EDUCATION

Keele University (1997) England.
SEDA Level II Teaching in Higher Education Certificate

Coventry University (1992-93) Warwickshire, England.
Master of Arts (Hons) in Electronic Art/Graphics (British MA equivalent of American MFA)
Graduated with Distinction

Dartington College of Arts (1988-1991) Devon, England.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Art & Social Contexts Grade: First

Waltham Forest College (1978-1980) London, England.
Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

 

EXPERIENCE

Southampton Solent University (2008-present) Southampton, Hampshire, England.
Oversee Bachelors & Masters level courses in Animation, Computer & Video Games, Fine Art, Illustration, Graphic Design & Photography.

Thames Valley University (2005- 2008) London & Reading, UK
Managed Art & Design subject area. Rationalized portfolio & oversaw strategic developments across sites in Ealing & Reading.

Savannah College of Art & Design (1998-present) Savannah, GA, USA
Professor of Computer Art & Broadcast Design teaching Graduate & Undergraduate Level Theory and Practice, Motion Graphics, Alternative practices & Interactive Environments.

Prentice Hall (ongoing)
Author. Producing a book dealing with the Theory and Practice of Contemporary Computer Art.

Telfair Museum of Art (2000-2001) Savannah, GA, USA
Web Designer Designed & Implemented Childrens Web site incorporating animation and games for Museum Educational Department


Keele University (1994-1998) Staffordshire, England
Lecturer in Studio Practice Designed and taught Computers, Video & Photography in innovative Art program integrating Theory and Practice.

Devonport High School for Girls (1992 ) Plymouth, England
Information Technology/AV Instructor Responsible for development of computer facilities and student and in-staff training.

Luxembourg Youth Ministry ( 1991) Luxembourg
Video Tutor Set up and executed video workshops at an International Youth Camp

Interns for Peace (1985-1987) Israel
Community Art Worker Designed and executed art projects and community programs to bring Israeli Arabs and Jews together in non-threatening educational settings.

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS

6/09
Cut to the Chase
Bargate Monument Gallery
Southampton, UK.

5/09
Bilder Im Kopf - Mental Images: Icons of Contemporary History
Foundation Haus der Geschichteder Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany.

2/09
Friction Research
Nictoglobe.com (web journal)

5/07
Oblique
TVU Gallery Centro, London, UK.

2/07
Sense Detectives
Waterman's Art Centre, London, UK.

6/06
Opposed to the Devotion of Pleasure
Open Hand Gallery, Reading, UK.

1/06
Beautiful Suffering
Williams Museum of Art, Massachusetts, USA

11/05
Lieu Common Art Actuel
La Galerie, Paris, France.

1/05
Re-Defined
The Red Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, USA

6/04 onwards (touring exhibition)
The Coca Cola Nazi Advert Challenge
The Foundry, London & Bogota, Colombia

10/04 - 2/05
Myth of Nations, Battle of Memories.
Deutsches Historiches Museum, Berlin. Germany.

6/04
Domestic Aesthetics
Elysium Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

5/04
Free Speech Zone
The Sentient Bean, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

2/04
Digital Faculty
The Blue Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

8/03
Drawing Across Time & Space
The Red Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, USA
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7/03
Exhibition Iniditos
CAA Encendida, Madrid, Spain.

3/03
Flow
Aquaspace, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

1/03
The Water's Way (collaboration)
The Telfair Museum, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

4/02- 5/03
The Georgia Triennial
Traveling exhibition: City Gallery, Atlanta, Macon Art Gallery, Telfair Museum Savannah, Georgia, USA.

1/03
Jewish Antichrist
Web Art project

11/02
Towers: The necessity & impossibility of Art after 9/11 (collaboration with jason Mayer)
Various locations around Savannah, Georgia, USA.

3/02
Mirroring Evil
The Jewish Museum, New York, USA.

3/02
Savannah Now
Broome Street Gallery, New York, USA.

11/01
Media Show
Bergen Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

2/01
Betty Mann Takes a Stand - Interactive Installations (collaboration with Soundlab/Cultural Alchemy)
The Telfair Museum, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

9/00
Intersections (collaboration)
Norris Hall Gardens, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

6/00
Alt-Space
Wright Studios, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

OLDER ARTWORKS

Obscenity Study #3

Digitally Manipulated Photograph.
6/00: Arts on the River, Bergen Gallery, Savannah, USA.
1/98: Keele University Art Gallery, England
3/97: Commissioned by Art papers, Atlanta, USA.

E-Motion
Interactive Dance Technology Performance.
10/99: Trustees theater, Savannah, USA. (Art Director)

Art as Self Referential, Self-Satisfied, Self-Absorbed & Self Serving Parts 1, 2 & 3:
Alan Schechner does Jenny Holzer doing Andy Warhol.

LED sign, Acid Etched Aluminum sign & Inscribed Blue Granite.
10/99: Faculty Show, Bergen Gallery, Savannah, USA.

Souvenirs from Poland (Lousy T-shirts)
Printed T-shirts & Steel Bars.
1/98: Keele University Art Gallery, England.

Obscenity Study #2
Digitally Manipulated Photographs on Electronic Sign board.
1/97: Keele University Art Gallery, England.

Our Faces, Their Faces
Installation including Video projection & Identity cards.
1/97: Keele University Art Gallery, England.

Spielberg's List
Paper, Thumb tacks, Cork board.
6/99: Arts on the River, Savannah, USA.
1/97: Keele University Art Gallery, England.

Trying to Remember the Reason not to Forget
Photographs
1/97: Keele University Art Gallery, England.

Self Portrait - It's the Real Thing & It's the Real Thing (Without)
Digital Photomontage with Barbed Wire and Slide Projection.
1/96: Keele University Art Gallery, England.

Hatikvah - The Hope
Video & Computer Animation
10/95: KinoFilm 95 - The 1st Manchester Short film & Video Festival, England.
7/95: Open Art -9th Stoke Open Art Exhibition, Stoke City Art Gallery, England.
6/95: "Mondo Video" Exhibition, Kino Film Club, Manchester, England.
1/95: Film & Video Festival, Hornbeam Center, London, England.
4/94: Hong Kong Film Festival, Hong Kong
5/93: British animation Week, ICA, London. (Work in Progress)

The Taste of a Generation
Video & Computer Animation
3/00: "Cha Ching! Examining Consumerism", Main Gallery, Cesar Chavez Student Center,
San Francisco State University, USA.
11/99: Squeaky Wheel Cable TV Show, Buffalo Media resources, Buffalo, New York, USA.
10/99: Vide@rt, Festival De Video Y Artes Electronicas, Mexico.
9/99: "Body as Commodity", Nexus Art Gallery, Atlanta, USA.
8/96: "Wired & Wonderful" Exhibition, ICA, London, England.
1/96: "Multi Accentuality", Keele University Art Gallery, England.
10/95: KinoFilm 95 - The 1st Manchester Short film & Video Festival, England.
8/95: Winners Exhibition, 2nd Annual Jewish Video Competition, Judah Magnes Museum, Berkeley, USA.
6/95: "Mondo Video" Exhibition, Kino Film Club, Manchester, England.
5/95: 2nd Annual Jewish Video Competition, University Art Museum, Berkeley, USA.
1/95: Film & Video Festival, Hornbeam Center, London, England.
7/94: Open Art -8th Stoke Open Art Exhibition, Stoke City Art Gallery, England.
5/94: New Visions International Film & Video Festival, Transmissions Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland.
4/94: Hong Kong Film Festival, Hong Kong.
12/93: 9th Fringe Film & Video festival, Filmhouse Cinema, Edinburgh, Scotland.
12/93: 7th Recontres Video Art Plastique, Paris, France.
11/93: London Film Festival, Museum of the Moving Image, London, England.
10/93: Whitworth Young Contemporaries 1993, Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, England.
5/93: British Animation Week, ICA, London, England.

Going Home
Super 8mm film, Video and Computer Manipulated Imagery
7/91: "Fresh Art", Business Design Center, London, England.

Untitled (2)
Computer Animation
10/93: "Out of the West", Video Exhibition, The Watershed Gallery, Bristol, England.
5/93: British Animation Week, ICA, London, England.
5/93: Bath Film Festival, Royal Photographic Society, Bath, England.
3/93: Birmingham Cable Television, Birmingham, England.
12/92: 8th Fringe Film & Video festival, Filmhouse Cinema, Edinburgh, Scotland.
10/92: Videoart, Cinema le Melville, Paris, France.
4/92: Capricci Art Exhibition, Villa Le Serre & FERT, Turin, Italy.
4/92: VideoFormes, Clement Ferrand, France.
4/92: New Visions International Film & Video festival, The Goethe Institute, Glasgow, Scotland.
11/91: Recontres Video Art Plastique, Cafe des Images, Paris, France.
7/91: "Fresh Art", Business Design Center, London, England.

Inverted Arrows
Site Specific Installation with Computer Animation, Photographs & Color Laser Prints
5/91: Star Amusements, Exeter, England.

Eyes of Missed Perceptions
Collaborative Dance Technology Project incorporating Video & Computer Animation
6/90: Barn Theater, Dartington, England.

Untitled (1)
Photocopy Print
7/85: "Natural Talent" Art Exhibition, London Youth Festival, Royal Festival Hall, London, England.

Video Compilations
7/96: Wired & Wonderful Video compilation, London Electronic Arts, England.
3/96: Grey suit - Video for Art & Literature, London, England.
7/93: Out of the West Video Compilation, Compiled by South West Arts Council, England.

 

Previous Talks & Conferences:

Artists Talk
08/10:Al Quds University, Palestine.

Artists Talk
05/10:Aesthetics, Art & Politics, University of Helsinki, Finland.

"The Word & The Work"
10/04:SECAC Annual Conference, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

“IMAGE & CRITIQUE - Image - Thought – Text”
(Invited Scholar/Artist)
9/03: University of Nottingham, UK.

“Mirroring Evil Symposium” (Invited Speaker)
4/03: Emory University, Atlanta, USA.

Georgia Triennial Artists Talk
1/03: Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, USA

Visiting Artists Talk

11/02: Georgia State University, Atlanta USA

Digital Art & Politics (Panel Leader)

10/02: SECAC Conference 2002, Mobile, USA

Censorship in Camouflage (panel participant)
6/02: New School and the National Coalition Against Censorship, New York, USA.

Computer Art & Power (Panel Leader)
4/02: Association of Art Historian Conference, Liverpool, Englan
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Awards & Prizes:

1/10: University Research Award, Southampton Solent University, England.

10/09: University Research Award, Southampton Solent University, England.

2/02: Presidential fellowship, SCAD, Savannah, USA.

6/99: Third Prize, Arts on the River, Savannah USA.

5/95: Runner Up in the Special Jury award for Experimental Video. 2nd Annual Jewish Video Competition, University Art Museum, Berkeley, USA.

11/94: New production award, West Midlands Arts (Regional Art Board), England

7/93: Intermediate Award, South West Arts (Regional Art Board), Exeter, England.

1/93: Jane Sutton Memorial Award, (Private Trust), Stoneleigh, England.

8/92: First time Award, South West Arts (Regional Art Board), Exeter, England.

7/85: Prize, "Natural Talent" Art Exhibition, London Youth Festival, Royal Festival Hall, London, England.

 

Publications:

Work has been featured in the following Books and Journals
Art Journal, Art Papers, Art Monthly, Art Bulletin, Museo, Adbusters
Magazine, Wall street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, Newsweek.

“The Oxford handbook of Holocaust Studies” (upcoming on Oxford University Press)

“The Posen Library of Jewish Culture & Civilization” edited by James Young (upcoming on Yale University Press)

“Comedy-Avant Garde-Scandal: remembering the Holocaust After the End of History” by Susanne Rohr & Andrew S Gross (upcoming on Winter Verlag)

“Uber Gut und Bose” by Gunther Klosinski (Attempto: Auflage: 1 2007)

“Global & Local Art Histories” edited by Celina Jeffrey & Gregory Minisalle (Cambridge Scholars Press 2007)

“Museums after Modernism (New Interventions in Art History)” edited by Griselda Pollock & Joyce Zemans (Blackwell Publishing 2007)

“Schonheit: Vorstellungen in Kunst, medien und Altagskultur” by Lydia Hausen (haus der Kulturen der Welt 2006)

“Blasphemy; Art that Offends” by S.Brent Plate (Blackdog 2006)

“Deleuze and the Contemporary World” edited by Ian Buchanan & Adrian Parr (Edinburgh University Press 2006)

“Cinema & Modernity” Murray Pomerance (Rutgers University Press 2006)

“Censoring Culture: Contemporary Threats to Free Expression” by Robert Atkins & Svetlana Mintcheva (New Press 2006)

“After Eichmann - Collective Memory & the Holocaust since 1961” by David Cesarani (Routledge 2005)

“Negen Muzen tien Geboden” by Benjamin Biebuyck (Ginko Academic Press 2005)

“Absence/Presence: Critical essays on the Artistic Memory of the Holocaust” edited by Stephen C. Feinstein (Syracuse University Press 2005)

"Modern Art: A Critical Introduction (2nd edition)" (Pam Meecham & Julie Sheldon, Routledge Falmer 2005)

“Photographs and Memories” by Lutz Koepnik in South Central Review (Spring 2004)

“A Child at Gunpoint: A case study in the Life of a Photo”
by Dr Richard Raskin (Aarhus University Press, 2004).

"The Fragility of Empathy After The Holocaust"
by Carolyn Dean (Cornell University Press, 2004)

“The Myth of Nations” edited by Monika Flacke (German Historical Museum, 2004)

“The New Anti-Catholicism: The last Acceptable Prejudice” by Philip Jenkins (Oxford University Press USA 2004)

“Die Shoah im Bild” by Michael Shnier (Edition Text + Kritik 2003)

"Scars of the Spirit: The Struggle Against Inauthenticity" by Geoffrey H.Hartman (Palgrave Macmillan 2002)

"Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art" (Norman Kleeblatt, Rutgers University Press, 2001)

"Learning to teach Art and Design in the Secondary school" (Addison and Burgess eds. Routledge Falmer 2000)