposium will take place on Friday 6th September at Digital Catapult (101 Euston Road, London NW1 2RA). It is free to attend but requires advance booking.
Paula and John premier their latest co-op location-based VR experience ‘Weightless Bricks Act II: Collaboration’ at the Expanded Realties Exhibition, Open City Documentary Festival London.
The exhibition is at the Festival Hub (China Exchange, 32A Gerrard Street, London W1D 6JA). The installation can be viewed at the following times:
Thu 5 Sep – 11:00 – 17:30
Fri 6 Sep – 11:00 – 17:30
Sat 7 Sep – 11:00 – 18:00
Sun 8 Sep – 11:00 – 16:30
Mon 9 Sep – 11:00 – 17:30
Tues 10 Sep – 11:00 – 14:00
Paula and John pitch their first collaborative MR experience ‘Brief Dreams’ at Leloux headquarters in Venlo.
Soft Bodies is granted full funding by the Stimuleringsfonds for Digital Culture NL for their ongoing research project ‘Weightless Bricks & Other Stories About the Future Prospects of Virtual Work Spaces’.
Soft Bodies has been selected among Rive Roshan and Studio Lonk to develop a proposal for the Leolux X Dutch Design Week ‘What if Lab: Leolux 2030’.