Michael Naimark





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  • University of Southern California

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Bio:


  • ISEA 2002:
    Michael Naimark, USA, is a producer, inventor, and scholar in the fields of virtual reality and new media art. Naimark was on the original design team for the MIT Media Laboratory in 1980 and was a founding member of the Atari Research Lab (1982), the Apple Multimedia Lab (1987), and Lucasfilm Interactive (now LucasArts, 1989).

    ISEA1997

    Michael Naimark spent twelve years as an independent media artist before joining Interval Research Corporation in 1992. He was instrumental in making the first interactive laserdiscs in the late 1970s at M.I.T., and has worked exten­sively with projection and immersive virtual environments. He has consulted on new media for a variety of institu­tions, and his artwork has been exhibited internationally. Naimark has held faculty appointments at the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco State University, California Institute of the Arts, M.I.T., the University of Michigan, and is one editorial boards of Presence and Leonardo Electronic Almanac. He created a B.S. in Cyberspace Systems as an independent major from the University of Michigan in 1974, and received an M.S. in Visual Studies and Environmental Art from M.I.T. in 1979. His current project can be found at http://www. interval.com/projects/be_now_here/.

    ISEA1994:

    Michael Naimark spent 12 years as an independent media artist before joining Interval Research in 1992. Naimark has held faculty appointments at the San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco State University, Cal Arts, M.I.T., the University of Michigan (all USA), and is on the Editorial Boards of Presence and Leonardo Electronic Almanac. His artwork has been exhibited internationally.

     


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  • US



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  • http://www. interval.com/projects/be_now_here/

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