Allison Crank

XR DESIGNER & RESEARCHER
Exploring the intersection of art, technology and architecture for public and commercial spaces. Currently head of digital experiences at wowl, an XR studio and mom to the adventurous Pixel the Pomeranian Previously a design researcher at the EPFL+ECAL lab leading a two-year research project on designing immersive digital experiences for public spaces. Current research projects include teaching a course on the Future of Shopping at the AA visiting school and HCI for luxury brands.
I recieved a Masters of Advanced Studies in design for digital innovation from the EPFL and ECAL, a M.A. in contextual design from the Design Academy Eindhoven (cum laude) for which I received the Gijs Bakker Award for excellence in design research and the Keep An Eye Award given to top new talents in the Netherlands. I have a B.A. in architecture (magna cum laude) from Wellesley College where I completed my architecture studio courses at MIT.
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Henchoz N and Crank AE. Digital Heritage: Bringing New Life to the Montreux Jazz Festivals Audio-Visual Archives with Immersive Installations. Leonardo, August 2018, 51:4;375-380. https://doi.org/10.1162/leon_a_01646

Allison Crank

XR DESIGNER & RESEARCHER
Exploring the intersection of art, technology and architecture for public and commercial spaces. Currently head of digital experiences at wowl, an XR studio and mom to the adventurous Pixel the Pomeranian Previously a design researcher at the EPFL+ECAL lab leading a two-year research project on designing immersive digital experiences for public spaces. Current research projects include teaching a course on the Future of Shopping at the AA visiting school and HCI for luxury brands.
I recieved a Masters of Advanced Studies in design for digital innovation from the EPFL and ECAL, a M.A. in contextual design from the Design Academy Eindhoven (cum laude) for which I received the Gijs Bakker Award for excellence in design research and the Keep An Eye Award given to top new talents in the Netherlands. I have a B.A. in architecture (magna cum laude) from Wellesley College where I completed my architecture studio courses at MIT.
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Henchoz N and Crank AE. Digital Heritage: Bringing New Life to the Montreux Jazz Festivals Audio-Visual Archives with Immersive Installations. Leonardo, August 2018, 51:4;375-380. https://doi.org/10.1162/leon_a_01646
CLIENTS
Through agencies, freelance commissions and direct employment: Omega, Cartier, SWISS airlines, Montreux Jazz Foundation, Maarten Baas, neurofy, among others
CLIENTS
Through agencies, freelance commissions and direct employment: Omega, Cartier, SWISS airlines, Montreux Jazz Foundation, Maarten Baas, neurofy, among others

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