Heidi Boisvert is a new media artist, creative technologist, researcher, and writer. She designs augmented reality and transmedia storytelling experiences. She also creates large-scale networked dance and theatre performances using biocreative technology, and co-founded XTH, an open-source biowearable startup. After creating ICED: I Can End Deportation, the first 3D social change game, and America 2049, an alternate reality game (Facebook) about pluralism featuring Harold Perrineau (LOST), Victor Garber (ALIAS), Heidi founded futurePerfect lab to develop imaginative, playful emerging media projects with social justice organizations. Her work has been featured in TIME, Wired, Fast Company, Washington Post, and shown at EMPAC, Banff, Queens Museum, Kunsthalle & Waag Society. A TED Resident; Harvestworks’ Creativity + Technology = Enterprise Fellow (Rockefeller); and New Media Mentor for NALIP and BAVC Producer's Institute, Heidi is Director of Emerging Media Technology at CUNY and MIT research affiliate. She received her Ph.D. in Electronic Arts from RPI.
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