Light Dreams: Visual Music by Vibeke Sorensen
Vibeke Sorensen is an artist working in digital multimedia and computer animation, including stereography, interactive architectural installation, and visual-music performance. Her work in experimental new media spans more than 3 decades and has been published and exhibited worldwide, including in books, galleries, museums, conferences, performances, television, film festivals, and the internet. From 1984-1994, she was Founding Director of the Computer Animation Laboratory in the School of Film/Video at California Institute of the Arts, and from 1994-2005 she was Professor and Founding Chair of the Division of Animation and Digital Arts (DADA) in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California (USC). She also taught at Princeton University and the University of California, San Diego. Sorensen is a 2001 Rockefeller Foundation Fellow in Film/Video/Multimedia and the 2005 Knight Distinguished Visiting Lecturer at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Intel, the USC Annenberg Center for Communication and Zumberge Fund for Innovation in Research. She was Chair of the 2007 ACM SIGGRAPH Art Gallery: Global Eyes, and from 2007 – 2009 Professor and Chair of the Department of Media Study at the University at Buffalo. Currently, she is Professor and Chair of the School of Art, Design and Media, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.