Patch Up! is a collaborative effort between faculty and graduate students at York University and Ryerson University.
Andreas Kitzmann is Associate Professor in the Department of Humanities at York University. His research focuses on the impact of technology on the nature of creativity and the sense of self, especially when it comes to using technological artefacts to express ideas and emotions.
Jason Nolan is Associate Professor in Early Childhood Studies and Director of Responsive Ecologies Lab at Ryerson University, Toronto.
Kurt Thumlert is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at York University in Toronto. His current research focuses on informal learning, technology studies, production pedagogy, and learning through making with sound-based technologies.
Heidi Chan is a PhD candidate in the Department of Music at York University, Toronto, and is a musician and sound designer who performs on bamboo flutes and modular synthesizers.
Einar Engström is a PhD candidate in the Department of Science and Technology Studies at York University, Toronto. His dissertation concerns the early history of computer music research.