Keynote

Lynn Hughes

Lynn Hughes

Lynn Hughes is a digital media researcher, artist and teacher who holds the Chair of Interaction Design and Games innovation at Concordia University. She was instrumental in the founding and financing of the Hexagram Institute for Media Art and Technology which is the largest new media hub in Canada. In 2008 she co-founded the Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) research group (now a formal Research Centre). Lynn’s production currently focuses on the design of full body, sensor based games. In 2012 she curated (with Heather Kelley and Cindy Poremba) a major, fully playable exhibition on game culture at the Gaîté lyrique in Paris. Joue le jeu / Play Along set out to position game culture as absolutely central to contemporary Culture -as the broad, diversified, exceedingly dynamic and evolving cultural field it is becoming.