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Phoenix Perry

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PositionLecturer
Department Computing
Email p.perry (@gold.ac.uk)
Phoenix Perry

Phoenix Perry creates physical games and user experiences. As an advocate for women in game development, she founded Code Liberation Foundation. In her role at Goldsmiths, University of London, she lecturers on Physical Computing and games. 

Academic qualifications 

  • Master of Science, New York University Tandon School of Engineering 2012 

Teaching

  • Physical Computing Lecturer 
  • Sr. Lecturer, Programming, Hogeschool Kunst de Utrecht and Goldsmith
  • Adjunct Professor, NYU Tandon School of Engineerin

Areas of supervision

Procedural games, physical games, pervasive games, engineering and creative practice, affect. 

Professional activities

Phoenix Perry creates physical games and user experiences. Her work looks for opportunities to bring people together to raise awareness of our collective interconnectivity. A consummate advocate for women in game development, she founded Code Liberation Foundation. This organization teaches women to program games for free. Since starting in 2012, this project has reached over 2000 women in the New York area between the ages of 16 to 60. Fostering professional growth and mentoring new leaders in the field, she strives to infuse the industry with new voices. As principal founder in Dozen Eyes Games, a company producing works for social change and interactive installations, she also is an entrepreneur. Currently, she is a Lecturer in Physical Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London. 

Featured work

  • Wekinating 000000Swan: Using Machine Learning to Create and Control Complex Artistic Systems. Phoenix M. Perry, Margaret Schedel, Brian Jackson
  • User-Defined Gestural Interactions Through Multi-Modal Feedback. Phoenix M. Perry, Simon Katan
  • Conference Paper: Devotion Gallery: A Case Study in HCI and Digital Arts Practice. Phoenix M. Perry, Margaret Schedel, Brian Jackson

Other interests

Writing about being a woman in Computer Science. Hacking, Open Hardware, Open Source Software, Computational literacy. 

Publications

Article

User-Defined Gestural Interactions Through Multi-Modal Feedback
Perry, Phoenix and Katan, Simon. 2016. User-Defined Gestural Interactions Through Multi-Modal Feedback. TEI BodySenseUX Workshop on Full-Body and Multisensory Experience,

Conference or Workshop Item

User-Defined Gestural Interactions Through Multi-Modal Feedback
Perry, Phoenix and Katan, Simon. 2016. 'User-Defined Gestural Interactions Through Multi-Modal Feedback'. In: Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction. Eindhoven, Netherlands 14 -17 Feb 2016.

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