Makers

nanda K & patrick T (Nanda Khaorapapong and Patrick Tresset) met at Goldsmiths University of London, Digital Studios, where nanda developed her final project Stetho-phone&Heart Lounge installation for MFA in 2009, the same year that patrick started his PhD and acted as her programming mentor.  From time to time nanda has assisted the AIKON project, which is co-directed by patrick and Professor Frederic Fol Leymarie of the Computing department.

Nanda Khaorapapong

From Bangkok, moved to London in 2003, Nanda’s reading and experimenting have involved aesthetics of body data, human-human interaction, human-machine symbiosis and analogue-digital actuators/sensors. Her current focus is on invisible sensing interface for human emotions. Graduated from BA (Hon) Contemporary Media Practice at University of Westminster in 2007 and MFA in Computational Studio Arts at Goldsmiths University of London in 2009, she is entering a PhD program in Media and Arts Technology at Queen Mary University of London in September 2010.

www.nandadoes.com

www.nandadoes.com/stetho-phone

contact: nanda.krpp@gmail.com

Patrick Tresset

From France, moved to London in 1991, Patrick’s research and experimenting have involved perception, drawing, computing and robotics. His main aim is to design systems capable of imagining our reality. He is currently based at Goldsmiths preparing a PhD in Art and Computational Technologies, where he co-directs the AIKON project (funded by the Leverhulme Trust). Patrick graduated from MSc Arts Computing at Goldsmiths in 2006. Patrick is also a web architect for Leonardo Electronic Almanac.

www.aikon-gold.com

www.leoalmanac.org

contact: tressetp@gmail.com