Camille Baker

Main focus: wearable/etextiles performance

Twitter handle: @swampgirl67


Languages: English

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Topics: digital art, technopolitics, performance, e-textiles, wearable technology, data and society, creative practices, artistic research, digital ethics, collaboration


Camille is an artist-performer/researcher/ curator within various art forms: participatory
performance and interactive art, mobile media art, tech fashion/soft circuits/DIY electronics,
responsive interfaces and environments, and new media curating. Her other research
interests include: video art, live cinema, experience design, media art installation, telematics,
networked communities, web animation, and music composition and performance.
Camille has a fascination with all things emotional, embodied, felt, sensed, the visceral,
physical, relational, and participatory projects, that involve video, communication devices
and biofeedback. She has been on a continuous quest to work with new and emerging
technologies to explore expressive methods, via art and performance, to connect people
with each other, over distance better and in more embodied, emotional ways.
Her background includes: music composition and performance; new media installation;
online video and animation; media art instruction; Executive Director/Curator of The Escape
Artists Society in Vancouver, Canada; Lead Curator, Conference Director and Co-
Performance Art Curator for The New Forms Festival in Vancouver; documentary production;
editor-in-chief of an online pop-culture relationship support magazine - Tales of Slacker
Bonding (2000-2003); web design /development; visual arts curating; sculpture and modern
dance performance.
Camille has presented internationally: EVA Conference 2015, London, July 9th, DRHA2014:
Digital Research in Humanities and the Arts Conference, University of Greenwich, London,
September 2, 2014, MIDAS Symposium and Performance, Brunel University, July 18, 2014,
EVA Conference 2014, London, July 9th, The Future of Art and Computing: A Post-Turing
Centennial Perspective Symposium–AISB Conference, Goldsmiths College, April 6-8, 2014;
ICT 2013, Vilnius, Lithuania, November 6-8, 2013; EVA Conference 2013, London; ACM
Creativity and Cognition, June 17-21, 2013, Sydney, Australia; TekStar Art and Technology
Festival, June 14-16, 2013, Byron Bay, Australia; (ISEA) International Symposium of
Electronic Art 2013, June 8th-16th, 2013, Sydney Australia; Becoming Nomad: Hybrid
Spaces, Liquid Architectures and Online Domains, April 10, 2013, University of York St John,
York, UK; Exhibiting Performance Conference, University of Westminster, March 3rd, 2013;
and many more.

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

TedxBrighton 2014 YouTube video
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TEDx2014 Brighton - Many Hands

See also my website for other talks and other relevant links