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Seth Ellis
U of M School of Art & Design

Seth Ellis is a narrative and visual artist. His current work examines how written stories alter with their media of transmission, and how technology helps contemporary readers become co-authors. Works have included prints, artist’s books, screen-based interactive projects and collaborative performance. He has shown, presented and performed work at inclusiva-arts in Madrid, the International Digital Media and Arts conference in San Diego, the New Music Festival in Greensboro, North Carolina, and numerous venues nationally and internationally, most recently the Pratt-MWP Gallery in Utica, NY. He has been a resident artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and a Research Fellow at the Center for Critical Inquiry, UNC-Greensboro.

Before becoming an artist, Ellis was an interface designer and web developer. He is a founder and principal of the freelance designer’s collective Freelance Farm. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Michigan he was assistant professor of digital design at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.