Michael Longford


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  • York University, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, Associate Dean

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  • ISEA2011

    Prof. Michael Longford is the Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University, Canada. He is a Co-Director of the Mobile Media Lab (MML), which is made up of an interdisciplinary research team exploring wireless communications, rich media content development for mobile technologies, and locative media practices. He was a founding member of Hexagram: Institute for Research and Creation in Media Arts and Technologies in Montreal, and served for three years as the Director for the Advanced Digital Imaging and 3D Rapid Prototyping Group. He is a co-editor of the recent publication, The Wireless Spectrum: The Politics, Practices and Poetics of Mobile Media (2010), and a co-editor for the Visual Communication Journal published by Sage. His most recent project, Tentacles, co-developed with the Ontario College of Art and Design and the Canadian Film Centre uses the iPhone/iPod touch to create a multi-user ambient gaming experience projected into public spaces.


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