Joanna Berzowska

Associate Professor of Design and Computation Arts Department at Concordia University
Montreal

Joanna Berzowska is Associate Professor of Design and Computation Arts Department at Concordia University and research director of XS Labs, a design research studio that innovates in the fields of electronic textiles and reactive garments. 

She is the Head of Electronic Textiles at OMsignal, a wearable and smart textile platform that enables leading fashion brands to design biosensing apparel. Her research involves the development of enabling methods, materials, and technologies, in composite functional fibers, soft electronics, and additive manufacturing.

Joanna’s art and design work has been shown in the V&A in London, the Cooper-Hewitt in NYC, the Millennium Museum in Beijing, the Australian Museum in Sydney, NTT ICC in Tokyo, and Ars Electronica Center in Linz among others. She lectures internationally about the field of electronic textiles and related social, cultural, aesthetic, and political issues.