Dr. Florian Grond is a postdoctoral fellow in the Biosignal Interaction and Personhood Technology (BIAPT) Lab at McGill University. His research and design interests are multimodal participatory design in the context of disability, the arts, and assistive technology. He has several years of experience as a sonic interaction designer and in 3D sound recording and reproduction.
For many years he has been active as an independent media artist, exhibiting his works at several venues around the globe, drawing from his creative practice as an artist when connecting design and disability. Over the last years, he started various collaborations with colleagues with disabilities from academia and the arts resulting in research output, artistic creations and the curating of exhibitions.