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Ellen Sebring (US)

Ellen Sebring is a Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a PhD Candidate in the Planetary Collegium at the University of Plymouth, England. She is Creative Director of Visualizing Cultures, an MIT project that explores the visual record for new modalities of digital historical research. She earned the Master of Science in Visual Studies degree at MIT and was a Fellow at MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies for six years. From 1997-2002 she was President of Botticelli Interactive. The company’s awards include New York Festivals’ World Medal; Best of Show, MacWorld Expo, and Distinguished Award Multimedia GrandPrix 2000, Tokyo. A video artist, she was selected for the Directing Workshop for Women at the American Film Institute to direct a fiction film in Hollywood. Sebring grew up in the home of American transcendentalism, Concord, Massachusetts. Originally trained as a musician at Indiana University and the Hochschule fuer Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna, Sebring explores the relationship of sound and image in her work.

Related links: http://ellensebring.com  , , http://visualizingcultures.mit.edu