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Guest Speaker: Kristina Höök

 
Location
Mixed Reality Lab Meeting Space
Date(s)
Monday 13th November 2017 (11:00-12:00)
Description
Kristina Höök

Kristina Höök is to give a guest talk on Soma Design to the lab.

Soma Design

Soma design engages with our somas – our living, sentient, selves – and to aesthetics, interactions that help us live a richer life – an “awakening” from the mindless, joyless, everyday habitual movements. In this talk I will discuss how new technologies, feeding off the data from our bodies, movements, emotions and social selves, can be designed from a subjective and aesthetic point of view and why this is important. 

About Kristina

Kristina Höök is a professor in Interaction Design at the Royal Institute of Technology and also works part-time at SICS (Swedish Institute of Computer Science). Höök has published numerous journal papers, books and book chapters, and conference papers in highly renowned venues. A frequent keynote speaker, she is known for her work on social navigation, seamfulness, mobile services, affective interaction and lately, designing for bodily engagement in interaction through somaesthetics. 

Mixed Reality Laboratory

University of Nottingham
School of Computer Science
Nottingham, NG8 1BB


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