Morehshin Allahyari
Since 2009
Works in Englewood, Colorado United States of America

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EVENT

YOUR NIGHT, MY DAY


Dates:
Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:00 - Wed Apr 03, 2013

The Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute (CAMCSI) presents, in conjunction with the UNT-International Peace Conference:

YOUR NIGHT, MY DAY
an intercultural collaborative art exhibition between artists in Iran and the U.S.

Your Night/My Day is an online and digital intercultural collaborative art project between artists in Iran and the U.S. which began in the Fall of 2010. Curated by Morehshin Allahyari and Eden Ünlüata, this project explores the process of cultural exchange- or lack thereof - between Iran and the United States. The project employs digital media and online collaboration and serves as a bridge to create an intercultural dialogue and exhibition.

In Your Night/My Day, the process of art making is based on a series of invitations from the curators, called Inspiration Notes featuring topics that are commonly referenced in discussions about culture. Through the Inspiration Notes, teams in each country write instructions in their native language for the opposite team to perform and document. However, before the opposite team receives the instructions, they are sent electronically through an artist/editor from Turkey who put them through Google Translate (Farsi>Turkish>English / English>Turkish>Farsi) and edits them as she sees ft. The translated works then follow the same path back with the Turkish artist editing the artwork at will. Using this multi-part series, we are not only deciphering and depicting the nature of the dysfunctional dialogue between Iranian and American cultures, but through art, we are seeking to fnd paths that may lead to a better understanding of each other as human beings. Your Night/My Day presents the fruit of these two-years; a collection of intercultural pieces designed to celebrate cultural differences and fnd harmony through art. Participating artists are: Andrew Blanton, Negin Ehtesabian, Zeren Göktan, Patrick Lichty, Vana Nabipour, and Allie Pohl.

Your Night/ My Day has been brought to UNT by The Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute (CAMCSI). The exhibition upholds the core values of the institute as it creates a digital and visual forum for peaceful exchange and dialogue. http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/TEDxDU-Morehshin-Allahyari-Coll

The Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute (CAMCSI) is an interdisciplinary institute composed of faculty drawn from the visual arts, social sciences, and humanities at the University of North Texas. CAMCSI serves UNT as the coordinating body and the primary source of support for the various courses and academic programs that cover the Arab and Muslim worlds, which include the Arab states, Iran, Turkey, central and south Asia and other parts of the world with Muslim communities. For more information about CAMCSI please visit the CAMCSI website - http://cams.unt.edu/about.html or contact Tiffany Floyd (Tiffany.Floyd@unt.edu).

For the first time at the University of North Texas, Your Night, My Day will be displaying the result of this collaboration to the public, beginning March 22 until April 3 at UNT on the Square. A panel discussion with four of the artists will be held on March 22 , 10:45am- 12pm at the UNT-International Peace Conference: The Middle East, A New Era chaired by Dr. Nada Shabout, Associate Professor of Art History and Director of The Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute (CAMCSI) http://international.unt.edu/unt- peace-conference.
For more information please contact: morehshin@gmail.com, uneden@gmail.com



JOB

Interdisciplinary Faculty Position Linking Arts and Science


Deadline:
Mon Dec 31, 2012 00:00

Location:
Texas
United States of America

Position: The University of North Texas (UNT) seeks an accomplished interdisciplinary artist or an artist-scientist with an exceptional ability to bridge art and science disciplines. The candidate should bring exceptional technical skill, theoretical knowledge and demonstrated experience in collaborative research to the newly formed Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts (iARTA). Research areas may include but are not limited to: arts and environment, bio-media, informatics, data visualization-sonification, arts & physics, and related possibilities incorporating aspects of medicine, genetics, ecology, architecture, biology, mathematics and/or computer science. The successful applicant will serve as a collaborative participant in iARTA to foster visionary interdisciplinary research between the arts, engineering and sciences. This is an Open-Rank position; rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a terminal degree in one or more of the arts and/or closely related technological field, and an active distinguished record of creative research appropriate to rank. Preference will be given to individuals with profiles that demonstrate a close dialogue between arts and science disciplines. The ideal applicant will have command of multiple fields and an ability
to pursue transformative creative research that moves beyond science as metaphor to a practice that can directly engage in a scientific discourse.

The University: With about 36,000 students, UNT is located in Denton just north of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with excellent research and professional opportunities for students and faculty in engineering and the arts. The University of North Texas is an EOE/ADA/AA institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

The Colleges and Departments: As iARTA spans several departments and colleges, the home departments of iARTA positions are negotiable. This position may include joint appointments with member departments and colleges. For more information see College websites at: http://www.art.unt.edu/, http://www.cas.unt.edu/, http://music.unt.edu/, http://www.eng.unt.edu.

Application Procedure: All applicants must apply online and submit application materials via UNT’s web site: http://facultyjobs.unt.edu. Application materials must include three documents: 1) Curriculum Vita, 2) Letter of Application that also contains a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement outlining research interests with links to online work samples, and 3) Names and contact information for five references.

Application Deadline: Review of applications begins 12-1-2011 / Open Until Search Closed


JOB

Faculty Position in Physical Computing and the Arts


Deadline:
Mon Dec 31, 2012 00:00

Location:
Texas
United States of America

Position: The University of North Texas (UNT) seeks an artist with exceptional technological expertise and experience in collaborative research to join the Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts (iARTA). Research areas may include but are not limited to: robotics/physical computing, wearables, interactive programming and/or performance systems, HCI design and hardware/software development for the control of digital arts media. The successful applicant is expected to serve in an active collaborative role in iARTA to foster and contribute to visionary interdisciplinary research between the arts, engineering and the sciences. This is an Open- Rank position; rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a terminal degree in the arts and/or closely related technological field, and an active and distinguished record of creative research appropriate to rank. The ideal applicant will have advanced practical skill in designing, building and programming responsive physical systems, robots and control interfaces incorporating microcontrollers, diverse sensors and actuators. Preference will be given to candidates who have previously set up a creative research laboratory where faculty and students from across a university have pursued the development of new media interfaces, tools, and systems.

The University: With about 36,000 students, UNT is located in Denton just north of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with excellent research and professional opportunities for students and faculty in engineering and the arts. The University of North Texas is an EOE/ADA/AA institution committed to diversity in it employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

The Colleges and Departments: As iARTA spans several departments and colleges, the home departments of iARTA positions are negotiable. This position may include joint appointments with member departments and colleges. For more information see College websites at: http://www.art.unt.edu/, http://www.cas.unt.edu/, http://music.unt.edu/, http://www.eng.unt.edu.

Application Procedure: All applicants must apply online and submit application materials via UNT’s web site: http://facultyjobs.unt.edu. Application materials must include three documents: 1) Curriculum Vita, 2) Letter of Application that also contains a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement outlining research interests with links to online work samples, and 3) Names and contact information for five references.

Application Deadline: Review of applications begins 12-1-2011 / Open Until Search Closed


EVENT

NoiseFold in performance with Frances-Marie Uitti


Dates:
Mon Sep 26, 2011 20:00 - Tue Sep 27, 2011

Location:
Denton, Texas
United States of America

Two Evenings: Sept. 26 + 27 at 8:00 PM in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater
Sponsored by the UNT College of Music, CEMI and iARTA
NoiseFold presents selected movements from “Untitled Suite” (2011) and NoiseFold 2.0(2010).
The performance brings together the hybrid cinema and sound art of NoiseFold with renowncellist, composer and musical innovator Frances-Marie Uitti. Working at the confluence ofalgorithmic processes and instrumental improvisation, NoiseFold crafts live cinema as acontemporary musical form. The project is facilitated by a complex audio-visual software systemdesigned by the artists that generates or breeds a seemingly infinite array of virtual agents.The resulting sound is not a separate aural accompaniment but rather the direct sonificationof the visual mathematic data itself. Thus the performers interact with semi-autonomous visualforms to grow, and sculpt the sonic content of the performance. Recently Metcalf and Stouthave expanded their work to include adventurous interactions with accomplished acousticinstrumentalists. Frances-Marie Uitti, a riveting performer known for her groundbreakingdevelopment of multi-bowed playing technique, interacts within this audio-visual environment tocoax a rich universe of poetic behavior into being.
[ www.noisefold.com ][ www.uitti.org/index.html ][ http://iarta.unt.edu ]


JOB

Visiting Assistant Professor


Deadline:
Mon Aug 15, 2011 00:00

Location:
Denton, Texas
United States of America

The Studio Art Department at the University of North Texas seeks a New Media Artist for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Art: NewMedia Art, beginning Fall 2011.  Candidates must have experience in 3D modeling and 3D animation or rapid prototyping in an experimental art context.  Preference will be given to applicants conversant in relevant art historical, critical and theoretical concerns, and those with expertise in interactive technologies for a contemporary art context.
Teaching experience beyond graduate school is also preferred and review of applications begins July 11, 2011.
UNT anticipates tenure track faculty searches for 2012 in New Media Art, as well as  the iARTA research cluster, Sculpture, Photography, Communication Design, and Art Education.
The New Media Art program at the University of North Texas uses technology as a medium for artistic expression. Course work exposes students to a wide variety of New Media Art practices ranging from time-based to interactive and kinetic art. The New Media Art program is actively involved with UNT's iARTA (Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts) research cluster, which provides students unique opportunities to collaborate and take classes with students and faculty from a variety of other colleges and departments such as Engineering, the College of Music and the Department of Radio, Film and Television.
The College of Visual Arts & Design operates facilities in Denton and Dallas. It is one of the largest and most comprehensive visual art programs in the Southwest. With over 2300 undergraduate students and 120 graduate students, the NASAD accredited College offers the BA, BFA, MA, MFA in 15 program areas: art education, art history, ceramics, communication design, drawing and painting, fashion design, fibers, interdisciplinary art and design studies, interior design,
metalsmithing and jewelry, new media art, photography, printmaking,
sculpture and watercolor with a Ph.D. offered in art education.
With over 36,000 students, UNT is located in Denton just north of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with excellent research and professional opportunities for students and faculty in engineering and the arts. The position will teach all levels of undergraduate New Media Art. Teaching load 3/2.
Minimum Qualifications:
MFA degree in Electronic/New Media Art or related field at time of application and experience teaching at the college level.
Experience in 3D Modeling and 3D Animation or Rapid Prototyping in an
experimental art context is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of historical, critical and theoretical issues in New Media Art. Experience with Interactive Technologies. Teaching experience beyond graduate school preferred.

Position Type: Faculty
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track       
Appointment Basis: 9 Months       
Pay Frequency: Monthly      
Closing Date: Open Until Search Closed   
Review of Applications Begins:      07-11-2011       
Required Applicant Documents:     
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy       
Special Instructions to Applicants:  Please provide your URL website for the search committee to view samples of work.