Ellen Pearlman | HyphenHub Community

Dr. Ellen Pearlman is a new media artist, critic, curator and writer who created Noor: A Brain Opera, the world’s first immersive interactive brain opera in a 360 degree theater. Ellen has a PhD from the School of Creative Media, Hong Kong City University, where her thesis was awarded Highest Honors Internationally by Leonardo LABS Abstracts. She is on the faculty of Parsons/New School University, and a Senior Researcher, Assistant Professor at RISEBA University in Riga, Latvia. A Fulbright World Learning Specialist in Art, New Media and Technology she is also an EU Vertigo STARTS Horizon 2020 Laureate, a Zero1 American Arts Incubator Fellow in Kyiv, Ukraine, and a contributing editor to Performance Arts Journal (PAJ) MIT Press.

Ellen is also President of Art-A-Hack™ and Director and Curator of the New York Volumetric Society. She co-founded the first Summer Institute in Telematic Art with Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Videotage to create an internationally linked interactive telematic performance while FUSE Digital Artist in Residence at Videotage HK. Ellen has lectured at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia as part of Cyberfest, the New York Electronic Arts Festival and collaborated on digital projects with the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Media Lab, and SIGGRAPH on-line and presented at conferences in Hong Kong, Korea, Dubai, Amsterdam, the UK, Dublin, Finland. Latvia, Estonia and Turkey. She has been an Art Panel Review Board for SIGGRAPH ASIA in Yokohama, Japan, a panel judge for ISEA New Mexico Hong Kong and Columbia, and presented her work at ISEA Istanbul, New Mexico, Dubai, Vancouver, Transmediale Berlin and the Sounds, Image and Data Conference at NYU Steinhardt/Goldsmiths/Leonardo.