Tegan Bristow is head of the Interactive Digital Media program at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. She leads the Masters Program in Interactive Digital Arts, as well as lecturing in programing, computer aesthetics and internet art in the 3rd and 4th year level digital arts courses.
Bristow is currently writing her PhD on Technology Arts and Culture Practices in Africa with the Centre for Advanced Inquiry into Integrative Arts at Plymouth University in the UK. Her research and creative practice addresses digital cultural practices in Africa, and is led by a needs driven approaches and social development focus that technology practices offer. Bristow is focused on implementing and using this research for curricular development on technology culture in the local context.
Bristow is an artist and developer of interactive digital installations. She has exhibited widely, most recently she exhibited “Meaning Motion” on interactive video practices at the Wits Art Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa and “Hotel Yeoville”, with Sharp Sharp Johannesburg at the Gaite Lyrique in Paris, France.
Please find more information on Bristow at www.teganbristow.co.za
Workshop: Using the Kinect Sensor for Interactive Art
March 31st and April 1st, 2:00 – 4:00
Library Conference Room 106i
April 2nd, 12:30 – 1:30