Sharon Daniel is a video artist specializing in interactive video sculpture.
Her previous collaboration with Tod Machover, VALIS SONG, a multi-channel
video and sound installation, was presented at The Kitchen in New York in
April, 1993. Sharon's video, "Narrative Contingencies", was recently on
exhibition in "The Computer in the Studio" at the Decordova Museum and
Sculpture Park in Lincoln, MA. "Narrative Contingencies" was also screened
in Chicago, Ill. at the Women in the Directors Chair 1995 International
Film and Video Festival. "Eugellionne: the body of the possible", a dance and
video performance presented in Boston in November 1995 was supported by a
grant from The Polaroid Corporation. An interactive CD ROM version of this
performance, "The Body of The Possible," will be completed in 1997.
Sharon's designs for "ALIVE, Dreams and Illusions", a hardware-free virtual
environment for networked participants and artificially intelligent autonomous
agents was presented in Los Angeles at SIGGRAPH '95. Her interactive video
sculpture, Strange Attraction: Non-logical Phase-lock over Space-like
Intervals, was presented at M.I.T.'s Center for Advanced Visual Studies
(CAVS) in January, 1993 and published in Technology Review.
Sharon will begin her Assistant Professorship at the University of California,
Santa Cruz in 1996. She was formerly a Lecturer in Video Art for Rhode Island
School of Design and the Visual Arts Program at MIT, and a visiting artist at
St. Martin's School of Art in London. Sharon holds a Bachelor of Music Degree
from Baylor University, a Master of Music Degree in opera production and
direction from the University of Texas, and a Master of Fine Arts Degree from
the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.