Open Studio Talk: Marijn Bril and Jordi Alba Canals (Lighthouse – DIG)


  • Marijn Bril
  • Jordi Alba-Canals

Organisation: CPDP

Room: Side Events (Gather)

Timing: 13:00 - 14:15 on 28 January 2021

Open Studio Talk in the Art & Project Galleries on GatherTown


Marijn Bril


Marijn Bril is a Rotterdam-based media designer, researcher, and curator. With an interest in digital culture in all its complexity and foolishness, she explores topics ranging from networked images, technological mediation, to digital metaphors. She reflects upon these predominantly through writing, video, and curation. Marijn graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven in the department Media & Culture and studied Media Studies at Maastricht University. Her work has been presented at Dutch Design Week, the Wrong Biennale, 60 Seconds Festival, PloktaTV, and her writing published at Institute of Network Cultures. For CIVA Festival she recently curated the online programme ‘When I Look Through My Browser Window I Can Feel the Fresh Air’, reflecting on increasingly digitally mediated nature.

Jordi Alba-Canals

Lighthouse - DIG (US)

Jordi Alba-Canals, PhD. is the Chief Scientific Officer at Lighthouse -DIG, Senior Research Scientist at Barcelona Children's Hospital, and Affiliate Researcher at Tufts U.
After years in Academia in Spain, Netherlands, and the US, He joined the talented team at LIGHTHOUSE-DIG and to empower institutions to succeed to disrupt their technological-based business model through applied research. His work topic is related to designing cloud-based robotic systems compliant with human rights and fulfil human needs in terms of authority, harm, and fairness. How we can guarantee data protection and privacy, and how we can drive behavior change through empathic technology without too much deception.