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The 3D Poetry Project Team

 

Tiffany Cheung is a Masters of Architecture student at Ryerson University with an undergraduate degree in Architectural Science. She was awarded the Phylis Yaffe Innovation Student Scholar in 2014 and is currently working part-time in Ryerson University's Library. She also has experience working in one of the world's largest architecture firm and has participated in a number of competitions, as well as, design studios with a focus on sustainable design and innovative technologies.

Namir Ahmed is the diector of the Digital Media Experience Lab at Ryerson University and  is a veteran of two industries, Digital Media and Archaeology,  with an Hon. BA in Anthropology from York University and a Post-Grad Diploma in Digital Technical Production from Seneca College. He has worked as a web developer and content producer (both 3D and 2D) for well known media providers such as Blue Notion, The Coast and Ziji; as well, his short films have been screened at the Atlantic Film Festival and he was also a contestant on CBC’s first season of “Short Film Face-Off”. After receiving a MITACS grant for Archaeological Research, he co-founded an innovative internship program, the Sustainable Archaeology Animation Unit, focussed on 3D visualization and new forms of public engagement in Archaeology.

Jordan Scott is the author of Silt (2005—nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize), blert (2008) and, with Stephen Collis, Decomp (2013).blert was adapted into a short film for Bravo! and was the subject of an on-line interactive documentary commissioned by the National Film Board of Canada. Scott is currently the Writer in Residence at Simon Fraser University.

Aaron Tucker’s first book of poetry punchlines was released by Mansfield Press in Spring of 2015 and his collection of essays Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema was published by Palgrave-Macmillan in July of 2014. As well, he is the co-creator of the ChessBard, an app that translates chess games into poems that can be found at chesspoetry.com in addition to being a lecturer in the English department at Ryerson University where he is currently teaching essay writing and digital literacy to first year students. Visit Aaron's website here