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Jessica Thompson is an Assistant Professor in Hybrid Practice at the University of Waterloo in both the Department of Fine Art (http://finearts.uwaterloo.ca/) and the Stratford Campus (https://uwaterloo.ca/stratford-campus/). Her practice investigates spatial and social conditions within urban environments through interactive art-works situated at the intersection of sound, performance and mobile technologies. She holds a BFA in Visual Art from York University and MFA in Media Study from SUNY at Buffalo. Before coming to Waterloo, Thompson was Part-time Faculty in the Department of Visual Art at Brock University and an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Media Study at SUNY at Buffalo.
About the Hacknight
The weekly civic tech hacknights bring together designers, coders, urban planners, government staff, mappers, policymakers, students, communications strategists, and all other Torontonians who share an interest in making Toronto more responsive, prosperous, sustainable and equitable, through tech, data, and design. (Coders are welcome, but you don’t have to be a coder to contribute!)
Come and be part of it!
6:30-7: Welcome and intros
7-7:30: Presentation and Q&A/discussion with Jessica Thompson (http://jessicathompson.ca/)
7:30-9: Breakout groups (make something!)
Here's our Code of Conduct (http://civictech.ca/about-us/).