My name is Deborah Rodrigues (aka Tartaruga Feliz). I work with Art and technology. With Glück Workshops and my explorations in these fields, I bring ideas for activities with children, inviting them to participate in this discovery process with me. I work with children in very different parts of the planet, passing on my values and exploring the intersection of learning, interaction and play as a path to strengthen creativity.
I also participate in research in education in the field of Art and Technology for children. You can read about a research program on Virtual Reality and childhood with the University of Sheffield in England, and you can also explore a research about Virtual Reality and Play in collaboration with the Royal College of Art and the University of Tokyo here.
Besides running Glück Workshops, I work as an illustrator and animator focused on childhood for more than 10 years. I participated in projects developing characters and illustrations for Disney Club Penguin and in exhibitions around the world. Exploring art and technology, I’m focused on bringing more empathy and love to the world. Here’s my website!