Centre for Research-Creation in Media Arts and Technologies

Jason Edward Lewis

Jason Edward Lewis
Obx Labs

Biography

Jason Edward Lewis is a digital media artist, poet and software designer. He 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 simultaneously on conceptual, creative and technical levels. 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 festival awards at Ars Electronica, imagineNative and the Electronic Literature Organization. He is currently an Associate Professor of Computation Arts at Concordia University in Montreal.

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Collaborators

Affiliated Graduate Students and Research Assistants

Beth A. Lameman
Charlotte Fisher
Sahar Homami
Nancy Elizabth Townsend
Megan Whyte
Christian Gratton
Nather Aylomen
Tehoniehtathe Delisle
Chris Drogaris
Ian Arawjo
Miao Song

Contact

jason.lewis@concordia.ca

Obx Labs
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514-848-2424 ext 5935