Gloria Schulz is a digital artist from Hamburg. She is a founding member of the artist collective “Blutende Freischwimmer*innen”, feels most comfortable in grey windows and, as a visual hacker, explores immersive illusory spaces.
Her Artworks as a creative coder and performing artist is shown throughout various festivals and theatres in Germany and abroad. Weaving in Motion Capture and photogrammetry with live art she created at the Theatre of Research FUNDUS THEATER in Hamburg the transgenerational workshops “Ich, Avatar” and “Wir, Welt”. For the participatory citizen project “Stadttheater” at the LICHTHOF Theater Hamburg she designed and performed the VR theatre piece »Raum im Kopf« and with her collective and young hackers she developed an AI that has learned what happiness is and now shares it with the visitors of the “Digitale Welten” Festival in Frankfurt. Furthermore, she is researching the possibilities of VR for storytelling at the HAW Hamburg: In the research project “MYTH Stories” in cooperation with the California State University in Long Beach about she is opening out opera through VR. Besides her work as a creator, she is also part of this year’s “NODE Forum for Digital Arts” festival in Frankfurt as a creative producer and combines creative coding with artistic practices.
As part of her fellowship at the Academy for Theater and Digitality in Dortmund, she overcomes and extends the singular experience in virtual worlds, both technically and narratively.