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Professor Dennis Del Favero, Scientia Professor

Professor Dennis Del Favero Scientia Professor

Biography

Scientia Professor Dennis Del Favero is the Director of the acclaimed iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research and Deputy Director of the National Insittute of Experimental Arts (NIEA). He is an ARC Australian Professorial Fellow at UNSW Art & Design and UNSW Engineering, and holds prestigious visiting professorships at a variety of international universities. 

Del Favero is engaged in interdisciplinary art and science research projects that use digital media to aesthetically explore the dynamic relationship between human and non-human systems through the experimental reformulation of animal, atmospheric and landscape imaging. His work has involved collaboration with a series of leading institutions and researchers across a variety of fields. Previous and current partners include the ARC Centre of Excellence for Autonomous Systems, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science, SBS Online Television, Museum Victoria, ZKM Centre for Art and Media Germany, City University Hong Kong and the University of Pittsburgh. Del Favero has held numerous solo exhibitions at highly regarded international institutions including the Sprengel Museum Hannover, ViaFarini Milan and Neue Galerie Graz. He has also participated in major group exhibitions including Battle of the Nations War Memorial, Leipzig (joint project with Jenny Holzer), Biennial of Seville, and the International Film Festival Amsterdam. Del Favero's work is represented by Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich; Marion Scharmann, Cologne; and Boutwell Draper, Sydney. 

Del Favero is editor of the ZKM Digital Arts Edition series published by Hatje Cantz. He is currently a member of the Australian Research Council ERA panel for the Humanities and the Creative Arts, and sits on Australia Council Visual Arts Board.

 

Current appointment(s)

Director, iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research, UNSW Art & Design
Deputy Director, National Institute for Experimental Arts (NIEA), UNSW Art & Design
ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Art & Design/Faculty of Engineering, UNSW
Visiting Professorial Fellow, ZKM/Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
Visiting Professorial Fellow, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
Visiting Professor, IUAV University of Venice, Italy