Millie Niss

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Millie Niss is a web artist who has had interactive web installations published online in the United States, Brazil, the UK, and Scandinavia. She is based in New York City and in North Tonawanda, NY. Much of her work was done in collaboration with Martha Deed. This site, Sporkworld, began as Millie's personal portfolio web site. In addition to the work on Sporkworld, Millie has many online publications. A selection of her videos (some in collaboration with Martha Deed), were shown at the Scope NY Art Fair in 2006. Her visual art (in both hardcopy and computer formats) has been shown in several gallery shows and her non-digital poetry and nonfiction has been widely published on and offline. By both avocation and vocation, Millie occasionally does computer consulting and web design for nonprofit and small commercial clients. Millie graduated from Columbia College in New York City with a BA in Mathematics, magna cum laude in 1993. She took computer science courses while at college for four semesters. After graduating, she attended a math Ph.D. program at Brown University for two years before deciding to change fields and to pursue her writing and art. While at Brown, she served as Departmental Computer Coordinator, a job which involved Unix systems administration and maintaining a network of HP workstations and Macintosh computers. This was when the World Wide Web was first coming into prominence, and Millie installed the Brown University Math Department's first http server. Millie also completed one half (the good half :-) of an MFA in Writing and Publishing from Emerson College in Boston. (Source: www.sporkworld.org)

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