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recent projects
. live cinema | video
: arthropodaChordataConiferophyta
: hylaea : alcidae
: bn #9: manuMindo
: biological narrative #7:danaus
: microMacroCosm
: biological narrative 1 thru 5

. sonic works
: crypto:mindo
: opsin
: cytoDoptera


. installations
: 39˚ 44′ 11″ N x 104˚ 59′ 21″ W
: campephilus
: hylaea (video/print/rare book)
: hylaea : evolutio

. web works
: primamateria
: macrocosm


. project archive 1994-2004

lectures

publications
: second nature...
: catalogues
: reviews / interviews

current investigations
: hylaea series

: biological narrative
: tools for life cinema
: field research & expeditions

teaching
. teaching philosophy
: teaching record
: student work

service
. service philosophy
: service record



lectures
Visiting Artist Lectures/Residencies
2014
Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Peru
DXArts, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
iET+I, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO
2011                           
Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM
Arts & Ecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
iARTA, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2009                           
College of Santa, Fe, Moving Image Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2009, 10, 13, 14, 15  
University of Pittsburgh, Honors College/Studio Arts, Spring Creek Preserve, Rock River, WY
2008                           
University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Art & Art History, Boulder, CO
2006                           
Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Colegio de Comunicación y Artes Contemporáneas, Quito/Cumbaya, Ecuador
2005                           
University of Pittsburgh, Studio Arts Department, Pittsburgh, PA
1999, 2000                 
HiG/University of Gävle, Creative Media Lab/Creative Programming, Gävle, Sweden
1999                           
KTH/Swedish Royal Institute of Technology, Center for User-Oriented Interface Design, Stockholm, Sweden
1997                           
Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1995                           
Universidad Central del Ecuador, Facultad de Artes, Quito, Ecuador
1992, 95                     
Universidad de Cuenca, Escuela de Arte Visual, Cuenca, Ecuador
1992, 95                     
Fundacíon Cultural Paul Rivet, Cuenca, Ecuador
1995                           
University of Colorado at Denver/Metropolitan State College, Department of Fine Arts, Denver, CO,
1995, 98, 2000           
University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Fine Arts, Boulder, CO
1990                           
University of Texas at Austin, Department of Fine Arts, Austin, TX.

Workshops
2014                           
“Transcoding of Complex Environmental Data to Sonic and Video Output with MAX/MSP / La Transcodificación de Datos Ambientales Complejas a Sonida y Vídeo con MAX / MSP ”, part of the cultural program of the United Nations COP20, Conference on Climate Change, workshop held at Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Peru
2013
“Transcoding of Complex Data to Sonic and Video Output with MAX/MSP ", Institute of Emergent Technology + Intermedia (ieTi ), Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

Conference, Symposia & Society Presentations
2015
National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Conference on Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation & Realization, Irvine, CA (invited)
 2014                           
“Hylaea, el Bioculturalismo y la Recodificación de la Memoria Ecológica/“Hylaea, Bioculturalism and the Recoding of Ecological Memory ”, cultural program of the United Nations COP20, Conference on Climate Change, Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Peru (invited)
Cambiando mediante el arte/Change Through the Arts”, International Seminar on Art, Technology and Environment, cultural program of the United Nations COP20, Conference on Climate Change, Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Lima, Peru (invited)
2012                           
“From Life to Afterlife Cinema”,
Machine Wilderness, 18th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) Albuquerque, NM
2011                           
“The Works of Steina and Woody Vasulka & the Emergent Platforms of Alchemedia, Biomedia and Pharmakomedia”, Panel Chair, 25th Conference of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada                          
2009                           
“Tools for Life Cinema”, FILE Symposium 2009 (Festival Internacional de Linguagem Eletrônica), SESI  Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil
2008                           
“Biological Narrative #7: Danaus”, 11th Subtle Technologies 2008, Symposium, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2008                           
“High Resolution Digital Imaging of Six Extinct (or Possibly Extinct) North American Bird Specimens”, Wattis Foundation Internship Program for Zoology, Research Symposium, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO                          
“Re-wiring the Biological Narrative: Telematic to Biophilia Connections”, Figurations of Knowledge, 5th Biannual European Conference of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts, Center for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin, Germany
2006                           
“Authoring the Biological Narrative” & “Artists’ Presentation: microMacroCosm”, Close Encounters: 4th European Biannual Conference of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (European SLSA), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2005                           
“Authoring the Biological Narrative”,
New Forms Festival 05 – Ecologies, NFF 05 Conference: “Eco Systems: Negotiating Natural, Cultural and Technological Systems in Post-traditional Ecology”, Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada                      
“The Virtual City”, Panel Chair, 6th ELL Colloquium, University of Denver, Denver, CO
2004                           
“Biological Narrative 1 thru 5”,
FILE Symposium 2004 (Festival Internacional de Linguagem Eletrônica), SESI  Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil
2003                           
"Spawning the Biological Narrative",
Rethinking Space + Time Across Science, Literature and the Arts, 17th Conference of the Society for Literature and Science (SLS), Austin, TX