CV

Academic experience

2020 – Current – Postdoctoral Researcher, Digital Futures and MID. KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Sweden.
2018- 2020 – Assistant Professor, School of Design. Universidad Austral de Chile. Chile
2014- 2017 – Sessional Lecturer, Design Lab. The University of Sydney. Australia

Education

2018- PhD in Interaction Design, University of Sydney.
Thesis title: Designing Aesthetic experiences through the body and Felt-sense. 

2012 – Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts (Research) University of Sydney, Australia

2006 – Bachelor in Graphic Design– University of Valparaíso, Chile

Training

2021 – Micro phenomenology of Nature. 35 hours of training with Claire Petitmengin. Paris, France.

2021 (Ongoing): Micro Phenomenological Interview and Analysis (One-year certification). Laboratorio de Fenomenología Corporal. Santiago, Chile. http://fenomenologiacorporal.org/

2014- 2017: Focusing training. Instructor: Jane Quayle. http://previous.focusing.org/cfp-page/867/quayle_jane.html

Books

Tomitsch, M., Borthwick, M., Ahmadpour, N., Cooper, C., Frawley, J., Hepburn, L.A., Kocaballi, A.B., Loke, L., Núñez-Pacheco, C., ‎ Straker, K., ‎Wrigley, C. (2021). Design. Think. Make. Break. Repeat. A Handbook of Methods (revised edition). BIS Publishers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Available at https://www.bispublishers.com/design-think-make-break-repeat-revised-edition.html

[First edition] Tomitsch, M., Wrigley, C., Borthwick, M., Ahmadpour, N., Frawley, J., Kocaballi, B., Núñez-Pacheco, C., Straker, K. and Loke, L. (2018) Design. Think. Make. Break. Repeat. A Handbook of Methods. BIS Publishers, The Netherlands. Available at http://www.bispublishers.com/design-think-make-break-repeat.html

Papers

Núñez Pacheco, C., and Loke, L. (2022) Focusing for Interaction Design: An Introspective Somatic Method. ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors and Computer Systems, New Orleans, US. Conditionally Accepted.

Popova, K., Garrett, R., Núñez-Pacheco, C., Lampinen, A., and Höök, K. (2022) Vulnerability as an Ethical Stance in Soma Design Processes. ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors and Computer Systems. New Orleans, US. Conditionally Accepted.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2022) Dialoguing with Tangible Traces: A Method to Elicit Autoethnographic Narratives. ACM TEI Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction. Daejeon, Korea. (Upcoming).

Cochrane, K., Mah, K., Ståhl, A., Núñez-Pacheco, C., Balaam, M., Ahmadpour, N., and Loke, L. (2022) Body Maps: A Generative Tool for Soma-Based Design. ACM TEI Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction. Daejeon, Korea. (Upcoming).

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2022) Applying Gestalt Laws through Somatic Sensibility. Journal Diseña, 20, January 2022. (Upcoming).

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Olivares-Retamal, J. (2021) Art as Refuge: The Symbolic Transformation of an Electronic Installation in the Midst of Chile’S Social Unrest. Leonardo Journal (Just Accepted) 1-2. MIT press.

Cochrane, K., Loke, L., Ahmadpour, N., Schiphorst, T., Campbell, A., and Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2021). A Comparison Design Study of Feedback Modalities to Support Deep Breathing Whilst Performing Work Tasks. WORK -A Journal of Prevention Assessment & Rehabilitation.

Rabello-Mestre, A., Núñez-Pacheco, C. And Carrasco, M. (2021) Finding art and the art of finding: O que vos nunca cuidei a dizer. Leonardo Music, MIT Press.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2021) Tangible Body Maps of Felt Sensing Experience. TEI 2021 Studio, Salzburg, Austria.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2020) Getting Into Someone Else’s Soul: Communicating Embodied Experience. Journal of Digital Creativity. Volume 31, Issue 4.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2020) Aesthetic Qualities of Thermal and Vibrotactile Materials for Somatic Contemplation. ISEA Montreal, Canada.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Olivares-Retamal, J. (2020) Pulsante– Integrating anatomy lessons into the artistic process. TEI 2020 Sydney, Australia.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2019) Interaction Aesthetics: In and Beyond the Flow. Revista Diseña UC, 15. August 2019.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2018) Towards a technique for articulating aesthetic experiences in design using Focusing and the Felt Sense. The Design Journal.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2018). Reflection through Inner Presence: A Sensitising Concept for Design. Journal of Multimodal Technologies Interact. 2, no. 1: 5.

Loke, L. and Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2018) Developing somatic sensibilities for practices of discernment in interaction design. The Senses and Society Journal 13 (2), July 2018 (in press), Routledge.

Kocaballi, A.B and Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2018) Rethinking Context-aware Computing to Support Reflective Engagement. British Human-Computer Interaction BHCI

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2017) Tacit Narratives: Surfacing Aesthetic Meaning by Using Wearable Props and Focusing. In Proc. TEI17. Yokohama, Japan.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2017) The Body as a Source of Aesthetic Qualities for Design: Explorations and Techniques. TEI17 Yokohama, Japan.

Loke, L., de Berigny, C., Kim, Y., Núñez-Pacheco, C., Cochrane, K. (2017) Visualising the Meditating Mind: the Aesthetics of Brainwave Data. ISEA.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2016) Felt-sensing Archetypes: Analysing Patterns of Accessing Tacit Meaning in Design. In Proc. OzCHI 2016.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2015) Expanding our Perceptual World Through Technology: A Subjective Bodily Perspective. Position paper in BodysenseUX, Ubicomp 2015.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2015) The Felt Sense Project: Towards A Methodological Framework For Body-Centric Artifact Design. ISEA 2015

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2014) Aesthetic Resources for Technology-mediated Bodily Self-reflection: The Case of Eloquent Robes. OzCHI 2014

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2014) Crafting the Body-Tool: A Body-centred Perspective on Wearable Technology. In DIS ’14: Proceedings of the 2014 Designing Interactive Systems Conference, ACM.


Other publications

Núñez-Pacheco, C., Loke, L. (2012) Eloquent Robes – Conference Poster OzCHI, Melbourne 2012.

Scholarships, Grants and Awards

2019 – FONDART Nacional en Nuevos Medios – Chilean National Art Grant. Project: Pulsating: Expliciting the inner rhythms.  

2015 – Design Research Society (DRS) student research bursary 2015

2013 – Becas Chile Scholarship – CONICYT / National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (PhD)

2012 – BrainArt awards – Winner in the category of Interaction Design 30+
More info: http://www.brainartproject.com/entry/claudia-nunez-pacheco/Becas Chile Scholarship

2008 -Becas Chile Scholarship CONICYT / National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (Master Degree)

Projects

2019 – FONDART Nacional en Nuevos Medios – Chilean National Art Grant. Project: Pulsating: Expliciting the inner rhythms.  Role: Project director.

2019 – FONDART Regional – Línea de actividades formativas. Chilean Regional Art Grant. Project: Luthiers del siglo XXI: Diseñando instrumentos musicales inclusivos. Role: Collaborator

2019 – FONDART Regional – Línea de actividades formativas. Chilean Regional Art Grant. Project: Taller Cuerpo Sur: Paisajes del cuerpo. Role: Collaborator

2019- InnovING2030 – Proyecto: Nucleo transdisciplinario cod. NA201801. Universidad Austral de Chile. Role: Collaborator.

Teaching in Design and IxD

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden (2020- ongoing)

2021- Degree Project in Computer Science and Engineering, specialising in ICT Innovation, Second Cycle (DA256X and DA268X), master thesis supervisor.

2021- Interaction Design as a Reflective Practice (DH2629), teacher.

2021- Media Technology and Interaction Design (DM2601), course responsible.

2020 – Advanced Project course in Interactive Media Technology (DM2799), teacher.

Universidad Austral de Chile (2018- 2020)

2019- Visual perception and communication (Semester 1)
Unit coordinator. Tutorials and Lectures / Bachelor of Design

2018- Video and image experiments (Semester 2)
Unit coordinator. Tutorials and Lectures / Bachelor of Design

2018- Socio-contextual Workshop (Semester 2)
Co-coordinated. Tutorials and Lectures / Faculty of Architecture and Arts

2018- Abstraction and Space Studio (Semester 1)
Unit coordinator. Tutorials and Lectures / Bachelor of Design

2018- Transdisciplinary Seminar (Semester 1)
Co-coordinated. Tutorials and Lectures /  Faculty of Architecture and Arts

University of Sydney (2014-2017)

2015 -2017 Design Thinking (IDEA9106) Semester 1 and 2
Tutorials and lectures / Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts (MIDEA)

2015- 2017 IDEA Studio (Wearable technology) (IDEA9201)
Tutorials and lectures / Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts (MIDEA)

2015 -2016 Design Thinking (DECO1006) Semester 1
Tutorials / Bachelor of Design Computing / Bachelor of Architecture and Environments

2015- IDEA Lab (Wearable technology) (IDEA9202)
Tutorials and lectures / Master of Interaction Design and Electronic Arts (MIDEA)

2014 – Understanding design and Cognition (DECO1006) Semester 1
Tutorials/ Bachelor of Design Computing

2014 – Sound Design and Sonification (DECO1013) Semester 2
Tutorials and lectures in wearable technology / Bachelor of Design Computing

Public Exhibitions, Festivals and events

2020 – PULSANTE 2.0 –  “Never odd or eveN” collective exhibition, as part of the TEI 2020 Conference. Tin Sheds Gallery. February, Sydney.

2019 – PULSANTE – Galería Barrios Bajos, December, Valdivia.

2019 – PULSANTE- Casa Luis Oyarzún, October, Valdivia

2018- DigitArt Festival. Organised by Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong, Australia /  Exhibition of wearable sculpture Mellifera.

2017- sARTorial. Organised by DLUX as part of the VIVID Sydney Festival 2017 / The Connection, Rhodes, Australia / Exhibition of wearable sculpture Mellifera.

2017 – SOUL – Storytelling the felt sense [Story one]. Solo art installation / Tin Sheds gallery, 25th to 31st January. Sydney, Australia

2016- sARTorial. Organised by DLUX as part of the Sydney Fringe Festival / Exhibition of wearable sculpture Mellifera. Performance artist: Lian Loke. Sydney, Australia

2015 – Research Visions  Exhibition / The Felt Sense Vest. University of Sydney, Australia

2014 – MAKE, CODE, PLAY Exhibition – Web Directions Conference 2014 / Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2014- Celebrating The Founders Circle- Presentation ofElectronic Chimeras of the Deep Sea . Sydney, Australia. http://inspired.sydney.edu.au/founders-circle-2/

2013- Electric Dreams – Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia
http://www.au.timeout.com/sydney/aroundtown/events/35373/electric-dreams

2012 – Organised Cacophony – The Rocks Pop up, Sydney, Australia
http://therockspopup.tumblr.com/post/35607346283/new-media-curation

http://www.newmediacuration.com/oc/blurbmidea/eloquent-robes.html
http://sydney.edu.au/architecture/events/organisedCacophony.shtml

2012 – Ghost(s) and the(ir) Machine(s), Old School, University of Sydney
http://www.newmediacuration.com/gatm/01-13/10.html

2012-  Sparc Design, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
http://www.vividsydney.com/business/events/sparc-design-2012/

2011 – Attract, Relate, Sustain, The Verge Gallery, University of Sydney
http://www.newmediacuration.com/ars/masters/Portfolio-Claudia_NUNEZ_PACHECO.html

Workshops and Talks

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2020) Diseño y Feminismo. Seminario Diseño PUC. November, 2020.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2020) Foreignness as a Conceptual Framework for the Design of Interactive Systems. Dive deep Lunch Seminars, Digital Futures, KTH, Sweden. October 2020.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2019) La tecnología como experiencia: Un ejercicio de sensibilidad en diseño. Ponencia para el Encuentro CTS (Ciencia, Tecnología, Sociedad) Osorno, Chile

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2019) Sobre trayectoria y tecnología.  Charla-conversatiorio para la primera versión del Campamento de Verano Cyberpunk, en Galería Barrios Bajos. Organizadores: Posternura Records. Colaboradores: Galería Barrios Bajos, Taller compartido La Cisne Negro, Espacio En Construcción, PAM / Plataforma Arte & Medios, Dirección de Vinculación con el Medio UACh

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2018) Focusing Bodystorming. Workshop parte del TCS (Taller Cuerpo Sur), 12 Octubre Universidad Austral de Chile.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2018) Visualizando experiencias estéticas a través del soma. Coloquio “Variaciones sobre la imágen técnica”. Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades, Universidad Austral de Chile. Organizado por Dr. Claudio Celis.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2017) Tacit Narratives: Surfacing Aesthetic Meaning by Using Wearable Props and Focusing.  TEI17. Yokohama, Japan.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2017) The Body as a Source of Aesthetic Qualities for Design: Explorations and Techniques. Full-day workshop at TEI17 Yokohama, Japan.

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2016) Felt-sensing Archetypes: Analysing Patterns of Accessing Tacit Meaning in Design. Presented at OzCHI 2016. Launceston, Australia.

Focusing-oriented Design: A series of 8 workshops, starting from 2nd of September 2016 (Ongoing). Design Lab, University of Sydney.

Research Visions presentation: Focusing-oriented Archetypes for Design. Presented at the University of Sydney, 6th September 2016

Workshop: Focusing-oriented Ideation.16th April  2016. Design Lab, University of Sydney.

Workshop: Body-based evaluation, A Focusing-oriented approach. 30th April, 2016. University of Sydney

Núñez-Pacheco, C. (2015) Expanding our Perceptual World Through Technology: A Subjective Bodily Perspective. Presented at BodySenseUX, UBICOMP. Osaka, Japan.

Workshop: Focusing-oriented Bodystorming for Designers and Artists. 27th March and 10th April 2015. Design Lab, University of Sydney.

Research Visions presentation: Body-centred technology. Presented at the University of Sydney, 25th September 2014

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2014) Aesthetic Resources for Technology-mediated Bodily Self-reflection: The Case of Eloquent Robes. Presented at OzCHI 2014 Sydney, Australia

Núñez-Pacheco, C. and Loke, L. (2014) Crafting the Body-Tool: A Body-centred Perspective on Wearable Technology. Presented at DIS 2014, Vancouver, Canada.

Press

Electronic Chimeras – Feed on your pulse / Adafruit / Blog by Leslie Birch
http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2014/11/19/electronic-chimeras-feed-on-your-pulse-wearablewednesday/

My Top 5 Almost Famous Wearables for 2014 /Adafruit / by Leslie Birch
http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2014/12/31/my-top-five-almost-famous-wearables-for-2014-wearablewednesday/

Memberships

ACM Professional Membership
The Senses and Society Research Directory (http://www.sensorystudies.org/)

Editorial work

2021Editorial Board, Journal Diseña
https://diseno.uc.cl/2021/03/claudia-nunez-pacheco-nueva-integrante-del-comite-editorial-de-revista-disena/

2021 – Guest editor special issue “Design and Somatic Sensibilities”
http://revistadisena.uc.cl/index.php/Disena/announcement/view/67

2020 – TEI Australia – Studio Chair
https://tei.acm.org/2020/participate/

2018 – Journal of Multimodal technology Interaction
Guest editor special issue “Designing for the body”.
http://www.mdpi.com/journal/mti/special_issues/design_body

Paper reviewing

TEI 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
DIS 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021
CHI 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
TOCHI Journal
The Design Journal
Journal of Digital Creativity
Journal of Multimodal Technology Interaction