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‘Making Communities using Creative Technologies’: by Dr Emilie Giles


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Date: Wednesday 9 March 2022
Time: 18.00 – 19.30
Location: AUB Campus or live stream online

This lecture is part of the AUB Open Lecture Series

The AUB Open lectures are a series of events sharing specialist knowledge on topics of design thinking and creative practice. The lectures support the university's commitment to its civic agenda.

The third in the series, led by Dr Emilie Giles, explores participatory making and members of the public.

About this event

In this unique lecture, Dr Emilie Giles will discuss research and practice around her work with participatory making and members of the public. Primarily involving the creation of circuits using e-textiles or coding to make interactive pieces, Emilie has a long history of working with people who might be at risk of being excluded from learning digital skills.

The talk will touch on projects conducted in museums and galleries, as well as her recent PhD work with blind and visually impaired people.

Emilie Giles is a Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at Arts University Bournemouth. As a researcher, artist, and educator her work spans creative technology, crafting and pervasive gaming. Emilie has a PhD from The Open University where she explored how e-textiles can be used as interactive tools for blind and visually impaired people, using participatory design approaches.

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This lecture is available on campus or online. If you book to watch the live stream, we’ll send you a link to attend the day of the lecture.

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