Lily Díaz

Lily Díaz is an artist, designer, and researcher working in the area of informatics and interactive digital media. Currently she is professor and head of research in the Department of Media of the School of Art and Design at Aalto University in Helsinki. Her art and design work has been exhibited in galleries such as the Royal Academy of Art in London, the Martin Gropius Bau Museum in Berlin, Planetario Alfa in Monterrey Mexico and Design Museum Helsinki. She has conducted research and development projects in areas such as visualization and information design, design and implementation of digital archives related to cultural heritage, and design of interfaces for virtual reality.

Her work has been featured in magazines and journals such as Flash Art International, Leonardo, Revista Internacional de Arte Lápiz, a minima, and Computer Graphics. She has received awards for her design such as First Prize in the Nabi Digital Storytelling Competition of Intangible Heritage, organized by Art Center Nabi under the official endorsement of UNESCO. She is a frequent guest and collaborator in conferences and activities in the area of design and information technology as related to cultural heritage and has more than 50 publications in journals and conference proceedings.

URLs of some projects:

• Finnish Pavilion at the 1900 World Fair in Paris (http://paviljonki.mlog.taik.fi/)

• ImaNote (http://www.taik.fi/imanote/about/)

• Facsímil digital del mapa de México de 1550
(http://cipher.uiah.fi/mexico_new/)

• Exploring Carta Marina
(http://cipher.uiah.fi/)

Contact information:
Aalto-yliopisto
Taideteollinen korkeakoulu
Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki
PL 31000, 00076 Aalto
lily.diaz@aalto.fi

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