Pascal Glissmann

Pascal Glissmann is Assistant Professor of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design. His research electronic-life-forms inhabit the intersection of technology, art & science to explore the shifting transition from smart objects to autonomous subjects through digital and electronic craft. New technologies in combination with modern storytelling open new questions of how we perceive and observe the characteristics of life.


Selena Kimball

Selena Kimball is a research-based, interdisciplinary visual artist whose work—large-scale collage, installation, and book projects—examines visual perceptions of history. Selena is a recent recipient of the Pollock-Krasner award, the Jerome Foundation Travel grant, and a MacDowell fellowship, and is Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art Practice at Parsons.


Mar Ramón Soriano

Fulbright Researcher in Residence
Mar Ramón Soriano, PhD from the University of Vigo (Spain) focuses her research on artistic processes, from the choice to the final execution, emphasizing issues such as the relevance/irrelevance of gender as a determinant of these. In a practical way she explores the relationship between the body and the objects that surround it, the ergonomics that are established from a mostly sculptural practice in which ceramics appear as the main material.


Laboratory for Art and Research

External Partner
Directed by Professor Karina Nimmerfall
The LABORATORY FOR ART AND RESEARCH at the Institute for Art and Art Theory / Intermedia, University of Cologne, is a laboratory for research based artistic practice and functions as an experimental archive and platform for exhibitions, workshops and lectures.


Alexis Cuadrado

Alexis Cuadrado is a composer, producer, bassist and educator based in NYC. His works embraces a multi cultural paradigm that includes jazz, world and new music, as well as a deep commitment to comment on social issues. His most recent output is also a restless exploration of cross-disciplinary pieces that embrace poetry, film, radio and design. He is a professor at the Jazz School at the College of Performing Arts at The New School.


Alyssa Grossman

Alyssa Grossman is a social anthropologist and ethnographic filmmaker, with fieldwork experience in Romania and Sweden. Her research incorporates visual, sensory, and other experimental methodologies to investigate everyday sites and practices of memory and memorialization. She is currently postdoctoral researcher in artistic practice with a focus on curating and experimental museum display practices, based at the Valand Academy of Art, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.


Margot Bouman

Margot Bouman is Assistant Professor of Visual Culture at Parsons School of Design and co-director of a university-wide graduate certificate and an undergraduate minor in gender and sexuality studies. She is completing a manuscript on sampling as a site-specific practice in contemporary art. Another research project addresses the formative role television played in the reconstitution of the historical avant-garde in the late 1960s and then, a bare decade later, modernism’s turbulent overlap with postmodernism. In 2017/18 she will be a GIDEST research fellow.
Photo by Paulo Salud