Graduate Student of Media Arts and Sciences
Research Assistant, High-Low Tech Group
MIT Media Lab

Hannah Perner-Wilson is a graduate student in the High-Low Tech research group at the MIT Media Lab. Her work explores material properties for their use in creating handmade human-computer interfaces. Focusing on the documentation and development of available and affordable technology that allows more of us to DIY, modify and fix the technology that surrounds us. Since 2006 she has collaborated with Mika Satomi, forming the collective KOBAKANT. In 2009, as research fellows at the Distance Lab in Scotland, KOBAKANT published an online database for their DIY wearable technology titled HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT. Hannah holds a Bachelor degree in Industrial Design from the Art University of Linz, Austria.

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