Paul Smith

Paul Smith is a Research Lecturer at the National Centre for Computer Animation based in Bournemouth University’s Media School. His research interests centre on generative processes for use in real-time animation and image making. Working collaboratively with UK based artist Vicky Isley under the name of boredomresearch he has produced a number of projects exploring […]

Vicky Isley

Vicky Isley is a Research Lecturer at the National Centre for Computer Animation teaching on the BA (Hons) Computer Animation Arts and Computer Visualisation & Animation courses and Postgraduate Programmes. Isley is a practicing artist who collaborates with Paul Smith, collectively they work under the name boredomresearch. The duo are internationally renowned for creating software […]

Victor Delfín

In Episode 17 of The MAP Radio Hour 91-year-old, Peruvian artist and activist, Victor Delfín reflects on his life of creativity and political engagement. From the 1950s when Delfín began to create art that expressed the importance of freedom and liberty to the 1980s and 90s when he was a leader in the national movement […]

Frederick Turner

Frederick Turner is a poet, a cultural critic, a playwright, a philosopher of science, an interdisciplinary scholar, an aesthetician, an essayist and a translator. He is the author of 28 books, including Natural Classicism: Essays on Literature and Science; Genesis: an Epic Poem; and Rebirth of Value: Meditations on Beauty, Ecology, Religion and Education. His […]

Samir Augusto Huamán Biguidima

Samir Augusto Huamán Biguidima nació el 29 junio de 1996 en el Encanto Amazonas Colombia, tercero de cuatro hermanos, le gusta mucho casar animales y la pesca, estudio en la escuela Filial Uyokue, de la comunidad San José del Caraparana el Encanto Amazonas Colombia, allí curso hasta 4º de primaria, luego pasó a estudiar en […]

Wilfried Rosendahl

Wilfried Rosendahl, geb. 1966 in Ratingen, studierte von 1986 bis 1992 Geologie, Paläontologie, Ur- und Frühgeschichte und Zoologie an der Universität zu Köln. Direkt im Anschluss an das Diplom (1992) erfolgte das Promotionsstudium welches 1994 mit der Promotion abgeschlossen wurde. Schon seit dem Studium arbeitete Wilfried Rosendahl in verschiedenen Projekten an Museen mit und kuratierte […]

Safiya Umoja Noble

Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble is an associate professor at the University of California, Los Angeles in the departments of information studies and African American studies. She also is a visiting faculty member at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication. Noble’s academic research focuses on the design of digital media platforms on the […]

Andrew J. Kunka

Andrew J. Kunka is Professor of English and Division Chair at the University of South Carolina Sumter. He is the author of the forthcoming book Autobiographical Comics from Bloomsbury’s Comics Studies Series. He has also published on Will Eisner, Kyle Baker, Gene Luen Yang, Jack Katz, comics noir, and race and comics. He is co-founder […]

Chadwick Turner

Chadwick Turner is Head of Content Partnerships at Vrideo, a virtual reality content distribution platform. In addition, his previous roles include business development at Amazon Inc., theatrical distribution at 21st Century Fox and president of Circle VR LLC (a virtual reality consultancy). He holds a business-cinematic arts degree from the University of Southern California and […]

Jorge Antunes

Jorge Antunes was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1942. He completed his musical studies at the University of Brazil: violin, composition and conducting. From 1961 he stands out as a precursor of electroacoustic music in Brazil and begins research in the field of the correspondence between sounds and colors. He took postgraduate courses in […]