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CAREER SUMMARY:

Philip Mallory Jones has worked with video, audio, film, photography, and writing for artistic, commercial, and scholarly endeavors since 1969, and has incorporated digital media since 1990. His current work includes designing new forms of immersive experience and learning environments using video game engines, synthetic worlds, stage performance, and augmented reality.

Mr. Jones is co-founder and Creative Director for Alchemy Media Publishing, Inc., Atlanta, GA and Chicago, IL. (2002 – present). His most recent academic position was Resident Artist at the Aesthetic Technologies Lab, College of Fine Arts, The Ohio University (2006 – 2010).

Mr. Jones was co-founder and Director of Ithaca Video Projects (1971-85), one of the pioneering media arts centers, and Director/Curator of the Annual Ithaca Video Festival (1974-83), the first juried touring collection of video art.

His work has been broadcast and exhibited in North America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, Japan, Singapore, and Australia. In 1989, he was Curator of ICONO NEGRO: The Black Aesthetic In Video Art, at the Long Beach Museum of Art. In 2001, he received the National Black Programming Consortium “Prized Pieces” award for The Negro Ensemble Company interactive CD-ROM. In 2002, Mr. Jones received the Arizona Governor’s Award in the Arts, for his digital paintings. Mr. Jones has been an invited presenter at the International Film Seminars’ Flaherty Conference in 2001, 1989, and 1986. He has been an invited presenter at The National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA, in 2014, 2002, 2000, and 1990. His major museum exhibitions include The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, and The Brooklyn Museum of Art.

Mr. Jones’ work has been supported by the College of Fine Arts, and the Russ College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, The Ohio University (2006 -10); Rockefeller International Media Arts Fellowship (2004, 1995); Arizona Commission on the Arts (2002); Columbia College at Chicago (2001); Arizona State University Public Events (1998); National Black Programming Consortium (1994); Independent Television Service (1993,1981); Ford Foundation (1993); National Endowment for the Arts (1992); New York State Council on the Arts (1991); Whitney Museum of American Art (1991); American Center in Paris (1991); Bohen Foundation (1991); Western States Regional Media Arts Fellowship (1991); Smithsonian Institution Experimental Gallery (1991); Television Laboratory at WNET/13 (1979,1975); Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1979); American Film Institute (1976); National Endowment for the Arts (1973–1984); New York State Council on the Arts (1972–1984); Creative Artists Public Service Program (1972, 1974).

Mr. Jones has engaged in developing online curriculum for The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Arizona State Department of Education, and other agencies. He has been commissioned to create 3D architectural and terrain visualizations for The Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission, Chicago, IL, and commercial clients.

Mr. Jones’ art portfolio includes computer game designs, theatrical projection designs, a limited edition book of poetry and photo-collage, film animations, broadcast video, interactive digital disc-based works, multimedia installations and performances. Mr. Jones has also published fiction and essays, created sculptures in acrylic plastics and airborne kinetic forms (kites), and studied drumming as ritual practice.

Mr. Jones’ academic credentials include the MFA in Creative Writing from Cornell University (1971), and the BA (English Composition) from Beloit College (1969).

His previous academic appointments include Resident Artist in The Aesthetic Technologies Lab, College of Fine Arts, The Ohio University (2006-10); the Batza Distinguished Scholar in Art and Art History, Colgate University, 2002-03; Resident Artist at the Institute For Studies In The Arts, and Senior Lecturer, College of Fine Arts, Arizona State University (1991-2000); and Assistant Professor on the Film/Television faculties of the State University of New York at Fredonia (1990-91), Howard University (1987-1989), and Ithaca College (1984-1987).

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MEDIA ART PORTFOLIO:

2015    Dateline: Bronzeville, computer game design, and direction (work-in-progress)

2015    The Vo-Du Macbeth, theatrical projection design for dance/music/media performance. Premiere at Essence Jazz Festival, New Orleans, LA, July, 2015

2014    Doxology Ringshout, theatrical projection design for dance/music/media performance. Premiere at National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA, September, 2014

2012-  Time Machine: Bronzeville & The Chicago Renaissance, augmented reality gallery installation, and immersive web experience (work-in-progress)

2011-    Idlewild, The Black Eden of Michigan, a comprehensive interactive immersive web site on the 100 year history of this community (work-in-progress)

2010-   Bronzeville Etudes & Riffs, an immersive graphic novel (work-in-progress)

2008   Black Entrepreneurs of the 18th & 19th Centuries, gallery installation in Second Life, commissioned by the Federal Reserve Bank, Boston

2007   In The Sweet Bye & Bye, an immersive memoir in Second Life

2004   Lissen Here!, collaborative book with Dorothy Mallory Jones

2004   http://www.alchemy-media.com

2004   Black Legacy Series DVD

2003   Center for African-American Archival Preservation DVD

2002   Alchemy Media CD-ROM

2002-04   Vo-Du Macbeth Opera, production design and 3D modeling

2002   Digital Painting Portfolio

2001   Doxology Opera, production design and 3D modeling

2001   Mirrors & Smoke: An Interactive Performance in Virtual Place, CD-ROM

1999   Journeys, 3D virtual installation design

1997   Orisha Series, digital paintings

1997   Drummin’, theatrical projection design for music/dance/media performance concert, Lincoln Theater, Miami Beach

1997   The Negro Ensemble Company, interactive CD-ROM

1996   First World Order Project, interactive CD-ROM

1996   First World Order Project, web site

1994   First World Order, (27 min.) broadcast video

1992   Paradigm Shift, (1 min.) broadcast video. Permanent collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC

1991   Mask (5 min.), 3-channel video installation

1989   Dreamkeeper (5 min.) 3-channel video installation

1989   Wassa, (3 min.) broadcast and gallery video (U.S. and West Africa)

1989   Jembe, (3 min.) gallery video. Permanent collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC

1988   Footprints (5 min.), 3-channel video installation

1986   Ghosts & Demons (5 min.), 4-channel video installation

           What Goes Around/Comes Around (3 min.) animation

1985   Jones, Hammons, Jones, at JUST ABOVE MIDTOWN (JAM). Collaborative performance with David Hammons and Bill T. Jones

1981-6 Sculpture with acrylic plastics, and airborne kinetic forms (kites).

1981   Soldiers of a Recent and Forgotten War, (26 min.), PBS broadcast.

1980   Extra Rooms, (20 min.), PBS broadcast and gallery video.

1979   Black/White and Married (26 min.), PBS broadcast video.

1978   In The Pictures (27 min.), PBS broadcast and gallery video.

1977   Jan: Take 2 (20 min.), PBS broadcast and gallery video.

1976   The Trouble I’ve Seen (10 min.), PBS broadcast and gallery video.

1976   No Crystal Stair (20 min.), PBS broadcast and gallery video. Permanent collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.

1975   Beyond The Mountains/More Mountains (10 min.), gallery video.

1973   St. Louis Blues Videomation (10 min.), gallery video.

Tides  (3 min) 16mm animated film.

1972   Omen (3 min) 16mm animated film.

1971   III (10 min.) video, MFA thesis, Cornell University Graduate School.

1970   Star Garden (3 min) 16mm animated film.

EXHIBITIONS & PRESENTATIONS: (partial)

2016              Rebuild Foundation, Chicago, solo exhibition of Dateline: Bronzeville, lecture,   and workshops.

2016              Signal to Code: 50 Years of Media Art in the Rose Goldsen Archive, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Screening of First World ………………………Order and other work.

2015              The Vo-Du Macbeth, performance series at Basin Street Station, NOLA.

2015               Visual Studies Workshop and SUNY at Brockport, Resident Artist and presentation of work-in-progress, Dateline: Bronzeville and ………………………Time Machine: Bronzeville and The Chicago Renaissance.

2015               Loyola University Chicago, School of Communications: solo exhibition of work-in-progress, Dateline: Bronzeville and ……………………….Time Machine: Bronzeville and The Chicago Renaissance.            http://www.luc.edu/soc/stories/archive/bronzevilleexhibit.shtml

2014               Black Aesthetics and African Centered Cultural Expressions: Sacred Systems in the Nexus Between Cultural Studies, Religion and   ……………………….Philosophy. NEH Summer Institute, invited presenter.

2012               UNESCO Conference on New Media, Brussels, Belgium.

2011               Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, Ithaca, NY, invited presenter.

2011              Minneapolis Institute of Arts, guest lecture.

2011             Exchange and Evolution: Worldwide Video Long Beach 1974-1999, Long Beach Museum of Art, group show.

2010            THINK TANK – 2010 and Beyond / “New Directions in African American Art: Transformative Aesthetic Curriculum

…………………….Design”, at Maryland Institute College of Art, invited  presenter.

2010            Through The Virtual Looking Glass, In The Sweet Bye & Bye: An Immersive Memoir in dual-world/multi site exhibition, at

Harbor Gallery, Boston, MA, Brazil, France, Germany, Australia, and Second Life.

2009            TRANSFORMATIONS: New Directions in Black Art, speaker, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

2009            Trotter Institute, Boston University, In The Sweet Bye & Bye: An Immersive Memoir.

2009            Mardi Gras Conference, Center for Computation & Technology, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA.

2008           Second Life, Black Entrepreneurs of the 18th & 19th Centuries,    installation for Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

2007           Second Life, In The Sweet Bye & Bye: An Immersive Memoir, synthetic world installation, Ohio University SL Campus.

2007            SIGGRAPH International Digital Art and Animation Conference, Artist-In-Residence, Art Gallery Exhibitor, Speaker.

2007            Visualizing Africa/Performing Africa Conference, Ohio U. presentation of In The Sweet Bye & Bye: An Immersive Memoir.

2007            DEFRAG Ohio Conference, presentation on on-line development.

2007            Baker University Center, Ohio University, exhibition of In The Sweet Bye & Bye: An Immersive Memoir work-in-progress.

2007            Minnesota Center for Book Arts Invitational, Lissen Here!.

2007            African Art & Culture Conference, Ohio University, solo exhibition of In The Sweet Bye & Bye, Lissen Here!, and First World Order.

2006            Arizona State University West Library, Lissen Here! in the Permanent Collection.

2006             Aesthetic Technologies Lab, College of Fine Arts, Ohio University, solo exhibition of In The Sweet Bye & Bye (work-in-progress).

2006            Mid-America Print Council Conference, Ohio University, presentation of digital painting portfolio.

2006            Interdisciplinary Art & Performance Gallery, Arizona State University West, Phoenix, AZ, solo exhibition.

2005            Clark Atlanta University Art Gallery, print in Permanent Collection.

2004            Penn State University Art Gallery, exhibition of visual design elements for The Vo-Du Macbeth Opera.

2003            Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, solo exhibition of digital paintings, video/animations, interactive media.

2003   Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, solo presentation.

2003            Contemporary Media Art at the Fenimore Museum, Cooperstown, NY, digital paintings in group show.

2003            Emergency at the Substation, Ltd., Singapore, digital paintings and video in group show.

2003            Visual Studies Symposium, Cornell University, presentation of digital paintings.

2002   Edison Theater, Washington University, St. Louis

The Vo-Du Macbeth Opera (work-in-progress).

2002            National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA,

The Vo-Du Macbeth Opera (work-in-progress).

2002            @ Central Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, solo exhibition of digital paintings.

2002            St. Francis University, St. Louis, MO, Zero’s & One’s Show, digital paintings in group exhibition.

2001   The Robert Flaherty International Film Seminar, “Mirrors & Smoke” interactive media project.

2001–2 Race In Digital Space, MIT, UC Santa Clara, NYU, Studio Museum in Harlem, video/animations in group exhibition.

2000   National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA, “Negro Ensemble Company” interactive media project.

2000            Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, VIDEO ART 2000,

1998            Digital Multiculturalism, panel at Ohio University Film Festival. presentation of  “Mirrors & Smoke”, interactive media.

1998            Radikale Software Conference, Netherlands, presentation of “Negro Ensemble Company” interactive media project.

1998            Lincoln Theater, Miami Beach, FL, “Drummin’”, dance/music/media  collaboration with Bebe Miller (choreographer) and                              Tania Leon (composer/conductor), and New World Symphony Orchestra.

1997   Blackside, Inc., Boston, MA, presentation on digital media.

1997            National Alliance for Media Art & Culture, San Francisco, presentation of “Negro Ensemble Company” interactive media                                 project.

1996   California Institute for the Arts, Valencia, CA, presentation of multi–channel video installation art.

1996            National Alliance for Media Art & Culture, presentation on “First World Order” video.

1996            San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, S.F., CA, presentation on “First World Order” video.

1996            Rice University, exhibition of “First World Order” video.

1994-5  PBS broadcast, “First World Order”.

1993            Oberhausen Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany,

exhibition of “Wassa”, “Paradigm Shift”, and video installation.

1992   PBS broadcast, Canal Plus broadcast,  “Paradigm Shift”.

1991   Experimental Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, “Footprints”,  “Dream Keeper”, “Mask” multi-channel video installations.

1991            College Art Association, presentation on “ICONO-NEGRO” The African-American Aesthetic  in Video Art.

1990   The Brooklyn Museum of Art, retrospective exhibition of video and animation.

1990            National Black Arts Festival, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, presentation on “Icono Negro: The Black Aesthetic in  Video                          Art”.

1990            The Decade Show, Studio Museum in Harlem, “Wassa”, “Jembe”, Paradigm Shift” video & animations in group show.

1989   Long Beach Museum of Art, Guest Curator, “ICONO NEGRO: The Black Aesthetic In Video Art”.

1989            The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, presentation on “ICONO-NEGRO” The African-American Aesthetic  in Video Art.

1989            Washington Project for the Arts, The Blues Aesthetic, multi-channel video installations in a group exhibition.

1989            The Robert Flaherty International Film Seminar, presentation of multi-channel video installation.

1987   Vietnam Show, Washington Project for the Arts, “Soldiers Of A Recent and Forgotten War” video in a group exhibition.

1986   The Robert Flaherty International Film Seminar, presentation of “Ghosts & Demons”, multi-channel video installation.

1985   The American Center in Paris, Paris, France, presentation of Annual Ithaca Video Festival.

1981   Public Television broadcast, Soldiers of a Recent and Forgotten War.

1980            Public Television broadcast, Extra Rooms.

1979            Public Television broadcast, Black/White & Married.

1978   Public Television broadcast, In The Pictures.

1977   Public Television broadcast, Jan: Take 2.

1976   Public Television broadcast, The Trouble I’ve Seen.

1975            Public Television broadcast, No Crystal Stair.

1973   Philadelphia Black Film Festival, Omen, 16mm animation.

FACULTY:

2006-10 Ohio University, Athens, OH, Resident Artist, Aesthetic Technologies Lab, College of Fine Arts.

Course (grad): Being, Meaning, and Intention: Investigations in art history, cultural practice, and philosophy.

Solo Exhibition: In The Sweet Bye & Bye: An Immersive Memoir.

2002-3 Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, Batza Distinguished Scholar in Art &

Art History, Dept of Art & Art History.

Courses: History & Theory of Cinema, Video Art Production I, Video Art Production II, Video Art Independent Study

Solo Exhibition: FOOTPRINTS – Media Art by Philip Mallory Jones, Clifford Gallery, Colgate University.

1991-0 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Artist-In-Residence, Institute for

Studies in the Arts, and Senior Lecturer, College of Fine Arts.

Projects:

Mirrors & Smoke: An Interactive Performance in Virtual Place A disc-based interactive performance, integrating 3D animation & dance. A collaboration with Ralph Lemon, dance/choreography, and Katherine Milton, interactive design.

Journeys 3D virtual model for a gallery installation.

The Negro Ensemble Company Interactive CD-ROM documentary.

First World Order Video exploration of the world-wide African Diaspora. Public television broadcast, and web site.

Paradigm Shift Video animation. Broadcast on public television in the U.S. and France. Commissioned by the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, the American Center in Paris, France, and the Bohen Foundation.

1990-1 New York State University at Fredonia, NY, Assistant Professor,

Dept of Communications

Courses: Introduction to Image and Sound, History of Video Art, Media Criticism, Television Production I

1987-9 Howard University, Washington, D.C., Assistant Professor,

Dept of Television, Radio, Film, School of Communications

Courses: Screenplay Writing (grad), History of African-American Cinema, Television Production I

1984-7 Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, Assistant Professor,

Dept of Television and Radio, School of Communications

Courses: Television/Radio Production I, Television/Radio Production II, Television Directing, Video Field Production

CONSULTANT/PANELIST: (partial)

2015                Africana Studies Dept., University of Arizona, development of on-line teaching/learning environment.

2011                Arizona Department of Education, K-12 curriculum development

for use in synthetic worlds

2011               Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Department of Learning & Innovation, curriculum development

2011              3rd Sun Solar, Inc., 3D architectural visualization

2010            Herb Alpert Foundation, Alpert Award in the Arts panelist

2006            Herb Alpert Foundation, Alpert Award in the Arts panelist

1998-0        Rockefeller Foundation, Media Art Fellowship nominator

1996            Rockefeller Foundation/MacArthur Foundation, Media Art Fellowship panelist

1994             American Film Institute, Media Art Fellowship nominator

1993            Phoenix Arts Commission, Fellowship panelist

1990            International Center for Photography, consultant

Pittsburgh Filmmakers, consultant

1988           World Institute for Black Communications, consultant

1984-6        New York State Dept of Education, consultant

1980            Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Series Production grants panelist

1979            Artists’ Foundation of Boston, grants panelist

Television Laboratory/WNET, grants panelist

New York State Council on the Arts, Media Art Center grants panelist

National Endowment for the Arts, Media Art grants panelist; 1975-76, Electronic Arts Intermix,  grant panelist;

1973/5    Creative Artists Public Service Program,  grant s panelist

  1. mike gulachok
    December 30, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    phil, all the best, mike gulachok, owego, ny

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