Being Human Festival of the Humanities, ‘End of Gender?’ (proof of concept), Bristol – November 2018

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019, Alternate Realities exhibition (premiere) – June 2019

HOME MCR, Manchester – November 2019

International Documentary Festival Amsterdam – November 2019

Global Human Rights Film Festival, London – December 2019

Barbican Centre, London – January 2020

Goethe-Institut China, Beijing – November 2020

Strange Brew, Bristol – June 2022 – FOR TICKETS, BOOK HERE

Press coverage

At Sheffield Doc/Fest, it was the top pick of the Alternate Realities programme in the exhibition review in VR Focus, an online industry website. The installation in Amsterdam attracted recognition from international industry-leading press, including Variety Magazine, an extended interview with Rob on the Voices of VR podcast and inclusion in the ‘Top 35 XR Installations of 2019’ in Forbes Magazine.

Being Human – a festival of humanities‘, Vada Magazine – November 2018

Highlights From Sheffield’s Alternate Realities Exhibition 2019‘, GMW3 (formerly VR Focus) – June 2019

IDFA’s DocLab Explores How We Shape Technology, and Technology Shapes Us‘, Variety Magazine – November 2019

852 DocLab: Using AR to Explore Gender Identity at a Pop-Up Clothes Store with Rob Eagle’s “Through the Wardrobe”The Voices of VR podcast – December 2019. One of the leading podcasts for those in the immersive media industry, featuring immersive artists, storytellers, and technologists.

The Top 35 XR Installations Of 2019‘, Forbes Magazine – February 2020

Beijing’s Goethe-Institut holds XR exhibition exploring themes of identity‘, CGTN (China’s English-language state TV) – November 2020

Research outputs

Eagle, R. (Forthcoming) Multisensory ethnography through emplaced augmented reality. AnthroVision. 8(1).

‘Augmented reality as a Thirdspace: Simultaneous experience of the physical and virtual’, paper, IMG Learning Conference, Milan. November 2021.

‘Immersive shared anthropology: possibilities and limitations’ paper, Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival conference, online. March 2021.

Augmented reality headsets for emplaced storytelling’, poster presentation, BEYOND Conference, UKRI, online. December 2020.

‘Dancing with Sam: using augmented reality for embodied storytelling’, paper, Crafting the Future of the Visual Essay symposium, University of Antwerp and VANEASA (Visual Anthropology Network, European Association of Social Anthropologists). September 2019.

Building genderqueer bodies through play in mixed reality’, paper, PLAY/PAUSE symposium, University of Birmingham. May 2019.

 ‘Audience as Collaborator’, paper, Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival conference, Bristol. March 2019.

 ‘Emplaced Interaction from Audio Installation to Extended Reality’, paper, Creative Image symposium 2018, University of Manchester. September 2018.

Virtually genderqueer’, poster presentation, i-Docs 2018, Bristol. March 2018.

Public and artist talks

UK House at SXSW (Austin, Texas), ‘Meet the Researchers’ talk. March 2021

‘Making Through Failing’, Pervasive Media Studio lunchtime talk. February 2021

Artists’ talk, Barbican Centre, London – January 2020

Panel discussion on practice, Sheffield Doc/Fest Alternate Realities Summit – June 2019

Artist’s talk, ‘Labelling ourselves? Fashion, gender and social identity‘, HOME MCR, Manchester – November 2019

Industry presentation, VR South Wales: BBC’s Digital Cities Cardiff 2019 – April 2019