Martial is Senior Lecturer & Course Leader for BA (Hons) Animation & Games at Arts University Plymouth.
He is investigating and developing skills and research in areas of new and immersive technologies, such as AR and VR, to identify future trends. Martial is especially focused on how we can enhance these within the curriculum to support the needs and experience of our students. As part of his research, Martial has been invited to contribute as a speaker at national and international conferences such as ECEL European eLearning Conference at Sophia Antipolis Nice, Jisc RSC South West TurboTEL, and the Advance HE (Formerly HEA) Visitors and Residents Conference at Arts University Plymouth and London. He has recently been developing work with the Market Hall Immersive Dome and has worked on projection mapping projects for the Plymouth Illuminate festival since its creation in 2017.
Martial has been proactively researching and applying technological developments in our Game Arts and Animation curriculum, and through his research has contributed to shaping Arts University Plymouth's Studio Lab for Embodied Media. The Studio Lab is a multidisciplinary team of artists and researchers who are collectively motivated to think about how we can approach the integration of biological and computational systems in a more sustainable and ethical way for the future, by establishing partnerships with regional research universities.