Malcolm Levy - Curriculum Vitae
Professional Work, Publication and Contributions to the field
Simon Fraser University - Professor - Centre for Digital Media (2012-Present)
International Symposium of Electronic Arts - Artistic Director (2015)
New Forms Festival - Artistic Director - (2001-2016)
Cultural Olympiad - Lead Curator - Digital Exhibition (2008-2010)
2010-2015 MA in Media Studies : The New School, New York, USA.
1996-1999 BA Honours Degree: Cultural Studies and Film: McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Current Research Interests Development of new tools with regard to Digital art practices focusing on interactivity, augmented reality, and mobile technologies.
Summit Artist Residency Series (2016) Powder Mountain, USA, April, 2016
International Symposium of Electronic Art (2015) Artistic Director, Vancouver, BC, August, 2016
Judisches Krankenhaus Berlin (2015) WAAP, Vancouver, BC, April 2015
Sao Paulo Graffiti (2015) Burrard Arts Foundation, Vancouver, BC, March 2015
Other Frames (2015) Transfer Gallery, New York, Brooklyn, New York, February 2015
Palm Islands (2014), Photo and Sound, Sharjah Art Park, Sharjah, UAE, November 2015
Future Cities Shanghai (2014), Lightbox, Gallery 295, Vancouver, Canada, March 2014
The Rize, (2014), Single Channel Video, Vancouver, Canada, October, 2014
Jüdisches Krankenhaus Berlin (2013), AV installation + Digital Photography, Supermarkt (Berlin), Illuminations of Wedding, January 2013
Where they stop and we Begin (2012) , AV installation + Digital Photography, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, February 2012
Street Language (2012), Interactive Installation, Nuit Blanche Toronto, October 2012 Play || Jazz, (2011), Interactive Installation, Vancouver Jazz Festival, July 2012
Passages, (2011) Other-Frames Video Installation, Transmission Festival, Victoria, Feb 2012
A Place to Reflect (2011), Installation, Illuminate Yaletown, Vancouver, Canada, Feb 2012
Contemporary Digital Gestural Practices (2008-2011) Other-Frames Sao Paulo, Shanghai, New York, Istanbul, Grimmuseum, Berlin, December 2011
A Place to Reflect, (2011), Installation, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto, Oct, 2011.
Water + Light, (2008-2010) Digital Photography, New Media Art Installation Grace Gallery, Vancouver, September 2011
Post-Photography (2008-2010) Digital Photography, New Media Art Installation Artwalk, Vancouver, January 2010
Virtual Workroom, Foliage (2007) Video Painting Installation Intermodem Festival, Debrecan Hungary, March 2010
Yinchang (2008-2009) Digital Photography, New Media Art Installation Fernfeld: Online Art Exhibition focusing on Nature and our surroundings: Dusseldorf, Germany, February 2009
Video Paintings (2006-2008) New Media Art Installation International New Images Art Festival. Hubei, China, August 2008
Video Synchronization Dance Lab (2006-2007) New Media Performance Visuals Media Residency @ the Scotia Bank Dance Centre (LINK Dance) Vancouver, B.C. Canada, July 2007
An Inconvenient Truth Remix (2006-2007) Online Scratch Video Installation Vancouver, B.C. Ecology in the Media, January 2007
Digital Quilt (2006-2008) Digital Art installation Vancouver, B.C. December 1, 2006
Inner Ecologies (2005-2006) Video Painting installation, New Media VIDFEST: Vancouver International Film Centre Vancouver B.C. 2006
Rebirth (2005-2006) Video Painting New Media Installation Festival de Nouveau Cinema Montreal, Quebec, 2006
Foliage/Firewater (2004-2006), Video Painting New Media Installation Next Wave Festival
Melbourne, Australia, March, 2006
GAB (2005), Audio/Video Installation w/ Emma Hendrix. SWARM Festival: Video In/Video Out: Vancouver, B.C. Canada. September, 2005
Firewater, 2005, Video Painting: Presentation Soundwave Festival, Uculet, B.C. Canada, 2005
The Fall (2002-2003) Visual New Media Performance Civilization Project, Vancouver, B.C. Canada. 2003
Time On It, (2002) Video Installation Vancouver, B.C. Canada,2002
Online Video Installation Work:
Gangsters: Malphunktion vs Konrad Black, 2004, Scratch Video Installation RevUsa Project: Online: Montreal/London Pirate Radio.tv, www.revusa.net, 2004
Race (2000-2003) Audio-Visual Installation 120 Seconds, CBC Radio 3 (2003)
Riding Lines (2000-2002) Audio-Visual Installation 120 Seconds, CBC Radio 3 (2002)
Versatile Times (2000-2002) Audio-Visual Installation 120 Seconds, CBC Radio 3 (2002)
Nucleus (2000-2001) Audio-Visual Installation 120 Seconds, CBC Radio 3 (2001)
ʻShambhalaʼ Full Length Documentary (2002–2008) Documentary Film (Director) Multi year project around the Shambhala Music Festival and the international electronic music scene. (2009) (Okanogan International Film Festival, Toronto Independent Film Festival, Seattle Independent Film Festival, CBC HD, NZTV)
ʻThe Road Less Traveledʼ 2004, short film Transmediale Festival (Salon): Berlin, Germany, (2004)
2000-2018: Curator and Director: New Forms Festival- International Festival of Media Art in Vancouver, B.C. Canada.
2013-2015: Artistic Director: International Symposium of Electronic Arts
2014: Light : An Exhibition on the History and Interactivity of Light : Science World, Vancouver, BC
2014: Evolution: An Exhibition on the History of Gaming
2011: Electric Speed: Urban Screens Exhibition, works by Melissa Mongiat & Mouna Andraos, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey BC, Canada
2011: MUTEK Festival: New Forms Showcase , Montreal, Canada
2011: Transmission Festival: New Forms of Interaction : Partnerships with the Canadian Film Centre (Tentacles, Virj, I think of Butterflies)
2010: Presentation: Digital Work and Telepresence in 2012 : Manchester, UK
2010: grunt gallery : Activating the Archives : Programming the creation of the grunt gallery Media Lab and Digital Archives
2008-2010: Curator: CODE Live– Cultural Olympiad 2010 : Vancouver, Canada (selected)
(Daan Roosegaarde, Wang Yuyang, Luc Courchesne, Oliver Laric, Don Ritter, Souns featuring Tanya Tagaq, George Legrady, Ken Rinaldo, Artificiel, Geoffrey Shea, Ontario, Raquel Kogan, Society of Art and Technology, Reactable Systems, Ian Birse and Laura Kavanaugh, James Phillips with Analogue Nostalgia, Scenoscome, eatART, B.C., *glisten)HIVE: Julie Andreyev, Jer Thorp, M. Simon Levin and ECU Students, Ralph Borland and Julian Jonker, Faisal Anwar, Canada / Pakistan , Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Valerie Lamontagne, Quebec, Joanna Berzowska, Sara Diamond, Suzi Webster, Techla Schiporst, Ranjit Makkuni, David Rokeby, Srinivas Krishna, Alex Beim, Rafael Lozano Hemmer, Neografik)
2008: Lead Curator: Canadian Works: International New Images Art Festival. 809 International Artist Residencies : Hubei, China
(Ed Jordan, Derek von Essen, Jim Bell, Jim Bizzochi, Judson Wright, Marie-Helene Parant, Napoleon Brousseau, Yung Chang, Roberto Santaguida, Ying Yang)
2008: Programming Committee: International Cities of Advanced Sound (ICAS) HYPERLINK "http://www.icas.us" www.icas.us
2007-2008: Community Engagement Director: Mobile MUSE 3
2006: Re/Degeneration: Video Painting Installation VIDFEST 06: Emily Carr Institute for Art and Design: Vancouver, B.C. Canada
2005: Inner Ecologies: Film Presentation (Curatorial) and Discussion Sarai Media Institute: New Delhi, India
2005: Landscapes: Film Presentation and Curated Performance Vidfest: Vancouver, B.C. Canada.
2004 : Speak and Spell : Media Installation: MUTEK Festival: Montreal, Quebec. Canada.
1999: Methexis: Audio/Poetry Presentation World Beat Centre: Montreal, PQ.
Conference / Panel
2011: ISEA, The Big Bang of Electronic Art, panelist/presenter, Istanbul, Turkey
2010: Canada Council Panel: International Audience Development of Canadian Media Art
2009: Panel: North American Electronic Culture: MUTEK Festival: Montreal, Canada w/ Patti Shmiddt, Alain Mongeau, Sean Horton, Kate Lesta and Tana Sprague.
2009: Panel: Support Structures for Independent Culture – Club Transmediale: Berlin, Germany
w/ Adrienne Goehler [DE] / Inke Arns [DE] / Leo Findeisen [AT] / Lizvlx [AT] /Kuba Szreder [PL] / Volker Grassmuck [DE] /Moderation: Drew Hemment [UK]
2007: Presentation: Narrative in Malawi: Museum of Anthropology. Vancouver, Canada.
2006: Panel/The State of International Festivals MUTEK: Montreal, PQ, Canada
2014: Genealogies of the New Aesthetic (Paglen) (Written in collaboration with Christiane Paul.
2011: Media Art: China and Canada (Written for the Canada Council for the Arts) 2010: CODE Live: Bridging (Cultural Olympiad Digital Edition)
2010: Horizon Zero: BRIDGE (Banff New Media Institute) Editor in Chief: Sara Diamond, Editorial Committee: Rae Hull, Susan Kennard, Malcolm Levy
2007: Wired Magazine/Assignment Zero: Feature Interview on Angelo Sotira of Deviant Art. Feature Interview on Chris Messina (Founder of Barcamp) on Crowdsourcing.
2000 –2005: Co-Founder and Editor of Capital Magazine. A print and online magazine focused on international arts and culture from a Canadian Perspective. www.capitalmag.com
CBC Radio 3 - Content Producer - (2001-2005)