Body in Sound: Physical Audio and the Design of Wearables, Chairs, and Experience

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Saturday, June 16th, 2018
12:00am-12:25pm
CR2D1-18 (Room 201)
CONFERENCE OR MULTIPASS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION


Body in Sound: Physical Audio and the Design of Wearables, Chairs, and Experience

In working with SubPac© technology to integrate high-fidelity haptic sound into the production and experience of rich soundscapes, industrial design is afforded a new dimension with which to engage the human body. Propelled by such visceral technology, our everyday objects and spaces will be normalized by once again ‘feeling’ the world in which they operate.

Taymoore Balbaa
Taymoore Balbaa | Creative Director (Toronto), SubPac | Ryerson University

Taymoore Balbaa has been recognized one of Canada’s emerging voices in Architecture and Design. He is an Associate Professor at Ryerson University’s School of Interior Design in FCAD, and a Co-Founder of AXIA Design, developing a body of work that includes cultural centres, event structures, spaces for immersive technologies, and custom jet interiors. Bringing his design background with the world of immersive technology, he maintains a strong collaboration with SubPac, bridging physical sound with Music, Cinema, and location-based VR/AR.

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