A brief introduction to Michael Naimark, media art guru

 

class="bodytxt">(the photo used at the top of this post was obtained from Pinterest, where the following credit was provided: Michael Naimark, media art guru. | KR8V | Pinterest | Medium Art, Aspen and Michael O'keefe I did not create the image, am using it without permission and I hope that is OK. )

class="bodytxt">On December 10, 2016, I was fortunate to attend a small workshop conducted by Michael. Michael was extremely informative and his personality allowed everyone to ask questions and share information freely. I have a separate post about notes taken during the workshop. It was great!

class="bodytxt">This post serves as an introduction to Michael's work.

class="bodytxt">His website:

http://www.naimark.net/

class="bodytxt">The following is from his website:

class="bodytxt">VR-Related Presentations & Publications (1981 - 2016) Selected News

Upcoming Dec 10: Visiting Instructor, “Virtual Reality for Artists”, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, Singapore

Upcoming Dec 7: Opening Keynote, “The Digital in Cultural Spaces”, National Museum of Singapore.

Oct: #5 in "25 of VR's Greatest Innovators," Polygon.

Oct: "VR Interactivity: Some Useful Distinctions," Medium.com.

Oct: Invited Presentation, Digital Futures Program, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto.

Oct: Opening Keynote, First VR Creative Doc Lab, Canadian Film Centre, Toronto. (news story)

Oct: Opening Keynote, "Weird Reality: New and Independent Visions of Head-Mounted Art and Code," CMU.

Sep: Quoted, Pioneers of Virtual Reality Art, Financial Times, London

Sep: Guest presentation, USC Cinema "Technologies of Presence" class of Scott Fisher.

Sep: Guest presentation, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business "Social Media and Social Movements" class of David Evan Harris.

Jun: "VR Cinematography Studies for Google," Medium.com.

Apr: Quoted, "Fantastic Radio Show about VR, c.1992," Boing Boing, Apr 25, 2016.

Feb: Presentation, "Cameras, Interactivity, and VR", NYU ITP.

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