María Mencía

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London
United Kingdom
GB
Nationality: 
Spain
ES
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Short biography: 

Artist practitioner, Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at Kingston University and researcher working in digital media to create interactive installations, net.art, textual poetics and sound pieces. She holds a PhD in Digital Poetics and Digital Art by the University of the Arts-London. Maria has been awarded various grants to develop practice-led research in the area of digital poetics and digital art. In 2007 she was awarded the 2005 TIES Grant by the Key Centre of Design Computing and Cognition, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, The University of Sydney, Australia. In 2005-06, the Promising Researcher Fellowship (2005-06) by Kingston University to collaborate with the Media Research Lab -New York University, NY, USA, in her project Autocalligraphy: Electronic and Generative Handwriting and in 2005, an AHRC Small Grants in the Creative and Performing Arts to develop Cityscapes. Maria has exhibited and presented papers at national and international events such as: e-poetry 2009 Barcelona Spain; FILE Poetry 2006 São Paulo Brazil; ISEA 2006 San Jose, USA; NODE-London 2006 UK; CIRCA 2006, Puerto Rico; e-poetry London 2006; ARCO Madrid, Spain, 2004; CULTURE 2000 European Union, TATE Britain, London 2003, onedotzero ICA, London, 2003; ISEA 2002 [Orai] Japan, FILE 2002, São Paulo, Brazil, 2002, IV Jornadas de Arte y Multimedia 2002, CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain and BEAP, CAiiA-STAR, Australia 2002. Her work is in collections such as the First volume of the Electronic Literature Collection, K. Hayles, N. Montfort, S. Rettberg, S. Strickland eds. The Electronic Literature Organization, UCLA Department of English, Los Angeles, as well as, in various databases in research centres.

(Source: Author's faculty page.)

Events arranged:

Event City Datesort descending Event type Edit link
Words Unstable On The Table Brentford 09.06.2013 Exhibition
E-Poetry 2013 Kingston 17.06.2013 Festival
E-Poetry Pedagogy Colloquium Kingston upon Thames 17.06.2013 Seminar

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Titlesort descending City Country Date
Words Unstable On The Table Brentford United Kingdom June 9, 2013 to June 26, 2013
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María Mencía
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