Quba Michalski’s works and articles have been featured in a multitude of worldwide festivals and publications for over a decade.
The list below is comprised of engagements only taking place after establishing of QubaVR. For all things before-VR, visit QubaHQ.com.

Festivals

ConveyUX Project Showcase, March 4, 2020, Seattle, WA, USA
Demo and Q&A Session, showcasing Blink’s work on NASA’s Eyes on the Solar System app.
https://conveyux.com/sessions/project-showcase/#eyes

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, March 8-10, 2019, Paris, France
The Pull has been exhibited at the Louvre, as a part of VR Lab section of the event.
http://www.art-action.org/site/en/prog/index.php

Transatlantyk Film Festival, July 14-17, 2018, Łódź, Poland
Ex\Static in the official selection of the Czasoprzestrzenie (Spacetimes) VR competition.
http://www.transatlantyk.org/en/filmy/timespaces-vr

26th Curtas Vila do Conde IFF, July 14-22, 2018, Vila do Conde, Portugal
The Pull presented in the VR Programme of the festival.
http://festival.curtas.pt/festival-en/intro-en/

Inception & Kaleidoscope Online VR Film Festival, June, 2018, Israel / USA / Online
Ex\Static in the official selection of this first ever online VR film festival.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahnClMo6E6o (trailer)

Room V Virtual Reality Art Exhibition, May 23-June 24, 2018, Shanghai, China
Ex\Static showcased in the exhibition at the Modern Art Museum.
http://mamsh.org/perform/detail?id=27

Docs Against Gravity 15. Edition, May 11-20, 2018, Wrocław / Lublin / Warsaw, Poland
The Pull showcased in the VRSAWA competition.
http://docsag.pl/pl/section/kino-vr/?dist=warszawa

CPH:DOX, March 15-25, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Pull showcased in the VR: Art programme of the festival
https://cphdox.dk/en/interactive/

National Museum of Singapore, December 9-10, 2017, Singapore
The Pull presented at the DigiMuse: Virtual Reality Showcase event.
http://nationalmuseum.sg/our-programmes/programmes-list

Samsung VR Presents: An Evening in 360, October 19, 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ex\Static included in the official showcase of the Samsung Developer Conference 2017
https://www.sdc2017.com/activities/samsung-vr/

Art Space Luna September 13-31, 2017, Burgas, Bulgaria
Ex\Static exhibited in exclusive 2D re-imagining during the joint exhibition Новисветове (New Worlds)
http://www.artspaceluna.com

Bubbling Universes July 18 – September 3, 2017, São Paulo, Brazil
Ex\Static and The Pull presented in the official VR showcase of this FILE 2017 event
http://file.org.br/highlight/file-sao-paulo-2017-bubbling-universes/

NAB Show Shanghai June 13-15, 2017, Shanghai, China
Ex\Static presented as a part of World VR Forum festival winners showcase
http://en.nabshowshanghai.com/

World Summit on the Information Society Forum June 12-16, 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
Ex\Static presented as a part of World VR Forum festival winners showcase
https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2017/

Augmented World Expo May 31 – June 2, 2017, Santa Clara, USA
Ex\Static presented as a part of World VR Forum festival winners showcase
http://www.augmentedworldexpo.com/

World VR Forum Annual Summit May 10-14, 2017, Crans-Montana, Switzerland
Swiss premiere of Ex\Static, presented in a dedicated space as a part of festival’s Official Selection.
Ex\Static awarded the Special Prize for Innovative Storytelling.
The Pull presented as a part of Red Bull’s VR Cinema programme.
https://wvrf17.worldvrforum.com/

Kaleidoscope 2017 Showcase Volume 2 April 28-29, 2017, Paris, France
French premiere of Ex\Static as a part of festival’s Official Selection
https://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2017 Showcase Volume 2 April 27, 2017, Sydney, Australia
Australian premiere of Ex\Static as a part of festival’s Official Selection
https://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2017 Showcase Volume 2 April 22, 2017, Kyiv, Ukraine
Ukrainian premiere of Ex\Static as a part of festival’s Official Selection
https://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2017 Showcase Volume 2 April 20, 2017, Los Angeles, USA
USA premiere of Ex\Static as a part of festival’s Official Selection
https://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2017 Showcase Volume 2 April 20-23, 2017, Seoul, Korea
Asian premiere of Ex\Static as a part of festival’s Official Selection
https://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2017 Showcase Volume 2 April 7, 2017, Berlin, Germany
Ex\Static included in the Official Selection of the festival
https://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2017 Showcase Volume 2 April 2, 2017, Leipzig, Germany
German premiere of Ex\Static as a part of festival’s Official Selection
https://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2017 Showcase Volume 2 March 29, 2017, London, UK
World premiere of Ex\Static as a part of festival’s Official Selection
https://kaleidovr.com/

IEEE Virtual Reality 2017 March 18-22, 2017, Los Angeles, USA
The Pull featured in the Video section of the conference.
http://www.ieeevr.org/2017/program/videos.html

Movistar Barcelona 360 Virtual Reality Fest February 24-25, 2017, Barcelona, Spain
The Pull in the official selection of the festival.
http://360vrfest.pro/

Videonale.16 February 17 – April 2, 2017, Bonn, Germany
The Pull showcased as a part of VR Projekte exhibition
http://v16.videonale.org/en/

NAB Show Shanghai December 7-9, 2016, Shanghai, China
The Pull featured in the World VR Forum space
http://www.nabshowshanghai.com/enNABweb

VR Warsaw Day November 17, 2016, Wasaw, Poland
The Pull shown in the official selection at the main hall in Warsaw Film School
http://vrwarsawday.com/

MUTEK_IMG November 10-13, 2016, Montréal, Canada
The Pull presented as a part of the VR Exhibition at the Rialto
http://www.mutek.org/en/img/2016/artworks

Kaleidoscope Community Showcase Vol 1 Extended November 4-5, Leipzig, Germany
The Pull returns with Kaleidoscope’s Extended Showcase for a number of new locations
https://www.facebook.com/events/314927455551489

VR Days Europe November 3-6, 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Pull showcased as a part of Best of VR selection in VR cinema at VondelICS
http://vrdays.co/schedule/day-1/

THE ARTS+ October 19-23, 2016, Frankfurt, Germany
The Pull presented in the Welcome to Hyper Reality exhibition in the fair salon
http://theartsplus.com/sessions/welcome-hyper-reality-hands-vr/

Mutek.MX October 18-23, 2016, Mexico City, Mexico
The Pull screened in the VR Salon powered by Samsung Gear VR
http://mutek.mx/en/kaleidoscope-showcase/

Kaleidoscope 2016 Summer Showcase September 30, 2016, San Francisco, USA
The Pull included in the Official Selection of the festival
http://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2016 Summer Showcase September 23, 2016, Seoul, Korea
The Pull included in the Official Selection of the festival
http://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2016 Summer Showcase September 22, 2016, Los Angeles, USA
The Pull included in the Official Selection of the festival
http://kaleidovr.com/

Photokina: Imaging Unlimited September 20-25, 2016, Cologne, Germany
Multiple screenings of The Pull in the VR showcase
http://www.photokina.com/

Kaleidoscope 2016 Summer Showcase September 16, 2016, Berlin, Germany
The Pull included in the Official Selection of the festival
http://kaleidovr.com/

Kaleidoscope 2016 Summer Showcase September 13, 2016, New York City, USA
The Pull included in the Official Selection of the festival
http://kaleidovr.com/

Fantoche Animation Festival September 7-11, 2016, Baden, Switzerland
Multiple daily screenings of The Pull as a part of Animation goes Mutilmedia showcase.
http://fantoche.ch/en/2016/programme/animation-goes-multimedia-stanzerei

Kaleidoscope 2016 Summer Showcase September 6, 2016, London, UK
The Pull included in the Official Selection of the festival
http://kaleidovr.com/

re:publica TEN May 2-4, 2016, Berlin, Germany
Multiple screenings of The Pull using dome projection and synchronized GearVR swarms.
http://16.re-publica.de/en/tags/virtual-reality


Talks and Appearances

This Is Design School
Episode 35 of the podcast, recorded live at Seattle Interactive Conference (Seattle, WA, USA) on October 17, 2019
Quba Michalski (Director of Innovation, Blink) and Megan Ruhlach (Senior Visual Designer, Blink) talk about their uncommon career paths, work with NASA and experiences in today’s fast-changing industry.
Audio-only recording available at: http://www.thisisdesign.school/megan-ruhlach-quba-michalski/

Being a Super-Generalist
Presented at Visual Effects Society Creative Spotlight (Bellevue, WA, USA) on January 17, 2019
Lightning talk on the pros and cons of being a generalist in today’s highly specialized VFX industry, followed by a panel with other guest speakers.

Glitched Talk Show
Guest starring on Glitched: Talk Show about Virtual Reality in Virtual Reality, live on High Fidelity on December 12, 2017
Recording of the live stream can be found at https://youtu.be/0-HFUGdKVas

A Call to Arts!
Presented at World VR Forum Annual Summit (Crans-Montana, Switzerland) on May 12, 2017
An anthemic, 15-minute lightning talk about the importance of art in the growth and legitimization of virtual reality as a discipline and a medium, rather than just a technology.
Recording available at: https://youtu.be/C6lI30ubgEk

13 predictions for the future of VR and how to succeed without even trying
Presented at Eastside VR Meetup (Bellevue, WA, USA) on May 10, 2016
This click-bait title camouflaged a 60-minute talk about the importance of creative problem-solving and studying multiple disciplines in order to improve one’s skills in crafting VR experiences.

Art or Code: Why Not Both?
Presented at After Effects Seattle (Adobe Systems, Seattle, WA, USA) on February 18, 2016
A 90-minute session about the symbiosis between artistic expression and technical know-how, supported by several case studies of art, interactive and virtual reality projects.


Press

Clever Couple
Timothy Ma, August 19, 2020
Limited edition print issue

Film of the Future: Adding Dimension to Narrative with VR
Joojin Oh, Kadenze Blog, January 18, 2019
https://blog.kadenze.com/creative-technology/film-of-the-future-adding-dimension-to-narrative-with-vr/

XR Innovators: Quba Michalski
Pixvana, September 26, 2017
http://blog.pixvana.com/xr-innovators-quba-michalski-virtual-reality

World VR Forum Annual Summit 2017: Competition Winners
WVRF, May 15, 2017
https://wvrf17.worldvrforum.com/winners-2017/

Meet Uncode Theme creatives: Quba Michalski
Undsgn, March 16, 2017
https://undsgn.com/meet-uncode-theme-creatives-quba-michalski/

QubaVR is Exploring New Ways for People to Experience VR
Around Your Screen, October 17, 2016
https://aroundyourscreen.com/2016/10/17/qubavr-is-exploring-new-ways-for-people-to-experience-vr/

Interview with Quba Michalski (aka QubaVR)
Bartek Drozdz for Kuula, September 8, 2016
http://blog.kuula.co/interview-quba-michalski-qubavr/

Jaunt VR and Facebook Are Tracking Your Head Movements For Better 360-Degree Videos
Ian Hamilton for UploadVR, August 10, 2016
http://uploadvr.com/jaunt-facebook-heat-maps-head-tracking/