Volker Kuchelmeister


Volker Kuchelmeister is an expert in presence, embodiment and place representation for immersive applications and has worked extensively in cinematography, interactive narrative, experimental imaging, spatial mapping, interactive systems, immersive visualization and in the performing arts while exploring and exploding the boundaries of the cinematic image. He has established and directed leading media art research labs (ZKM | Centre for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany – Multimedia Studio; UNSW iCinema Centre Media Lab and UNSW National Institute for Experimental Art – Immersive Media Lab, UNSW felt Experience and Empathy Lab) and his award-winning immersive experiences, interactive installations and experimental video projects are exhibited in museums, galleries and festivals around the world.

Volker Kuchelmeister is currently working as lead immersive designer and research fellow at the UNSW felt Experience and Empathy Lab (fEEL).