Jaime Austin is the curator and director of programs for ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network. In her role as the lead curator of the 2012 ZERO1 Biennial she determined the Biennial theme, curated the Biennial’s Public Art and Performance programs, selected the curatorial team, and worked with more than 40 cultural partners to expand the Biennial’s footprint throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Jaime was the assistant curator of the 2010 ZERO1 Biennial and co-curated the Biennial’s central exhibition Out of the Garage Into the World. She grew up in Silicon Valley, and her background represents the multi-disciplinary nature of the region. Before shifting her focus to the arts full time, Jaime held product development and marketing positions in the tech industry at companies such as Macromedia and Adobe. Jaime received her M.A. in curatorial practice from California College of the Arts and holds joint bachelor’s degrees in art history and computer information systems from Santa Clara University.
SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER, 2012
2012 BIENNIAL CURATORS
Dooeun Choi, the former creative director of Art Center Nabi (Seoul, Korea), started working as an independent curator in 2012. Her current projects include Mediacity Seoul 2012 (Seoul, Korea) and the 2012 ZERO1 Biennial. Since 2011, she has been a visiting scholar at Parsons The New School for Design (New York) and has run the project, Butterfly Effect: Digital Art & Archiving, based on cross-cultural views. Since 2003, she has curated numerous international media art exhibitions. She was appointed as the artistic director of the Uijeongbu International Digital Art Festival (Uijeongbu, Korea). She has also curated exhibitions in Kyoto, Beijing, Madrid, Geneva, Enghien-les-Bains (France) and many other cities across Korea. Since 2004, her ongoing interests include urban screen art projects such as COMO and Come Join Us, Mr. Orwell! in Korea, Australia, the U.S. and U.K.
Gisela Domschke is a Brazilian media artist and curator. She was a former lecturer in the MA interactive media program at Goldsmiths, University of London. She founded and managed the media lab of the Museu da Imagem e do Som in São Paulo, where she was responsible for events, workshops, artistic residencies and partnerships with international institutions. She has collaborated with several cultural organizations and published a number of media magazines and catalogs. Her artwork has been exhibited in the Whitney Biennial (New York), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), ICA (London), Johnson Museum of Art (Ithaca, New York), Centre d’ Art Contemporain (Geneva) and São Paulo Biennial (Brazil(. She is currently a lecturer at FAAP, Belas Artes, Instituto de Artes Interativas and Escola São Paulo. She co-founded and coordinates the Labmovel programme in São Paulo, BR.
Michelle Kasprzak is a Canadian curator and writer based in Amsterdam. She is a curator at V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media and the Dutch Electronic Art Festival (DEAF). She has appeared in Wired UK, on radio and TV broadcasts by the BBC and CBC, and lectured at PICNIC. In 2006, she founded curating.info, the Web’s leading resource for curators. She has written critical essays for C Magazine, Volume, Spacing, Mute, and many other media outlets. She is a member of IKT (International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art).
Regina Möller is a German artist and writer based in Berlin. She studied art history, art education, and history of the Middle Ages, and received her M.A. from the Faculty of Philosophy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich. Her work and position is cross-disciplinary—she addresses topics within a wide range of media formats—and her projects have been shown internationally. In 1994, she founded the magazine regina and the art label embodiment. More recently she has focused on artistic research. She has been lecturing and teaching at international academies and universities. From 2006 through 2008 she was a visiting associate professor in the visual arts program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Since 2009, she is a professor at Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)