Jeffrey Valino KOH
Jeffrey Tzu Kwan Valino KOH has spent most of his life so far in Toronto, Canada but has managed to live, work and study in Zurich, London, Rotterdam, Berlin, Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo.
He is a multi-talented, trans-disciplinary experiential designer who has worked on catwalk and fashion show designs for PRADA, advertising and gallery curation for KesselsKramer, and architecture and exhibition designs for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture / Rem Koolhaas.
As an accomplished artist, Jeffrey has exhibited in venues such as the Barbican and Southbank Centre in London, United Kingdom, for festivals such as the Singapore Design Festival, and in galleries in Munster, Berlin, Vienna, Crete, Tokyo and other world-class venues.
In the past he studied Semiotics and Fashion Photography, and was awarded his BFA in Monumental Kunst from the Aki Academy of Art and Design (ArtEZ) in Enschede, the Netherlands and an MA in Creative Practice for Narrative Environments from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London, United Kingdom.
He is pursuing a PhD at the Mixed Reality Lab / Keio-NUS CUTE Center at the National University of Singapore and is a visiting research scholar at Keio University in Japan, where his research interests focus on various topics regarding interactivity and experiential design. He is currently a Department Editor for the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) Crossroads (XRDS) magazine.