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Areas of Expertise          

Affect theory, Audience Theory, Body Mapping Research, Communication & Cultural Studies, Digital Media & Installation Art, Digital Storytelling, Grounded Theory, Health Communication, Knowledge Translation


Education

2020   Expected, Ph.D.  Communication and Culture, York University, Toronto, ON. Dissertation: Interdisciplinary audience perspectives on digital stories by adopted youth, and youth in foster care in Canada

2012   M.A.   Health & Aging, McMaster University
Thesis: Body mapping with geriatric inpatients receiving daily haemodialysis therapy for end-stage renal disease at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: A qualitative study.

2010   B.F.A.   Integrated Media, OCAD University
Thesis: Anticipation: A new portrait of seniors in Canada.

Continuing Professional Education

2019 Certificate in Health Equity and Diversity. CAMH Education and University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine Continuing Professional Development.

2018–Present Alliance Française, one-on-one French language tutoring

Teaching Experience

2014–2017 Tutorial Leader, “Ideology & Everyday Life” (SOSC2560). York University, Toronto, ON.

2014 Teaching Assistant II (Grading), “The Basics of Human Centred Research in Art & Design” (SOSC 2B06), and “The Culture of Science” (HUMN2B29). OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

2013 Teaching Assistant, “Digital Image Design” (IAT100). Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC. 

2010–2012 Teaching Assistant, “Aging & Society” (HLTHAGE1BB3). McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.


Professional Experience

2003–Present, Independent Consultant, Graphic Artist and Qualitative Arts Researcher.

2018 Research Associate, “Dobble Debate”: A project about serious play at OCADU.

2014–16 Assistant Managing Editor, Ars-Medica.ca; and
Assistant Curator of https://thebodyelectric-lecorpselectrique.ca.

2016–2018 Research Assistant, Northern Psychiatric Outreach Program at the
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON. Assisted with journal management for ars-medica.ca 

2015–2018 Graphic Designer and Knowledge Translation Specialist, The Office of Indigenous Medical Education, The University of Toronto, Toronto, ON. Web, graphic design, photography, content management of:
http://culturalsafetymodule.ca

2017 Community Health & Education Specialist, Ontario Telemental
Health, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON.
– Co-authored 5 research ethics protocols for digital storytelling
workshops with medical residents, Indigenous Peoples in the GTA,
adopted youth, videoconferencing for medical education.
– Web development for https://camh.echoontario.ca and
https://superhub.echoontario.ca  

2012–2015 Teaching Assistant V (Research). Faculty of Graduate Studies, OCAD University. Project management of 12 RAs; research about immersive installation design; and app development for “Postcard Memories” and application for adults with early stage dementia and their caregivers”

2010–2012 Data Entry Clerk, Epidemiology and Surveillance Team. Canadian
Blood Services, Toronto, ON. Data entry from microfilm to Microsoft Excel (15,000 rows)

2007–2010 Disability Services Monitor, The Centre for Students with
Disabilities. OCAD University, Toronto, ON. Converted textbooks into audio files for students with disabilities

2006–2007 Mentor Program Coordinator, Office of Student Life and Financial
Aid. OCAD University, Toronto, ON.  Planned orientation days, tours of campus with new students and their parents, a tour of the downtown core, and gallery tour of galleries in Queen West.

2006 Cultural Activities Program Assistant, The Toronto Secretariat of the
International AIDS Society Toronto, ON. Designed newspaper advertisements for NOW Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star. Trained new volunteers about working in the “Global Village” at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Developed a comprehensive film and video database of films from directors and producers across the world who created work about HIV/AIDs.

Workshop Co-Facilitation

2017  “Youth Speak Out Storytellers” National Digital Storytelling Workshops. The Adoption Council of Canada and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Various Canadian cities.

2016 “Exploring how to represent my artist-body”: Body-mapping workshop. The Creative Works Studio, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON.

2014 “People, places & things: A mobile locative workshop”. Mobile HCI Workshop (Ladly, M., Ludlow, B.A., Buzio, G.). Hyatt Regency Hotel, Toronto, ON.

2012 “After Frida: Body-mapping with undergraduate medical students”. The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON.

2008 “We Are Here: Body-mapping workshop at TRCC/MWAR, Toronto, ON.

2002 “Addressing Issues of Racial Discrimination” (May 29, 2002); “Self-Acceptance: Body Image” (February 12, 2002). Central Technical School, Toronto, ON, in-partnership with the Toronto Art Therapy Institute (TATI).

Publications

Contributions to Books

Ludlow, B.A. (2018) Literature search assistance for M. Tegelberg & A. Roosvall, Eds., Media and Transnational Climate Justice: Indigenous Activism and Climate Politics [Literature search assistance]. New York: Peter Lang MacMillan.

Reed-Ludlow, B. (2008). Park Walk [Questionnaire design and visualization graphs]. In M. Ladly & P. Beesley (Eds.), Mobile nation: Creating methodologies for mobile platforms (pp. 147-156). Waterloo, ON: Riverside Architectural Press.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

de Jager, A., Tewson, A., Ludlow, B., & Boydell, K. (2016). Embodied Ways of Storying the Self: A Systematic Review of Body-Mapping. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/ Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 17(2). Retrieved from http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/2526/3987

Ludlow, B.A. (2014). Witnessing: Creating visual research memos about patient experiences of body mapping in a dialysis unit. The American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 64(5): xiii-xiv. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.06.013.

Ludlow, B.A. (2011). Retrospective. Ars Medica: A Journal of the Arts, Medicine and Humanities, 8(1), 57-63. Retrieved from http://ars-medica.ca/index.php/journal/issue/view/15/showToc

Conference Proceedings

Ladly, M., Ludlow, B.A., Wright, L., Jofre, A. (Aug 2015). People, places and things: A mobile locative mapping workshop [Co-author; 2pg Extended Abstract]. Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art, Vancouver, BC. Retrieved from http://isea2015.org/publications/proceedings-of-the-21st-international-symposium-on-electronic-art/

Ladly, M., Rudzicz, F., Ludlow, B. A., Jofre, A., & Wright, L. (Aug 2015). Postcard Memories: An interactive tablet application for elders with early-stage dementia [Co-author; 2pg Extended Abstract]. Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Electronic art. Retrieved from http://isea2015.org/publications/proceedings-of-the-21st-international-symposium-on-electronic-art/

Wright, L., Ludlow, B.A., Jofre, A., Chen, C., Ladly, M., Rudzicz, F., Chadha, K. (24-26 Jun. 2015). Postcard Memories: Analysis of preliminary usability studies of a mobile postcard application geared towards older adults with Early Stage Dementia of the Alzheimer’s type [Abstract]. Brescia University College. London, ON: The Qualitatives, 2015. http://bit.ly/2G3YWGd

Ladly, M., Penn, G., Ludlow, B.A., Kazemian, S., Jofre, A., Wright, L. (3-6 Jun. 2015). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video, Brussels, BEL. Retrieved from http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2745197

Ladly, M., Ludlow, B., & Buzio, G. (2014). People, places and things: A mobile locative mapping workshop [Co-author; 4pg Extended Abstract]. Proceedings of the 16th international conference on Human-computer interaction with mobile devices & services (pp. 569-572). ACM. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2628363.2634255

Invited Talks
Ludlow, B.A. (24 Sept 2015). Exploring the method of ‘body mapping’ [Invited Lecture]. OCAD University, Toronto, ON: Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies (Prof. Natalie M. Waldburger, and Prof. Amy Swartz).

Ludlow, B.A. (3 Feb 2015). ‘Make It Last’: Affect and attachment patterns revealed in portrait drawings [Invited Lecture]. OCAD University, Toronto, ON: The Visual Analytics Lab (Dr. Sara Diamond).

Ludlow, B.A. (14 Nov 2014). Towards a technological approach to body mapping [Invited Lecture]. The University of Toronto, Toronto, ON: Interactive Media Lab (Dr. Mark Chignell).

Conference and Symposia Activity
Panel Presentations
Crawford, A., Eggertson, L, Ludlow, B. [Presenter & Panel Chair], McDonald, T. (2017, Dec.). ‘Youth Speak Out Storytellers’: Digital storytelling by adopted youth, and youth in foster care in Canada. Connecting Canada, Connecting the World— Canada 150 Conference. York University, Toronto, Canada [In-partnership with the Adoption Council of Canada, and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)].

Ladly, M., Rudzicz, F., Wright, L. [Co-presenter], Ludlow, B.A. [Co-presenter], Jofre, A., Chen, C., Chadha, K. (2015, Jun.). Postcard Memories: Analysis of preliminary usability studies of a mobile postcard application geared towards older adults with early stage Dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. Paper presented at the 32nd annual Qualitatives conference, London, ON. Abstract retrieved from http://www.qualitatives.ca/past-programs/

Ludlow, B.A. (2015, Jun.). Body mapping with geriatric inpatients receiving daily hæmodialysis therapy for end-stage renal disease at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: A qualitative study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Communication Association, Ottawa, ON.

Ludlow, B.A. (2015, Apr.). ‘Make It Last’: Affect and attachment patterns revealed in portrait drawings. Paper presented at Sensorium Symposium. Collapsing Constellations: Remapping Art, Science and the Planetary, Toronto, ON. Abstract retrieved from https://sensoriumsymposium.wordpress.com/abstracts-biographies/

Ludlow, B.A., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Ladly, M.J. (2014, May). Postcard Memories [Research Note, 4-page article]. The Westin Ottawa. Ottawa, ON: GRAND2014 Conference. GRAND-NCE.

Ludlow, B.A. (2011, Nov.). Body mapping with elders receiving care: How arts can inform illness experience. Paper presented at the “Social Work Beyond Borders, Social Work Artfully” Workshop. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Published Designs & Illustrations

Ludlow, B.A. (2019). All the stones [Digital collage for website banner]. Person-Centred Care Education. University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine.

Ludlow, B.A. (2017). Indigenous Student Handbook 2017-2018 [Graphic design and layout]. Office of Indigenous Medical Education, The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. http://www.md.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/2017%20UofT-IndigenousMedEd-Handbook.pdf

Ludlow, B.A. (2017). Indigenous Health in Ontario: An introductory guide for medical students [Graphic design and layout]. Office of Indigenous Medical Education, The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. http://medicine.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/IndigenousHealthinOntario-compressed.pdf

Ludlow, B.A. (2012, Dec.). Precision [Vector illustration]. Ars Medica: A journal of medicine, the arts, and humanities, http://ars-medica.ca/arsmedica/index.php/journal/issue/view/17/showToc

Ludlow, B.A. (2012, Nov.). Precision [Vector illustration]. The Medical Post, Ottawa, ON.

Ludlow, B.A. (May 2010). Scrutinized [Vector illustration]. McMaster University Medical Journal.

Ludlow, B.A. (2009). Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD) Service Guide [Design & Layout]. http://www.ocadu.ca/Assets/documents/csd-guidebook.pdf

Ludlow, B.A. (2008). African Diaspora Association of Canada (ADAC) logo design. https://www.facebook.com/African-Diaspora-Association-of-Canada-255582344520240/

Ludlow, B.A. (2007). Awards Brochure Design. Student Affairs and Services Association (SASA). Toronto, ON.

Ludlow, B.A (2006). International AIDS Society sponsorship support recognition layout design; AIDS Vigil full-colour advertisement, Cultural Event Venue advertisement. International AIDS Society In, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON.

Ludlow, B.A (2006). International AIDS Vigil advertisement [Full-colour advertisement, full-colour poster and full-colour postcard insert]. International AIDS Society In, NOW Magazine, Toronto, ON.

Ludlow, B.A (2006). Youth Leadership Forum [Poster]. International AIDS Society: IAS Youth Program, Toronto, ON.

Ludlow, B.A (2006). Guidebooks for: The Royal Ontario Museum, Workman Arts Theatre, Harbourfront Theatre, and Olympic Spirit Centre; DVD jewel case inserts for the Global Village Video Lounge. International AIDS Society: IAS Cultural Activities Program, Toronto, ON.

Reed-Ludlow, B. (2003). The Lean [35mm Black and White Photograph]. The White Wall Review. Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

Digital Art Exhibitions
Ludlow, B.A. (Jan. 14-Feb.2, 2019). Accumulation/De-Accumulation [Generative Art and Installation]. Until the Last Breath. Taboo Health, https://taboohealthexhibitions.com.

Ludlow, B.A. (2017). Accumulation/Deaccumulation [Generative Art]. Toronto, ON: Cross-Sections 2017 Conference, Communication and Culture. York-Ryerson Joint Program in Communication and Culture.

Ludlow, B.A. (2016). Accumulation/Deaccumulation [Generative Art]. Niagara Falls, ON: The Body Electric Annual Digital Art Exhibition. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Ludlow, B.A. (2015). Tan [Video Art]. Toronto, ON: Cross-Sections 2015 Conference, Communication and Culture. York-Ryerson Joint Program in Communication and Culture.

Ladly, M., Jofre, A., Ghaderi, M., Ludlow, B.A. (30 Oct- 8 Nov 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Interactive arts installation]. Dubai, UAE: ISEA 2014 (International Society of Electronic Arts).

Ladly, M.J., Penn, G., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Ludlow, B.A., Kazemian, S., Chintraruck, P., Tanyag, R., Ghaderi, M., Zhou, P., Peter, J. (14-16 May 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Grand Experience Digital Media Installation]. Ottawa, ON: The Westin Ottawa, GRAND 2014.

Ladly, M.J., Penn, G., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Ludlow, B.A., Kazemian, S., Chintraruck, P., Tanyag, R., Ghaderi, M., Zhou, P., Peter, J. (12-13 May 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Digital media installation]. Toronto, ON: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre, OCE Discovery 2014.

Ladly, M.J., Penn, G., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Ludlow, B.A., Kazemian, S., Chintraruck, P., Tanyag, R., Ghaderi, M., Zhou, P. Peter, J. (26 Apr- 1 May 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Interactivity: installation]. Toronto, ON: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre, CHI 2014.

Gardner, P., & G. Shea. (2008). PORTAGE Research [Ludlow, B.A.: Cicada origami EMF receiver design]. ACM Multimedia Interactive Arts Program, Vancouver, BC.; Mobifest International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity, São Paulo, Brazil; DigiFest, Toronto, ON; Science Rendezvous [Design & installation]. City of Toronto, Toronto, ON; Look Inside [Design & installation], Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, ON; Ontario Museum Association, Toronto, ON; Interaccess. Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, ON.

Curatorial Projects
2014–2017 Assistant Curator (2014–2016), Co-Curator (2017), “The
Body Electric” international digital art exhibition. The Royal College of
Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and AMS Phoenix. Various
Canadian cities, with national and international artists.

2010 Co-Curator, “The Moving Figure 2: Under the Surface” anatomical arts
exhibition. Doors Open Toronto, MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, ON.

2008–2009 Co-Curator, “The Moving Figure” anatomical arts exhibition. MaRS Discovery District, Transit Space, OCAD, The ¡dea! Gallery, Ontario Science Centre

2008 Curator, “The Light On Our Stories,” art exhibition and silent auction for the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/ Multicultural Women Against Rape
(TRCC/MWAR). OISE/UofT and the Canadian Artists Against Sexual
Assault/ Artistes Canadiens Contre L’Assaut Sexuel (CAASA/ACCAS),
Toronto, ON

Poster Presentations
Ladly, M., Rudzicz, F., Ludlow, B.A., Chen, C. (14-16 May, 2014). Elders and Memory: Developing a mobile postcard application using a novel approach to multi-level system design. The Westin Ottawa. Ottawa, ON. GRAND-NCE.

Ladly, M., Penn, G., Kazemian, S., Chen, C., Ludlow, B.A., Chintraruck, P., Tanyag, R., Ghaderi, M., Peter, J. (14-16 May 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck. GRAND 2014. The Westin Ottawa. Ottawa, ON. GRAND-NCE.

Ladly, M.J., Ludlow, B.A., Green, D., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Tanyag, R., Peter, J. (14 May 2013). Elders & Memory [Methodology and application demo]. GRAND 2013. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON. GRAND-NCE.

Ladly, M.J., Ludlow, B.A., Green, D., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Tanyag, R., Peter, J. (14 & 16 May 2013). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Demo]. GRAND 2013. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON.

Ladly, M., Ludlow, B.A., Green, D., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Tanyag, R., Peter, J. (1 Feb 2013). Elders & Memory. Euphoria & Dystopia: Book Launch, Symposium and Student Workshop. Ontario College of Art & Design University.

Ludlow, B.A. (1 Feb 2013). Body mapping with geriatric inpatients receiving daily hæmodialysis therapy for end-stage renal disease at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: A qualitative study [Results]. Euphoria & Dystopia: Book Launch, Symposium and Student Workshop. Ontario College of Art & Design University.

Ludlow, B.A. (24-25 Feb 2012). Body mapping with geriatric inpatients at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute who have end-stage renal disease: A qualitative study [Methodology]. Southern Ontario Interdisciplinary Health & Aging Symposium (SOIHAS; now HGRC: Health & Aging Graduate Research Conference). McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

Ludlow, B.A. (22 Oct 2011). Body mapping with geriatric inpatients at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute who have end-stage renal disease: A qualitative study [Methodology Presentation]. Canadian Association on Gerontology: 40th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting. (Masters Level). The Westin Ottawa. Ottawa, ON.

Published reviews
Wellbery, C. (2015). Installation: Bryn Ludlow, Section 4: Empathy. Retrieved from https://sites.google.com/a/georgetown.edu/mdarts/units/unit-2/section-4-empathy/bryn-ludlow

Paddon, N. (2010). Visualizing the process of aging: An interview with M.A. student, Bryn Ludlow. McMaster University, Department of Social Sciences.

OCAD University (2010). Illustration by Bryn Ludlow featured in McMaster University Medical Journal. http://www.ocadu.ca/about_ocad/articles/headlines_archive/20100414
_bludlow_mcmaster_medical_journal.html.

Fellowships, Honours, and Awards

2016–Present   Doctoral Fellowship. York University, Toronto, ON.

2012   Master of Arts Thesis Award. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

2010–2012   McMaster University Graduate Studies Scholarship. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

2010–2011   Sir Edmund Walker Award for Proficiency in Integrated Media. OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

Selected Service Record
Service to the Field
2017–Present Peer Reviewer, South African Journal of Education (SAJE).
2015 Peer Reviewer, Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies (TOPIA).
2013 & 2014 Peer Reviewer, Graphics, Animation, and New Media (GRAND) “Research Notes”, GRAND 2014, Ottawa, ON

University & Board Service
2011 Co-Chair, Southern Ontario Interdisciplinary Health & Aging Symposium (SOIHAS). McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.
2009–2010 Undergraduate Representative, Research Ethics Board. OCAD University, Toronto, ON.
2008–2010 Undergraduate Rep, Accessibility Committee. OCAD U, Toronto, ON

Program Service
2015 Peer Reviewer, Intersections 2015 Conference, Communication and
Culture. York & Ryerson Joint Program in Communication & Culture,
Toronto, ON.
2011–2012 Senior Graduate Student Representative, Graduate Committee.
Dept. of Health, Aging, and Society, McMaster University. Hamilton, ON.

Community Volunteer Service
2014 Mobile HCI Registration Desk and Poster Installations. Toronto Hyatt
Regency Hotel, Toronto, ON.

2014 Project 31 Art Auction artwork assistant, OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

2011–2014 Registration desk and greeter. Doors Open Toronto, MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, ON.

2006– 2010 Geriatric Unit Support Volunteer. Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (UHN). Toronto, ON. Team Leader, March to August 2010.
– Trained and assisted new Geriatric Unit Support volunteers with strategies for socializing with inpatients.

2007– 2008 Computer Arts Instructor. The Creative Works Studio, St. Michael’s Hospital. 2007–2008
– Taught members to how use the Adobe Creative Suite (CS5) so they
could create and publish their artwork as digital portfolios for work.

2002– 2003 President, Central Technical School, Afro-Heritage Club. Toronto, ON.
– Coordinated two experiential art therapy workshops during black history month with Art Therapist, Veronica Hyatt of Sheena’s Place, & Canadian Artist, Sandra Brewster (See ‘Workshop Co-Facilitation’).

2002– 2003 Publicity Coordinator, Central Technical School, Student Activity Council – Promotions and events advertising, public speaking, and sub-
council director.

1999– 2004 Head Coach, Youth Soccer. Beaches/East York Community Centre.
– Coached and officiated “mini soccer” games for youth ages 3-13
– Designed and implemented youth soccer skills enhancement programs.