Teaching Assistant , EMAC
Web Site: http://monakasra.com
Mona Kasra is a new media artist, educator, and a PhD candidate at University of Texas at Dallas with a focus in Arts & Technology. Her research is centered around the impact, power, and politics of the digital mage in the networked era. She is especially interested in ways by which digital images, coupled with social media technologies, reconstruct the extent of public awareness and action against unjust sociopolitical affairs around the world.
Mona holds an M.F.A. in Video/Digital Art, and She has exhibited in numerous exhibitions in both gallery and online settings. She has programmed and juried for several film festivals, and has presented at conferences including SXSW Interactive. In 2011, Mona served as the Art Gallery Chair at SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques) in Vancouver, Canada