Evan Meaney is an artist and researcher, teaching new media practices at the University of South Carolina. His work explores liminalities and glitches of all kinds; equating failing data to ghosts, seances, and archival hauntology. He has been an artist in residence at the Wexner Center for the Arts, a founding member of GLI.TC/H, and a contributor to the Atlantic. More recently, Evan has worked with the super computing team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory on projects made possible through the National Science Foundation. His time-based artwork is available through the Video Data Bank in Chicago.
Michelle Skipper is a UX designer, digital artist, and education advocate. Her work digital literacy has led her to the University of South Carolina, SC Science Academy, South Carolina Department of Education, and to co-found Indie Bits.
Cecil Decker is a sound+performance+video artist based in Columbia, SC. Focused on the aural, his work explores the ways technology and socioeconomic stress fracture identity, and what it means to be human in the age of autocorrect. Also cats.
By day, he is a mild-mannered Media Arts Coordinator for the Richland Library. By night, he co-directs Indie Bits—a festival of interactive media.
Alfredo Salazar-Caro, born in Mexico City, Mexico, is a multimedia artist and new media curator. His practice focuses on VR, AR performance, and new media social culture, incorporating gaming, politics, personal exploration, and the absurd.
Salazar-Caro co-founded and currently curates the Digital Museum of Digital Art which shares digital & virtual experiences both in-gallery & through online spaces. It is an exciting project which has been featured on both The Creators Project & The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale.
Alfredo hopes to one day live forever as a computer simulation
Columbia native, Leslie Leonard, studies Media Arts at the University of South Carolina. Her primary focus being in new media. Leading her to work on such projects like Contact which, received most innovative tabletop at Indie Bits 2016. She returns this year as an intern bringing her interest in experimental interactive media to the festival.
My name is Andrew Wintringham, my family moved all over when I was younger before finally settling down in the great state of South Carolina. I am currently a Media Arts major with a minor in Computer Science at the University of South Carolina.