Working on strategy, innovation, design, concept development and creative direction, Alok b. Nandi is also busy with interactive narrative, exhibitions, media art, mise-en-scene and storytelling.
Writings on cinema, new media, food design. International speaker in conferences, incl. PechaKucha, TEDx. Conference Chair Interaction14 in Amsterdam. Board Director at IxDA, Interaction Design Association [ixda.org]. Founder/emcee of PechaKucha Brussels.
Studies combine electromechanical engineering (Ecole Polytechnique ULB), management (Solvay VUB) and film studies (Philo et Lettres ELICIT, ULB).
The oldest "technology" [tekhne] (about hundred thousand years) for "knowledge creation & sharing" - narrative.in - Nowadays, busy with the "story" and it goes on from design thinking to transmedia storytelling, and also cybertext is meeting food narrative : Mahanet, Fluxtopia, Foodmood are works (in process) exploring facets of narrative dynamics.
Interaction Design (IxD) defines the structure and behavior of interactive systems. Interaction Designers strive to create meaningful relationships between people and the products and services that they use, from computers to mobile devices to appliances and beyond. Our practices are evolving with the world … The annual conference Interaction14 takes place in Amsterdam, Feb. 5-8, 2014.