John Sullivan

Project: For Patricia

John Sullivan is an interaction designer, researcher and musician. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at University Paris-Saclay, where his research focuses on multimodal interaction design and the development of new technologies for music, dance, and multimedia performance. With a background in music performance and human-computer interaction, his work includes user research, design workshops, and collaborations with musicians and artists to better understand and support professional performance practices. Additionally, he has conducted research in the areas of motion capture analysis of live performance, haptic interaction, and accessible digital musical instrument design. As a musician, John was part of multiple indie rock groups from the northeastern United States. He released several albums under various names and has toured extensively in the United States, Canada, and Europe. John holds a Ph.D. in Music Technology from McGill University and an M.F.A in Intermedia from the University of Maine.