Claudia Jacques de Moraes Cardoso
A Brazilian-American interdisciplinary artist, designer, educator and researcher, Prof. Jacques holds an MFA in Computer Art (School of Visual Arts, NY, USA) and is currently a PhD candidate at the Planetary Collegium, CAiiA Hub, University of Plymouth, UK. Under Professors Roy Ascott and Søren Brier, she is researching space-time aesthetics in the user-information-interface relationship through the lens of Cybersemiotics. Intersecting art, technology and science, she designs interactive hybrid art and information environments that aim to explore perceptions of space-time and the digital-physical. She collaborates with many artists exhibiting and presenting both nationally and internationally. She has published in Leonardo, TEKs, Art & Engine, etc., and serves as Art Editor for Cybernetics and Human Knowing journal. Jacques is the Associate Director for UCLA's ArtSci Center and Nanolab. as well as also a participant with three other scholars in a 2014-17 NEH Collaborative Research Project based at Roosevelt University in Chicago. She teaches studio, digital and communication arts, and her studio is in Valhalla, NY.