Areas of Specializationnew media art, net.art, remix culture, culture jamming, intervention and virtual communities, art and social practices, digital labor
Xtine Burrough makes participatory projects for networked publics. She uses social platforms, databases, search engines, blogs, and applications in combination with popular sites like Facebook, YouTube, or Mechanical Turk, to create web communities promoting interpretation and autonomy. Burrough is passionate about using digital tools to translate common experiences into personal arenas for discovery. Emergent themes in her work include culture jamming, net.art, appropriation, and translation.
As an author, Burrough has written, edited, and co-edited several books including The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies, Foundations of Digital Art and Design and Net Works: Case Studies in Web Art and Design. She is the editor of the Visual Communication Quarterly.
With Dr. Sabrina Starnaman, Burrough is a recipient of a Humanities Texas Award (2016-2017). She received a California Humanities Award (2015-16 with Dr. Dan Sutko); a Terminal Net Art Award, a UK Big Lottery commission developed by Cornerhouse for the Abandon Normal Devices and Looping the Loop Festivals; and she is a 13th Annual (2009) Webby Award Honoree in the Weird category. Her 2005 project, Delocator.net was positively reviewed in a wide range of media outlets including newspapers, radio, television, and film. Burrough has participated in international festivals promoting digital art and culture including Abandon Normal Devices (Manchester, UK), Designs on E-Learning (Helsinki), Electrofringe (AU), Futuresonic (UK), iDMAa, ISEA (Hong Kong 2016, Albuquerque 2012, and Belfast 2009), Sonar (SP) and Prog:ME (BR).
Recent projects include The Women of El Toro, A Vigil For Some Bodies, @IKnowTheseWords, On the Web, O Browser, My Browser, and multiple iterations of the Mechanical Olympics. Her website is missconceptions.net.
Xtine is an associate professor in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication at The University of Texas at Dallas. She co-directs SPACE Media Lab with Dr. Banner and Dr. Knight; and she regularly works in collaboration with LabSynthe directed by Dr. Dufour. She is an Advisory Board Member of the Feminist Research Collective.
EducationBFA, Photography, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University (1997)
MFA, Visual Art, Vermont College of Fine Arts (2001)