Leonie Cooper


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  • Monash University, Fac­ulty of Art & De­sign

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  • ISEA2011

    Leonie Cooper is a Lec­turer in the Fac­ulty of Art & De­sign, Monash Uni­ver­sity (AU) where she men­tors grad­u­ate stu­dents un­der­tak­ing re­search in media arts prac­tice and the­ory. Her ap­proach to re­search and teach­ing draws upon ex­per­tise in the his­tory and the­ory of film, tele­vi­sion, dig­i­tal media and screen arts with an in­ter­est in their in­ter­me­dial re­la­tions. Her doc­toral the­sis in­ves­ti­gated the fig­ure of the as­tro­naut in the con­text of con­tem­po­rary screen media in­clud­ing film, theme parks at­trac­tions and vir­tual worlds. She has pub­lished on the as­tro­naut and crit­i­cal the­ory and been in­vited to speak on these areas. Cur­rent re­search ex­tends es­tab­lishe work on sci­ence fic­tion aes­thet­ics into con­tem­po­rary dig­i­tal net­works as pre­dic­tive media.


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