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5 p.m., Saturday, April 14, room 405 | Faculty respondent:TBA
Adam Laskowitz is an artist, designer, and musician. He is currently a member of the [M]edia [A]rchitecture [C]omputing Program at the University at Buffalo pursuing a Master of Architecture and Master of Fine Arts. He received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University at Buffalo in 2009. Current research focuses on the ways in which digital technologies can be utilized such that mundane, everyday interactions with space can become surprising, entertaining, and exciting through a particular lens of sound production and consumption. His work deals with the interactions between people, places, and the objects which occupy space, focusing on the social and spatial implications of computing technologies. His work has been exhibited and published in Germany, France, Japan, and the United States. In the summer of 2012 he will be joining Intel research labs in Portland, Oregon focusing in the designing of sensor networks and ways in which complex datasets can be visualized for use by the public. Find out more at: adamlaskowitz.com
Christo’s multimodal research work explores the use of information systems for articulating and authoring the city. His most recent projects include the mapping of noise complaints and graffiti removal in New York City – spatially navigating these data sets by bringing them back to the streets. He is currently working on a thesis project that involves mapping the everyday experience of geopolitical borders. This design research project that logs users’ perceptions of borders as they are crossed. It is part of a larger interactive storytelling platform that contextualizes the experience of transnational migrants within perceptions of the local boundaries.
Christo is in the Media Studies MA program at The New School and holds a BA is in History and International Relations from Trinity Western University.