Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Media Arts and Technology, Solent University
Garfield Benjamin's research spans cultural theory and creative media practice, focusing on the relation between humans and (digital) technology. Their work emphasises the future of society, whether that be distant or imminent, in order to inform our understanding of the present. Garfield's creative media practice includes web-based media, computer-generated images/film/sound, interactive and game-based works, augmented reality, and avatars.
Garfield's research interests include:
Mar 01, 2020 13:15 pm UTC| Technology
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