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BA, University of Florida, 1985
MFA, Brown University, 1997

Mark Amerika

Professor of Distinction, Digital Arts, IMAP

Founding Director, Doctoral Program in Intermedia Art, Writing and Performance

Mark Amerika has exhibited his artwork in many venues including the Whitney Biennial, the Walker Art Center, the Denver Art Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, the Biennale de Montréal, and the American Museum of the Moving Image. His comprehensive mid-career retrospective took place at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, Greece. His feature-length film, Immobilité, is generally considered the first art film ever shot on a mobile phone. A cult novelist, media theorist, web publisher, and live audio/visual artist who has performed internationally, Amerika is the author of many books of fiction and nonfiction including META/DATA: A Digital Poetics (The MIT Press), remixthebook (University of Minnesota Press) and remixthecontext (Routledge). In 2017, Amerika was appointed a Professor of Distinction.

More information can be found at his website,

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