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Luke Hespanhol

Luke Hespanhol is a Brazilian-Australian media artist, interaction designer, researcher and software developer. His practice investigates the potential of media art, design and architecture in creating engaging experiences that lead to reflection on the relationship between individuals and the immediate environment around them. He has explored these possibilities of public expression through the development of interactive electronic artworks for both galleries and public art festivals, including multiple editions of Vivid Sydney. Luke is in the final stages of his PhD candidature at the Design Lab, University of Sydney, researching the confluence of media and sensing technology in the creation of artistic installations for responsive public urban environments. He is also a lecturer in Computational Design at UNSW Built Environment and has recently collaborated as a guest researcher at the Department of Aesthetics and Communication at Aarhus University, Denmark, and as a resident researcher at the Futurelab, Ars Electronica, Austria.