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Elaine Gan

Ph.D in Film and Digital Media, 2016
Faculty Fellow at the Center for Experimental Humanities at New York University
Dissertation Title: Time Machines: Making and Unmaking Rice
Ph.D in Film and Digital Media, 2016
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Elaine plays at the intersection of digital media, environmental anthropology, and feminist science studies to explore new ways of sensing and mapping time. In her art practice and doctoral research, Elaine looks at technologies through which different modes of encounter and coordination emerge between species, machines, and environments. Her dissertation research focused on the miracle rices of the green revolution in Southeast Asia.

Education and Training: 
Ph.D. UC Santa Cruz, Film and Digital Media
ISP, Whitney Museum of Art
MFA UC Santa Cruz, Digital Arts/New Media
BA Architecture, Wellesley College
Elaine Gan is an artist-scholar who combines theory, research, and creative practice, and engages with the fields of digital humanities, visual arts, science & technology studies, and environmental anthropology.