Talk: “Democratizing innovation with open hardware”
Gabriella Levine presents global adventures with the aid of data-collecting robots built with open source hardware technology.
Gabriella is a self-described creative technologist, interactive artist and open-source hardware designer interested in the relationship between technology and ecology. Levine studied Biology and Piano at Cornell University and Oberlin College, then worked doing Cancer Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine before abandoning the lab for the outdoors to become a wildland firefighter based in Oregon.
She holds a masters degree in design and technology from ITP, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She creates sculptural and robotic works that mimic environmental phenomena and animal behavior. Gabriella is particularly passionate about biomimetic robots, PCB’s, electromechanical actuation, wireless sensor networks, and coding.