Marko Peljhan


Interdisciplinary Studies: Art, Science, Technology, Performance, Digital Media and Space Art , (100% Art, temporarily 75% Art, 25% MAT)

Professor Peljhan holds joint appointments with the Department of Art and the Media Arts & Technology graduate program at the University of California Santa Barbara and was appointed as Co-Director of the UC Institute for Research in the Arts in 2009, where he is coordinating the art/science Integrative Methodologies Initiative. Collaborating with Matthew Biederman, Peljhan is also currently coordinating the Arctic Perspective Initiative art/science/tactical media project, focused on the global significance of the Arctic geopolitical, natural and cultural spheres. His work was exhibited internationally at multiple biennales and festivals (Venice, Gwangju, Brussels, Manifesta, Johannesburg, Istanbul), at the Documenta X in Kassel, several ISEA exhibitions, several Ars Electronica presentations and major museums, such as the P.S.1 MOMA, New Museum of Contemporary Art, ICC NTT Tokyo, YCAM Yamaguchi and others. From 2009 on, he is the one of the series editors of the Arctic Perspective Cahiers series (Hatje Cantz).