Carl Francis DiSalvo

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    Carl DiSalvo is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media in the School of Literature, Communication and Culture at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.  He earned a Ph.D. in Design from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006 and was a post-doctoral fellow at The Center for the Arts in Society and The Studio for Creative Inquiry from 2006 to 2007.   Carl’s work, rooted in the humanities and arts, might best be characterized as a kind of design inquiry.   In 2006, he co-founded DeepLocal, a design and software company specializing in interactive mapping and location-based services.


    Carl Francis DiSalvo, USA, is an artist, designer, and theorist living in St Paul, Minnesota. He received his BFA from the University of Minnesota in 1994 and is currently complet­ing his Master’s in an inter-departmental program in Liberal Studies. His area of interest is in the experience of knowledge, specifically abstract knowledge, through computational mediation. As such he is constantly designing tiny research projects in a variety of forms of interactive media. In addition to such research he writes on the nature of technology, knowledge, and being. His current works in-progress includes a web-based piece on George Bataille’s Theory of the Impossible for The Leonardo Electronic Almanac Gallery. and the completion of a writ­ten piece, On The Nature of The Virtual-Self, for his master’s thesis. Carl Francis DiSalvo works as an interactive media designer and consultant for Bitstream Underground, Minneapolis, MN.


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  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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