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Sweet Dreams – an invitation to the meal of your dreams. But will it remain a dream, forever out of reach? Drawing on mythological archetypes, this work turns a location-based VR experience into a multi-sensory exploration of the destructive nature of our appetite and our debt to desire.

McNICHOLAS Robin

Director & Creative director

  • Robin McNicholas is the Co-founder and Creative Director of the award-winning creative studio Marshmallow Laser Feast, Robin has directed a myriad of VR experiences, large-scale installations and live performances.

    Marshmallow Laser Feast is a London-based experiential studio working at the intersection of technology, art and science. Always looking to create experiences that immerse and amaze in unexpected ways, MLF employs a wealth of creative disciplines – from photo-real virtual reality to robotic performance and realtime mapping – to push boundaries, redefine expectations and excite audiences worldwide.

Robin McNicholas is the Co-founder and Creative Director of the award-winning creative studio Marshmallow Laser Feast, Robin has directed a myriad of VR experiences, large-scale installations and live performances.

Marshmallow Laser Feast is a London-based experiential studio working at the intersection of technology, art and science. Always looking to create experiences that immerse and amaze in unexpected ways, MLF employs a wealth of creative disciplines – from photo-real virtual reality to robotic performance and realtime mapping – to push boundaries, redefine expectations and excite audiences worldwide.

Simon Wroe is an award-winning author, journalist and former chef. Chop Chop, his debut novel about raucous Camden chefs, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize, longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize, and won a Betty Trask Award. Here Comes Trouble, his second novel, follows the teenage son of a newspaper editor in a post-Soviet country heading towards extremism and revolution, and was shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction. He writes features for the Guardian, books and arts reviews for the Economist, and teaches novel-writing at Curtis Brown Creative. In addition to his novels, Simon is currently writing the screenplay for a film and virtual reality project called Sweet Dreams, which is about the last days of a mythical land of plenty. It will premiere at Sundance in January. He was born in 1982 and lives in Camberwell, south London.

WROE Simon

Author

  • Simon Wroe is an award-winning author, journalist and former chef. Chop Chop, his debut novel about raucous Camden chefs, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize, longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize, and won a Betty Trask Award. Here Comes Trouble, his second novel, follows the teenage son of a newspaper editor in a post-Soviet country heading towards extremism and revolution, and was shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction. He writes features for the Guardian, books and arts reviews for the Economist, and teaches novel-writing at Curtis Brown Creative. In addition to his novels, Simon is currently writing the screenplay for a film and virtual reality project called Sweet Dreams, which is about the last days of a mythical land of plenty. It will premiere at Sundance in January. He was born in 1982 and lives in Camberwell, south London.

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