Student Affiliate

Bryn Ludlow is an artist and PhD candidate in the York and Ryerson Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture, and an International Affiliate Member at the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling at Concordia University in Montréal, Quebec. She is a student of Alliance Française, and recently completed a certificate in Health Equity and Diversity (University of Toronto). Bryn completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at OCAD University in Integrated Media (2010), and a Master of Arts at McMaster University in Health & Aging (2012) and is a recipient of the Governor General of Canada’s Academic Medal, and the Sir Edmund Walker Award for Proficiency in Integrated Media. Her dissertation is investigating multidisciplinary and international perspectives on digital stories created by former youth in foster care in Canada. Bryn’s research is founded on the interest to apply digital, arts-based health methods: body mapping, digital storytelling, and human-centred experience design, as a means to address health disparities among diverse and marginalized populations. Her research is published in: The Medical Post, Ars Medica: A Journal of Medicine, The Arts, and Humanities, The American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD), The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and Forum: Qualitative Social Research (F-QSR).