I am a designer, programmer and maker that works in the intersection of physical and digital mediums employing technology for creative expression.

I employ a ‘thinking by making’ philosophy to my work combining my creative and technical skills to explore concepts through programming, rapid prototyping and fabrication. I enjoy being involved in all stages of a project from creative ideation, research, interaction design and technical development. I am a hands on programmer with advanced programming skills (Python, C++, OpenFrameworks, Javascript), interaction design (UX, IxD, user centered design), electronics design and production (embedded systems,, sensor platforms, network communications).

In some projects I have explored digital / physical interaction, working with products and installations to create unique experiences with data and code – Project Jacquard, Project Bloks, Assembly of Youth, Pachube.

In other projects I have explored the Internet as a medium for platforms that enable collaboration to create unique forms of expression – Exquisite Clock, Colors Online, Dev Art, Happy Party, Kaiser Chiefs – Make your Own Album, Jam With Chrome.

I hold a Bachelor in Advertising and Publicity from UNIBH University Center in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. A Master Degree in Interactive Media from Goldsmiths University of London and currently completing a second Master degree in Science at the MIT Media Lab. I also was a grant holder at FABRICA (Benetton’s center for Research in Communication in Italy).

After working for Google Creative Lab for the past 5 years, I am currently pursing a second masters degree and work as research assistant in the Tangible Media Group at MIT Media Lab.