Edward A. Shanken
Edward Shanken works at the interstices of contemporary art and new media. His books include Art and Electronic Media(2010), Telematic Embrace: Visionary Theories of Art, Technology and Consciousness (2003), Inventar el Futuro (2013), and Systems (2015). Publications include essays on art and shamanism, software art, investigatory art, sound art and ecology, art-science collaboration, and bridging the gap between new media and contemporary art. Dr. Shanken is an Associate Professor of Arts at UC Santa Cruz. Prior academic posts include: Associate Professor, Digital + Media MFA program at RISD; Associate Professor, DXARTS Ph.D. program at University of Washington.