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Ben Turnbull

Profession
Lecturer | BA (Hons) Costume for Performance
College
London College of Fashion
Person Type
Staff
Ben  Turnbull

Biography

Ben Turnbull is a Lecturer in Performance Technology and Design at London College of Fashion, UAL. He is a digital scenographer, 360 VR filmmaker, video  designer and technician who works across live performance in the areas of digital technology, video design, lighting and interactivity. He previously taught at Middlesex University on integrating new technologies into live performance, as Technical Tutor (Performing Arts).

He holds an MA in Film, Video & Interactive Art and a BA(hons) in Theatre Arts, both from Middlesex University and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has worked with Brave New Worlds, Bishi and Matthew Glamorre, Liz Carr, Duncan MacMillan, Shunt (Lounge) and De La Guarda. Venues include Chisenhale Dance, Roundhouse, London Vaults and Corsica Studios.

Ben is particularly interested in and researches virtual and augmented realities, video mapping in performance and video as a live and responsive performative instrument. He views these as positive disruptors to established performance forms and practices.