This talk is presented by
Keir Winesmith - Art & Design Professor, UNSW & CTO, Old Ways, New; former Director of Digital Experience, SFMOMA.
In 2018 Professor Keir Winesmith returned to Sydney after 5 years as the digital director of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Prior to SFMOMA, he led the digital efforts of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Keir currently wears three hats; he is a Professor at UNSW Art & Design, Chief Technology Officer at Old Ways, New and Principal at Winesmith Digital Studio. He has led and collaborated on award winning projects that blend culture and technology in Australia, Europe and the US and has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, National Public Radio, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the BBC, Radio New Zealand, WIRED magazine and many others. In 2018 he was named in Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business.
Suzanne Boccalatte has led a multifaceted creative life as designer, artist, writer, publisher and cultural strategist. In 2018, she was appointed Professor of Practice, UNSW Art & Design. She is Principal of Boccalatte, a design consultancy working with some of Australia’s most significant cultural and arts institutions, with a mission to create work that encourages curiosity, fosters culture and enriches society. She has addressed universities, and conferences on topics as diverse as future of work, design in culture, AI, creativity in uncertain times, female futures, and presented masterclasses including a design-led workshop on Asylum Seeking for The Guardian Australia. Suzanne publishes books for galleries and artists and co-edits Trunk—an award-winning compendium with contributors from the global creative community. She is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney University of Technology, Sydney, National Art School and private collections.