Jill Scott


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Most Recent Affiliation(s):


  • Zurich University of the Arts _Professor and Co-Director

Bio:


  • ISEA2019

    Jill Scott is an Australian artist currently based in Germany and after working in the mediums of video and performance she began working with digital installations in the mid-80s and currently has the work Frontiers of Utopia in the exhibition that is part of V2 DEAF.

    ISEA2010

    Jill Scott is a professor for research in the Institute Cultural Studies in the Arts, at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZhdK) in Zürich and Co-Director of the Artists-in-Labs Program (a collaboration with the Ministry for Culture, Switzerland). She is also Vice Director of the Z-Node PHD program on art and science at the University of Plymouth, UK. Her recent publications include: Artists-in-labs Processes of Inquiry: 2006 Springer/Vienna/New York, and Coded Characters Hatje Cantz 2002, Ed. Marille Hahne. She has exhibited video artworks, conceptual performances and interactive environments in USA, Japan, Australia and Europe all based on the human body and the environment.

    ISEA 2008
    Jill Scott, The Swiss Artistsinlabs Program, was born in 1952, in Melbourne, Australia and has been working and living in Switzerland since 2003. Currently she is Professor for Research in the Institute Cultural Studies in Art, Media and Design at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHDK) in Zürich and Co-Director of the Artists-in-Labs Program. She is also Vice Director of the Z-Node PHD program on art and science at the University of Plymouth, UK. Her recent publications include: Artists-in-labs Processes of Inquiry: 2006 Springer/Vienna/New York, and Coded Characters Hatje Cantz 2002, Ed. Marille Hahne. Her education includes: PhD, University of Wales (UK) MA USF, San Francisco, as well as a Degree in Education (Uni Melbourne) and a Degree in Art and Design (Victoria College of the Arts). Since 1975, she has exhibited many video artworks, conceptual performances and interactive environments in USA, Japan, Australia and Europe. Her most recent works involve Neuro-Media, interactive media and electronic sculptures based on studies she has conducted in Neuroscience, particularly in somatic response and artificial skin (e-skin from 2003) and in retinal neuro-morphology. Currently she is also artist-in-residence with the Stefan Neuhauss Neurobiology group: Institute for Zoology. University of Zurich)

    ISEA1995

    Jill Scott has a Degree in Film Art and Design and an Interdisciplinary Masters Degree. She has lectured in New Media at the University of New South Wales (Australia) and exhibited video installations in the USA, Europe and Japan. She is currently guest professor at the Art Academy in Saarbrucken (Germany).


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Current Location:


  • Zurich, Switzerland, Swiss Confederation

Previous Location(s):


  • CN
  • CH

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