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Nicola Plant

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsArtist - Consultant - Web & Digital Programmer

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About me

Nicola is a programmer, researcher and artist that has just completed a Ph.D in Media Art and Technology at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London. Her research interests are human movement and expression, embodiment, intersubjectivity and the vicarious experience of empathy. Specialising in motion capture, VR, interactive installation design and HCI, she codes and builds movement-based interactive installations and environments, physical computing and electronics projects and real-time applications of technology for performance and installation. Her work has been presented at exhibitions and conferences worldwide. She has over 6 years of experience in peer-to-peer computing teaching and leading creative coding workshops.

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Skills

  • Teaching
  • Visual Arts
  • Programming
  • Websites
  • Multi-media Artist
  • Digital Artist
  • CSS
  • Html
  • Interface Design
  • Javascript
  • UX Design
  • UI Design
  • Ideas Development

Work history

Currently

Artist

Self Employed

Oct 2007
  • Freelance
  • Movement artist, coder and researcher.

2015

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Queen Mary University of London

Feb 2014 - Dec 2015
  • Full Time
  • Teaching computing and electronics to school teachers, research and developing teaching materials.

2015

Tutor

Popup Pixels

Oct 2012 - Aug 2015
  • Freelance
  • Teaching creative programming

2014

Teaching Assistant

Queen Mary University of London

Oct 2011 - Jan 2014
  • Freelance
  • Teaching Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Web Design and Authoring, Graphical User Interfaces

Education

2015

PHD Media and Arts Technology

Queen Mary University of London

Oct 2009 - Dec 2015
  • Empathy, Intersubjectivity and Embodiment

2009

MA Digital Arts in Performance

Birmingham City University

Sep 2008 - Sep 2009
  • Motion Capture and Interactive technologies for creative work