Heather Kelley Artist Lecture

5:00pm Wednesday, 18 September 2013: Indie game designer/artist Heather Kelley lectures about designing playful experiences, games-as-art, and her newest research in olfactory play experiences. At the STUDIO main space.

Heather Kelley (@PerfectPlum) is an award-winning media artist, curator, and indie game designer. Ms. Kelley heads her sensory and interaction design studio Perfect Plum, and is co-founder of the renowned experimental game collective Kokoromi. Ms. Kelley’s extensive career in game development has included design and production of AAA next-gen console games, interactive smart toys, mobile and handheld games, research games, installation games, and web communities for girls. She holds an MA in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Texas at Austin. Heather will present and discuss works from Joue le jeu, her 2012 co-curated Paris exhibition of playful experiences and games-as-art, and introduce her newest research in olfactory play experiences.

This lecture is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, the CMU Entertainment Technology Center (ETC), the CMU School of Art, and the CMU HCII.