Bill Seaman

United States
North Carolina US
United States
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Bill Seaman, An internationally known media artist, scholar, and media researcher, has had over thirty major installation works and commissions around the world, a dozen solo exhibitions, and numerous performance collaborations, video screenings, as well as articles/essays/reviews in books and catalogues. His work often explores an expanded media-oriented poetics through various technological means. More recently he has been exploring notions surrounding "Recombinant Informatics" — a multi-perspective approach to inventive knowledge production. He has been commissioned on a number of occasions. He is currently working on a series of art/science collaborations — poetic installations and scientific research papers. The book Neosentience | The Benevolence Engine with Otto Rössler has recently come out on Intellect Press. He is also collaborating with artist/computer scientist Daniel Howe on multiple works exploring AI and creative writing/multi-media, and completing an album of experimental music with Howe entitled Minor Distance. He is developing a new VR work and undertaking interface research with Todd Berreth; is exploring the creation of a transdisciplinary research tool "The Insight Engine"; is collaborating with John Supko on a new generative audio work; and is working with Gideon May and Rachel Brady on re-articulating "The World Generator / The Engine of Desire" a virtual world building system.

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