Applied research in socially engaged artmaking, emergent media and connected design, creating interactive experiences to engage people in tangible, sensorial and experiential ways.More
Art and design for ecological awareness, linked with innovative technology development to spark collective engagement with the emerging technologies of our time.
John Crawford is an intermedia artist, performance director and interaction designer. He uses computers and video to create rich immersive environments for embodied interaction with dance, theatre and music.
His projects are performed in theatres, exhibited in galleries and presented as public art installations. His research and creative activity centers on making artworks that provide compelling interactive experiences for diverse communities, building upon the emerging technologies of our time.
Recent work includes Your Ocean, My Ocean, an ongoing art and technology project concerned with oceans and coastlines, speaking to environmentalism, climate justice and community engagement. He originated the Active Space concept for his intermedia software framework upon which these projects are built, and which he has continued to evolve and develop for over twenty-five years.
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