5 Questions: Amy Lynn Herman

What does it take to be immersive? What makes immersive artists tick? And what is immersive anyway? We ask the leaders in the Denver area community to answer five easy questions. How did they do? You be the judge! 

Five Easy Questions for Amy Lynn Herman

 

Amy Lynn Herman

Who: Amy Lynn Herman
About me: I’m a creative event producer who loves public art. I specialize in large-scale community engagement and logistics/ops work. I create synergy between the entrepreneurial scene, the creative economy, and municipalities. Crowds are my passion; sharing is my highest value. I’m committed to creating a better world by design through interactive social experiences, collaboration and civic engagement. I’m also a culture junkie: I teach, design, educate and create live/digital engagement strategies, content, workshops and programs for organizations, particularly in the maker movement, the cooperative business realm, and in food, design, and tech startups. My tribe is 25K deep and growing. Please visit my Linkedin profile for more information.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/amylynnherman/

1. What does immersive mean to you?

Immersive is about designing for the senses and for public enjoyment.

2. What makes an immersive experience successful?

The best immersive experiences build community through public engagement.

3. What has been one of your favorite immersive experiences?

I’m from the Midwest and therefore have a love affair with City Museum in St. Louis, MO. City Museum is a museum whose exhibits consist largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects, a giant playground of public art.

4. What excites you about immersive in Colorado?

We have a huge, untapped community of creatives and technologists who live here, who care deeply about public art.

5. What immersive mashup would you like to see or work on?

Justin Gitlin and Titwrench Festival!