Garnet Hertz is visiting Technologies in Practice Oct 3rd

Garnet Hertz, Canada Research Chair in Design and Media Arts at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver Canada is visiting the Technologies in Practice research group at ITU on Friday Oct 3rd 2014. Garnet Hertz is an artist and researcher whose work explores themes of DIY culture and interdisciplinary art / design practices, and he is particular know for his work on Critical Making. This year he authored a paper together with Silvia Lindtner and Paul Dourish titled Emerging sites of HCI Innovation: Hackerspaces, Hardware Startup & Incubators, which received a SIGCHI Best of CHI Best Paper Award on the prestige CHI conference. If you want to talk with Garnet while he is here you are welcome to email Pernille Bjørn, Head of Technologies in Practice or simply join the open conversation/lecture on Friday Oct 3rd, 16:00-17:00 in IxD

Read more about Garnet Hertz at his website: http://www.conceptlab.com