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Andreas Refsgaard is an interaction designer from Denmark. He graduated from CIID in 2015 and is now running Copenhagen based creative coding studio Støj with fellow CIID alumnus Lasse Korsgaard. Andreas is the creator of Eye Conductor, which helps people express themselves through music using only their eyes and facial gestures. Recently Andreas has been exploring artistic applications of machine learning and teaching other designers how to use machine learning for real-time interactive projects.



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Selected Press

2017: Gizmodo, An algorithm watching a movie trailer

2017: Digital Trends, An algorithm watching a movie trailer

2017: Prostethic Knowledge, An algorithm watching a movie trailer

2016: Hackster, Doodle Tunes

2016: Prostethic Knowledge, Doodle Tunes

2016: Ars Electronica, Future Self Mirror

2016: ÇA ME REGARDE, Eye Conductor – TV Program in French – Eye Conductor is featured at 9m 30s

2016: Makezine, Sound Blocks

2016: New Scientist, Eye Conductor

2016: HACKADAY, Eye Conductor

2016: MarComNews, Day&Night

2016: Engadget, Eye Conductor

2016: PSFK, Eye Conductor

2016: Synthtopia, Eye Conductor

2016: The Creators Project, Eye Conductor

2016: Vice Motherboard, Eye Conductor

2016: Electronic Beats, Eye Conductor

2016: Prosthetic Knowledge, Eye Conductor

2016: Courrier International (FR), Eye Conductor – no. 1328 page 59

2016: 3D: Danish Digital Design, Personal interview

2016: Inverse, Eye Conductor

2016: Finch Factor, Personal interview

2015: Danish National Radio (DK), Eye Conductor

2015: Arduino Blog, Sound Blocks

2015: PSFK, Future Self Mirror

2015: Prosthetic Knowledge, Future Self Mirror

2015: Hypeness (Brazil), Future Self Mirror

2015: TV2 (DK), Kinect Music

2015: Radio 24syv (DK), Mother Writes Poetry – (starts at 35:05)

2014: Politiken (DK), Mother Writes Poetry

2012: TV2 (DK), Bo og Lis – den so



2016: The Neural Aesthetic, School Of Machines, Making & Make-believe

2015: Interaction Design Programme, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID)

2012 – 2014: Digital Design & Communication Master, IT University of Copenhagen

2008 – 2012: Sociology Bachelor, University of Copenhagen



2016: Eye Conductor @ Maker Faire Rome – live demo on stage at Opening Conference (IT)

2016: Future Self Mirror @ Ars Electronica, Linz (AT)

2016: Is It Funky? @ ACUD Macht Neu, Berlin (DE)

2016: Eye Conductor @ Playful Arts Festival, s-Hertogenbosch (NL)

2016: Day&Night for Circus Family @ New York Design Week, New York City (US)

2015: Kinect Music @ Trailerpark Festival, Copenhagen

2015: Sound Blocks @ Trailerpark Festival, Copenhagen

2015: Future Self Mirror @ Trailerpark Festival, Copenhagen

2015: Start a Sentence @ Golden Days Festival, Copenhagen

2014: Start a Sentence @ Kvarterløft Nordvest, Copenhagen


Awards / Nominations

2017: IxD Awards Winner (Best Student Project), Eye Conductor

2017: IxD Awards finalist (Empowering Category), Eye Conductor

2017: IxD Awards finalist (Expression Category), Eye Conductor

2016: Core77 Design Awards Runner Up (Social Impact Category), Eye Conductor

2016: IxD Awards finalist (Expression Category), Sound Blocks


Presenting / Teaching / Workshops

2017: Machine Learning for Designers, Teacher, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design – UPCOMMING

2017: Machine Learning for Artists, Teacher, Resonate Festival Serbia – UPCOMMING

2017: Machine Learning for real-time performances, Teacher, The Danish National School of Performing Arts

2016 – 2017: Painting with Code, Sound & Data Workshop Series, Teacher, Absalon Copenhagen

2016: Interaction Design & Machine Learning for Creatives, Speaker, Digital Campus, Århus & Copenhagen

2016: Eye Conductor, Remote Presentation, TEDxEBS, Oestrich-Winkel (DE)

2016: Machine Learning for Interaction Designers, Workshop, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design

2016: Digital Experience and Aesthetics, Teacher, IT University of Copenhagen

2016: Eye Conductor, Speaker, Sonic Code Sessions (DE)

2016: Eye Conductor, Speaker, Playfull Arts Festival (NL)

2016: Eye Conductor, Speaker, Creative Coding Amsterdam (NL)

2016: Enabling Technology, Speaker, Bits & Beers Copenhagen

2016: Interactive Design, Teacher, The Danish National School of Performing Arts

2015: Mother Writes Poetry, Speaker, Testrup Højskole

2015: Dynamic Web Design, Assistant Teacher, IT University of Copenhagen

2013: My Personal Jigsaw Puzzle, Workshop Facilitator, BUSTER Film Festival

2010 – 2012: Introduction To Stata, Exercise Teacher, University of Copenhagen

2010 – 2011: Bo & Lis, Public Readings, Roskilde Festival


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