Jacob Ciocci

Assistant Professor // Animation, Multimedia, Theory
School of Cinematic Arts
Jacob Ciocci

Bio and Research Information

Jacob Ciocci (b. 1977, Lexington, KY) is a multimedia artist and musician. Ciocci is a founding member of the influential art collective Paper Rad whose work in the field of net.art––one of contemporary arts' recent movements of the true avant-garde––helped ignite the genre, and is considered formative to a generation of younger artists whose works deals with the digital. He is also a co-founder of the long running electronic music and performance group, Extreme Animals (see Spotify!). Ciocci has had solo exhibitions with Foxy Productions, New York; Interstate Projects, New York; Anthology Film Archives, New York; Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto; and And/Or Gallery, Los Angeles. He has exhibited and performed at a range of venues, including MOMA, the New Museum, and the Tate Britain. Ciocci is also one of the first Google Image results for the phrase "making friends with computers".

Research Area

Animation, Multimedia, Theory

Specific Research Area

Experimental Animation, Moving Images in Contemporary Fine Art, Internet Art, Experimental Soundtracks, History of Media Art

Schedule for Winter 2017-2018

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