Biography Jeffrey Shaw

Since the late 60's Jeffrey Shaw has pioneered the use of interactivity and virtuality in his many art installations. His works have been exhibited worldwide at major museums and festivals.

From 1991 till 2003 he was director of the Institute for Visual Media at the ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany. Since 2003 he is founding co-director of the Center of Interactive Cinema Research (iCinema) at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.


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Since 2003 Founding Co-Director of the Center for Interactive Cinema Research (iCinema) at the UNSW, Sydney

2003 The Commonwealth Government's Federation Fellowship for Scientific Research

2000-2002 Visiting Professor at the College of Fine Arts at the University of New South Wales in Sydney

College of Fine Arts
Since 2003 Senior Research Fellow at the ZKM (Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe)

1995-2003 Professor of Media Arts at the Hochschule für Gestaltung, (University of Media Art and Design) Karlsruhe, Germany

Hochschule für Gestaltung
1991-2003 Founding Director of the Institute for Visual Media at the ZKM/Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany)

1990 Visiting professor at the Städelschule, Institut fur Neue Medien, Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany

Institut fur Neue Medien
1988-1989 Visiting professor at the Rotterdam Academie van Beeldende Kunsten and the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

Rotterdam Academie
Gerrit Rietveld Academie
1977 Formation of Javaphile Productions in Amsterdam, Netherlands, with Marga Adama and John Munsey

1968 Co-founder of the Eventstructure Research Group (ERG) in Amsterdam with Theo Botschuijver and Sean Wellesley-Miller. Other persons associated with ERG included Hanni van de Dop, Lex de Groot, Robert Hahn, Klaas de Poel, Rob van de Poel, Kirsty Sorenson and Tjebbe van Tijen

1967 Co-founder of the Artist Placement Group (APG) in London with Stuart Brisley, Barry Flannagan, David Hall, John Latham, Ian Macdonald Monro and Barbara Steveni

1966 Participation in Sigma Projects, Amsterdam, Netherlands, with Pieter Boersma,Theo Botschuijver, Willem Breuker, John Latham, Nico Nijland, Graham Stevens and Tjebbe van Tijen

1965-1966 Studies in sculpture at the Accedemia di Belli Art di Brera, Milan, Italy and at St Martin's School of Art, London, UK

1962-1964 Studies in architecture and art history at the University of Melbourne, Australia

1944 Born in Melbourne, Australia