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Shawn Brixey


Brixey is the Dean of the Faculty of film and Fine Arts at York University, in Toronto, Canada. Brixey was a co-founder and former director of the DXARTS (The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media, a program offering PhD studies in new media art at the University of Washington). Brixey is an executive member of the Sensorium: Digital Arts and Technology Research centre in the Faculty of Fine Arts at York and creative director of the Seattle-based Center for New Cinema. He has served as chair of the New and Virtual Media Directorate for the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and currently sits on the International Scientific Advisory Board for GRAND (Graphics, Animation and New Media), a National Research Council of Canada Network Centre of Excellence.