People

Node Leaders

Node Leaders are experts in many fields hosting public projects at Dinacon that you can collaborate with. Check out what they are up to an when they will be at the conference!

Mónica Rikić

Mónica Rikić

Week 4 Workshop: Handmade soft robots experiments (and other stuff that moves) We will experiment with alternative materials to create…

David Bowen

David Bowen

Project: plants and machine learning I would like to create a series of art installations in which live plants train the…

Betty Sargeant

Betty Sargeant

Workshop Making Weatherproof Biopolymers Betty has been working with PluginHUMAN to develop carbon neutral and carbon negative working practices and…

Joel Murphy

Joel Murphy

Workshop: DIY Arduino Sensing Learn how to build up an Arduino sensor platform with solar charging and more!Some soldering with…

Isabelle Desjeux

Isabelle Desjeux

Photo Can Exploring alternative photography in its simplest form. Using can-pinholes for direct negatives on paper, is it possible to…

Marc Juul

Marc Juul

Project: Crafting custom antennas: Long distance low power communication using simple tools In this workshop we will craft antennas for…

Betty Sargeant

Betty Sargeant

DISCO APOCALYPSE: Art Experiments In the middle of the Dinacon month I went with some of the Dinosaurs and ventured…

Harold Tay

Harold Tay

Workshop: Make a hydrophone, listen to underwater sounds! Record the mysterious Singing Fish that live in the lagoon!  If you…

Ramy Kim

Ramy Kim

Workshop: Prototyping an Equitable Community Project: Case Studies and Let’s Figure Some Out Together! Bio Ramy is an Oakland-based environmental…

Maria Simmons

Maria Simmons

Project: Creating Digital Growth Structures from Homemade Microbial Ecosystems In session one, participants will be given an introduction to BioArt…

Lisa Schonberg

Lisa Schonberg

Project: Human hearing is pretty mediocre – techniques for listening to hidden nonhuman soundworlds. I will be building prototypes for…

Paula Te

Paula Te

Workshop/Project: DIY Hydraulic Press for Scrap Acrylic Upcycling Bio Paula (she/her) is an interface designer & technologist focused on the…

August Black

August Black

workshop: Lagoon Radio Research: Low to No bandwidth audio interaction and beyond “What does the ocean say to the shore? …

Jay Bond

Jay Bond

Workshop: Critters and Code – Naturalism in Videogames Bio Jay is a code artist who likes to make interactive digital…

Alex Hornstein

Alex Hornstein

While at Dinacon, I’ll be building and testing my new camera-trapping board game, Wild Lives. This game is all about…

ART±BIO Collaborative

ART±BIO Collaborative

Workshop: ART±BIO Public Engagement and Community OutreachAs Node Leaders, Stephanie and Saúl will bring an international, core group of ART±BIO Collaborative…

Cris Silva

Cris Silva

Workshop : Making biomaterials with fungi Cris Silva   (he/his) is a Sri Lankan biologist focused on sustainability and building…

Pom Prasopsuk

Pom Prasopsuk

Project: Pom will be working on eco art, a combination of art and environment as concept Bio: Pom is an…

Brian Huang

Brian Huang

Workshop: Microcontrollers for All – learn how to use Arduino, micro:bit, ESP32, ESP8266, and the Raspberry Pi Pico to build,…

Madeline Schwartzman

Madeline Schwartzman

Bio Madeline Schwartzman (www.madelineschwartzman.com,  @seeyourselfsensing)  is a New York City writer, filmmaker, and architect whose work explores human narratives and…

Participants

Incredible folks from all over the world who are coming together to explore nature in many different ways.

Felix Klee

Felix Klee

Dates: 15/7-29/7 Project: Felix will plant strangler fig saplings on a base structure…

Ahac Meden

Ahac Meden

DATES July 5 – 22, 2022 PROJECTS I intend to continue my DiNaCon/PIFcamp…

libi rose striegl

libi rose striegl

Project (at the moment): Sculptural Solar Radio Bio By day, I am the…

Jasmine Gutbrod

Jasmine Gutbrod

Dates: July 7 – July 21 2022 Potential/probable projects: -Mapping and movement with…

Michael Ang (Mang)

Michael Ang (Mang)

Michael Ang (aka Mang) is an artist, professor, and engineer who creates light…

Tegan Ritz McDuffie

DATES — July 14 – 31, 2022 BIO — I’m a theater maker,…

Brendy Hale

Project: The Sound of Batticaloa Brendy (he/him) is a first year graduate student…

Bharath Haridas

Bharath Haridas

“The diverse sounds of the world are now in crisis. Our species is…

Saad Chinoy

Saad Chinoy

BioPlastics and Kombucha SCOBY Leather – experiments in kitchen science. Fermentation brings people…

Ashlin Aronin

Ashlin Aronin

he/they Dates: 7/15-7/28 Project: I’d like to explore the lagoon of Batticaloa and…

Harold Tay

Dates: 14/7/2022-31/7/2022 Project: Investigation into coconut husk burners Bio: I’m a Singaporean mechanical…

Hannen Wolfe

Hannen Wolfe

Dates: 7/4-7/21 Project: Eye-tracking data collection Bio: Hannen Wolfe (they/them) is a media…

Leonie Bramberger

July 15th – July 29th I’m a stage designer, performer and animator and…

Fritz Francisco

Fritz Francisco

Dates July 01 – 14Bio Previously I have worked on various aquatic animal…

William Kennedy

William Kennedy

dates: July 6 – July 21 Project : i will be working on…

Production Team

Our partners at Dreamspace Academy are working closely with us to put on this event. They have expertise in documentation, leading workshops, logistics, and intimately know the workspaces and local areas.

Chairs

The chairs for Dinacon 2022 have actually been working on this conference for 3 years (because of cancellations due to the pandemic). Hopefully this team will be able to pull it off!

Andrew Quitmeyer

Andrew Quitmeyer

Dr. Andrew Quitmeyer is a hacker adventurer studying intersections between wild animals and computational devices. He left his job as…

L Wilkins

L Wilkins

L Wilkins is a cyborg based in Toronto, Canada. They are currently a PhD student at the University of Toronto,…

Sid Drmay

Sid Drmay

Sid Drmay is a nonbinary queer multidisciplinary artist based in Hamilton, ON. They use textile art to explore growing up…

Participants

This is everyone who comes together and helps make Dinacon happen! Apply now to join!