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Transatlantic Connections Conference | Arts Corner Designer Padraic Lynch
Fri, 13 January 2017, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM GMT
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DESIGN IN #DEAFCULTUREUX
During the session, multidisciplinary designer and lecturer Padraic Lynch will tell the story of how the first 15 deaf sign language teachers in Northern Ireland developed their teaching skills to a high level through a multidisciplinary design process, creating 4 educational design innovations. With the help of the course team and interpreters, his role as creative director was to encourage collaboration and allow the groups to “listen, create and deliver”.
Padraic believes that multidisciplinary designers are uniquely positioned to deliver outcomes on UX design projects and this presentation will highlight how graphic design for print and screen, illustration, moving image, animation, AR, textile/tactile design and design entrepreneurship have brought this standard TEL (technology enhanced learning) module to a whole new level.
Padraig is focused on improving the student experience through the development of innovative and collaborative teaching and learning methods. He is a practicing multidisciplinary designer with specialisms in graphic design, UX, moving image and digital storytelling.
The Transatlantic Connections Conference will open on Wednesday January 11th at 7pm, beginning a four-day program of panels, lectures, keynote talks and cultural events by guest speakers from home and abroad.Panels continue on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Lunchtime lectures with guest speakers take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with Keynote Lectures each of the evenings. There is also an Arts Program, including Arts Corner talks, Art Exhibitions and live music each evening.
Conference panels, lectures, arts and events are all open to the public and free of charge.
There are two main venues for all events:
The Conference website is www.taccireland.com