Robert Nideffer





Affiliation(s):


  • Alexandria Digital Library

Job Title:


  • Director

Bio:


  • ISEA1997

    Robert researches, teaches, and publishes in the areas of technology and culture, contemporary social theory, and electronic intermedia. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology, and an MFA in Computer Arts, and is a founding editor of _SPEED_, an online journal devoted to the study of tech­nology, media, and society. Presently, Robert works with the Alexandria Digital Library, where he is director of inter­face design, and teaches the Advanced Digital Arts course sequence at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has participated in a number of national and international online and offline exhibitions including Club Media at the Venice Biennale (Venice, Italy 97), Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria 96), S1GGRAPH (New Orleans, Louisiana 96), Dirty Subways (Berlin, Germany 96), and FIVA Online (Montreal, Canada 96). Collaborative projects include Life in the Universe, with Stephen Hawking; Bodies INCorporated; History of Art and Computing (HAC); and Terminals: Considering the End, with Victoria Vesna. Solo projects include The Fine Art of Appropriation; Some Bits of My So-Called Life; analAT&T; Historic Insertions; and ASCII Alphabet.


Current Location:


  • US

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