Vibeke Sorensen

Vibeke Sorensen is an artist and educator working in experimental new media,
including computer animation and digital art, interactive architectural
installation, on-line projects, and multi-site networked visual-music
performance. Her work in video and computer art spans 3 decades and has been
widely published and exhibited, including in galleries, museums, conferences,
performances, festivals, on cable and broadcast television worldwide, and on
the internet. She developed programs and facilities in media and digital art at
Virginia Commonwealth University (1980-83), Art Center College of Design
(1983-85), California Institute of the Arts (1984-94), Princeton University
(1990-93), and has taught computer art at UCLA (1984) and UC San Diego (1995).
She has a long history of collaboration with artists and scientists in
developing new technologies, including at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1977-81), California Institute of Technology (1983-90), Princeton University
(1990-93), NASA and JPL (1988-92), and the San Diego Supercomputer Center
(1987-present). Since 1994, she has been Professor and Founding Chair of the
Division of Animation and Digital Arts, School of Cinema-Television, at the
University of Southern California. She received a 2001 Rockefeller Foundation
Fellowship in Film/Video/Multimedia for her multi-sceen interactive
architectural installation "Sanctuary." She is also a 2002 Zumberge Fellow for
Innovation in Research at USC. For more information, please see

This speaker will participate in the Graduate Programs panel.