YZO Board of Directors
Nina Czegledy, media artist, curator and writer, has initiated collaborative international projects, produced digital works and has lead and participated in workshops, forums and festivals. Resonance, Digitized Bodies and the Aurora projects reflect her art and science and technology interest. Czegledy curated media programs shown in over 34 countries, initiated Points of Entry, an Australian/New Zealand digital arts collaboration. Her academic lectures lead to numerous publications in books and journals. Czegledy is the president of Critical Media, curator for Circuit4.ca culturbase, member of the LEAuthors and Leonardo SpaceArt Network. An Advisor to UNESCO DigiArts Portal’s African Network, Czegledy is a member of Unesco’s Arab States DigiArts group as well as Leonardo”s Yasmin group. Nina Czegledy is the current Chair of the Inter Society for the Electronic Arts (ISEA).
The recipient of the 2000 Toronto Arts Award for film/video and the 2007 Bell Award in Video Art, John Greyson is a filmmaker, video artist, writer, activist and educator whose productions have won accolades at festivals throughout the world. He is a co-investigator on York’s Future Cinema Lab, a joint research project with Film Professors Janine Marchessault and Caitlin Fisher. Supported by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, the Future Cinema Lab is a state-of-the-art media research facility into new digital storytelling techniques and how these can critically transform a diverse array of state-of-the-art screens.
Jim Ruxton is a founder and director of SubtleTechnologies an organization that creates links between artists and scientists with events throughout the year and during its annual SubtleTechnologies Festival. He recently started teaching hybrid media at OCAD University and organizes the Toronto Art Science Salon with physicist Stephen Morris. Jim is also the inventor of ColorWave, a new lighting technology that is revolutionizing the decorative lighting industry.