Rob Eagle is a practice-based PhD researcher at UWE Bristol, funded by the AHRC through the 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training. His research in immersive media and interactive documentary is informed by anthropology, phenomenology 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 Sheffield Doc/Fest (nominated for the Best Digital Storytelling Award), HOME Manchester, International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (nominated for the Best Digital Experience Award), the Barbican Centre in London and Goethe-Institut China in Beijing.
Rob’s wider artistic practice includes work across audio, film and interactive digital art installations. He has recently been collaborating with National Dance Company Wales on the project Moving Layers, blending AR and contemporary dance. He is currently writing up his thesis and has two forthcoming peer-reviewed articles due soon.