Anat Pollack

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    Anat Pollack, Associate Professor of Video, School of Art and Art History at the University of South Florida, USA


    Anat Pol­lack is a con­ver­gent media artist. She is in­ter­ested in in­ter­ac­tiv­ity through real-time dig­i­tal pro­cess­ing in the in­stal­la­tion set­ting. Com­bin­ing old tech­nolo­gies with new, she is in­ter­ested in en­gag­ing mem­ory/nos­tal­gia with the pre­sent. Mem­ory in par­tic­u­lar is a con­stant theme in her re­search as she works to sim­u­late the human ex­pe­ri­ence using dig­i­tal and me­chan­i­cal sys­tems. She is specif­i­cally in­ter­ested in the way that our mem­ory func­tions, and the dif­fer­ence be­tween human and ma­chine in­for­ma­tion pro­cess­ing. In the past year,she has had a num­ber of ex­hi­bi­tions in­clud­ing a solo show at the Uni­ver­sity of Col­orado in Col­orado Springs, and par­tic­i­pated in the ju­ried shows: the VII Salon de Arte Dig­i­tal at the Cen­tro Pablo de la Tor­ri­ente Brau in Ha­vana Cuba, and at the Cather­ine J. Smith Gallery in Boone NC, and pre­sented her work at RSVP Words, Im­ages and the Fram­ing of So­cial Re­al­ity Con­fer­ence at the New School in Man­hat­tan, NY, US.

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