RISEBA University, Latvia, ThoughtWorks Arts, New York
Dr. Ellen Pearlman is a new media artist, curator writer and critic. A Fulbright World Learning Specialist in Art, New Media and Technology, she received a prestigious European Union Vertigo STARTS Laureate Award to develop her new AI Brain Opera, based on the work of her first brain Opera “Noor”, an interactive immersive performance in a 360° theater. Ellen is on faculty at Parsons/New School University, Senior Assistant Research Professor at RISEBA University in Riga, Latvia, and a contributing editor to Performance Arts Journal (MIT Press). She is also President of Art-A-Hack™ and Director of the Volumetric Society of New York.