Professor, Media Arts and Technology Program, and Art Dept., UC Santa Barbara
George Legrady is Professor of Interactive Media at the UCSB. He holds a joint appointment in the Media Arts and Technology Graduate Program, and the Department of Art. His current research addresses data collection, data processing methodologies, and data visualization presented simultaneously in interactive installations and the internet. His three active projects are Pockets Full of Memories, which consists of the public contributing to a database data that is visually organized by the Kohonen self-organizing mapping algorithm in a 2Dimensional map; Making Visible the Invisible, a project that analyzes and visually maps daily changes in what the public is reading, tracked through the circulation of books going in and out of the Seattle Public Library; and Global Collaborative Visual Mapping Archive (GCVMA), which addresses methods of wireless cellular technological telecommunications devices, methods of data assembly, and the visual interface by which the images and their data are to be accessed and interacted with. He is Co-Principal Investigator of the National Science Foundation’s Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Interactive Digital Multimedia (IDM) Program at UCSB.
Links: George Legrady Studio | Pockets Full of Memories | Making Visible the Invisible
George Legrady: From Analogue to Digital, Photography and Interactive Media, George Legrady, Jean Gagnon, Pierre Dessureault, National Gallery of Canada Distribution: Printed Matter, NYC; MOCA, Los Angeles; Amazon.com