Claudia Ferreira 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 a PhD in integrative art with focus on interactive art from the Planetary Collegium, CAiiA Hub, University of Plymouth, UK. She studied with Professors Roy Ascott and Søren Brier, focusing her research on space-time experience 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 served as the Associate Director for UCLA's ArtSci Center | SciArt Lab+Studio Summer Institute (2017-2019). She was 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 Ossining, NY. Prof. Jacques is loves to dance, play design and Mahjong games, she has an eclectic music taste. Her artwork is also eclectic and may take varied forms such as a collage-drawing composite, a photograph, a Giclee print, a poster, a video performance, a hybrid interactive installation, or a generative net environment.