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Curt Cloninger is a writer, artist, and Associate Professor of New Media at the University of North Carolina Asheville. He has been published on a wide range of topics, including new media and internet art, installation and performance art, experimental graphic design, popular music, network culture, andÂ continental philosophy.Â Recent topics have included glitch art, the "new aesthetic," electronic voice phenomenon, bodily affect, object oriented ontology, process philosophy, and artistic lying. His articles have appeared in Intelligent Agent, Mute, Paste, Tekka, Rhizome Digest, A List Apart, and on ABC World News.
His own art uses an array of media combinations to undermine language as a system of meaningÂ in order to reveal it as an embodied force in the world. His art work has been featured in the New York Times and at festivals and galleries from Korea to Brazil. Exhibition venues includeÂ Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), Granoff Center for The Creative Arts (Brown University), Digital Art Museum [DAM] (Berlin), Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (Chicago), BlackÂ Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, and the internet. He is the recipient of several grants and awards, most recently a grant from National Endowment for the Arts (via Turbulence.org).