Associate Professor, Cinema & Media Arts
Caitlin Fisher is a co-founder of the Future Cinema Lab and director of the Augmented Reality Lab in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York. She is also an executive member of HASTAC – Humanities Arts, Science, Technology Advanced Collaboratory. Her research focuses on investigations into the future of narrative through explorations of interactive storytelling and cinema in augmented reality environments, and the creation of expressive software tools that allow non-programmers to work in such environments. Her research interests include digital archiving, lifelogging, data visualization and experimental game structures for storytelling. Awards include the International Electronic Literature Award for Fiction; Ciutat de Vinaròs Prize in Poetry; and the Electronic Literature Organization’s jury prize for her augmented reality tabletop theatre piece, Circle. The recipient of a 2012 Fulbright Research Chair, Dr. Fisher is currently working with large repositories of data and interactive immersive visualizations that are part of an $11M project housed at York.