De Angela L. DuffSymposium Creator & Organizer

De Angela L. Duff is currently the Co-Director of the Innovation Lab & an Associate Professor in the Department of Art & Visual Culture at Spelman. Prior to joining Spelman, she was the Co-Director of the undergraduate and graduate programs in Integrated Digital Media (IDM) and an Industry Professor at NYU Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn. Teaching in higher education since 1999, she is very passionate about educating students and developing higher education curriculum at the intersection of design, art and technology.

De Angela’s mission is to share her passion for music, photography, and technology with others. In addition to organizing the Batdance Symposium, she also organized the EYE NO Prince Lovesexy and Betty Davis They Say I’m Different symposia in summer 2018 and co-organized the Peach + Black panel and screening, celebrating thirty years of Prince’s Sign ‘O The Times in summer 2017. She currently, produces the Prince & Prince-related podcasts for Grown Folks Music, and from 2004 -2016, she also hosted No Turn Unstoned, an online, radio show of curated mixes. She has spoken at the Betty Davis They Say I’m Different symposium, Prince from MPLS symposium, Purple Reign Conference, EYEO, Black Portraitures IV, III, II & II: Revisited, NYC’s Creative Tech Week & Raising The Bar, AIGA’s Social Studies and Massaging Media 2 Conferences, and HOW’s Annual Design Conference. She has judged’s 2019 Technology Playmaker Awards, Eyebeam’s Trust Residency, Tribeca Film Institute’s New Media Fund, and HOW’s interactive design competition. Her work has been featured in publications such as HOW and Print magazines, and the books, Now Loading and www.animation: Animation Design for the World Wide Web. De Angela holds an MFA in Studio Art (Photography) from Maryland Institute College of Art (MiCA), a BFA in Graphic Design from Georgia State University and a BS in Textile Engineering from Georgia Tech.

Other Symposia Organized by De Angela

EYE NO: Prince Lovesexy Symposium #Lovesexy30BKThe Betty Davis – They Say I’m Different Symposium

Grown Folks Music (GFM) Prince Podcasts

GFM Prince Podcasts on SoundcloudGFM Prince Podcasts on iTunesGFM Prince Podcasts on Stitcher