Founder & Creative Director | VRHAM!
Ulrich Schrauth is the initiator as well as the creative director of the “VRHAM! Virtual Reality & Arts Festival” in Hamburg and supervises various international projects within the field of digital media as creative director.
In addition to that, he is XR & Immersive Programmer for the annual BFI London Film Festival. On a regular basis he acts as a jury member, among others for the Fedora Digital Art Prize, Laval Virtual/France or the VREFEST Rome/Italy.
Furthermore Ulrich is speaker and moderator with the focus on immersive art, for the SXSW Festival Austin/Texas, the Film Festival in Cannes/France or the European Jazz Conference Novara/Italy, just to name a few.
Ulrich Schrauth can look upon many years of professional experience in artistic planning, the organization and curation of festivals, theatre and music productions. He has worked nationwide and internationally in numerous productions, for example as artistic director of operations of the Thalia Theatre in Hamburg and the Sydney Festival or as head of programming of the international festival Theater der Welt 2017.
Ulrich studied performing arts at the Folkwang University in Essen and cultural management at the university for Music and Theatre in Hamburg.