who is -empyre-

is an online community of over 1000 artists, writers, theorists, curators and others, maintained by a changing team who choose guests and topics and moderate discussions to retain the thematic integrity of the list.
Currently -empyre- curatorium comprises:

Sérgio Basbaum
sbasbaum at gmail dot com
São Paulo, Brazil
2006 -->
PhD, artist, theorist and teacher. His main research interests are in the intercrossing of art, technology and perception. He has released a book on synesthesia, art and technology (2002), and, as a composer, a album of Brazilian instrumental music (1999). He has several papers published in Portuguese and English versions.

Marcus Bastos
bastos dot marcus at gmail dot com
São Paulo, Brazil
2005 -->
PhD in Communication and Semiotics and teaches at Pontifica Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP). His most recent projects are the experimental short film "free radicals" and the interactive video "Shapeless Interface". He is editor of the Arte.Mov online magazine.

Renate Ferro
empyre at cornell dot edu
Ithaca, New York USA
Artist, works in video, audio, installation, conceptual art. Recent installations include "Anamnesis" for NEA Boatright Festival of Arts,
Richmond, Va. "Panic Hits Home" for Finger lakes Environmental FilmFestival, Ithaca, NY, "Virtual Trunk" for Tsing hua University and Hang Zhou Museum of Fine Arts, China. Art Editor of the theory journal, Diacritics, and is Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Cornell.

Christina McPhee
christina112 at earthlink dot net
Los Angeles USA
Artist, works in photography, drawing, sound and video. 2007 installations include “La Conchita N=Amour", a 22 screen installation, Thresholds Art Space, Perth, Scotland, October; “Carrizo-Parkfield Diaries”, InteractivA 07 biennial, Merida; “La Conchita Paradise” video installation, Break Festival 2.4, Ljubjana; and a solo exhibition, Carrizo-Parkfield Diaries, Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington, DC.

Tim Murray
empyre at cornell dot edu
Ithaca, New York USA
Scholar and curator, is Founding Curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art and Professor of Comparative Literature
and English at Cornell. He co-curates CTHEORY MULTIMEDIA with Arthur and Marilouise Kroker; books include Digital Baroque:Temporal Folds, New Media Art, and the History of Cinema (U. of Minnesota Press)

Melinda Rackham
m at subtle dot net
Adelaide, Australia
2002 -->
Artist, writer and curator of distributed, virtual, multi-user and networked media. Dr Rackham is currently Executive Director of the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT), creating local and global opportunities for collaboration, innovation, research and development for artists working in emerging fields; art/science practices; experimental sound and networked and portable arenas.

Nicholas Ruiz III
editor at intertheory dot org
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Teaches in the Humanities Program in the University of North Carolina at Asheville. He is the author of America in Absentia (forthcoming, 2007) and The Metaphysics of Capital, (Intertheory Press, 2006). Much of his work can be seen on Kritikos.

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