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Amerika, Mark Professor

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Research

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  • Mark Amerika has exhibited his art in many venues including the Whitney Biennial, the Walker Art Center, the Denver Art Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, ZKM, the Biennale de MontrĂ©al, and the American Museum of the Moving Image. Amerika has had five early and/or mid-career retrospectives including the first two Internet art retrospectives ever produced (Tokyo and London). In 2017, his large-scale exhibition of digital art, Glitch Mix: not an error, took place in Havana, Cuba, at the Estudio Figueroa-Vives and the Norwegian Embassy to Cuba. Professor Amerika's practice-based research and publications focus on issues related to remix culture, digital rhetoric and writing, Internet and mobile media art, live audio/visual performance art, new media theory, and digital forms of literature.

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  • Interdisciplinary media arts, contemporary art theory, electronic literature, creative writing, information aesthetics, performance art, cinema, networked and mobile media communications, online publishing, social media networking, remix culture, history and theory of digital art

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • ARTS 4097 - Special Topics-Non-Studio
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Introduces timely subjects in the visual arts that cannot be offered on a regular basis. Information concerning the topics offered in any given semester is available prior to preregistration from the fine arts department. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as ARTS 5097.
  • ARTS 4717 - Studio Critique
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Consists of consultations with faculty on individual studio problems and projects. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department consent required.
  • ARTS 5097 - Special Topics-Non-Studio
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Introduces timely subjects in the visual arts that cannot be offered on a regular basis. Information concerning the topics offered in any given semester is available prior to preregistration from the fine arts department. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Same as ARTS 4097.
  • ARTS 5717 - Graduate Studio Critique
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours with any single faculty member.
  • ARTS 6957 - Master of Fine Arts Creative Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
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  • IAWP 6000 - Introduction to Practice-Based Research
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Introduces students to practice-based research methods in intermedia art, writing and performance.
  • IAWP 6700 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019

Background

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