Media artist & Designer
Geoffrey Bell is a new media scholar, artist and designer who combines emerging technologies with traditional media. Bell’s work has been presented at Eyebeam Museum of Art and Technology, Bap Lab Festival in New York City, The DC Arts Center in Washington D.C, South Korea, Shanghai and various festivals and group shows in Europe and Asia. His artistic projects include multimedia theatrical productions, interactive video installation and experimental animation. As a designer, he has worked for a variety of clients including MTV.com, Internationally acclaimed cartoonist Ted Rall, and various NYC entrepreneurs. Bell holds a BFA in Fine Arts from The University of Michigan and an MFA from The University of Maryland Baltimore County. He earned his Ph.D. in 2012 at The European Graduate School and completed his first book, On Techne of Authority: Political Economy in a Digital Age, which was published by Atropos Press (New York, Dresden) in 2014. He is currently Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New York Institute of Technology in Nanjing, China and continues to be a pioneer in global higher education.
"Currently, I build custom-made holographic media devices that create haptic blendings of light and perception"