Jon Cates

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BFA, 1997, Illinois State University. Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Screenings: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; DiverseWorks, Houston; Gallery 312, Chicago; South by South West Film/Video Festival, Austin TX; Boston Cyber Arts Festival, MIT; VideoSpace, MA; Artist's Television Association, CA. Presentations/Performances: Cinema and Cultural Studies Symposium, Florida State University; International Symposium on Electronic Art, Manchester Metropolitan University; Performance and Time Arts Series, Cincinnati, OH; Nebulous, Champaign-Urbana. He worked through the Residency Program at the Experimental Television Center. He engages in developing innovative curriculum that addresses emerging media formats, networked arts practice, and various theorizations and contemporary histories of digital and media arts cultures. As a curator + organizer, jonCates is a co-organizer of the Version>04: invisibleNetworks convergence, as well as past Version festivals + curates Game-Video, a screening of videos influenced [+/or] informed by video games.