Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Corey Timpson is responsible for the direction and oversight of all exhibition programs, research and curation, design and production across all media, digital platforms and transmedia storytelling, and collections-based initiatives at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). As Vice President, Exhibition, Research, and Design, Corey is also a member of the CMHR's executive leadership, charged with the fulfillment of the museum's national mandate.
Corey's primary focus at the CMHR is to facilitate interactive and dialogic experiences between and among visitors (on-site and online) through the use of mixed media, digital technology, and immersive environmental design relying on sustainable, scalable, and efficient data and interaction models.
Corey has a B.A. in Law from Carleton University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Interactive Multimedia from Algonquin College of Applied Arts & Technology. Prior to accepting his role at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in 2009, Corey spent 8 years at the Canadian Heritage Information Network and the Virtual Museum of Canada where he led the interface and creative design, information architecture, and web management teams, working with a large number of Canada's 3000 museums, on digital innovation projects.
Published by ACM SIGGRAPH, MIT, and others, and sitting on multiple national and international cultural committees, Corey is an active collaborator in experience design and digital media discourses within the cultural domain.