María Mencía

United Kingdom
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Artist practitioner, Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at Kingston University and researcher working in digital media to create interactive installations,, 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.

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Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
Digital Methodologies for Analysing and Disseminating Community Research. (A reflection on practice by the artist/researcher) Conference paper or presentation 2021
Salon April 13, 2021: Inclusion Solutions 2021
Salon: October 12, 2021: Share to Heal Workshop 2021
Multimodal Textualities: Poetic Aesthetic Digital Space. Article in a print journal Romance Notes 2020
Electronic Literature Translation : Translation as Process, Experience and Mediation Article in an online journal 2018
Translating Electronic Literature: A Few Conclusion, Methodologies and Insights Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Data Visualization Poetics Conference panel or roundtable 2015
Digital Textualities Anthology of creative work or online gallery 2014
Transient Self-Portrait Conference paper or presentation 2012
Cityscapes: Thinking Through Practice Conference paper or presentation 2011
Connecting Memories: Contextualizing Creative Research Practice Article in an online journal, Article in a print journal Journal of Writing in Creative Practice 2011
New Media ArtPoetry: A Reflection on Practice Article or chapter in a book, Conference paper or presentation Atelier Multimediale Edizioni 2011
New Media ArtPoetry: A Textu(r)al Surface Conference paper or presentation 2011
The Poetics of Sound in e-literature and the Avant-Garde tradition Conference paper or presentation 2011
The Surface Materiality: Performing Generative Writing Conference paper or presentation 2011

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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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