Acting Program Director of the Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts at the University of Sydney
Luke Hespanhol is a lecturer in Design and Computation and the Acting Program Director of the Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts at the University of Sydney.
His practice investigates the potential of media art to create engaging experiences that lead to reflection on the relationship between individuals and the immediate environment around them. He has explored these possibilities of public expression through the development of interactive media installations for academic research, galleries and public art festivals, including multiple editions of Vivid Sydney.
Luke holds a PhD from the Design Lab, University of Sydney, researching interactive media architecture and the user-centred design of hybrid urban environments. He is a former guest researcher at the Department of Aesthetics and Communication at Aarhus University, Denmark, and resident at the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz, Austria.
With the accelerating urbanisation of the global population, cities are fast becoming places for experimentation in social interactions, governance and...