CV

Assistant Professor in Design at the Universidad Austral de Chile
Interaction Design and HCI researcher.
Focusing practitioner

Education

2018- PhD in Interaction Design, University of Sydney. Thesis title: Designing Aesthetic experiences through the body and Felt-sense. Awarded on the 5th of February 2018.

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

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

Training

Jan 2014- 2017 : Focusing training. Instructor: Jane Quayle

Books

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. (2018) Towards a technique for articulating aesthetic experiences in design using Focusing and the Felt Sense. The Design Journal (in press).

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 and Awards

Design Research Society (DRS) student research bursary 2015

Becas Chile Scholarship 2013- CONICYT / National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research

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

2008 -CONICYT / National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research

Teaching in Design and IxD

Universidad Austral de Chile (2018- present)

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

2018- Transdisciplinary Seminar (Semester 1)
Tutorials and Lectures /  Bachelor of Design

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 and events

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://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. (2018) Focusing Bodystorming. Workshop como 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

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

Paper review

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

TEI 2015, 2018, 2019
DIS 2016
CHI 2017