Jane De Almeida


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  • University of California at San Diego, Visual Arts Department and Mackenzie University in São Paulo, Brazil, _Professor

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  • ISEA2014

    Jane de Almeida, Mackenzie University, BR. Interdisciplinary researcher Jane de Almeida works in the arts, film and new media fields, investigating the intersection among media, subjectivity and perception. As a Professor and researcher, she was Visiting Scholar in the Department of Philosophy at Boston College (1999), Visiting Fellow in the Department of Architecture and History of Art at Harvard University (2005), guest researcher at Media Lab Madrid (2006) and Visiting Scholar in the Dept. of Communication at University of California, San Diego (2007). She holds a Master degree and a Ph.D. in Communication and Semiotics from the Catholic University of Sao Paulo. Currently, she has been teaching at Mackenzie University in São Paulo, Brazil and at the Visual Arts Department at University of California, San Diego.

    ISEA2011

    Jane De Almeida works in the arts, film and new media fields. She taught at the Visual Arts Department at UCSD (University of California, San Diego, USA) (2008), and currently is a faculty member of Mackenzie University in São Paulo, Brazil.  In 2008 she organized the first projection of 4k films in Brazil for cultural purposes at FILE (Electronic Language International Festival) and in 2009 she organized, along with Prof. Thoroh, the first transcontinental transmission of 4k films in Latin America among three points: São Paulo (Mackenzie University), San Diego (UCSD) and Tokyo (DMC, Keio University). In 2010 she organized and directed the first 4K/3D movie about football exhibited during the World Cup 2010 in Johannesburg at the Casa Brasil. It is a part of the 2014k project that aims to stream in 4k 3D to movie theaters around the world the games of the 2014 World Cup. The project was supported by FINEP (Research and Projects Financing). Recently, she coordinates the project StereoEssays , supported by the RNP Agency. The project is part of the Working Group (GT) for the development of remote super-high definition visualization systems. The 4k/3D film was presented at Cinegrid in Rio de Janeiro in September, 2011. She has organized several books and has written articles about cinema, new digital technology and contemporary art.


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