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!

Marc Juul

Marc Juul

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

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…

Rob Faludi

Rob Faludi

Workshop: LTE Cellular for Remote Sensing Workshop: Making an Mars Rover for Earth Rob is an advisor and consultant for…

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…

Betty Sargeant

Betty Sargeant

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

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…

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…

Hillary Predko

Hillary Predko

Workshop: Feral Ecologies of the Kallady Bridge Bio I am a researcher and artist who is fascinated by infrastructure, waste,…

Harold Tay

Harold Tay

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

Paula Te

Paula Te

Workshop: “Directional fabrication: crafting & wayfinding” Bio Paula (she/her) is an interface designer & technologist focused on the intersection of…

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…

Lisa Schonberg

Lisa Schonberg

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

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…

Mónica Rikić

Mónica Rikić

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

Kelli Anderson

Kelli Anderson

Workshop: Paper Engineering https://kellianderson.com/blog/

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!

Sid Drmay

Sid Drmay

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

L Wilkins

L Wilkins

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

Andrew Quitmeyer

Andrew Quitmeyer

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

Participants

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