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NIEA Research Leaders

NIEA Research Leaders

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Director, Creative Robotics Lab
Co-Director, Centre for Social Robotics
Associate Professor, NIEA, COFA, UNSW
Adjunct Associate Professor, Australian Centre for Field Robotics, USYD

Associate Professor Mari Velonaki has worked as an artist and researcher in the field of interactive installation art since 1995. Velonaki has created interactive installations that incorporate movement, speech, touch, breath, electrostatic charge, artificial vision and robotics.
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Director, Holography Lab
ARC Future Fellow, College of Fine Arts, UNSW
Research Fellow, Centre for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT
Honorary Associate, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, University of Sydney

Associate Professor Paula Dawson is one of the world's leading holographers. Through her art, she explores new dimensions of visuality, which combine digital and optical realities in new and profound ways.
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Director, NIEA
Director, Contemporary Culture, Art & Politics (CCAP)
Associate Dean of Research, College of Fine Arts, UNSW

Jill Bennett is Professor of Experimental Arts and founding Director of NIEA, and formerly Associate Dean Research, UNSW Art & Design, 2006–2016. A writer and curator, she has published widely on visual culture, new media and transdisciplinary aesthetics.
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Associate Professor, College of Fine Art, UNSW
Researcher, Contemporary Culture, Art & Politics (CCAP)

Associate Professor Anna Munster has international profile as both a practitioner and prominent theorist in art. Munster has two published books: Materializing New Media (Dartmouth College Press, 2006) and An Aesthesia of Networks (MIT Press, 2013).
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Professor, College of Fine Arts, UNSW 
Director, Porosity Studio

As an internationally exhibiting artist and architect, Richard Goodwin has sustained a prolific, award-winning practice for over thirty years.
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Dean, College of Fine Arts, UNSW
 

Professor Ross Harley is the Dean of the faculty of the College of Fine Arts, UNSW and a Board Member of NIEA. He has an international reputation as a researcher and producer of new media.
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Senior Research Fellow, Contemporary Culture, Art & Politics (CCAP)
ARC Future Fellow, College of Fine Arts, UNSW

Associate Professor Jennifer Biddle is an ARC Future Fellow and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary Art and Politics (CCAP), NIEA.
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Head, Special Projects, Museum Victoria
Associate Director, iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research
Adjunct Professor, RMIT University
Adjunct Professor, Applied Laboratory of Interactive Visualisation and Embodiment (ALiVE), City University, Hong Kong

Affiliations
Virtual Museum Transnational Network (v-must)
International Society of Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM, IEEE)
Australia ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites)

 

Professor Sarah Kenderdine researches at the forefront of interactive and immersive experiences for museums and galleries. She is considered a pioneer in the field digital heritage, digital humanities and big data visualisation and is a regular keynote speaker at related forums internationally.