Sue Austin

Multimedia, performance & installation artist

360 Degrees - A New Angle on Access

Panoramic image of Sue flying, almost upside down, through the ocean in the underwater wheelchair. Blue sea, sandy bottom with coral outcrops

360 degree composite video still. Trish Wheatley ©www.wearefreewheeling.org.uk

This project will harness the latest immersive 360° technology to create and exhibit powerful, innovative digital artworks.

Dark space with tropical underwater environment projected onto strips of paper suspended in a pentagonal shape.

360 installation created for 'People Like You' exhibition at Salisbury Arts Centre. Image: Sue Austin

360 Degrees - A New Angle on Access included 3 exhibitions across the South West of England, 15 home visits, 4 new artworks, 3 different recording and display systems, lots of experimentation and masses of data collection and analysis.

Freewheeling and its partners completed this Digital R&D Fund for the Arts Project in Summer 2015.

To read the full report please go to: http://artsdigitalrnd.org.uk/projects/freewheeling/

Or read the Executive Summary here:

http://www.wearefreewheeling.org.uk/360-summary-with-outcomes

Original Project description:

Through this project we aim to engage new audiences by broadening, deepening and diversifying arts experiences through the highest quality 360° technology. 

Supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, this research and development project is structured so that the outcomes produce a commercially vi