Lecturer (sessional), Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
David is a new media artist and designer who has exhibited internationally; science journalist and editor who has written for leading publications such as Nature, Wired, Scientific American, New Scientist, PNAS, and others; and is a reformed theoretical physicist. His MFA in Digital Arts and New Media from the University of California, Santa Cruz, looked at the physics, physiology, and psychology of colour through light installations. He lectures in the interactive media and design programs in physical computing, wearable technology, and creative media theory at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University where he is also completing a practice-led PhD about the nature of collaboration between the creative arts and sciences. He is an adjunct lecturer in the University of Queensland Physics Department in the role of curator of the Physics Museum.
Disruptive sci comm; how the arts can help scientists escape deficit-model communication (Performer, Presenter)
Sci Comm Cabaret: Creative Science Communication in the Pub (Performer, Presenter)
The art of science communication (Curator)
What’s design got to do with it? Designerly approaches to science communication (Session Producer, Session Chair, Presenter)