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Honours student Jordan East working on responsive lighting project

Dual-degree (Media Arts/Computer Science) honours student, Jordan East, has begun work on research and prototyping a modular responsive lighting system, as part of his UNSW Art & Design Professional Experience Project (PEP). Mentored by CRL academic, Scott Brown, Jordan is bringing his cross-disciplinary skills to the project and getting the …

Re/pair

Re/pair is a pop-up exhibition contemplating the feelings of anxiety all humans have about feeling unanswered in an interactive world. Addressing this angst with interactive technology (in this case, creative robotics) allows for dialogue in, response to, and reflection on potential communication between humans and machines. As the 3rd in a series of interventions spanning emerging and established practitioners, Deborah proposes to engage in an audience-centred inquiry into prototyping interactive …

Scientia Grant awarded to CRL Researchers

Creative Robotics Lab (CRL) researchers Scott Brown and Michael Gratton have been recently awarded a UNSW Scientia Education Investment Fund Grant for their project Interaction Interface for Creative Enquiry into Social Robotics. To further this project, Orly Natan has joined the CRL to assist with the creation of bridging interfaces specifically designed to make programming robots more accessible …

CRL PhD Candidate Belinda Dunstan presents at TEDx UNSW

After recently being appointed Associate Lecturer at the Design Futures Lab at UNSW, CRL PhD Candidate Belinda Dunstan was invited to participate in the 2017 TEDx for UNSW students.  After perusing her profile of teaching, writing courses, researching, editing, publishing and presenting both nationally and internationally, it’s hard to argue …

CRL PhD Candidate to launch Creative Robotics Exhibition

CRL PhD Candidate Deb Turnbull Tillman was recently commissioned by the Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial to write a catalog essay introducing a new body of creative robotic artwork by artist Wade Marynowsky. Titled Ceci n’est pas (This is Not)… the essay looks at what isn’t there and how we as …

SHARE at the CRL!

Join us for the second SHARE event on Wednesday 4 October from 4-7pm. This series is a collaboration between the Creative Robotics Lab and the Interactive Media Lab at UNSW’s Art & Design, and the Design Lab at the University of Sydney. As the second in this series of open …

PhD Students to Travel to HCII 2017

PhD students Jorge Forseck and Deb Turnbull Tillman have been awarded travel grants from the Graduate Research School and the Faculty of Art & Design to present a long paper titled “An Exploratory Case Study into Curatorial Intervention Within the Context of HCI” at the Human Computer Interaction International 2017 in Vancouver, …

Endless Summer. Photo by Deb Turnbull Tillman featuring Bella Dunstan

Kate Dunn exhibits in ‘A Working Model of the World’

Kate Dunn is currently exhibiting two artworks in the UNSW Galleries Exhibition A Working Model of the World, co-curated by Lizzie Muller and Holly Williams. The artworks are Endless Summer – a 3D model that traces Sydney’s recent record-breaking heatwaves (pictured in the thumbnail image), and Sydney Heatwaves – a set of 3D models that depict …