Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2016 – Present. PhD Candidate, Cinema and Media Studies. York University

2013  MDes, Strategic Foresight and Innovation, OCAD University Toronto

2003  Post Diplôme (MFA) Le Fresnoy, Studio National Des Arts Contemporains

2000 BFA, New Media Studies, Ryerson University

Specialized training/professional development

2015-16   Seneca College, Certificate of Recognition in Education

Accredited courses:

  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Inclusive Teaching & Scholarly Practice
  • Foundations of Teaching and Learning

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

2015 – Present  Professor, School of Media, Seneca College @ York University

2014   Associate Professor, OCAD University, Digital Futures, Industry Professional Development

2010-2012  Associate Professor, Ryerson University, School of Image Arts and Radio and Televison Arts

2003 – 2004  Associate Professor,  Alberta College of Art and Design, Media Arts Digital Technologies Department

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2012    Palais De Tokyo, Nuit Blanche exhibition

2011     Indie Lisboa, Lisbon Independent Film Festival, Portugal

2010    Musee d’art Modern de Villeneuve D’Ascq, France. Exhibition with Pierrick Sorin, William Wegman, Paul McCarthy and Marnie Weber

2009   Grand Palais Museum, Paris, France

2009   FUSO, Anual de Video Arte Internacional de Lisboa

2009   Maison des Métallos, Paris France, 2009

2009   “Videos Europa”, Le Fresnoy Studio National Des Arts Contemporains

2008   Grand Palais, Paris France

2008    Loop Gallery, Barcelona

2007   Palais de Beaux Arts de Lille “Territories d’image”, France

2007   Aerospace Museum, Canadian Space Society, 50th Anniversary of     Sputnik

2007   Locust Projects, “Get Lost” Exhibition Program, Miami USA

2006   Masion Du Geste et de l’image Paris

2005   Arte, France, Broadcast of short film

2005    Le Cube, Paris France

2005    Le Cadre du dipositive EROA, Lille France

2004    Curzon Cinema, London

2004    Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

2004    Year 01, YYZ Gallery, Toronto, Ontario,

2004     Artronica Festival, International Electronic Arts Salon, Bogota Colombia

2004    Miami Lights Gallery, Miami USA

2004    Traverse Video Festival, Toulouse

2003    Mediaschool Festival, Lodz, Poland

2003     Le Fresnoy Studio National Des Arts Contemporains, Lille

2003     Culturel Du Mans, France

2002    Passage De Retz, Paris France

2002     Public Gallery, Paris France

2002     Le Fresnoy Studio National Des Arts Contemporains

2002     .wav Festival, Brugge Belgium, Commission for the Cultural Capital of Europe

2002     Nadine Arts Centre, Brussels, Belgium,

2002   Le Fresnoy, Studio National des Arts Contemporains, Lille

2000   Momentum Festival, Bergen Electronic Centre Moss Norway and WAAG, Society for Old & New media

2000   Videoarchoeology International Art form for video and New Media, Sofia Bulgaria

1999   Interaccess Electronic Media Arts Centre, Toronto, Ontario Canada

PUBLISHED PAPERS AND ACADEMIC ARTICLES

2016     Published research paper: “Ideational Drawing as a Foresight Method in Designing Future States of ObjectsISEA HONG KONG

2014     Article, Function Keys, Conference Catalogue, C3 Hamilton

2014    Published research paper: “The future of the domestic object 2025”, ISEA Dubai

2000    Article: Digitized Bodies Virtual Spectacles, C3 Centre for Culture and Communication, Budapest. Ludwig Museum, Budapest Museum of Contemporary Art. Award from the Daniel Langois Foundation.

ARTIST TALKS 

2004   Studio XX, Montreal, Quebec

2003   Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta

2003   University of Arts, Belgrade, Serbia

2002   Public Contemporary Art Gallery, Paris

2001   Steim, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

WORKSHOP FACILITATION

2017     Art in a Digital World Conference, Canada Council for the Arts

2016   National Screen Institute (NSI), Cross Platform Media Incubator , Winnipeg

2014     ISEA Dubai, The Future of the Domestic Object 2025

2002     Public Gallery, Paris France

CONFERENCE PANELS

2018    AMPS Conference; “Moving Images – Static Spaces: Architectures, Art, Media, Film, Digital Art and Design”, Turkey

2018     Nordic Summer University, “Technologies and Improvisation: Tools and theories for uncertain futures” symposium, Gothenburg Sweden

2017    Canada Council for the Arts, Arts in A Digital World Summit, Montreal

2016     VRTO, Distribution for Virtual Reality

2016     “Ideational Drawing as a Foresight Method in Designing Future States of ObjectsISEA HONG KONG

2014      ISEA Dubai, Presentation of Paper “The Future of the Domestic Object 2025”

2013      xDesign Conference, Harvard. Participant in xDesign “Future of Education” Challenge. Team Lead: Charles Adler, Co-founder of Kickstarter

2012     “In Play” Conference, Interactive Ontario, Conference focused on children’s interactive entertainment

2008     11th Annual Canadian Arts Summit, Banff, Co-panelists included: Donald Tapscott, Ken Bautista, Irfhan Rawji, Sandra Laronde, Alison Mackay, Deepa Mehta, Kitty Scott and Adrienne Clarkson

2008     FITC, Toronto, Featured speaker on financing forum

2008     FASO, Toronto, Featured speaker on financing and funding panel

2007    Mobile Nations Conference, OCAD Toronto, Respondent for a panel on artists and mobile practice featuring Gabe Sawhney, Judith Doyle and Julie Andreyev

2006    Converging Minds, Tools for Innovative Solutions Conference, Vancouver, BC Netera Alliance, BC Net, Event for Higher Education and Research. Panel discussion on “Rich Media over the Net”, with Julie Andreyev; Morgan Reid and Mark Zuberbuhler

2005     Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain. Seminar on the ten year history of the Banff New Media Institute in relation to education and technology.  Three day program includes seminars from FACT (London), MIT (Boston), IRCAM (Paris)

2005      Interactive Screen, Money and Law, The Banff Centre, Banff Alberta.  Innovation and Collaboration Panel.  Lecture on the history visualization and cryptography in art and politics. Moderator: Susan Kennard, Director/Executive Producer, Banff New Media Institute

Participants: Slavica Ceperkovic, Dr. Maria Lantin, Research Associate, The Banff Centre Lizbeth Goodman, Director, The SMARTlab Centre, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design (London), and Linda Testa, Senior Manager, Community Affairs, Microsoft Corporation (Washington)

2003      Studio XX, Montreal, Quebec, Active Electronic Environments

2003      Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta,  Artist Lecture

2003      University of Arts, Belgrade, Serbia, Presentation of artistic practice

2002      “Public” Contemporary Art Gallery, Paris, Presentation of artistic practice

2001      Steim, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Presentation of artistic practice, NATO Lab

PRESS REVIEWS 

2009   Art Press; Review of interactive installation. Best of Le Fresnoy Retrospective Issue

2009   Laboratory “Les Formes de l’interactivite”, Haute ecole d’arts et design,  Hardcover book with DVD Set; Geneva Switzerland, Works cited

2008   Dans la nuit; les images; Exhibition catalogue; Grand Palais Paris

2007   Digital Performance, Writing by Steve Dixon, Publisher MIT Press; Works cited

2006   Eyebeam Reblog, Works cited

2004   Turbulance.org, Network Performance, Works Cited

2004   Uber.tv, Network Performance, Works cited

2004   Neural.it Melt Project, Works cited

2004   Glow Lab.com, Geostash Project, Works cited

2003   Panarama 4, Exhibition Catalogue, France , Writing by Anne Tronche, Le Fresnoy, Studio National Des Arts Contemporains

2002   Premiere Vu, Exhibition Catalogue, France. Writing by Michel Nuridsany, Figero Newspaper

2002   Panarama 3, Exhibition Catgalogue, France. Writing by Christophe Khim, Art Press Magazine

2002   Figaro Newspaper, Review Premiere Vu Exhibition

2002   Liberation Magazine, Review Premiere Vu Exhibition

2002   Liberation Magazine, Review Public Gallery

2002   Beaux Arts Magazine, Review Panorama Exhibition

2002   Figaro Newspaper, Review Panorama Exhibition

2002   Telerama, Review Panorama Exhibition

2002   Horizon Zero, Synthetic Sensualism, The Banff Centre, Works Cited

2001    Digital Performance Archive, The Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom, Works Cited