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MDes Summer Symposium

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Join us on July 8 for the final thesis presentations of two candidates for the Master of Design program. Dr. Nithikul Nimkulrat (OCADU) will be participating as external reviewer.

When

Jul 8, 2021 11:00AM – 12:30PM

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Graduate Studies | gradstudies@ecuad.ca
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Yes

Join us on July 8 for the final thesis presentations of two candidates for the Master of Design program, Eru Wang and Ricardo Leal Barrocas. We are pleased to have Dr. Nithikul Nimkulrat (OCADU) join us as external reviewer.

When: Thursday, July 8, 11:00am - 1:15pm PT

  • 11:00am - 11:40am | Eru Wang: About Food, Self-Growth, from Instinct to Reflection
  • 11:40am - 12:20pm | Ricardo Leal Barrocas: E_Motion: A Critical Approach to Ethnographic Observations in Nursing Homes

External Reviewer: Dr. Nithikul Nimkulrat

Nithikul Nimkulrat is a Thai textile artist, designer, researcher, and educator who intertwines research with textile practice, focusing on experiential knowledge in craft processes. Before joining OCAD University (Canada) as Associate Professor in Material Art & Design, and currently Acting Chair of the program, Nithikul held tenured positions at the Estonian Academy of Arts (Estonia, 2013–2018) and Loughborough University (UK, 2011–2013) and was a researcher at Aalto University (Finland, 2004–2010), where she earned a doctorate (2009). She is the main editor of Crafting Textiles in the Digital Age (Bloomsbury, 2016) and CoDesign’s journal special issue on experiential knowledge and collaboration (2020).