Jessica Palmer

Designer & Artist & Developer
j.yargot at gmail.com

Education

2009, Graduated with honours, Illustration BAA program at Sheridan College, Oakville, Canada
2008, Co-op Internship with artist collective Team Macho, Toronto, Canada
2007, Italian Art and Culture, Florence, Italy
2007, Italian Art and Architecture, Florence, Italy

Selected Screenings & Installations

2018. “BrainModes”, The Virtual Brain Node 6, Charité Mitte, Berlin, Germany
2018, “Data Mutations”, Transmediale Vorspiel, Acud Macht Neu, Berlin, Germany
2017, “Data Mutations”, Talk & Play, Game Science Center, Berlin
2017, “Data Mutations”, Games Not Games, Electromuseum, Moscow, Russia
2017, “Data Mutations”, ąяţǥąʍ€$ 016, Spektrum, Berlin
2017, “BrainModes & My Virtual Dream”, Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, Charité Mitte, Berlin, Germany
2017, “My Virtual Dream”, SingularityU Germany Summit, Berlin Congress Center, Berlin, Germany
2017, “BrainModes & The Virtual Brain”, Digital Future Opening Event, Einstein Center, Berlin, Germany
2016, “Artefact Decomposition”, Vernissage, Speakeasy, Berlin, Germany
2016, “My Virtual Dream”, Lange Nacht der Museen, Game Science Center, Berlin, Germany
2016, “My Virtual Dream”, Local Multiplayer, Computerspiele Museum, Berlin, Germany
2016, “My Virtual Dream”, Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, Charité Mitte, Berlin, Germany
2016, “My Virtual Dream”, VIP event, Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, Canada
2015, live coding installation, 32C3, Congress Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
2015, “My Virtual Dream”, 50th anniversary, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
2015, “My Virtual Dream”, VIP event, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
2015, “My Virtual Dream”, Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany
2015, “My Virtual Dream”, BRAINFEST, Ontario Science Center, Toronto, Canada
2014, “APOP”, Atomic Lollipop, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada
2014, “Sound Crystal”, Another Dark Day Passes, OCAD University Student Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2013, “Pandi”, Rendezvous with Madness, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto, Canada
2013. “My Virtual Dream”, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada
2013, “My Virtual Dream”, Press Release, Massey College, Toronto, Canada
2013, “Pandi”, Mumbai Women’s International Film Festival, Mumbai, India
2013, “Pandi”, Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary, Canada
2013, “Pandi”, Scarborough Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
2012, “The Virtual Brain”, Society for Neuroscience 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Professional Experience

2014 Oct - Present, Multimedia Artist / Developer, BrainModes, Charité, Berlin, Germany
2012 Oct - Present, Multimedia Artist / Developer, Virtual Brain Installation, Baycrest, Toronto, Canada
2011 May - Dec, Animation and Print Ads for Logikor, Ontario, Canada and Hong Kong, China
2012 Mar - Aug, Jr. Design Assistant, Steve Cober, Magic Pony & Narwhal Art Projects, Toronto, Canada
2012 Feb - Oct, Senior Animator and Graphic Artist, “Pandi”, feature length documentary, Maria-Saroja Ponnambalam, Toronto, Canada
2011 Sept - 2014 Mar, Studio Assistant, Stephen Appleby-Barr, Toronto, Canada
2011 Dec - 2012 Feb, Assistant, Team Macho, Axis Mundi Installation, AGO, Toronto, Canada

Selected Press

2018 April 3rd, Interview of Petra Ritter by Ursula Stamm, "Forschungsprojekt "Virtual Brain"", RBB Praxis, Info Radio RBB
2017 Nov 15th, “Data Mutations”, CAMP, Interview with Rachael Rosen, Hyphen
2017 April 3rd, Interview “Meet Jessica Palmer, VR Neuroscientist”, Grover’s Blog
2017  April 3rd, BrainModes & The Virtual Brain featured in Abendschau, RBB
2017 March 10th, Wizard Battle and BrainModes featured in Xenius Documentary Series “Comment exploiter la force de la pensée?”, Arte
2016 July 8th, ‘My Virtual Dream’: Collective Neurofeedback in an Immersive Art Environment, PLOS ONE
2015 Nov 25th, TVB-EduPack—An Interactive Learning and Scripting Platform for The Virtual Brain, Frontiers in Neuroinformatics
2015 Nov 23rd, My Virtual Dream and BrainModes featured in “Der gläserne Mensch” Documentary, RBB
2015 Oct 29th, BrainModes featured in “Female Entrepreneurs bei B&B”, Campus Startup News
2013 Nov 7th, Pandi featured in “Crazy Good Lineup: Crying Uncle”, Now Magazine
2013 Oct 4th, My Virtual Dream featured in “A brain-powered art exhibit at Nuit Blanche”, The Toronto Star
2013 June 10th, My Virtual Dream featured in “Nuit Blanche: Toronto's Culture Juggernaut”, Huffington Post

Selected Talks & Presentations

2017 March 16th, Grover Tasting Event, “VR & Neuroscience”, Betahaus, Berlin, Germany
2017 March 8th, #ResistJam, “Very Chill Introduction to Google VR SDK, Unity, and iOS”, YouTube
2016 Dec 7th, After-Work Game Design Drinks III, “Wizard Battle: how does it work and let’s play”, Honig Studios, Berlin, Germany
2016 Dec 5th, ąяţǥąʍ€$ 012, “Wizard Battle: how does it work and let’s play”, Spektrum, Berlin, Germany
2016 October 31st, CreativeVR, “Neuroscience and Virtual Reality”, Spektrum, Berlin, Germany
2016 May 20th, Pydata, “Python and TouchDesigner for Interactive Experiments”, Kosmos, Berlin, Germany
2016 April 11th, ąяţǥąʍ€$ 006, “BrainModes: ideas for neurofeedback in mobile gaming”, Spektrum, Berlin, Germany
2016 March 8th, ąяţǥąʍ€$ 005, “Wizard Battle: a game you play with ur brainwaves”, Spektrum, Berlin, Germany
2015 Nov 17th, ąяţǥąʍ€$ 002, “My Virtual Dream: neurofeedback in experimental works”, Saftladen, Berlin, Germany

Selected Awards

2018, “Data Mutations”, Nominated for A MAZE. Award, Berlin

Programs & Skills

After Effects, Atlassian Software, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, TouchDesigner, Blender, Unity, Xcode.

Python, C#, Motion Graphics & Animation, 3D Models & 3D Scanning, Signal Processing & Data Driven Real Time Animation, Interface Design, Information Design, Conceptual Design, Project Management, Storyboarding, Drawing and Painting.