Nora O’ Murchú is a new media art curator, designer and researcher working at the intersection of art, technology and design. Her curatorial practice is at the core of her multidisciplinary research. She is currently lecturer and course director of the Digital Media Design undergraduate programme at the University of Limerick, and a researcher at the Interaction Design Centre. She has previously held research positions at the Interaction Design Centre (University of Limerick), at the Interaction Research Studio at Goldsmiths, London, and at CRUMB at the University of Sunderland.
She has curated exhibitions both nationally in Ireland and Internationally. She has recently curated CODED AFTER LOVELACE, an intergenerational examination of women working with technology. CODED AFTER LOVELACE is currently touring internationally and will be on view at the Hannah Mclure Centre until March 6, 2015 in Dundee Scotland. She has curated Run Computer, Run – a festival of new media art that explored emerging and established contemporary cultural and critical issues that arise from artists intersection and investigations with digital technology. Previously, she has initiated and run the TWEAK festival of interactive digital arts in Limerick.
She has also consulted on a broad range of topics, including open-ended design methods, health informatics, and web platforms. Nora holds both Masters and PhD degrees in Interaction Design from the University of Limerick.