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Stephen Surlin


Stephen Surlin works in multiple mediums including, 3D modeling, 3D printing, sound design, and musical performance. Surlin’s work and research often uses speculative design and design thinking methodologies to imagine near futures and produce diegetic prototypes that can influence our strategies in the present. Surlin received his BFA at University of Windsor and an MDes from OCAD University and is currently enrolled in McMaster University’s PhD program in Communication, New Media and Cultural Studies, with a focus on creating archives using new media and the digital networking infrastructure needed to sustain them.

Stephen is a PhD candidate within the Pulse Lab and is the Lead Designer on the ABLE project.

Latest from Stephen Surlin

McMaster University - Vimeo  ➚

ABLE Rehab Iteration Project - Featured Video


An elderly participant is interacting with the motion-based ABLE software.

Brighter World News  ➚

Grandma's got game

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