Grant D. Taylor
Associate Professor of Art History
B.F.A., Honors, University of Western Australia, 2000; Ph.D., 2005
"Routing Mondrian: The A. Michael Noll Experiment," in Media-N (Journal of the New Media Caucus), ed. Joshua Rosenstock, Fall Edition, 2012.
“The Soulless Usurper: Reception and Criticism of Early Computer Art,” in Mainframe Experimentalism: Early Digital Computing in the Experimental Arts, eds.Hannah Higgins and Douglas Kahn, The University of California Press, 2012.
“Humanizing the Machine: Women Artists and the Shifting Praxis and Criticism in Computer Art,” in The Journal of the International Digital Media and Arts Association, Vol. 4, No 2, 2007.
“The Obscured Ideologies of Artificial Life,” in The Aesthetics of Care?, ed. Oron Catts, SymbioticA Press, Perth, Western Australia, 2004.
“Phantoms in the Corridor: Portal Systems in the Digital Mind”, (Co-authored with Nick Lowe) in Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2002.
SELECTED CONFERENCE PAPERS:
Creativity, Inquiry, and Discovery: Undergraduate Research In and Across the Disciplines, AACU, Durham, North Carollina. Paper: “Undergraduate Research in the Liberal Arts” (co-authored, Diana Johnson), 2010
Computer Art Congress 2008, Mexico City, Mexico. Paper: “Attacking Computer Art: Politics Surrounding the Emergence of Computerized Art,” (paper published in proceedings), 2008.
International Digital Media and Arts Association, San Diego, CA. Paper: “Naturalizing the Machine: Woman Artists and changing Praxis and Criticism,” 2007.
International Digital Media and Arts Association, San Diego, California. Moderator and Presenter: “Are We There Yet? The Past and Future of Interdisciplinary Programs," 2007.
SWTX PCA/ACA Conference,“Gender and Computer Art,"Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2007.
Media Histories, Banff, Canada. Paper: “How Anti-Computer Sentiment Shaped Early Computer Art, ”2006.
AAANZ Conference, Sydney. Paper: “Evolutionism and its Mutant Monsters: Darwinian Tropes in the Art of William Latham," 2004.
Consciousness Reframed: The Fourth International CAIIA-STAR Conference, Joint Paper with Nick Lowe: “Phantoms in the Corridor: Portal Systems in the Digital Mind,” 2002.
The Edge of Reality, The Australian International Documentary Conference, Perth. Paper: “A Critical Analyses of Visuality in the Film Truman Show," 2001
Undisciplined Thoughts, Humanities Postgraduate Research Conference, Perth. Paper: “Virtuality from the Picture to the Portal: Uncovering Platonism in Contemporary Representation,” 2001.