Joel A. Slayton





Affiliation(s):


  • CADRE Institute

Job Title:


  • Professor and Director

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Bio:


  • ISEA1997

    Joel Slayton is Professor of Digital Media and Director of the CADRE Institute (Computers in Art and Design/Research and Education) at San Jose State University where he coordinates the MA and MFA Graduate Programs, authors and teaches theoretical discourse and conducts research in emerging media technology. Mr. Slayton is recognized for his site specific media perfor­mances and digital installations. His conceptual art works, installations and performances have been presented in North and Central America, Europe and Africa. He is the recipient of numerous awards and grants including an NEA project grant for production of DoWhatDo, a site specific performance exploring the work of information theorist Gordon Pask.Joel Slayton was selected for participation the PAIR artist-in-residence program at the XEROX Parc Research Center in Palo Alto California where he produced CONDUITS, a large scale media installation and perfor­mance commissioned by the city of Palo Alto. His most recent site work, Landscape Painting as Counter-Surveillance of Area 51, addresses surveillance, conspiracy theory and art and is contextualized on the internet: http://cadre.sjsu.edu/area210. Joel Slayton has received sponsorship for his endeavors from Silicon Graphics, Apple Computer, Sun Microsystems, 3Com, Panasonic, Compression Labs and the NASA Ames Research Center. He is a frequent speaker at national and international confer­ences including ISEA and SIGGRAPH and has been invited to lecture and offer workshops at many universities.



Additional Links:


  • http://cadre.sjsu.edu/area210.


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