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ATEC Dean’s Colloquium

Artificial Nature: Immersive Installations of Shared Realities

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Haru Ji & Graham Wakefield

Haru Ji is a media artist and co-creator of the research project “Artificial Nature”, exploring artificial life worldmaking. She holds a Ph.D. in Media Arts and Technology from UCSB and is an Assistant Professor in DPXA & the Digital Futures programs at OCAD University in Toronto, Canada. Her work has been shown in art festivals, conferences, and venues including SIGGRAPH, ISEA,EvoWorkshops, La Gaite Lyrique, ZKM, CAFA, MOXI, the AlloSphere, and Seoul City Hall, and recognizedinthe 2015 VIDA Art & Artificial Life.

Graham Wakefield is an artist-researcher and software developer exploring the liveness of computation across immersive mediaand co-creator of “Artificial Nature”. As AssociateProfessor in Computational Arts and Canada Research Chair in Computational Worldmakinghe directs the Alice Lab at York University. He holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Warwick, a Master in Composition from Goldsmiths College University of London and a Ph.D in Media Arts and Technology from UCSB, andhas written widelyused media arts software such as gen~for Cycling ’74’s Max.

Dr. Haru Ji’s Personal Website

Dr. Graham Wakefield’s Website


Dean’s Colloquium is a part of ATEC Research Fridays. Learn more about Research Fridays