Dr Brigitta Zics
Culture Lab, Newcastle University
Brigitta Zics is an artist and researcher based in Culture Lab Newcastle University, UK. Her main interest is the investigation into the potential of technology as a philosophical tool and aesthetic ecology in relation to human experiences. Her recent research subjects include experimental data visualisation, bio-signal interaction & affective environments, application of swarm theory, and aesthetic ecologies that facilitate immersive experiences. Her artistic work and research have been broadly exhibited and published in journals such as Leonardo (MIT), Journal of Visual Art Practice (Intellect), in books such as New Realities: Being Syncretic book (Springer) and festivals such as Siggraph. Other affiliations include Visiting Fellow at Transtechnology Research (University of Plymouth), Senior Lecturer at the University of Wales, panel member of the Leonardo Reviews and Research Advisor in the Doctoral School at the Hungarian University of Fine Art.
Paper Presentation - Eye Gaze as a Vehicle for Aesthetic Interaction: Affective Visualisation for Immersive User Experience