Jenny Rodenhouse 
 
Selected Projects     
    Gossip Girl -- furniture  
    BRB -- symposium
    Live Stream -- furniture    
    99¢ Space to Fit -- exhibition; video
    Superficial-Sacrificial -- installation
    The Logistical Baroque -- simulation             
    The Enchanted Forest -- video
    Xbox -- interface 
    Frame by Frame -- writing
    Personal Roving Mascot -- installation
    Sensor Salon -- installation
    NFL Fantasy Football -- interaction
    Microsoft Gesture Library -- interaction

Teaching -- assistant professor; director               
    The Immersion Lab
    Wobbly Realities
    Courses

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About  
    Jenny Rodenhouse is an artist, interaction designer, and researcher in Los Angeles. Her work proposes that the interface is our new natural habitat, creating projects that explore our increasingly immersive, screen-based lifestyles. Working with both physical and digital media, she intertwines windowed structures, software, and screens to examine the pervious aesthetics, power, and economy of the interface -- interfaces; UI; screens; Unity; AR; VR; MR; 3D modeling

    Jenny is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Immersion Lab at ArtCenter College of Design. She teaches for the Interaction Design Department and Media Design Practices MFA program. She holds a MFA degree from ArtCenter College of Design and Bachelors in Industrial & Interaction Design from Syracuse University (5-yr program). Jenny has been a Fellow at Nature, Art, & Habitat Residency in Sottochiesa Italy, a Postgraduate Research Fellow at Media Design Practices ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena California, a designer and researcher at Microsoft Research in Social Computing, Xbox, and Windows Phone Advanced Development in Seattle Washington. While at Microsoft she worked on the first Windows Phone platform, explored the future of transmedia entertainment, prototyped emerging gestural interactions, designed and shipped the Xbox 2011 interface (Information Architecture to > Top Level UI to > Sign In to > Settings), and explored cross-platform social experiences for Microsoft Research and Xbox Live (Xbox + NFL).

    Her work has been shown at The Swiss Architecture Museum; Architektur Galerie Berlin; BODY and the Anthropocene; the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture; Architecture + Design Museum; Open City Art City Festival at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; Post-Internet Cities Conference; The Graduate Center for Critical Studies; KAM Workshops: Artificial Natures; and CHI. Her projects have been featured in Wallpaper, The Guardian, Wired Magazine, Anti-Utopias, Test Plots Magazine, and Time Magazine.

Contact -- jenny.rodenhouse@gmail.com
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Teaching --

2014 - Current
Assistant Professor, ArtCenter College of Design
Interaction Design Department and Grad Media Design Practices


Life Styles of the Live and Streaming
    ArtCenter College of Design
    Media Design Practices
    Faculty
    With Tim Durfee


Tools for Future Creators
    ArtCenter College of Design
    Interaction Design
    Google Daydream Sponsored Studio
    Faculty
    With Leonard Wozniak


Body Tracking
    ArtCenter College of Design
    Interaction Design
    Mobile Mocap Prototyping
    Faculty
    With Elise Co


Useless AI
    ArtCenter College of Design
    Media Design Practices
    AI Studio
    Faculty
    With Phil van Allen

The Nervous System
    ArtCenter College of Design
    TestLab Berlin
    Faculty
    With Carolina Trigo and Michael Sans
    Fall Term, September - November

Object/Asset
    VR Transdisciplinary Studio
    With Filip Kostic
    ArtCenter College of Design
    Summer 2017

The Trip
    VR/MR + Transportation Systems Workshop
    Graduate Transportation Department
    With Theo Triantafyllidis
    ArtCenter College of Design
    4 weeks in Spring 2017

Product Design for Interaction Designers
    Design & Technology Department
    Santa Monica College
    Spring 2017

Everyday Immersions MDP
    VR and AR Graduate Studio
    Media Design Practices
    With Ben Hooker and Theo Triantafyllidis
    ArtCenter College of Design
    Spring 2017

Everyday Immersions TDS
    VR and AR Transmedia Studio
    Interaction Design
    With Filip Kostic
    ArtCenter College of Design
    Spring 2017

Design for Interactive Narrative
    Interaction Design Department
    Art Center College of Design
    Pasadena, CA
    Fall 2016

Senior Studio: A.I. and Agents
    Interaction Design Department
    Art Center College of Design
    Pasadena, CA
    Fall 2016

Interactive Storytelling
    Interaction Design Department
    Design and Technology
    Santa Monica College
    Santa Monica, CA
    Fall 2016

Interaction Design 2: Macro to Micro
    Interaction Design Department
    Art Center College of Design
    Pasadena, CA
    Spring 2016

User Experience Design 2
    Design and Technology Department
    Santa Monica College
    Santa Monica, CA
    Spring 2016

Play Studio
    Interaction Design Senior Studio
    Art Center College of Design
    Pasadena, CA
    Fall 2015


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