Miss B Aga

Miss B Aga

Innovation Placement Fellow

School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)


i-DAT Director of Operations


Birgitte Aga is a digital designer,producers, researcher and technologist who specialises in R&D across data driven and playful experiences. Her research focus is on prototyping intimate data-driven experiences, as augmentations of inner thought, to question the use of predictive algorithms and personal data for human enhancement and commercial gain.

B has co-curated, co-developedand co-produced a range of playful and experimental cultural probes/prototypes,interventions, festivals and exhibitions, such as Sonic Arts Festival, S-OSSocial Operating Systems, Social Hacking, Roy Ascot: Syncretic Sense, Moby DickBig Read, Young Rewired State Festival, Bi-OS Biological Operating Systems,Resurgam, Qualia and Artory.


Aga, B. Reshaping New Horizons: Seeking new opportunities and growth. (2011) Commissioned by Arts Council England http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/media/uploads/Reshaping-Business_Support_and_Social_Enterprise.pdf

Aga,B., Phillips, M. et al. (2011) Human Geography v1.0. Liquid Press (i-DAT). ISBN978-1-84102-298-7

Phillips,M., Aga, B., Corino, G., Lock, S. Mass Body Index: Bio-OS, a BiologicalOperating System. ISEA2011 (http://isea2011.sabanciuniv.edu/). Istanbul,Turkey. 20/09/2011

Aga, B. Murray, S. Phillips, M. ARCH-OS: International Workshop,  i-DAT/AHO School of Architecture and Design, Oslo/ Bartlett School of Architecture,UCL, University of Plymouth, 25-27 February 2009

Aga,B., Phillips M. Co-curation of www.syncretica.net is an online semantic interpretationof ‘The Syncretic Sense’ Roy Ascott Exhibition, Plymouth Art Centre. 4 April tothe 24 May 2009.

Aga,B. Review: Ars Electronica Festival for Art, Technology and Society Linz,Austria. 4-9/09/2008. Leonardo Reviews, 10/2008 http://www.leonardo.info/reviews/oct2008/aga_ars.html

Phillips,M, Aga, B., Hazelden, K.(2008) “The Play Algorithm - A(n):= [r = 1,2,…..N]”. InDeiz del Corral, A. (ed), HOMO LUDENS LUDENS, Locating play in contemporaryculture and society. LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial. Gijón,Asturias, Spain: pp 244-248.

Aga, B. Katina Hazelden and Mike Phillips. The Play Algorithm – A(n):= [r =1,2,...N]  . HOMO LUDENS LUDENS2008, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creacian Industrial. Gijon, Asturias, Spain.19-20/04/08.

Aga,B. Phillips, M. et al. Social Operating System. S-OS. Plymouth Arts Centre.08/02/08-06/04/08. http://www.s-os.org/

Aga, B.Phillips, M. “Social Software Engineering”. Consciousness Reframed 9: Vienna,3–5/07/2008

Aga,B. Hutchinson, I. Orrell, P, Phillips, M. Plymouth Arts Centre and i-DATcollaboration. a new series of projects and residencies. Artists and Curator;Stanza (UK) 8 February – 6 April, Cadu (Brazil) 11/01 – 11/04 and Basak Senova(Turkey) 19/01 – 09/02. 01/08

Aga,B. Phillips, M, et al. Noogy 2.0 – VJ’ing on buildings. (14/11/2007). MotionPlymouth Festival. 14/11/07

Aga,B. Digital arts collaborations across the South West region. Arts CouncilEngland South West. 06/2005