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Areas of expertise

Affect theory, arts-based research, body mapping, digital media, digital storytelling, graphic design, grounded theory, installation art, medical sociology, story mapping, video, web design.

Education

PhD candidate (ABD), Communication and Culture
York University: Toronto, ON, CA | 2014-09 to present
Dissertation: Diverse perspectives on digital stories by former youth in foster care in Canada.

Certificate, Health Equity and Diversity
University of Toronto and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) | Toronto, ON, CA | 2017-07-10 to 2019-03-18
Courses: Introduction to health equity and diversity; Aboriginal Health & Healing: Understanding the importance of trauma-informed approaches; Indigenous Health and Healing: Historical and Contemporary Considerations when working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples; Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA); Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project.

Master of Arts, Health & Aging (Health, Aging, and Society)
McMaster University: Hamilton, ON, CA | 2010-09 to 2012-11-16
Thesis: Body mapping with geriatric inpatients receiving daily hæmodialysis therapy for end-stage renal disease at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: A qualitative study.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Integrated Media
OCAD University: Toronto, ON, CA | 2005-01 to 2010-06
Thesis: Anticipation: A new portrait of seniors in Canada.

4-year Specialized Art Program
Central Technical School: Toronto, ON, CA | 1999-09 to 20003-06
Thesis: The adoption journey (a vector-graphic illustrated poetry book adoption reunions).

Fellowships & Distinctions

International Affiliate Member
Concordia University Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling: Montreal, QC, CA | 2019-03-22 to present

Academic Medal (Bronze) (Central Technical School (Toronto))
Office of the Governor General of Canada: Ottawa, ON, CA | 2003-11-07

Positive Community Leadership Award (Central Technical School (Toronto))
Status of Women Canada: Ottawa, ON, CA | 2002-06

Female Athlete of the Year Award
Central Technical School: Toronto, ON, CA | 2002-06

Funding

Doctoral Fellowship
York University (Toronto, ON, CA) | 2016 to present

Master of Arts Thesis Award
McMaster University (Hamilton, ON, CA) | 2012

School of Graduate Studies Scholarship
McMaster University (Hamilton, ON, CA) | 2011 to 2012

School of Graduate Studies Entrance Scholarship
McMaster University (Hamilton, ON, CA) | 2010

Sir Edmund Walker Award for Proficiency in Integrated Media
OCAD University (Toronto, ON, CA) | 2010 to 2012

Publications, Conferences, and Exhibitions

Contributions to Books

Ludlow, B. (forthcoming, December 2019). (Forthcoming title), In K.M. Boydell (Ed.), Applying Body Mapping in Research-An Arts-Based Method. Melbourne, Australia: Taylor & Francis.

Ludlow, B.A. (2018). Literature search assistance for M. Tegelberg & A. Roosvall, Eds., Media and Transnational Climate Justice: Indigenous Activism and Climate Politics. 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

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. 4). 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.22). 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.

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-NCE. 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 Designs & Illustrations

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

Richardson, L., Pennington, J., & 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

Richardson, L., Pennington, J., & 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.

Art Exhibitions

Ludlow, B.A. (Sept. 26-28, 2019). Their Stories [Acrylic painting]. The Body Electric. Ottawa, ON: The Body Electric Annual Digital Art Exhibition.. https://thebodyelectric-lecorpselectrique.ca

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] and Grieving. Niagara Falls, ON: The Body Electric Annual Digital Art Exhibition. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. https://thebodyelectric-lecorpselectrique.ca

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.

Volunteer Service

Service to the Field

2009–Present
External Reviewer, Forum: Qualitative Social Research (F-QSR)

2017–Present
External Reviewer, South African Journal of Education (SAJE).

2015
External Reviewer, Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies (TOPIA).

2013 & 2014
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 Representative, 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 Service

2014
Registration Desk and Poster Installations Assistant. Mobile HCI: 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).
– 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.

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.

1998
Volunteer, Ontario Summer Games, Guelph, Ontario
– Assisted with volunteer recruitment;
– Assisted with set-up and tear down of the opening and closing ceremonies;
– Basketball scorekeeper.

1994–1997
Ball girl, Guelph Gryphon’s Women’s Basketball, Guelph, Ontario
– Filled water bottles for players at practices and games;
– Travelled with the team to games in Ontario and the United States of America.