Dr Mark Wright is a senior researcher at Edinburgh Virtual Environment Centre (EdVEC) which is part of the University of Edinburgh. In 1994 he received a PhD from the University of Cambridge on how robots can be made to see and grasp objects in the world using symmetry as a visual cue. He conceptualised the National 3D Data Capture Centre at EdVEC, which houses many tools to capture objects, people and places. His arts related research interests include Interactive Narrative, Immersive installations and how technologies such as virtual reality at first mediate and finally transform our perceptions.

mark.wright@ed.ac.uk