Ben Hooker - Geospatial Media Panel, Mobile Media 09

Nov 13th, 2009

This day of presentations and panel discussions will explore how emerging networked devices are changing the ways we communicate, play, and explore the city. The day will feature nine presentations grouped around three themes: Geospatial Media, Mobile Games, and Emerging Interface. This is an open event, registration is not necessary.

For more information, see http://dma.ucla.edu/mobilemedia/

Speaker Biography


Ben Hooker is a multimedia artist and designer whose work explores new experiences and aesthetic situations which arise from the intermingling of the phenomenal and intangible worlds of physical materiality and electronic data. His background is interaction design; he graduated from the Royal College of Art's Computer Related Design program in 1997. He divides his time between creative practice, consultancy and teaching.

From 2005-07 Visiting Faculty, Intel Research Berkeley, Berkeley CA, USA; position involves conducting independent design research about urban and domestic computing, and collaborating with other researchers as a 'designer in residence' at the Lab.

Currently he is an Associate Professor, Media Design Program, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA.



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