Speaker: Shelley Mannion
April 15-18, 2009
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Speakers: Biography

Shelley Mannion

Cultural Technologist
Piazza Molino Nuovo 1
Lugano TI
6900 Switzerland

Shelley Mannion is a cultural technologist based in Switzerland. She specializes in user-centered design and community engagement and recently completed a social tagging research project with young Tibetans for the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City. Among the first graduates of a pioneering program in technology and communication for cultural institutions at the University of Lugano, she continues to haunt the corridors of academia as a teaching assistant for Peter Samis' course on Interactive Communication for Museums. Over the past 12 years, Shelley has worked as a Web designer, software developer, multimedia producer and project manager for more than 50 corporate and non-profit clients in 11 countries. She holds a B.A. in Art History and Computer Science from Smith College and an M.S. in Communication for Cultural Heritage from the University of Lugano.

Shelley will demonstrate Seeing Tibetan Art. [Demonstration]