JoAnn Kuchera-Morin


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • AlloSphere Research Facility, _Director

Past Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • University of California, _Professor

Bio:


  • ISEA2019

    Lead Artist: Composer, Dr. JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, creator of Etherial, is Director and Chief Scientist of the AlloSphere Research Facility and Professor of Media Arts and Technology and Music, in the California NanoSystems Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). Her research focuses on creative computational systems, content, and facilities design. Her 35 years of experience in digital media research led to the creation of a multi-million dollar sponsored research program for the University of California—the Digital Media Innovation Program. She was Chief Scientist of the Program from 1998 to 2003. The culmination of her creativity and research is the AlloSphere, a 30-foot diameter, 3-story high metal cylinder inside an echo-free cube, designed for immersive/interactive scientific/artistic investigation of multi-dimensional data sets.


Current Location:


  • California, United States of America

Role(s) at the symposia over the years: