, currently based: New York, US
Affiliated institution: The New School, New Nork / Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Christiane Paul is Associate Prof. at the School of Media Studies, The New School, and Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has written extensively on new media arts and lectured internationally on art and technology. Her recent books are Context Providers – Conditions of Meaning in Media Arts (Intellect, 2011; Chinese edition, Beijing Beepub Media & Culture Publishing Co., 2012), co-edited with Margot Lovejoy and Victoria Vesna; New Media in the White Cube and Beyond (UC Press, 2008); and Digital Art (Thames and Hudson 2003 / 2008 / 2014). As Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art, she curated several exhibitions—including Cory Arcangel: Pro Tools (2011), Profiling (2007), Data Dynamics (2001) and the net art selection for the 2002 Whitney Biennial—as well as artport, the Whitney Museum’s website devoted to Internet art. Other recent curatorial work includes The Public Private (Kellen Gallery, The New School, Feb. 7 - April 17, 2013), Eduardo Kac: Biotopes, Lagoglyphs and Transgenic Works (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2010); Biennale Quadrilaterale (Rijeka, Croatia, 2009-10); Feedforward - The Angel of History (co-curated with Steve Dietz; Laboral Center for Art and Industrial Creation, Gijon, Spain, Oct. 2009); INDAF Digital Art Festival (Incheon, Korea, Aug. 2009); and Scalable Relations (Beall Center for Art and Technology, Irvine, CA; as well as galleries at UCSD, UCLA and UCSB, 2008-09). Dr. Paul has previously taught in the MFA computer arts department at the School of Visual Arts in New York (1999-2008); the Digital+Media Department of the Rhode Island School of Design (2005-08); the San Francisco Art Institute and the Center of New Media at the University of California at Berkeley (2008).
Christiane Paul and Margot Lovejoy and Victoria Vesna. Context Providers. Conditions of Meaning in Media Arts. Bristol: Intellect Ltd., 2011.
Paul, Christiane. Digital Art. World of Art Series, New York: Thames and Hudson Ltd., 2008.
Christiane Paul. New Media in the White Cube and Beyond - Curatorial Models for Digital Art. Berkeley, CA: UC Press, 2008.
Christiane Paul. »Expanding Cinema: The Moving Image in Digital Art.« In Film and Video Art, edited by Stuart Comer. London: Tate Publishing, 2008.
Christiane Paul. »Digital Art / Public Art: Governance and Agency in the Networked Commons.« In Interface Cultures - Artistic Aspects of Interaction, edited by Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignoneau and Dorothee King. Vienna/London: Springer Verlag, 2008.
Paul, Christiane. »CODeDOC II: curator's statement.« http://www.aec.at/CODeDOCII.
Paul, Christiane. »Renderings of Digital Art Vectors: Digital Art of Our Time.« Leonardo 35, no. 5 (2002): 471-474 and 476-484.
Paul, Christiane. »Time Capsule.« Intelligent Agent 2, no. 2 (1998): 4-13.