A serial collaborator, Professor Ong is invested in the broader scope of Art-Science collaborations and is engaged constantly in the discourses and processes that facilitate viewing these two polemical disciplines on similar ground. His graduate interdisciplinary work in nanotechnology and sound was conducted at SymbioticA, the Center of Excellence for Biological Arts at the University of Western Australia and supervised by BioArt pioneers and TCA (The Tissue Culture and Art Project) artists Dr Ionat Zurr and Oron Catts. His works have been shown at festivals and conferences around the world including Ars Electronica, Currents New Media Festival, the Ontario Science Centre, ISEA and Siggraph.
Peter Burr is an artist from Brooklyn, NY. His practice often engages with tools of the video game industry in the form of immersive cinematic artworks. These pieces have been presented internationally by various institutions including Documenta 14, Athens; MoMA PS1, New York; and The Barbican Centre, London. Previously Burr worked under the alias Hooliganship and founded the video label Cartune Xprez through which he produced hundreds of live multimedia exhibitions and touring programs showcasing a multi-generational group of artists at the forefront of experimental animation.
Xtine Burrough is a hybrid artist who uses remix as a strategy for engaging networked audiences in critical participation. burrough combines remix practices of appropriation and juxtaposition with computation. She plays at the intersection of media art and digital poetry; and writes about her work to archive her practice.
Chanee Choi is a transdisciplinary artist. She has developed a ritualistic craft-based art practice that transcends the conservative and isolationist roots of traditional East Asian craftwork by focusing on a celebration of feminist theory and modern tech. Within this hybrid genre, she produces both embodied and virtual immersive experiences exploring the effect of immigration on issues of identity, and the synesthetic processes of corporeal-cognitive space.
Monica Duncan (she/her) is a video and performance artist. Her time-based work investigates the nature of visual perception, audience-performer relations and queer potentiality through camouflage, improvisation and collective image-making. Duncan’s work has been exhibited Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Hebbel am Ufer HAU1, Frankfurt Lab, Komuna//Warszawa, The Kitchen, La Casa Encendida, ZKM, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, amongst others. She has been a visiting artist at Signal Culture, Experimental Television Center, Scena Robocza, Institute for Electronic Arts and PACT Zollverein. She holds a MFA from the University of California, San Diego and a MA in Choreography and Performance from JLU Gießen, Germany. Duncan joined the faculty of the Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre & Dance at Lehman College-CUNY in Fall 2019.
Senem Pirler (she/her) is a sound and intermedia artist, and educator based in Troy/Brooklyn, NY. Pirler’s interdisciplinary work crosses over into sound engineering, sound art, performance, video art, movement, and installation. Pirler earned her M.M. in Music Technology from NYU Steinhardt, and her Ph.D. in Electronic Arts from RPI. Pirler has exhibited and performed her work at international venues such as Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center/EMPAC (NY), Roulette Intermedium (NY), The Kitchen (NYC), Southbank Centre (London), Akademie der Künste (Berlin), LA Phil (CA), Baryshnikov Arts Center (NY), Montalvo Arts Center (CA), Mount Tremper Arts (NY), and Collar Works (NY). Pirler has been awarded a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in the category of Music/Sound in 2022. Dr. Pirler joined the Bennington College faculty in Fall 2018.
Mark Franz’s work focuses on UI/UX, Motion, and Data and where each of these fields overlap. He received an M.FA. in Art + Technology from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago and a M.A. in Electronic Art and Animation from Ball State University. Over the past two decades, Mark has worked as a UX/UI and motion designer for clients such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Red Light Management. In addition, he has exhibited and discussed his work in over 100 exhibitions, invited lectures, and artist residencies. Some of the exhibition venues for this work include the Leuphana Centre for Digital Cultures, the New World Symphony, Currents New Media, and the Rhode Island School of Design. Mark is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Art + Design at Ohio University where he teaches courses in design.
Mark Gustavson was born in Brooklyn, NY. He studied clarinet and composition at Northern Illinois University with Chinary Ung, University of Illinois with Ben Johnston, Columbia University with Mario Davidovsky, and the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Ton DeLeeuw. Recently Gustavson has been composing mostly electroacoustic works with performers or film. Mark has been honored by the American Academy of Arts & Letters, League-ISCM, and Fulbright Fellowship.
Amanda Hodes is a writer and new media artist. Much of her audio work focuses on how sound installation can be a route to a somatic, collaborative poetics. Her work has been exhibited in venues such as the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Torpedo Factory, Abington Arts Center, Hirshhorn Sound Scene Festival, Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, AUDIRE, and Dartington International Music Festival. She is a recipient of a 2021 writing residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. She has also been supported by the Arts Club of Washington, Koster Foundation, and Salzburg Summer Academy of Fine Arts.
Is a multimedia artist based in Brooklyn New York. He received his B.F.A from the School of Visual Arts in photography and video and is a Low Residency M.F.A candidate at the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been exhibited Internationally at Annka Kulty’s Gallery in London, UK, The FiDi Arsenale in New York NY, and Anonymous Gallery New York, NY.
Sujin Kim is a filmmaker and 3D visual artist. Kim is an Assistant Professor of 3D Animation at Arizona State University. She studied Fine Arts at Ewha Womans University in South Korea and received her MFA in Experimental Animation at the California Institute of the Arts with a concentration in CGI. Kim implements a broad range of visual language ranging from 2D traditional to CG techniques for animated filmmaking. Kim’s animated films have been screened in many film festivals around the world, including Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Since graduating from the Royal College of Art (London) with an MA in Architecture in 1997, internationally recognized artist, designer and educator Shona Kitchen has divided her time between creative practice and teaching. Her work spans public art, conceptual narrative proposals, book works, exhibitions and interactive sculpture/installation. Her practice is frequently collaborative, research-based and site-specific. Using digital, analog, and biological elements, Kitchen creates work that allows physical and virtual, natural and artificial, and real and imagined to playfully and poetically co-exist.
Christine Lucy Latimer
Christine Lucy Latimer is an experimental filmmaker and photographer. Her work in the past decade has been featured across 5 continents in over 300 film festivals and gallery exhibitions. She currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada.
RAY LC’s practice creates interaction environments for building bonds between humans and machines. He takes perspectives from his own research in neuroscience (pubs in Nature Communications, J. Neurosci, J. Neurophys) and in HCI (pubs in CHI, DIS, HRI, TEI, Frontiers, etc) in his artistic practice, with notable exhibitions at BankArt, New York Hall of Science, KYOTO Design Lab, Elektra Montreal, Ars Electronica Linz, NeON Digital Arts, New Museum, CICA Museum, NYC Short Documentary Film Festival, NeurIPS, Deconstrukt NYC, Angewandte Festival, Elektron Tallinn, Floating Projects HK, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, Osage Gallery, Soho House HK, Videotage, Goethe Institute, Thylab, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Science Gallery MSU Detroit, IEEE VISAP, SIGGRAPH Asia.
Daniel Lichtman is an artist, educator and organizer. Daniel works in game making, creative coding, performance, video and installation.
Cari Ann Shim Sham
Cari Ann Shim Sham is a wild artist. Her work explores circular movement’s relationship to magic, self portraiture as critique, interactions with technology, the power of asking questions and the possibility of the experiment. She often works in the nude. She’s spent 2.5 decades working in cinema, curation and new media with a focus on dance. Having recently joined the web3, crypto art, nft revolution shim sham* co-founded a digital museum with Joey Zaza in 2020 and has created several works for the blockchain.
Timothy Thomasson is a Montreal artist. He uses real-time computer graphics technologies.
Mona Kasra is an Iranian-American new media artist, interdisciplinary scholar, and Associate Professor of Digital Media Design at the University of Virginia. Her practice-based research questions, critiques, and experiments with the affordances of media technologies within artistic forms and in a variety of improvisational framings. She frequently collaborates with artists, musicians, choreographers, and theater-makers to explore the confluence between performance and new media, particularly the emerging aesthetic possibilities for enriching narrative and enhancing audience immersion in live events.
Matthew Burtner s Eleanor Shea Professor of Music at the University of Virginia where he Co-Directs the Coastal Future Conservatory and teaches in the Composition and Computer Technologies (CCT) and Environmental Thought and Practice (ETP) programs. He is also Founder and Director of the Alaska-based environmental music non-profit organization, EcoSono.
Andrea Wollensak is an artist/educator and Professor of Art at Connecticut College where she serves as Associate Fellow of the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology. Her work spans media from traditional and digital fabrication, to generative-interactive systems and includes collaborations with computer scientists, musicians, poets, and scientists. Themes in her work explore place-based narratives on environment and community.
Gabrielle Cerberville (b. 1991 in Sleepy Hollow, NY) is a curious American composer turned creative alchemist. She writes with an experimental flair that is at once familiar and alien, and her work regularly blends the lines between disciplines and discrete art forms. Her music explores such themes as landscape, disappearing, insecurity, resolve, and image. She holds a Bachelor of Music from Butler University in composition and a Master of Music from Western Michigan University in composition, and has studied traditional and electronic composition with Drs. Lisa Coons, Christopher Biggs, Frank Felice and Michael Schelle. She also studied sculpture during the course of her masters degree with Patrick Wilson.
Katerie Gladdys is a transdisciplinary artist who thinks about place, marginalized landscapes, sustainability, mapping, consumption, food, agriculture, and disability. She creates installations, interactive, sculpture, video, and relational performances. Her creative work has been exhibited in national and international juried venues, including in the UK, Canada, Germany, Spain, and Croatia. She is currently an associate professor in Art and Technology in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida.
Nimrod Astarhan is an artist, technologist, and lecturer in the Multidisciplinary Art School at Shenkar College of Engineering, Art and Design where he teaches Digital Art and other specialized trans-disciplinary courses at the intersection of art, digital practices and critical theory. As an artist working in Sculpture and Digital Media he exhibited and initiated group projects in Europe, the US, and the International Space Station and worked on commissioned projects for museums, international festivals and biennales.
Kathleen McDermott is an interdisciplinary artist with a background in installation, prop-making and sculpture, currently based in Brooklyn, NY. She combines her knowledge of fabrication with open source hardware to build a language of absurdity that merges new media, design, performance, and video. She is interested in technologies that are not productive, robots badly suited to absurd purposes and electronic creations beyond her control.
Becky Brown is a composer, harpist, artist, and web designer, interested in producing intensely personal works across the multimedia spectrum. She focuses on narrative, emotional exposure, and catharsis, with a vested interest in using technology and the voice to deeply connect with an audience, wherever they are. She is currently pursuing graduate studies in Composition and Computer Technologies at the University of Virginia.
Material culture, history, and literary influences converge in the work of Denise Pelletier.
Addressing the body as both flesh and social construct, her ceramic and mixed media objects and installations make symbolic use of cultural and technological artifacts, transformed to create new meanings and re-imagined narratives. Pelletier’s work has been shown and published extensively in the United States and abroad, including exhibitions in New York, Houston, Taiwan, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands and Canada. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, and her work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum, and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Pelletier currently teaches at Connecticut College, where she is Professor of Art and a faculty fellow in the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology. She lives and works in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.
Sangyoon Lee is a computer scientist and media artist interested in computer graphics, visualization, games, physical computing, and virtual reality. His recent research focuses on virtual humans to design and develop a lifelike computer interface by digitizing a real person’s figure and nature, including personality and mannerisms. Lee received his BS and MS degree in Architecture from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, MFA from the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and a Ph.D. degree in Electronic Visualization Laboratory, Computer Science at UIC.
organ Green is a Chicago-based artist, writer, and engineer. Their work explores the rich ironies in tech and text, which they imagine as nested systems animated by suppressed queerness. Green’s work occupies public institutions, including the Special Collections at Amherst College and the Riverside Public Library. She currently teaches creative computation at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Her contribution to The Critical Coding Cookbook: Intersectional Feminist Approaches to Teaching and Learning was published this past summer.
Michael Hofmann is an artist and filmmaker working collaboratively with artificial intelligence at the intersection of media, infrastructure, ecosystems, and society. Hofmann’s creative research delves into emerging technologies such as machine learning and software-enabling objects which transform the landscape of personal reality. Data, property, and distributed networks provide the terrain for creative exploration. Previous experiences in information management and software systems administration influence ongoing filmmaking and studio art practices.
Aly Ogasian is a Los Angeles based artist and educator. She is an Assistant Professor of Art at Scripps College and Core Faculty, Intercollegiate Media Studies at the Claremont Colleges. Her practice is research driven, interdisciplinary and typically site responsive, sparking conversations about everyday life and survival in a rapidly changing environment. Recent projects critique notions of expedition in the 21st century and play with the idea of an island as a metaphor, exploring notions of adaptation and survival, community and individualism, terrestrial and extraterrestrial, nature and technology. Alongside Shona Kitchen, Ogasian was the first artist in residence at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, located inside of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.