The workshop will be hosted by the following experts:
Christina Öhman, The Interactive Institute, Sweden
Christina is the production manager of the Visual Voltage exhibition. At the Interactive Institute she is responsible for the strategic development and leads the research in the area of “energy and design”. Her project “Power-Aware-Cord” is shown in the exhibition.
Johan Redström, The Interactive Institute, Sweden
Johan is the design director and senior researcher at the Interactive Institute. Amongst others he is leading the research program “Static!” on increasing awareness of everyday energy consumption through experimental interaction design. His project “Energy Curtain” is shown in the exhibition.
Myriel Milicevic, Interaction Design Studios, Berlin
Myriel is an artist as well as a researcher and senior designer with IxDS. She focuses on issues of human-environmental interaction, culture and society.
Prof. Reto Wettach, Interaction Design Studios, Berlin
Reto Wettach is a Professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam/Germany, where he teaches "Physical Interaction Design" and researches innovative, bodily-focused approaches to human-computer interaction. Reto is also the design director with the Interaction Design Studios (IxDS), a design research agency in Berlin.
Moritz Stefaner is working as a freelance information visualizer. He holds degrees in Cognitive Science and Interface Design. His work has been exhibited at SIGGRAPH and ars electronica. Recently, he has been nominated for the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2010.