4.05.2004

Roy Ascott public lecture

April 5th, 6-8pm

in the EDA (rm 104)

11000 Kinross Avenue, Westwood


A pioneer of cybernetics and telematics in art*, Roy Ascott has shown at the Venice Biennale, Electra Paris, Ars Electronica Linz, V2 Holland, Milan Triennale, Biennale do Mercosul, Brazil, European Media Festival, and gr2000az at Graz, Austria. He has been Dean of San Francisco Art Institute, California, Professor for Communications Theory in Vienna, and Principal of Ontario College of Art, Toronto. He advises media organisations in Brazil, Japan, Korea, Europe and North America. Publications include: Art & Telematics: Toward the Construction of New Aesthetics, NTT, Tokyo, 1998; Reframing Consciousness (1999) and Art Technology Consciousness (2000), Intellect Books UK. He is an Adjunct Professor in the School of the Arts UCLA. * See: Packer, R. & Jordan, K. (eds). Multimedia: from Wagner to Virtual Reality. New York: Norton.2001.

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