Marc Tasman

Marc Tasman is an Intermedia artist focusing his research-creation on the strengths of social technologies to create meaning in culture. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies Department where he directs the interdisciplinary Digital Arts and Culture program. Tasman encourages students to look at theories of media and to test them using various innovative, engaging, and practical applications in classes such as Internet Culture, Media Graphics, and Photojournalism. He may be most well known as the “12-year-old Computer Genius from 1984” on YouTube, or from his project Ten Years and One Day in which he photographed himself at least once a day, every day for 3,654 consecutive days, from July 24, 1999 through July 24, 2009, using a Polaroid camera and film. Tasman has presented and exhibited throughout the U.S.A, in Canada and Europe, screened work at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, and published photographs in the New York Times Digital Edition, The Huffington Post, Mother Jones, and Tablet Magazine.
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