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Zabet Patterson, Splitting the Screen, HISB Faculty Lecture Series

HISB 1008, 4:30 Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Zabet Patterson specializes in the history and theory of digital media with a particular emphasis on the the intersection of art and computational media in the postwar period. She received her PhD in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley in 2007. Her dissertation, entitled Visionary Machines: A Genealogy of the Digital Image, was supported by fellowships from the Townsend Humanities Center, the Rhetoric Department, and the Josephine de Karman Foundation. Zabet spent 2005-6 as Visiting Assistant Professor in the departments of Art History and Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University. Her publications include ‘Consuming Fantasy in the Digital Era’, in Porn Studies, a collection edited by Linda Williams, as well as forthcoming articles on Jim Campbell and John and James Whitney. She is presently Assistant Professor in Art History and Criticism at Stony Brook University, and a member of the Consortium for Digital Arts, Culture, and Technology (cDACT).