Department of Interface Culture, Universität für Künstlerische und Industrielle Gestaltung Linz
Travis Kirton is an artist specializing in the production of performance, tangible, and interactive media. A graduate from the School of Interactive Arts and Technology (Vancouver, Canada) with a specialization in interaction design, he also holds a Master of Arts degree from the Interface Culture department (Linz, Austria).
Recently, he spent a year and a half at The Banff New Media Institute, (Banff, Canada) exploring media-art-research. Prior to this he was a creative engineer for Tangible Interaction Inc. and interaction designer at the Ars Electronica Futurelab.
His works are based in interactive media (gaming and typography), with a focus on joint production of art and academic publication. He has exhibited at The Banff Centre (Canada), TEI2010 (Boston), Over the Game Festival (Sevilla), Medialab Prado (Madrid), Santral Istanbul (Turkey), Ars Electronica (Linz), ACM Multimedia (Vancouver), and has published research papers and print works in a variety of magazines and conference publications.