DeTao Master of Technoetic Arts
Roy Ascott, recipient of the first Ars Electronica Golden Nica award for Visionary Pioneers of Media Art, focuses on the impact of digital and telecommunications networks on consciousness. He has shown at the Shanghai Biennale, Venice Biennale, Milan Triennale, Biennale do Mercosul Brazil, European Media Festival, INDAF 2010 Korea, and the Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris. He has advised universities, arts councils, media centers, and festivals in Europe, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, USA and UNESCO. He is the founding President of the Planetary Collegium, an international network for doctoral research, with its hub at Plymouth University, England. In 2012, Roy Ascott became DeTao Master of Technoetic Arts at the DeTao Masters Academy, to promote the development of teaching and research in art, science, technology and consciousness in China.