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Mariam Zakarian

Amaryllis VR
Armenian virtual reality artist based in Denmark. Creator of one of the first Danish VR artworks, Amaryllis VR, which deals with uniquely human concepts such as mortality, physicality and spirituality channeled through the cutting-edge digital medium of room-scale VR. Mariam holds an M.Sc. in Media Technology, specializing in VR art, and has worked with the medium since 2014. She creates her VR art solo from start to finish and her art pieces have been exhibited at major tech and fine art events on 3 continents, among which are GDC in San Francisco, and Art Basel Hong Kong. Besides working actively with the medium, she speaks about VR, fine art and the importance of considering the human aspects when creating the technology of the future.