cari ann shim sham*, is an award winning wild artist working in AI, blockchain, Web3, VR & XR, generative art, generative dance and creative coding, Inflatables, Cinema, Photography, Video Art, Theater, Opera, and Dance, with 3 decades of programming, producing, and directing film, music, and dance festivals.
Her work has shown at notable venues such as Cannes, United Nations General Assembly, Samsung Developers conference, Future of Storytelling, Jacob's Pillow, REDCAT, & BAM.
She is the co-founder and curator for the Museum of Wild and Newfangled Art, an online digital art museum with joey zaza that developed an AI curator for the mowna exhibit This Show is Curated by a Machine 🤖 and recently had the honor to curate for objkt.one, a collection of curated 1/1 artworks by artists from across the globe and part of objkt.com the largest Digital Art and collectible marketplace on the Tezos blockchain. Four of her dance films are distributed by Routeledge and she is the first video artist to redesign Rauschenberg's 'Shiner' for "Set & Reset, Reset" by the Trisha Brown company.
She is currently investigating blockchain GIF archival of performance on Tezos, developing an AI choreographer, and is a full Arts Professor of Dance & Technology at NYU, TISCH School of the Arts. In her free time she enjoys free diving with dolphins, dancing underwater, going to contact improv jams, and hunting wild edible mushrooms.
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2018 Samsung Staff Pick Parksville Murders Samsung VR Gallery
2017 Best VR Parksville Murders NYC Indie Film Festival
2014 Staff Pick Award My First Big Break Vimeo
2019 Dean's Grant Shimmer NYU
2019 Live Arts Boston See/Be Seen The Boston Foundation
2018 Immersive Opera Project Parksville Murders Opera America
2017 Dean's Grant Shimmer NYU
2017 New England Dance Fund DLNOWW NEFA, Boston, MA
2017 Live Arts Boston Grant DLNOWW Boston Foundation, MA
2016 Next Steps Boston Dance DLNOWW Boston, MA
2016 Artist Development Grant Shimmer NYU
2016 Opera America Grant Parksville Murders Opera America
Artist in Residence
2021 Synapse Dance Company Santa Monica College LA, CA
2019-20 Barnard Motion Lab Barnard, Columbia New York, NY
2019 Routeledge Perf Archive SAND, Are You For Real World Wide Non Exclusive
2019 Routeledge Perf Archive Chicken Boy, Powder World Wide Non Exclusive
2018 Jaunt VR Parksville Murders Jaunt VR World Wide
2018 Inception VR Parksville Murders Inception VR World Wide
2017-18 Samsung VR Gallery Parksville Murders Samsung World Wide
2012-18 Short Film Intl. SAND itunes
2012-18 itunes & Amazon One Day on Earth itunes & Amazon World Wide