Ghislaine Boddington

FutureFest curator​

Chair: Ghislaine Boddington

Ghislaine Boddington is an artist, curator, presenter and director specialising in body responsive technologies and immersive experiences.

She is Creative Director of body>data>space, an interactive design collective based in East London which has advocated for the living body to be at the heart of the digital debate since the early 1990s. Ghislaine directs projects and keynotes worldwide on her research "The Internet of Bodies" and in 2017 she received the fourth international IX Immersion Experience Visionary Pioneer Award, awarded by Society for Arts and Technology (SAT) Montreal. 
 
She has co-curated the last three FutureFest events including the Future Love theme in 2016, and this year is also curating the FutureFest Forward series. She is a Reader in Digital Immersion at the University of Greenwich and consults in the arts, education, corporate and creative sectors on future directions for the body and data. 
 
She sits on the editorial board of AI & Society, a journal by Springer, co-founded Women Shift Digital and is an adviser for the Stemettes. Ghislaine co-presents bi-weekly for BBC Click, the BBC World Service Radio flagship technology programme.