Bianca Cheng Costanzo
Bianca taught this Studio’s Mobile Prototyping workshop.
Steffen taught this Studio’s Mobile Prototyping workshop. A Berlin-based interactive designer, creative coder and web developer, he holds a BA (with distinction) in Digital Media at the University of the Arts Bremen, and over the past four years has been teaching at various institutions in Bremen and Berlin. He has been involved several art exhibitions, both audio and visual, with many artists of local and international reputation. He has developed two mobile web applications and he is looking forward to do more work in this field.
Alberto taught this Studio’s Mobile Prototyping workshop. Born in Treviso, he took his first degree, in Information Engineering, at Padua University; his thesis was a web portal which recognized vowels using text-to-speech and voice-recognition technologies. In 2008 he joined the Masters programme in Visual and Multimedia Communication at the Faculty of Design and Arts, Università Iuav di Venezia, specialising in interaction design. His interest in web and interaction design began in 2004 when he began working with some web agencies in Treviso. He was an interaction design intern in the Treviso technology incubator H-Farm, and is now a freelance interaction designer. In 2009, as part of the Random Clapping collective, he designed and executed an interactive art exhibition in Pola, Croatia. In 2010 he designed an installation for a carnival event organized by the Venice Biennale in the Italian Pavilion and, during the summer, was an interaction design intern at IDEO, the design and consultancy firm based in Palo Alto. He reached the semi-finals in the international Adobe Design Achievement Award 2010 competition with an academic project and won an Honourable Mention for a personal project about the ‘internet of things’, the topic of his current thesis project. He loves the internet, media arts, design and music.
Till ran this Studio’s Processing workshop. He received a Diploma in Media and Computer Science at the University of Applied Sciences (FH), Wedel in 2002. He has been Lecturer at the Berlin Technical University of Arts since 2006, and has taught workshops on mashups and information visualization at FH-Potsdam and FH-Wedel. A research associate at the Interaction Design Lab of FH-Potsdam, his research interests are geo-visualization, information visualization, and tangible interfaces. He worked on the pan-European project MACE: Metadata for Architectural Contents in Europe, and was Project Leader of MACE’s Reactable-like interactive ‘maeve‘ installation for the Venice Biennale 2009.