[ISEA2022] Artist Talk: Camille Baker — INTER/her: An immersive journey inside the female body

Artist Statement 

June 13, MACBA – Convent dels Àngels. Session: Human and Non-Human Bodies: A Dialogue

Keywords: Women’s reproductive diseases, virtual reality, haptic interaction, intimate immersive experience, interactive installation

An immersive installation and Virtual Reality artwork focussed on post-reproductive diseases and pain over 40’s women experience: endometriosis, fibroids, polyps, Ovarian and other cysts, cervical, ovarian, uterine and endometrial cancers. The sensory and emotional experience moving from the outside in within a real dome space into VR space, with a 3D audio soundscape of the voices and stories of real women recounting their experiences, making it an intimate, emotional and possibly haunting experience, with accompanying wearable haptic garment providing a visceral vibration responsive experience on the lower abdomen, where the various diseases occur. https://www.scienceopen.com/hosted-document?oi=10.14236/ewic/EVA2021.18

Video from the ArtSci Salon channel on YT. The talk starts at 12’20”

  • Prof. Camille Baker (CA/UK), University of Creative Arts, Surrey, UK