Giselle Beiguelman


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Universo Online and Sergio Motta Institute, Artist, _Professor, Curator, and Art Director

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  • ISEA2015

    Giselle Beiguelman is a media artist, curator and professor at the School of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Sao Paulo (FAU-USP), Brazil. Her work includes interventions in public space, networked projects and applications for mobile devices, internationally exhibited in major art museums and media art centers and contemporary art spaces, as ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), Gallery @ Calit2 (UCSD, USA) and Sao Paulo Biennial. Curator of Tecnofagias – the 3rd 3M Digital Art Show, among others, she is also the author of several books and articles on the contemporary nomadism and digital culture practices. Among the latest, we should mention here Nomadismos Tecnológicos (Senac, 2011) and Possible Futures: Art, Museums and Digital Archives (Edusp/ Peir polis, 2014).

    ISEA2012

    Giselle Beiguelman, PhD in History from the University of São Paulo, BR

    ISEA2010

    Giselle Beiguelman is a new media artist and professor at the Graduation Program in Communication and Semiotics of curator (São Paulo, Brazil). Curator of Nokia Trends (2008 and 2009), she is Artistic Director of Sergio Motta Institute. In her oeuvre she researches the cultural impact of the Internet and technology.

    ISEA2002

    Giselle Beiguelman is a multimedia essayist and web-artist who lives in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she was born. She teaches Digital Culture in the Communication and Semiotics Graduatiom Program at the PUC-SP. Since 1998, she has run desvirtual.com, an creative studio. Her work includes The Book after the Book”, Content = No Cache and Wop Art, among others. She has been presenting her web works in exhibits, festivals and scientific events devoted to new media art, like Net-condition (ZKM, Germany), Netoras (MECAD, Ba~elone)E, -Poetry (Buffalo, EUA) ArteICidade (Sao Paulo) and the 25th SP Bienlal. For more information on the artist and her work, please got to: desvirtual.com.

    ISEA1997

    Giselle Beiguelman (Sao Paulo, Brasil, 1962) is a Ph.D. in History and Redactor at Universo Online. From 1985 to 1996 she worked for the Historical Patrimony Department of Eletropaulo­ Eletricidade de Sao Paulo S/A. During that period she was devoted to the study of the cultural impact of electricity in the urban society. Since 1994, she has been involved with CD-ROM and Internet production. She is new media coor­dinator of “Grupo de Intervencao Urbana – Projeto Arte/Cidade” (Urban Intervention Group), a non-profit organization of cul­tural producers responsible for projects of urban interven­tions in the city of Sao Paulo. Giselle Beiguelman wrote Reptiblica de Hemingway (Perspectiva/EDUSP/ FAPESP, 1993) and directed Intervencbes Urbanas (hybrid CD-ROM, published by Grupo de Intervencao Urbana, 1997).


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  • Sao Paulo, Brazil

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