Sue Gol­lifer


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  • Uni­ver­sity of Brighton, UK

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  • ISEA2011

    Sue Gol­lifer is the Di­rec­tor of the ISEA In­ter­na­tional Head­quar­ters, and a Prin­ci­pal Lec­turer at the Uni­ver­sity of Brighton, UK. She is the Course Leader for the MA in Dig­i­tal Media Arts. Gol­lifer’s pri­mary re­search is on ‘the im­pact of new tech­nol­ogy within the prac­tice of Fine Art’. A pi­o­neer of early com­puter art, she has con­tin­u­ously ex­plored the re­la­tion­ship be­tween tech­nol­ogy and the arts and has writ­ten ex­ten­sively on this sub­ject.  She has been a pro­fes­sional artist/print­maker for over 40 years, ex­hibit­ing work reg­u­larly through­out the world and her work is held in major na­tional and in­ter­na­tional pub­lic col­lec­tions. She has been a cu­ra­tor of a num­ber of In­ter­na­tional Dig­i­tal Art Ex­hi­bi­tions in­clud­ing, Ar­Cade, the UK Open In­ter­na­tional Bi­en­nale Ex­hi­bi­tion, of Dig­i­tal Fine Art Prints 1995–2007 and the ACM SIG­GRAPH Art Gallery Chair ’04: Synaes­the­sia and 2010 HOT PLATE.  Gol­lifer is on a num­ber of na­tional and in­ter­na­tional com­mit­tees, in­clud­ing a mem­ber of the Cre­ators Coun­cil of the De­sign and Artists Copy­right So­ci­ety (DACS), the Com­puter Arts So­ci­ety, (CAS), the New Media Cau­cus and Light­house Brighton. She is the as­sis­tant ed­i­tor of ‘Dig­i­tal Cre­ativ­ity’ a re­ferred jour­nal pub­lished by Rout­ledge.  In 2006, she was the pre­cip­i­tant for an In­ter­na­tional Dig­i­tal Media Arts Award (iDMAa) for her ‘Ex­cep­tional Ser­vices to the In­ter­na­tional New Media Com­mu­nity’.


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