Matt Nish-Lapidus // 04.11.19
Matt holds a degree in new media art from Ryerson University, and is a practicing designer, artist, and musician. His work has included everything from designing AR products based on ex-government research technology, a digital library catalog in use by the New York Public Library, enterprise software for hospitals, video games, and large-scale public installations. He spent the first few years of his career assisting international new media artists such as Stelarc, David Rokeby, and Haruki Nishijima, while developing his own art and design practice. He was the design lead at Normative in Toronto, Canada and the Vice President of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA).
Currently, Matt teaches interaction design and data visualization at the Copenhagen Institute for Interaction Design (CIID), is lead curator for the digiPlaySpace exhibition at the Toronto International Film Festival, and works on collaborative projects in the areas of software, data visualization, installation, and audio.
“The Space We Hold”, an interactive documentary made in collaboration with the National Film Board of Canada won the 2018 The Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Award, The Columbia University School of the Arts Digital Storytelling Lab’s “Digital Dozen” 2018, and the 2018 Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Interactive Production.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
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