Rob Eagle is a practice-based PhD researcher, funded by the AHRC through the 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training. His research in immersive media is informed by visual/multisensory anthropology and gender studies. His main PhD project, Through the Wardrobe, an augmented reality installation, has been exhibited at film festivals and galleries 2019-20, including HOME (Manchester), IDFA (Amsterdam), the Barbican (London) and the Goethe-Institut China (Beijing).
Rob’s wider artistic practice includes work across audio, film and interactive digital art installations. He has recently applied his PhD research to a collaboration with National Dance Company Wales in the project Moving Layers, incorporating augmented reality into contemporary dance. He has also recently directed a short experimental documentary, OINK!, as part of an AHRC-funded research project with Dr João Florêncio of the University of Exeter Masculinities Research Unit.