Reza Michael Safavi


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Washington State University, Fine Arts Department, Associate Professor and Digital Media Director

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  • ISEA2017

    Reza Safavi, Associate Professor, Washington State University, USA.  Reza Michael Safavi (CA) is an artist currently living and working in the United States. His current research examines how the presence of technology in daily life shapes human experience: our perceptions, social behavior, economics, entertainment and the way we meet our basic needs. He uses video, sound, sculpture, analog and digital devices and elements of the natural world to create interactive experiences that highlight the interfaces, both macro and micro, among people, technology and the environment. He has been a member of a number of artists groups, and in addition to his solo work, he regularly participates on collaborative projects . He received an MFA in Art and Technology from the University of Oregon and a BFA from the University of Victoria.

    ISEA2015

    Reza Michael Safavi is an Associate Professor and Digital Media Director in the Department of Fine Arts at Washington State University, USA.

    ISEA2014

    Reza Safavi. My current research examines how the presence of technology in daily life shapes human experience; our perceptions, social behavior, economics, entertainment and the way we meet our basic needs. I use code, video, sound, drawing, sculpture, analog and digital devices as well as elements of the natural world to create interactive experiences that highlight the interfaces, both macro and micro, among communities, technology, consciousness and the environment. I received an MFA in Digital Arts from the University of Oregon, USA and a BFA from the University of Victoria, Canada.


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  • Pullman, Washington, United States of America


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