Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

ICT 2013

Beth COLEMAN

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University of Waterloo/Harvard
Digital Media Art & Innovation
Professor, researcher
Canada

Dr. Beth Coleman director City as Platform Lab, Games Institute at the University of Waterloo, Ontario Canada and Faculty Fellow at Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University. Coleman works with new technology and art to create transmedia forms of engagement. Her research addresses issues of network society, subjectivity, and the contemporary city, as well as philosophy of technology, critical race studies, and media design. She is the co-founder of SoundLab Cultural Alchemy, an internationally acclaimed multimedia performance platform. As an artist, she has a history of international exhibition including venues such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, New Museum of Contemporary Art, and Musée d'Art moderne Paris. She has worked with research consortiums that involve academic, industry and arts collaborators. She is a founding member of the Microsoft Research Fellow Social Media Collective and an expert consultant for the European Union Digital Futures Initiative. Her work has been presented as part of the TEDx East conference, on National Public Radio, and reviewed in The Guardian (UK) and Washington Post newspapers. She works internationally with collaborators in Africa, Europe, and Asia. Her book Hello Avatar is published by the MIT Press and was recently translated into Turkish.

Web site: http://cityasplatform.org/

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