Astrid Kahmke

Astrid Kahmke is head of the European Creators’ lab for artistic XR and works as curator for immersive arts, consultant and producer. In the past she produced international feature films which won numerous awards, was Creative Director of the Bavarian Film Center for several years, where she started to build the infrastructure for the XR industry with governmental support in Bavaria from 2016 on. She was Festivaldirector and co-founder of the Virtual Worlds Festival in Munich and co-curated one of the first VR Festivals completely in Virtual Reality together with Stereopsia (Brussels) and VRrOOm in VRChat in 2020. Astrid is internationally requested as speaker and lecturer and is member of numerous international juries and committees with a focus on narrative XR.