Christopher Morse

Christopher Morse

ArtTechPsyche 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019

Experiencing Art: Emotional Design for (Digital) Cultural Heritage

Cabot Master Class

What is your most memorable museum experience, and why? Part presentation, part participatory design workshop, this session will explore the role of emotions in the design of new experiences for digital museum collections. Drawing on research in cognitive psychology, art history, and user experience (UX) design, this interactive workshop aims to humanize technology by connecting […]

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Kinect Photo Booth

Lego Take Ten

Garden Street: Upstairs

Throughout the day on the 14th, stop by and visit our LEGO play space. All too often in an academic setting creativity is investigated formally through talks and publications. In keeping with the spirit of the Art Technology Psyche II unconference at Arts@29 Garden St., we want to bring a focus on the innovating role […]

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Ukigumo Hakaze (Floating Clouds Rustling Leaves)

Garden Street: Upstairs

Ukigumo Hakaze (Floating Clouds Rustling Leaves) explores the infinite creative potential of paper, one of our most ancient technologies. Ukigumo Hakaze juxtaposes paper-as-literature with paper-as-origami, a celebration of the transformation from blank page to beautiful form. The installation features a data visualization of the 6097 unique kanji (Japanese logographic characters adapted from Chinese) that comprise the over […]

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Christopher is a doctoral researcher at the University of Luxembourg’s Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) and Human-Computer Interaction Research Group. His work investigates the integration of user experience (UX) design into the development of next-generation interfaces for museums and cultural heritage organizations. He organized ArtTechPsyche I, II, and III while working as Humanities Research Computing Specialist for the Digital Arts & Humanities group at Harvard University. Christopher received his BA in Japanese from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, followed by additional study at Kwansei Gakuin University and International Christian University in Japan, is a graduate of the Harvard Divinity School, and completed a second master’s degree in Digital Media & Instructional Design at the Harvard Extension School in May 2015. For more info, check out https://experiencing.art.