Jason Edward Lewis

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Jason
Middle name: 
Edward
Last name: 
Lewis
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A digital media artist, poet and software designer,Jason Edward Lewis founded Obx Laboratory for Experimental Media, where he directs research/creation projects devising new means of creating and reading digital texts, developing systems for creative use of mobile technology, designing alternative interfaces for live performance, and using virtual environments to assist Aboriginal communities in preserving, interpreting and communicating cultural histories. He co-founded and co-directs the Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace research network that is investigating how Native people can participate in the shaping of our digital media future, and co-directs the “Skins Workshops on Aboriginal Storytelling and Digital Media.” Lewis is committed to developing intriguing new forms of expression by working on conceptual, creative and technical levels simultaneously. His creative work has been featured at the Ars Electronica Center, ISEA, SIGGRAPH, Urban Screens, and Mobilefest, among other venues, his writing about new media has been presented at conferences, festivals and exhibitions on four continents, and his work has won awards at the Ars Electronica and imagineNative festivals. He is currently an Associate Professor of Computation Arts at Concordia University in Montreal.
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