Shawn Brixey

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    Professor Shawn Brixey is graduate of MIT’s CAVS/Media Lab, and is currently both Chair of the Cross-Disciplinary Arts Program and Acting Director of the Center for Advanced Research Technology in the Arts and Humanities at the University of Washington, Seattle,WA. He has exhib­ited art and technology works internationally including Documenta in Kassel, Germany, The Deutscher Kunstlerbund in Karlsruhe, Germany, The Cranbrook Art Museum in Detroit, the MIT Museum in Boston, and The Contemporary Art Center of Cincinnati.

    He has received all levels of major grants and awards to support this end including: The National Institute of Health, Intel Corporation, Silicon Graphics, Newport/ Klinger Research Corporation, Apple Computer, IBM, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Leica and Hughes Aircraft. He has recently received San Franciso State University’s first distinguished mentorship in new media, from the Institute for New Media. He is currently developing an expanded version of the genetically engineered ice crystal installation Akhymeia for the Winter Olympics, Nagano Japan 1998. As an expressive new form of ubiquitous/ organic computing, the Akhymeia project attempts to present an important evolutionary transformation in digital media by pioneer­ing the basic fabric of space time as a hybrid strategy for future computing.

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  • Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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