Mark Amerika

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  • MIT Media Laboratory, Author

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  • ISEA2002

    Mark Amerika is a professor of digital art at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA. His digital art work has been exhibited at the Whitney Biennial, the Guggenheim, The Walker Art Center, and SIGGRAPH. In 2001- 2002, his “How To Be An Internet Artist” net art retrospective was held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, UK.


    Mark Amerika is the author of many books including the novels Sexual Blood (1995) and The Kafka Chronicles (1993). In 1993, he started The Alt-X Online Publishing Network. In June of 1997 he launched the GRAMMATRON hypermedia narrative project . Exhibitions of his work have appeared or are forthcoming at the Ars Electronica Center,The Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje, Macedonia and the Portraits In Cyberspace on-line exhibi­tion, celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the M.I.T. Media Lab. Recent festivals/ conferences he’s participated in include the Duke University Assault: Radicalism In Aesthetics and Politics conference, the Brown University Unspeakable Practices Vanguard Narrative Festival, the Crossings: American Authors Festival in Cologne, and the German Association of American Studies conference on Technology and American Culture in Freiburg. He has an MFA from Brown University where he recently helped design a course called Cyberspace, Virtual Reality and Critical Theory.

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  • United States of America

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