online portfolio: http://GARhodes.com
PhD, Programme in Communication & Culture, York University, Toronto (2010)State University of New York at Buffalo, Master of Fine Arts, 2002-05
TEACHING / RESEARCH>
Assistant Professor, School of Film & Animation, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Fulbright Scholar and Researcher, The Future Cinema Lab, York University, Toronto.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS>
Mediations biennale; Poland 2010.
Beyond/In WNY biennale; NY 2010.
Tribeca Film Festival, world feature competition; NYC 2010.
European Media Arts Festival exhibtion; Germany 2010.
Abandon Normal Devices Festival; United Kingdom 2010.
Arlington Arts Center, group exhibition; 2010
Media Art Friesland; 2010
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, with Insoon Ha, Toronto, 2009.
International Society for Electronic Arts, Juried exhibition, Belfast, 2009.
Burchfield Penny Arts Center, opening ceremonies, 2009.
Big Orbit Gallery, Solo exhibition, September 2008.
Mudima - Fondazione per l?Art Contemporanea, Group exhibition, Rome, 2007.
Split International Film Festival, Croatia, 2007
Moscow International Film Festival, 2007
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck, Germany, 2007
Chelsea Art Museum, Perpetual Art Machine special selection, 2007.
Rochester Contemporary Art Gallery, solo screening exhibition, 2006.
Albright Knox Art Gallery, solo screening exhibition, 2006.
Syracuse International Film Festival, NY, 2005.
International Surrealist Film Festival, New York 2004.
Images Festival, Toronto, 2004.
PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS>
International Symposium on Electronic Art, paper: " Approaching a
Material for Expression in the Aesthetics of New Media"; National
University of Singapore 2008.
International Symposium on Electronic Art, artist's presentation: "52
Card Psycho - Re-Imagining Cinema"; National University of Singapore
Politics: Web 2.0: an international conference, paper: "Selfploitation:
participatory pornography in web 2.0"; University of London, 2008
Latitude Fifty3, journal article: "Roses and Easier Flowers:
contemporary makeover culture", vol. 8: 3, 2007.
Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts conference 2006, NYC,
presenter: Made Over in America: Cosmetic Surgery, New Media, and
Celebrity - 11/2006
Albright Knox Art Galley, Buffalo, NY, screening and ¡®slide talk¡¯ -
University Southern California, screening & panel discussion of
documentary film work-in-progress, Made Over In America: contemporary
surgical beauty culture - 10/2006
Interval (2): film can help us think though, conference 2006, The Slade
Research Center, London, presenter of video essay: Metonymy and
publication (artist review in catalogue): "I look and I choose,"
co-authored with Prof. Bernadette Wegenstein, in Gabi Trinkaus "Works,"
Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna. 2006.
Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference 2006, panelist
presenting on: "The Flesh Image: Plastic Surgery and the Body as
Interface to the Image"
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts conference 2005, panelist
presenting on: "Reality Television's Extreme Makeover and the Beauty
Interval (1): film can help us think through, conference, SUNY Buffalo,
screening presenter, moderator¡ª11/05
Metonymy and Multichannel, an analysis of split screen and
multi-windowed media environments in terms of image semiotics, and
multiplicities of durations: dissertation for Masters of Fine Arts,
SUNY Buffalo - 6/05
War and Media conference, SUNY Buffalo, performer/presenter¡ª11/03
New York Endowment for the Humanities, Lead Investigator, The New Wave of Chinese Cinema; 2010
Applied Humanities Research Council; Film Production Award; 2008
Bronze Award, 2008 Health and Science Communications Association Media Festival
Princess Grace Foundation, USA, Special Projects Award - 08
Canada Media Research Consortium Small Research Grants, 2008.
Niagara Council for the Arts/ Carnegie Arts Center Video re-Grant - 2004 and 2007
Interdisciplinary Research and Creative Activities Fund; Film Production Award; 2005.
Fulbright Scholar Award, Canada - 05-06
"Best Photography," Jutro Filmu film festival, Warsaw, Poland, 2005.
Princess Grace Foundation, Film Production Award, 2004.