Tad Hirsch came and spoke at an event in January about his latest work. If you missed it here’s another chance:
Lecture/presentation by UW Interaction Design faculty member Tad Hirsch
Thursday, April 4, 2013 @ 7:00pm
Henry Art Gallery Auditorium, University of Washington
Tad Hirsch’s research focuses on interaction design in urban environments with a strong emphasis on advocacy and civic engagement, and often involves collaboration with NGO’s and community based organizations. His work is strongly influenced by public and critical art practice, and has engaged with issues such as human rights, environmental justice and community empowerment.
Prior to joining UW, Tad was a Senior Research Scientist and Manager with Intel Labs. Tad was a member of the Rhode Island School of Design’s Digital Media faculty from 2006-2008, and has taught courses in art, design, and engineering at Carnegie Mellon, MIT and the University of Oregon. Tad earned his PhD from the Media Lab at MIT; an MDes in Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon; a MSc in Media Arts andSciences from MIT; and a BA in Philosophy from Vassar College.