Prototype: Biography from simple questions and Facebook

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A boy was born on August 18th, the year 1988 in Innsbruck, the capital city of Tyrol in western Austria. He was born in his parents home at the pradler straße. His parents, Engelbert Gruber and Ingeborg Marte named him Kelvyn Ornette Sol Marte.

Kelvyn started primary school in Telfs at a Montessori/Wild school named Jacoby Schule. In 2004 Kelvyn studied electrical engineering, communication and electronics in Tyrol, and graduated in 2006. His first real job was an apprenticeship as an IT Technician and Software Engineer at the department of the Tyrollean government.

He then studied photography at Prager Fotoschule Österreich where he graduated in 2012. He moved to Lisbon in 2013 to attend the Creative University, IADE Lisboa. After a year he moved back to Austria and got a position as an Interaction Design Intern at the design studio Strukt in Vienna. In 2015 he left Strukt and moved back to Innsbruck. In 2017 Kelvyn moved to Copenhagen to attend Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design.

During his studies Kelvyn was inspired by the German-born author, art and film theorist, and perceptual psychologist Rudolf Arnheim; and the Austrian-British philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Since moving to Lisbon, Kelvyn has traveled to many places such as Dublin, Ireland; Havana, Cuba and Florence in Italy. Kelvyn currently lives in Copenhagen.



"I didn't need to think about how a biography is structured."

"The introduction is a good starting point to start telling your story."

    • He wanted to add more info to the basic questions
    • Errors in the introduction
    • Facebook is not accurate, people don't curate the information like in LinkedIn.




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