Speaker: Jon Winet
April 11-14, 2007
San Francisco, California

Speakers: Biography

Jon Winet

Writing University Experimental Wing Director
University of Iowa
School of Art & Art History
ABW 150 Art Building
The University of Iowa
Iowa City IA
52242 USA

Jon Winet is an artist, researcher and teacher. He heads the Intermedia program in the School of Art & Art History at The University of Iowa. In August 2006, he launched "Zero One to the Globe – The World to San Jose," a SMS|MMS project for mobile devices as part of "ZeroOne San Jose: A Global Festival of Art on the Edge & the Thirteenth International Symposium of Electronic Art. Earlier in the summer he completed work on "Goal 2006!," an international project on the FIFA soccer World Cup in the era of globalization. He is currently in pre-production on "The Electoral College," a media project exploring the 2008 U.S. presidential election and democratic practice in America.

Jon will present Science Mobilized: Bringing Up-To-The-Minute Headlines Into The Museum and Back Out Again: The Times Square of Science and Technology. [Paper]