Martin William Rieser


  • Electronic Arts and Multimedia at the University of the West of England, De Montfort University, and Institute of Creative Technologies

Job Title:

  • Senior Lecturer and Professor



  • ISEA2002

    Martin Rieser is Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at Bath Spa University College, formerly at Napier University, Edinburgh and the University of the West of England, Bristol. Director “Media Myth & Mania” for “Silver to Silicon” CD ROM. Interactive exhibitions include, “Understanding Echo” (Cheltenham Festival 2000/ Watershed 2002), and “Labyrinth” (F-Stop 1997), “Screening the Virus” (1996 ArtAids) “Electronic Forest” (1900-91 Prema). Curated “The Electronic Print” (Arnolfini, 1989). Co-editor: New Screen Media: Cinema/Art/Narrative (British Film Institute, London and Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany, 2002). He has been involved with digital media as an electronic artist since 1981.


    Martin Rieser, UK, is Senior Lecturer in Electronic Arts and Multimedia at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Digital media artist since 1981. Has worked intensively with multi-media and digital installations for the past five years. Currently enrolled on a Ph.D. in Interactive Environments for Architectural Installation at Middlesex University. Artist-in­Residence, Watershed media centre, Bristol, for Screening the Virus, intelligent self-curating website for World Aids Day 1996. Director of Orbit project involving 12 major inter­active public artworks. Director, Media Myth & Mania, UWE research project for Silver to Silicon, CD ROM publication, exhibited Watershed Gallery Bristol, Focal Point Gallery, Southend, and ICA, London, Milia, Cannes, and at confer­ences at the Universities of Middlesex and Westminster. Curator of The Electronic Print, Arnolfini 1989, and The Electronic Eye, Watershed 1986. Exhibitions include Electronic Rainforest, interactive computer environment 1990-91. Presented papers at ISEA 1993, 1995,1996, and Oberhausen Short film festival 1997.


    Martin William Rieser (UK) is senior lecturer in Electronic Arts and Multimedia at the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol. He has been a digital media artist since 1981 working intensively with multimedia for the last four years.


Current Location:

  • Bristol, GB

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