frode alexander hegland
I am passionate about the potential futures of text to augment how we think and communicate. I am also deeply interested in image creation photographic visual communication.
Annual Future of Text Symposium – host
Annual series of books on ‘The Future of Text’ – editor
Software Development (Author, Reader and Liquid) – designer
Infrastructure. Produced a rich and robust metadata approach called Visual-Meta.
As a counter-point to his work on text, I am also a visual artist.
I was Teacher of the Year at London College of Communication.
I was born in Bergen, Norway, 1968, live in Wimbledon, UK. I am married to Emily and I am the father of Edgar.
I studied fine at at Chelsea School of Art (when it was still called that) in London, UK, advertising at Syracuse University in NY, USA, got my masters in HCI & Ergonomics from University College London and I’m currently in the final stages of a PhD in computer science from the University of Southampton. Previously I also served in the Norwegian Army.
frode @ hegland.com