Teri Rueb

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  • State University of New York, Buffalo, Professor


  • Buffalo, New York, United States of America



  • Teri Rueb is professor of media study at the University at Buffalo (SUNY), where she is founder and director of the Open Air Institute, a platform for connecting field-based learning and collaborative partnerships at the intersection of landscape, technology, media art, and design. She served as founding faculty and later department head of the graduate Digital + Media Department at the Rhode Island School of Design from 2004 to 2009. She earned her doctorate at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where her dissertation addressed constructions of wilderness and subjectivity in what she calls “network landscapes.” She has created GPS-based interactive sound, land, and environmental art since 1996 and has been funded by the Banff Center, Edith Russ Site, Klangpol, LEF Foundation, Turbulence.org, and Artslink. She presented work in the SIGGRAPH Art Gallery in 2002. Her project Core Sample received a Prix Ars Electronica Award of Distinction in 2008.

    2002 Bio
    Teri Rueb is an artist whose practice blends traditional and new media in large-scale interactive installations. Her work explores the relationship between technology and culture with an emphasis on issues of time, memory, and the body. She lectures, exhibits, and publishes widely in international venues including CAiiA Consciousness Reframed (Australia, 2002), ISEA (Paris, 2000), The Banff Centre for the Arts, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Bell Laboratories, Interval Research, and the German National Institute for Research on Information Technology. In 1999 she launched Trace along a network of hiking trails in British Columbia, Canada with the support of the Banff Centre for the Arts.

    Her work has been reviewed and written about in a variety of publications including I.D. Mag azine, Interactivity Mag azine, and Information Arts: Intersections of Art, Science, and Technology, edited by Stephen Wilson (MIT Press 2001). She is a recipient of numerous grants and fellowships for research in art and technology. Rueb is Assistant Professor of Visual Art at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

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