Karl Baumann


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, Cinematic Arts

Bio:


  • ISEA2015

    Karl Baumann, University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles, CA, USA, is a digital artist, filmmaker, and scholar. His current work explores interactive and mobile media to navigate the complex layers of urban spaces. Karl’s methodology is based on addressing complex social issues through immersive, participatory projects that explore the future of civic engagement, social networks, pedagogy, and public space. After completing an MFA in Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) at UC Santa Cruz (USA), Karl taught media literacy with the Boys and Girls Club and was active in Occupy Oakland. In addition to his locative and playable media projects, Karl has produced multiple award-winning documentaries and experimental videos, within the US and internationally. He is an Annenberg Fellow in the Media Arts Practice (MAP) PhD program at the University of Southern California. Karl is currently working with the Media, Activism, and Participatory Politics (MAPP) project, the World Building Media Lab (WBML), and the Annenberg Innovation Lab (AIL).


Current Location:


  • Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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