Lev Manovich


Member Since January 1, 1996

Website: www.manovich.net

Lev Manovich (manovich@ucsd.edu) is an artist, a theorist and a critic of
new media. He has published more than forty articles on new media
aesthetics which have been translated into many languages and reprinted in
eighteen countries. In his writings, Manovich places new media within the
larger context of modern visual culture, relating it to the histories of
art and cinema. Manovich was born in Moscow where he studied fine arts and
architecture and participated in the underground art shows. Moving to New
York in 1981, he begun working in 3-D computer animation in 1984 at Digital
Effects. Manovich received an M.A. in Experimental Psychology from New York
University (1988) and a Ph.D. in Visual and Cultural Studies from the
University of Rochester (1993). He is on the faculty of the Department of
Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego where he teaches studio
and theory classes in new media. His book "The Language of New Media" will
be published by MIT Press in 2000. His articles and projects are available
at http://jupiter.ucsd.edu/~manovich