Artist Timothy Weaver will visit DXARTS to lead a graduate seminar and meet with DXARTS students on Friday, March 14.
Dr. Timothy Weaver is Associate Professor and Director of the Emergent Digital Practices program at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA. He is a new media artist and former life scientist whose concerted objective has been to contribute to the restoration of ecological memory through a process of speculative inquiry along the art | technology interface. Dr. Weaver's creative research areas include emerging forms of narrativity, biomimetics, shared interactive space and sustainable design.
In the past 15 years, Weaver's works have intersected at diverse range of junctures with respect to sociocultural/ecological contexts and their associated dialectics including: the environmental changes in the Andes and Upper Amazon Basin; normalization of life for Ixil Mayan refugees returning to their post-genocidal homelands; the diffusion between the clinical and familial at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center and the propagation of ecological memory in the digital/electronic media domain. Project activities are also available at: http://lab.biotica.org and http://www.primamateria.org.
Dr. Weaver's recent projects have been featured at FILE/FILE Hipersonica (Brazil), Transmediale (Berlin), New Forms Festival (Vancouver), Subtle Technologies (Toronto), Korean Experimental Art Festival (Seoul), Museum of Modern Art (Cuenca, Ecuador), Boston CyberArts, SIGGRAPH, the New York Digital Salon and the National Institutes of Health (Washington, DC).
Dr. Weaver will be leading the DX500 Experimental Research Seminar at 10:30-12:20 in 221 Raitt Hall, which is open to all affliated with the program. He will then be conducting studio visits with DXARTS doctoral students at the Fremont Fab Lab.
Dr. Weaver will also be performing at IETI on Saturday March 22nd, 2014. For more information on this perfromance please refer to http://www.ieticornish.com/timothy-weaver-3222014.html