Hybrid Futures Exhibition
The Art-Science Exhibition running in tandem with Imagine Science Abu Dhabi 2018.
March 8-10, 2018
at The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi
Announcing the artists presenting at Hybrid Futures
Winslow Porter
Film/VR Director, Producer and Creative Technologist
Winslow is a Brooklyn-based film and virtual reality director, producer, and creative technologist. Winslow has always been fascinated with the possibilities of how the intersection of art and technology can elevate storytelling. After beginning his career as a film editor and modern dance composer, Winslow attended NYU's Tisch's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) and delved into the world of creative technology soon after. He now has six years of experiential work under his belt, and Giant is his fifth VR project. Winslow's previous work includes interactive experiences for Google, Delta, Diesel, TED, Merrel, and Wired. While at Carbon Pictures in 2015, Winslow produced the Tribeca Film Festival Transmedia Award-winning documentary CLOUDS.
Milica Zec
Film and VR Director, Editor, Producer, and Screenwriter
Milica Zec is a film and virtual reality director, editor, producer, and screenwriter. Her debut VR film, Giant, has been a highlight of film and new media festivals including Sundance New Frontier and Cannes' NEXT Programme. Based on real events, "Giant" has been critically lauded as an example of VR's incredible potential to encapsulate the human experience. Prior to creating Giant, Milica collaborated with the performance artist Marina Abramovic for nine years, including on her seminal show, The Artist is Present at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Milica has also written and directed the films Marina Abramovic Presents MACCOC (Venice Biennale 2011) and a music video for the Antony and the Johnsons song, "Christina's Farm." Milica is a graduate of The University of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, Serbia and SCPS NYU. Since 2015, she has been a member of NEW INC, the New Museum's art, technology, and design incubator in New York City.
Giulia Grossman & Cosmic Neman
Filmmaker & Musician
Giulia Grossmann weaves links between fiction and reality, blurs the boundaries between documentary, representation and staging.
From Native American to Proxima b, she takes an ethnographic look at phenomena of appropriation of myths and quests of utopias. Whether in the mountains, the jungle, the desert or the cosmos, his films connect man to his environment within the limits of the ecumene.

Season Video, Museum of Natural History in New York (image science festival), International Film Festival (FID Marseille), Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA), Short Side (Cine 104), Young Creation (The cenquatre), The Armory (Pasadena), Comfort Station (Chicago), FEST (Portugal), FIFEQ (Montreal), Escales, La Rochelle, RISC Marseille ...
Noah Hutton
Noah Hutton is a film director and founder of the website The Beautiful Brain. He has presented on art and neuroscience at the Venice Biennale, Impakt Festival, Society for Neuroscience, Wellcome Collection, Rubin Museum of Art, and elsewhere. In 2015 he was named a Salzburg Global Fellow in Neuroscience & Art, and created Brain City, a multi-platform installation in Times Square commissioned by the Times Square Arts Alliance. He is in the eighth year of work on his film Bluebrain, a 10-year documentary centering on the Blue Brain Project, based in Geneva, Switzerland. Previously he directed the award-winning documentary features Deep Time(SXSW 2015) and Crude Independence (SXSW 2009). Noah graduated from Wesleyan University, where he studied art history and neuroscience.
Sally Warring
Sally Warring is a biologist and postdoctoral research scholar at the American Museum of Natural History. She grew up in New Zealand and has a bachelor of science with honors in botany from the University of Melbourne in Australia and a Ph.D. in biology at New York University where she studied the genetics and genomics of microscopic parasites. In (some) of her spare time she collects samples of water from various locations in New York City and the surrounding areas and documents the free-living microscopic organisms found within. She posts the images and videos to an Instagram account called @pondlife_pondlife. You can learn more about the project at
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