Kate Hartman

Visiting Faculty

Kate Hartman creates devices and interfaces for humans, houseplants, and glaciers. Her work playfully questions the ways in which we relate and communicate.

She is based in Toronto at OCAD University where she is the Associate Professor of Wearable and Mobile Technology in the Digital Futures program. There she founded and directs the Social Body Lab, a research and development team dedicated to exploring body-centric technologies in the social context. She is also the Un-Director of ITP Camp, a summer program for grown ups at New York University.

Hartman is the author of the recently published book “Make: Wearable Electronics”, was a speaker at TED 2011, and her work is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She enjoys bicycles and rock climbing and someday hopes to work in Antarctica.