Chronus Art Center is pleased to announce the completion of the Jeffrey Shaw Compenduim 1966-2015 which includes works and writings produced over almost half a century by the internationally renowned media artist Jeffrey Shaw. This monograph was delivered upon Jeffrey Shaw’s reception of the Prix Ars Electronica 2015. The Prix Ars Electronica is one of the most important yearly prizes in the field of electronic and interactive art, computer animation, digital culture and music. It has been awarded since 1987 by Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria).
Jeffrey Shaw was featured in the Jeffrey Shaw and Hu Jieming Twofold Exhibition held in 2014 at Chronus Art Center. He has been a leading figure in New Media Art since its earliest public-participation and expanded cinema paradigms in the late 60’s. His critically acclaimed art works have been exhibited at major museum and festivals throughout the world where he has pioneered and set benchmarks for the creative use of Interactive digital media technologies in the fields of expanded cinema, virtual and augmented reality, immersive visualization environments, navigable cinematic systems and interactive narrative.
As the Founding Director of the ZKM Institute for Visual Media and the UNSW iCinema Research Centre, and as Dean of the CityU School of Creative Media, Shaw has had a profound impact on the practices of new media in contemporary art.