PRESS

The Guardian: Virtual Reality Takes Centre Stage: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/15/virtual-reality-theatre-puts-first-hand-experience-of-brain-damage-centre-stage

Huffington Post: Does VR Have the power to make us care more?: 

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/philip-ellis/virtual-reality-empathy_b_9234956.html

Appearances: Video & Radio

VRUK Festival, Theatre Technology & Empathy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fA54wqpyQSo

Aspen Ideas Festival, Technology & Empathy: http://www.sublimeandridiculous.org/virtual-reality-technology-empathy/

The Brian Lehrer Show: The New York Academy of Medicine Wonder Cabinet – Jane Gauntlett in conversation with Lawrence Weschler. Other speakers: Oliver Sacks, Riva Lehrer, Amy Herzog, Carl Shoonover & D. Graham Burnett

QUOTES

“Jane Gauntlett's traumatic brain injury forced her to rethink her approach to performance. The result is an innovative and immersive mix of deeply personal story-telling and wearable tech...”. Fred McConnell, Guardian

Her use of Point-Of-View camera work to explore epilepsy and brain injury was amazing, and she took the viewer by the hand and allowed them into her existence as they saw and experienced the world through her eyes”. Disability Arts Online

“after shows, audience members will frequently come to her and ask endless questions about her, then proceed to tell her all about themselves, as if they need to share who they are. I can understand the impulse”. Thomas Mcmullan Alphr

“A Fascinating Piece About Human Connection... A Remarkably Enlightening Experiment...” Upload VR

“In My Shoes' is as close as you can get to literally being somebody else”. Philip Ellis, Huffington Post