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Artist Profile - Joanna Berzowska

Joanna Berzowska
Photo: Ronald Borshan 2007

About Joanna

Joanna Berzowska is the founder and research director of XS Labs, where her team develops innovative methods and applications in electronic textiles and responsive garments. She shows projects and lectures internationally about this work and related social, cultural, aesthetic, and political issues. She is Associate Professor of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University and a member of the Hexagram Research Institute in Montreal. She was selected for the Maclean's 2006 Honour Roll as one of "thirty nine Canadians who make the world a better place to live in". Her academic background includes a BA in Pure Math from McGill, a BFA in Design from Concordia, and a Masters of Science from the MIT Media Lab.

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