[Margot Jacobs] - "Outside-In,
Emerging expressions, Intervention and Participation in Public Space"
Outside In was a forum for involving new voices, media and practices
in a discourse about the use and design of public space. Taking
place from June 14-15th, 2004 at Roda Sten in Göteborg, Sweden the
symposium combined presentations, workshops, and exhibition formats.
Margot is an American interaction design researcher focusing on
playful, emotional incorporation of technology in everyday life.
She holds a deep interest in developing innovative design methods
and experimental prototypes for social interventions in public space.
Her previous experience includes a year as research fellow at the
interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy. Margot has a bachelor's
degree in Industrial Design from the Georgia Institute of Technology
in the USA and a master's degree from the Interactive Telecommunications
Program in New York. Margot takes a great interest in reaching the
public and other audiences. Outreach activities include organizing
local creative new media collective [fringe], lecturing, tutoring
postgraduate students, and creating a gallery space for community