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Visiting Artists & Designers Lecture Series
David Wood in October | Kim Stringfellow in November
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 //

David Wood
Wednesday, October 10, 7 pm, ITE Building, Lecture Hall 7

David Wood is currently working for SpaceCraft, Inc., a startup in Austin, TX as Chief Architect. SpaceCraft has developed a web publishing platform for small businesses that allows businesses to easily create a web presence that extends beyond the desktop to mobile devices.

Prior to SpaceCraft, he worked at frog design as a Technical Architect, primarily working on projects focused on mobile applications, computer vision and rapid prototyping. With regards to mobile applications, besides developing applications for iOS and Android, he worked on several projects that dealt with human-device interaction, such as alternative touch gestures, RFID, above the glass gestures and computer vision based interactions.


Kim Stringfellow
Thursday, November 1, 4:30-5:30 pm, Academic IV Building - Lecture Hall 4

Kim Stringfellow is an artist/educator whose work and research interests address ecological, historical, and activist issues related to land use and the built environment through hybrid documentary forms incorporating writing, digital media, photography, audio, video, installation, mapping, and locative media. She is an associate professor at the School of Art, Design, and Art History at San Diego State University. Stringfellow's projects have been commissioned and funded by leading organizations including the Creative Work Fund, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Seattle Arts Commission, and the California Council for the Humanities. Stringfellow is the author of two photographic books including Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938-2008 (2009) and Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905-2005 (2005). Both books were published by the Center for American Places.