An interactive installation that explores the intersection of art and science; poetic e-mails in different languages will be converted into visible light through Sonoluminescence, the process by which sound energy in liquid.
Shawn Brixeys research interests lie at the emerging interface of art, science and technology. He is Associate Director and Co-founder of the University of Washington's Ph.D. program in DXARTS and their Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media. Previously, he founded and chaired the University of California-Berkeley Center for Digital Art and New Media Research. He has taught and lectured extensively throughout the United States and Europe on new and emerging media art forms . His art and technology works have exhibited nationally and internationally, including at Documenta in Kassel, Germany; The International Symposium of Electronic Arts at the Chicago Art Institute; the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan; and the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York. Brixey received the San Franciso State University New Media Institutes first Distinguished Visiting Scholar/Mentor, an honor presented to individuals whose work exemplfies significant innovation in the field of new media, and the first "Visual Arts" Hellman Award for Distinction in Research from the University of California in 2000.
1988 MS, Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
1985 BFA, Experimental Media, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO