I am a creative technologist, that is to say I use technological tools to create artworks and design interactions. I create visual arts, sculptural works, sound art, or a mix of all of those fields.
Previously, I was a freelance technical architect and developer with a focus on UI and UX. Clients with whom I worked range from ad agencies to game dev shops, from tech startups to research labs.
I always favored projects with minimal graphical design. Now, projects onto which I work must also implement accessibility and take user privacy into account.
I am currently completing a degree in Intermedia/CyberArts at Concordia University in Montréal, where I expand my artistic practice and focus on electronics, performance arts, interaction design, and media research.
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Posted on May 13, 2018
Some fourteen years later, at almost forty, I finally completed my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree! All aspects of my life—academic, professional, and personal—went through many metamorphoses during those years. While I may not have been conscious of the value of those experiences as I went through each of them, they all helped me grow.
There are many ways to obtain knowledge today, and there are a lot of misconceptions about the path one should take, and why going through university is essential/worthless. I'd like to address some of these issues by sharing my experience and thoughts. I hope to help students and professionals, young and old, to reconsider preconceptions they might have about the path that "should" be taken.
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