Dmitry Strakovski (USA)
Dmitry (Dima) Strakovsky was born in St.Petersburg, Russia. He completed his MFA degree at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Department of Art and Technology. He stayed in Chicago for several years producing art and working for various companies in the toy invention industry. In 2006 he began his full time academic career at the University of Kentucky (Lexington) as an Assistant Professor of New Media.
Dima’s work spans across many media: robotic/kinetic installation, sound art, video, performance and digital prints. He often works together with other cultural producers, creating cross-media collaborative projects. Dima participated in exhibitions at a variety of spaces on both national and international levels: J2 Galley (Tokyo), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), Siggraph 2001 (San Antonio) among others.
Dmitiry Strakovsky is participating in the exhibition
curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
for SoundLAB in the framework of the exhibition of digital art
“Digital Media” at La Nau Valencia/Spain – 17 April – 10 May 2008