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Joel Slayton

Leonardo Book Series Advisory Board member

Joel Slayton
CADRE Institute (SJSU)
School of Art and Design
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95128
Tel: (408) 924-4368
Email: joel@well.com

Joel Slayton is an artist, writer and theoretician. He is currently Professor of Digital Media Art at San Jose State University, where he serves as Director of the CADRE Institute, an interdisciplinary academic research center. Mr. Slayton is the Executive Editor of SWITCH, the CADRE Institute on-line journal of critical and theoretical discourse. He is also President of C5, a research corporation specializing in theoretical models, analysis and tactical implementations of information technology. C5 is both a corporation and artwork. Slayton was an original member of the Visible Language Workshop at MIT; his media installations, performances and print works featured in over 100 exhibitions internationally and in more than 50 publications. Slayton has worked with many Silicon Valley computer corporations including Silicon Graphics, Apple Computer and the Nasa Ames Research Center. He was selected for participation in the PAIR program at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (Xerox PARC) and is an NEA project grant recipient.

Updated 2005