Welcome to Mana Saei’s space.

Mana Saei is an Iranian Canadian New Media Artist + XR Researcher and Developer based in Vancouver BC. She studied New Media and Sound Arts at Emily Carr University, and received her XR Development certificate from University of British Columbia. Mana holds a degree in science as well. Her practice focuses on exploring interactive audiovisual installations in 3D spaces. Currently she is working to build a community for new media and digital artists. Since 2017 she has created installations such as Iran (AR installation about the liberation movement in Iran), Father (interactive light installation about mental health after loss), Fall (VR video installation with binaural sound about climate change), The Room (RT3D about the concept of loss), Forest (sonic painting about wildlife), Solitude (interactive audiovisual installation about the age of Covid), and etc. Her award winning project, The Lockdown, is an interactive audiovisual installation in a 3D virtual exhibition about the lockdown days in Iran and Canada. Mana has collaborated in other award winning projects such as Wild Empathy (exhibited at Science World), Dami and Falian VR animation video (premiered at VIFF Immersed 2019), Unceded Chiefs VR project (premiered at VIWFF 2020), and etc. She also composes music and designs audio for games, videos and festivals.