Rebekah Rousi was born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Visual Art – Printmaking) with First Class Honours from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. After working a while as a printmedia, drawing and performance artist she undertook a Masters of Arts degree in Nordic Arts and Cultural Studies (Digital Culture major) at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Since 2009 she has worked as a researcher of human computer interaction specialising in User Experience (UX). She is currently completing a PhD in Cognitive Science, researching the ways in which people represent their experiences of design interaction.