IAM Family > Marte Roel

Marte Roel is a co-founder of BeAnotherLab, a Creative Commons initiative that aims to create and understand empathy between individuals, as well as subjective experience from and embodied perspective. BeAnotherLab's project, The Machine to Be Another, received a Laval Virtual Award (Learning, Sciences & Humanities), as well as an honorary mention from Ars Electronica. He is an associate professor of psychology and interactive design at the Universidad Iberoamericana, as well as an associate professor of digital fabrication in the Universidad Anáhuac, both in Mexico City. He has worked extensively in different applications for virtual reality ranging from health care and cognitive-science research to artistic practices.