Robert Hamilton

Professor
Dept. of Communication Studies and Multimedia
McMaster University
TSH 315
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario
L8S 4M2
Canada

Work Telephone: (1) 905-525-9140 ext: 27955
Email: hamiltr@mcmaster.ca
Homepage: http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~hamiltr/

Visiting Professor
Aarhus University, Denmark, Aarhus BSS, Faculty of Business Social Science, 2010 - 2015

Education
:
Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Studio, 1993
Jan Van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Master of Fine Arts (MFA); Time Arts, Sculpture, May 1989
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Il, USA
Recipient of Full Merit Scholarship.

Diploma of Fine Arts: Painting, 1985
Alberta College of Art, Calgary Alberta, Canada
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1984, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Residencies:
FAVA; Film and Video Artist Society, Canada, 1996
The Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, 1986, 1990


Screenings (Selected in peer-review process by artist committee, curator or artist-centre committee)

2015 60 Seconds or Less Video Festival, Washington College, Maryland, USA (General Public Identity)
2015 Art All Night - Trenton: 4th Annual Film Festival, Trenton, NJ, USA (General Public Identity)
2015 Animatter - Festival in Victoria, BC, Canada (General Public Identity)
2015 SIMULTAN Festival in Timisoara, Romania (General Public Identity)
2015 Visionaria Film Festival, Sienna, Italy (General Public Identity & Vice Versa)
2015 Kinolit Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia (General Public Identity)
2015 Athens Digital Art Festival, Greece (General Public Identity)
2015 Sled Island Video Exhibition, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (General Public Identity)
2015 60 Seconds or Less Video Festival, Washington College, Maryland, USA, (General Public Identity)
2014 Conversations with Distributed Artists series, Video Out, Vancouver, Canada (General Public Identity)
2014 Conversations with Distributed Artists series, Video Out, Vancouver, Canada (Vice Versa)
2012 One-Minute Film and Video Festival, Aarau, Switzerland (General Public Identity in Memoriam)
2010 Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Opposing Views)
2010 Cartes Flux Festival of New Media, Espoo, Finland (Winona)
2009 OK Quoi?! Contemporary Arts Festival, Sackville, NB, Canada (Winona)
2009 The 4th Montreal Underground Film Festival (MUFF), Montréal, Canada (Winona)
2009 Festival International du Film sur l’Art (FIFA) in Montréal, Canada (Winona)
2009 Signal and Noise Media Art Festival, Vancouver, BC, Canada (Winona)
2008 Aurora 2008, Norwich, United Kingdom (Winona)
2008 Naked Vision, The Factory, Hamilton, Canada (Winona)
2008 Line, Initiative and Movement, Skopje, Macedonia (Winona)
2008 File 2008 Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Winona)
2008 The Upgrade!, Vancouver, Canada (Winona)
2008 Weerwoord Festival, De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Amsterdam CS)
2008 Loop Barcelona, Barcelon, Spain (Winona)
2007 The Curatorial Incubator v.5: What’s up Doc? Video and Animation, VTape, Toronto, (Fiets)
2007 Media Art Festival 2007 "4th Fair of Culture - Future Lives" Zagreb, Croatia (Natural)
2007 Video Weekend, Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands, (The Skin of Things)
2007 One Minute Film Video Festival Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland (Chicken Video)
2006 exground filmfest, Wiesbadener Kinofestival, Wiesbaden, Germany (Shopping Street)
2006 Cinefest Minifest, Cinefest Picton , Picton, Canada (The Race)
2006 Video Art, Widya Mitra, Erasmus Huis Indonesia, Semarang, Indonesia (Velserbroek, Amsterdam CS)
2006 One Minute Film & Video Festival, Toronto (7 Ophokbezigheden voor Kippen)
2006 Victoria Independant Film & Video Festival (Shopping Street)
2005 Terra Infirma, Espai d'Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellón, Spain (Velserbroek)
2005 Tunnel vision, Polderlicht 2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Velserbroek)
2005 NINE, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland (Supper's Cookin')
2005 Fresh Air
, Video Out, Vancouver, (Shopping Street, The Race, Wall of Nails)
2005 Cinefest Minifest Cinefest Picton, Canada, (The Race)
2005 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris, France (Shopping Street)
2005 A World of Shorts, NFB Toronto, Canada (The Race)
2005 Antimatter Underground Film Festival, Victoria BC, Canada (Fiets)
2005 14th Annual Cabbagetown Short Film & Video Festival, Toronto, Canada (The Race)
2005 VidFest 2005, Emily Carr College of Art, Canada (Shopping Street, The Race)
2005 Worldwide Short Film Festival, Canadian Film Centre, Toronto, Canada (The Race)
2005 Bicycle Film Festival, New York City, USA (Fiets)
2005 Dutch Open, De Balie, The Netherlands (Fiets)
2004 Simrishamn Art Film Festival, Simrishamn, Sweden (Fiets)
2004 Zeebelt Theatre op Locatie, FilmHuis, The Hague, The Netherlands (Velserbroek)
2004 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris, France (Velserbroek)
2004 Holland International Film Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Velserbroek)
2004 Contemporary Literary Comics: Selections from McSweeney's #13, Cartoon Museum, San Francisco, USA (Supper's Cookin')
2004 Loop' 04, Barcelona, Spain (Velserbroek)
2004 Transat Video, Normandy, France (Amsterdam CS)
2004 Theater Zeebelt, Den Haag, The Netherlands (Demolition Derby)
2004 Champ Libre, Montreal, Canada (The Skin of Things)
2004 Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain (Velserbroek)
2004 Transmediale, Berlin, Germany, (Velserbroek)
2003 V=d/t, VROOM! video/velocity, Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Public Projection (Museum Mile)
2003 The Disembodied Eye: Restructuring the Cinematic Apparatus, Paved, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Museum Mile)
2003 10th Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement, Saint-Gervais, Geneva (Demolition Derby)
2003 Exground Filmfest, Kulturamt der Landeshauptstadt Wiesbaden, Germany (Demolition Derby, Velserbroek)
2003 Cinema Texas 8, International Short Film Festival, USA. (DemolitionDerby)
2003 Black Box: Activity, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland (Demolition Derby)
2003 In or Out, Seoul, South Korea. (Velserbroek)
2003 Uitmarkt 2003, De Balie, Amsterdam (Demolition Derby)
2003 8th International Festival of New Film, Split, Croatia. (Demolition Derby)
2003 OK. Video, Jakarta Video Art Festival, Indonesia, (Velserbroek, Amsterdam CS)
2003 Facing: Korea, Seoul, South Korea. (Velserbroek)
2003 Black Box: Activity, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland (Demolition Derby)
2003 Friesian Media Arts Festival, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands (Velserbroek)
2003 No Budget, 19th International Short Film Festival Hamburg, Germany. (Velserbroek)
2003 Juicy Meadows, Impakt. Utrecht, The Netherlands. (Velserbroek)
2003 Beauty and Meaning, International Video Art Cycle, Fourteenth Macao Arts Festival, Cultural Institute of the Macao S.A.R. Government. Macao. (Demolition Derby)
2003 Globica, WRO 03, 10th International Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland. (Velserbroek)
2003 25hrs, The Video Art Foundation, Barcelona, Spain. (Demolition Derby)
2003 Rotterdam Film Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands. (Velserbroek)
2003 16th Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany. (Velserbroek)
2003 Home Work/s, Betty Rymer Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago. USA (Velserbroek)
2002 Pek Festival, Het Hags Filmhuis, The Hague, The Netherlands. (Velserbroek, Demolition Derby)
2002 Speed, Art System, Toronto Ontario. (Velserbroek)
2001 And Then We Take Berlin, Kitchener, Ontario. (Museum Mile)
2000 Kassler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Kassel Germany. (Mijn Treinreis Naar Holland)
1999 Media City 5, Windsor, Ontario. (Mijn Treinreis Naar Holland)
1996 Local Screamings, Princess Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta. (Fluid Planet, Frozen Monkeys)
1996 Dallas Video Festival. Dallas, USA. (Patient)
1996 Edinburgh 11th Film and Video Festival. Edinburgh, Scotland. (Patient)
1995 Giffoni Festival. Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy. (Patient)
1995 Nordenfjords A/V 95, Hjorring Kunstmuseum, Hjorring, Denmark. (Patient)
1995 16th Video Art Festival, Locarno, Switzerland. (The Skin of Things)
1995 Mostra de Video Independent. Centre de Cultura Contemporania de Barcelona, Spain. (The Skin of Things)
1994 Diffusion Video, A Bao a Qou, Paris, France. (The Skin of Things)
1994 Cidade de Vigo International Video Festival, Vigo, Spain. (The Skin of Things)
1994 Deutscher Videokunstpreis, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany. (The Skin of Things)
1993 Fabriek, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. (The Skin of Things)
1993 Film and Video Festival, Lausanne, Switzerland. (The Skin of Things)
1993 International Audiovisueel Experimental Festival, (ave 93) Arnhem, The Netherlands (The Skin of Things)
1993 The London Film Festival,  London, England. (The Skin of Things)
1993 The Chicago International Film Festival. Chicago, USA. (The Skin of Things)
1993 The World Wide Video Festival. The Hague, The Netherlands. (The Skin of Things)
1993 Bus Stop. Maastricht, The Netherlands. (Camaro, Eurotop)
1993 Ave Festival, Arnhem, The Netherlands. (The Skin of Things)
1993 Camaro, Acadia, Maastrict, The Netherlands. (Camaro)
1993 Euclid Theatre, Toronto, Ontario. (The Ill Id and the Odd Sea)
1993 Big Screen, Public Paces. Video Pool, Winnipeg, Manitoba. (The Ill Id and the Odd Sea, Passer-by)
1993 Moniter, Stockholm, Sweden. (The Ill Id and the Odd Sea)
1992 6 Internationale Film and Video Festival, Montbeliard, France. (The Ill Id and the Odd Sea)
1992 Dallas Film Festival. Dallas, USA. (The Ill Id and the Odd Sea)
1992 Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, USA. (The Ill Id and the Odd Sea)
1992 Local Heroes Awards. Edmonton, Alberta, (The Ill Id and the Odd Sea)
1991 Atlantic Film Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia. (The Ill Id and the Odd Sea)
1991 Golden Sheaf Awards. Yorkton, Saskatchewan. (The Ill Id and the Odd Sea)
1991 Videonale, Bonn, West Germany. (Likely Stories)
1991 Stockholm Electronic Music Festival XIII. Stockholm, Sweden. (Box)
1991 Cidade de Vigo, International Video Festival, Vigo, Spain. (Likely Stories)
1990 Video Drive-In. Winnipeg Public Park, Manitoba. (Passer-by 1, Likely Stories, Angels)
1990 Harsh Light, Prarie Video, Video In, Vancouver, British Columba. (Passer-by 1)
1990 European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrück, Germany (Likely Stories)
1989 Chicago Filmmakers. Chicago, USA. (Jim's Old House)
1989 9th International Festival of Young Video & Film Makers, Montreal, Quebec. (The Correspondence)
1989 Heart of the Heart of the Regions, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta. (Rumblesphinx)
1989 Video West,  Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta. (Rumblesphinx)
1988 II Bienal de Video MAMM, Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin. Medellin, Columbia. (The Correspondence, Rumblesphinx)
1988 International Audiovisueel Experimental Festival, (ave 88) Arnhem, The Netherlands (The Correspondence, Rumblesphinx)
1988 Black and White. The Name Galley, Chicago, USA. (The Correspondence)
1988 Infermental 8,  Tokyo, Japan. (The Correspondence)
1988 Festival of Chicago's International Film and Video Makers, Chicago, USA. (The Correspondence)
1987 10th Anniversary of Vidéographe. Montreal, Quebec. (Rumblesphinx)
1987 Golden Gate Awards. San Francisco, USA. (Rumblesphinx)
1987 Idaho State University Art Gallery, Pocatello, USA. (Rumblesphinx)
1987 4th Leicester Super 8 and Video Festival, Leicester, England. (Rumblesphinx)
1987 Montréal International Film Festival. Montreal, Quebec, (Rumblesphinx)
1987 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Theatre Aurora. Aurora, Ontario
1987 10th Tokyo Video Festival. Tokyo, Japan. (Rumblesphinx)
1987 8th International Festival of Young Video & Film Makers, Montreal, Quebec. (Rumblesphinx)
1986 Videonale. Bonn, West Germany. (Shoes)
1986 The Edmonton Independent Cinema Festival, Edmonton, Alberta. (Shoes)
1986 9th Tokyo Video Festival, Tokyo, Japan. (Shoes)

Solo Exhibitions (Selected in peer-review process by artist committee or artist-centre committee)
1993 Robert Hamilton, Hubert Winter Gallery, Installation, Vienna, Austria. (Video Projection)
1992 Light, Beam Gallery, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, (Outdoor Sculpture)
1991 The Ill id and the Odd Sea, Truck Gallery, Calgary, Canada. (Installation)
1986 Rotation Project, Off Centre Centre, Calgary, Canada  (Installation)

Group Exhibitions (Selected in peer-review process by artist committee or artist-centre committee)
2008 "de Wereld van de Forens", Hilversum Museum, The Netherlands (Velserbroek)
2006 Cité Invisible - Invisible City, Manifestation Internationale Vidéo et Art Électroniques, organized by Champ Libre Art Gallery , (held in the Grande Bibliothèque) Montreal, Canada
2006 Mediakunst in beeld en context, Media Art Festival Friesland, screening & compilation DVD, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands (Natural)
2006 Art Amsterdam/KunstRAI, Temporary Museum Amsterdam , Amsterdam, The Netherlands (AMS Central)
2006 Site of Elasticity, Video Installation, Lommel, Belgium (Velserbroek)
2005 Close Encounters, The Hague, The Netherlands (Fiets)
2005 Tunnel Vision Polderlicht 2005: Tunnel vision, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Velserbroek)
2005 Terra Infirma Espai d'Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellón, Spain (Velserbroek)
2005 NINE Comics Festival, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland, (Supper's Cooking)
2003  Video violence van Peter Bogers o.a. Demolition Derby van Robert Hamilton Studium Generale, Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands. (Video Installation)
2002  Media City7, Windsor, Canada. (Video Installation)
1999 Fluff, Dunlop Art Gallery, Gallery Exhibition, Regina, Canada (Video Installation)
1999 Life at SEA, Stockholm Electronic Arts, The Life Gallery, Sweden, (Video Installation)
1998 Stumble, Trianon Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada(Video installation)
1993 Tuning of the World, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Canada (Installation)
1993 World Wide Video Festival, Den Haag, The Netherlands, (Video Installation)
1992 Group Show, Oceaan Gallery,  Arnhem, The Netherlands. (Sculpture)
1992 Chateau des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium. (Video Installation).
1992 Het Getal O Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (Sculpture and Painting)
1990 Video West, Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Canada. (Video installation)
1990 Graceland Art Rodeo, Graceland, Calgary, Canada (Outdoor Sculpture)
1990 Graceland Sculpture Symposium, Graceland, Calgary, Canada. (Outdoor Sculpture)
1989 Key Exhibition, The Walter Philips Gallery, Banff, Canada. (Sculpture)
1986 The Signed Image, The Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada (Installation)
1985 Heart Breakaway, The Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada (Installation)
1985 The Exorcism, Second Story Gallery, Calgary, Canada. (Installation)

Performance Art Works (Selected in peer-review process by artist committee or artist-centre committee)
1987 Emerging Artists, N.A.M.E. Gallery, juried, Chicago, USA, (Performance)
1985 High Tech Baroque, The Banff Centre for the Arts. (Performance)

Travelling Exhibitions (Selected in peer-review process by artist committee or artist-centre committee)
2010 On the Road Video Touring Exhibition, organized by Video Pool, Winnipeg, Canada
2004 Big M, Travelling Group Show, The Netherlands (Demolition Derby, Velserbroek)
2000 Frozen Moments Tour, Organized by the QuickDraw Animation Society of Calgary. Presented at: the Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa, Vision Point & Transfigured at Blinding Light Cinema in Vancouver, Film/Video Alliance AGM, Edmonton. (Fluid Planet)
2000 Prairie Tales Film Tour, Organized by Metro Cinema, Edmonton. Presented at: Blinding Light Cinema in Vancouver, Public schools across Alberta. (Fluid Planet)
1993 Art Tape 1, Video Compilation tape, organized by Monte Video Time Based Arts, Amsterdam; sold through Virgin Megastores across Europe. (The Skin of Things)
1993 Compilatie-Tape, International Audiovisueel Experimental Festival, Arnhem, The Netherlands. (The Skin of Things)
1988 III American Art Students 1988, Traveling Exhibit organized by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin. Exhibit traveled to: Medellin, Bogata, Cali, Bucaramanga, and Cartagena. (The Correspondence and Rumblesphinx)

Screenings: (Not Peer Reviewed)
2003 Retrospective Staircase Theatre, Hamilton. (Shoes, Rumblesphinx, The Correspondence, Patient, The Skin of Things, Times Square, Velserbroek, Museum Mile, Demolition Derby, Amsterdam CS)
1996 Selected Videos of Robert Hamilton 1983-1996, Metro Cinema, Edmonton, Alberta. (Shoes, Rumblesphinx, The Correspondence, Patient, The Skin of Things, Frozen Monkeys, Angels, Box, Likely Stories, Jim's Old House, The Ill Id and the Odd Sea, Fluid Planet)
1994 Ed Video, Guelph, Ontario. (Jim's Old House)
1987 A.K.A., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. (Rumblesphinx)
1987 ED Video, Guelph. Ontario. (Rumblesphinx)
1987 SAW Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario. (Rumblesphinx)
1987 Prim, Momtreal, Quebec. (Rumblesphinx)
1989 Robert Hamilton/David Clark -Videos, EM Media, Calgary, Alberta (Shoes, Rumblesphinx, The Correspondence, Angels, Jim's Old House)

Group Exhibitions: (Not Peer Reviewed)
2003 The Faculty Exhibit, The McMaster Museum of Art, (Video Installation).
1999 Faculty Exhibition, The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, (Computer Installation).
1990 Forcing, The Other Gallery, The Banff Centre, (Installation)
1985 Second Story Gallery Benefit, Second Story Gallery, Calgary, (Sculpture).

Design:
2003 Cover of TEXT Technology, Volume 12, #1, McMaster University.
2003 Cover of TEXT Technology, Volume 11, #2, McMaster University.
2002 Cover of TEXT Technology, Volume 10, #1, McMaster University.
2001 Cover of TEXT Technology, Volume 10, #2, McMaster University.
2001 Designed and maintain online website of TEXT Technology
2000 Cover of TEXT Technology, Volume 10, #1, McMaster University.
2000 Developed the design and template for layout for TEXT Technology.
2000 Headed the design of the School of the Arts logo, McMaster University.
2000 Designed website for the Theatre and New Media Symposium, McMaster University.
2000 Designed website and printed materials for the NEXT conference; New Extensions of Technology, Karlsatd University. Karlstad, Sweden.
1993 Cover for "And Justice for All" Jan Van Eyck Editions.

Collections:
AKI, AKI Academie voor Beeldende Kunst & Vormgeving, The Netherlands (video)
Canada Council Art Bank (video)
National Gallery of Canada (video)
Genesis Education of Alberta, Canada(video)
Jan Van Eyck Academie, The Netherlands (video)

Commissions:
1993 Technical Consultant  for the art group UKF at Blau-Gelbe Gallery, Vienna.
1993 Video Director, Tuning of the World Documentation,  Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta.
1993 Video Director, Fashion Show, Eindexamen, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Consultations:
2016 Artist in Residence at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
1997 Multimedia Graphic Designer, Arnold Publishing, Edmonton, Canada
1996 Artist in Residence, Film and Video Artist Society of Alberta, Edmonton: Taught basic video workshop and acted as a general resource for co-op members.
1992 Technical Consultant for exhibitions of the art group UKF at the "Decouvertes" Grand Palais, Paris, France
1992 Technical Consultant for exhibitions of the art group UKF their presentation at PPPP: Place-Position-Presentation-Public conference; Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
1992 Video Editor for Frank Castelyns, Antwerp Belgium. (edited autobiographical video used for gallery exhibition and television broadcast).
1991 - 1993 Guillaume Bijl Assistan, Anwerp, Belgium.
1991 Video Director, Enviromental Documentary about Peru, Calgar, Canada.
1985 Visual Coordinator, Abandoned 1504, directed by Halldor Laxness, The Banff Centre. Canada
1989 Wood/Metal Shop Technician, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada. (taught and assisted artists in the use of wood and metal equipment).
1988 Display Construction, The Art Institute of Chicago, Children's Museum, Chicago, USA
1988 Wood/Metal Shop Technician, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA. Taught and assisted students in the use of wood and metal equipment. Chicago, USA
1989 Research Assistant to Ardele Lister, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada.
1988 Production Assistant to Joe Cavalier, Chicago, USA.

Scholarly Activities:
2000 to 2002: Associate Editor for the journal Text Technology, McMaster University.
2002 to 2005: Art Editor for the journal Text Technolog, McMaster University.
November 2000 - Presentation to McMaster University faculty on integrating the Internet in to the classroom at the "Learning Technology Symposium"

Papers Presented (Peer Reviewed)
Visualizing the Brain and Language, 2009 Sharcnet High Performance Computing Day – University of (2001), Broadband Interactive Animated Projection (BIAP). (2001) MTAC ­ Multimedia Technology and Applications Conference University of California, Irvine.
Remote Interactive Animated Projection. (2001) The Joint International Conference of the Association for Computers and the Humanities and the Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing Conference, New York University, NYC
Augmenting Suburban Reality, (1999) 3rd Nordic Interactive Multimedia Research School , The IT  University, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Role of Information Technologies within University Fine Art Studies, (1999) EUNIS 99, Helsinki University of  Technology, Helsinki, Finland

Panels and Symposiums
And Then We Take Berlin, (2001) Panel discussion, City Hall, Ktchener, Ontario, Canada
Towards New Paradigms of Desire, (1996) Global Youth Exchange, Art & Technology Symposium, Tokyo, Japan
Visual Arts and Technology in the Twenty-first Century, (1996) Panel discussion, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

Employment History:
2010 - present, Professor, Communication Studies & Multimedia, McMaster University
2004 - 2010 Associate Professor, Communication Studies & Multimedia, McMaster University
2000- 2004 Assistant Professor, Multimedia, School of the Arts, McMaster University
1999-2000  Foreign Lecturer, Media and Communications, Karlstad University, Sweden
1998-1999 Lecturer, Fine Arts, University of Lethbridge
1997-1998  College Instructor, Multimedia, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary
1997 College Instructor, Visual Arts, Grant MacEwan Community  College, Edmonton

Department: McMaster University
2011 – 2013 Chair of the Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia
2010 Instructional Committee
2008 Chair of the CSMM Graduate Committee
2005-2015 Tenure and Promotion Committee, Appointments Committee
2005-2006 Deputy Director, Communication Studies and Multimedia
2005-2006 Chair, Activities Committee, Communication Studies and Multimedia
2004-2005 Coordinate Student Multimedia Society, Multimedia, School of the Arts.
2004-2005 Library Representative for Multimedia
2001-2005 Academic Advisor, Multimedia, School of the Arts. (position responsibilities including academic counselling, curriculum, scheduling, student awards, promotion and public exhibition of student work).
2001- 2004 Member. Undergraduate Council Curriculum Committee, School of the Arts
2001-2002 Member. Appointments Committee, School of the Arts.
2000-2002 Coordinate Student Multimedia Society, Multimedia, School of the Arts.
2000-2001 Member. Arts Activity Committee, School of the Arts.

Faculty: McMaster University
2011-2012 Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee
2004-2005 Arts Library Users Committee
2001- 2003 Undergraduate Hearing Committee
2001-2002 Committee on Audio-visual and Electronic Resources (CAVER)

University: McMaster University
2009-2010 Member of the McMaster University Website steering committee
2009-2010 The Committee for Nominating a Chancellor
2009-2010 Committee on Ceremonials and Insignias
2009-2010 Senator
2004-2005 Senator
2004-2005 Member of the ALCU: Arts Library Users Committee

Selected Awards:
2015 Canada Council Creative Media Arts Development Grant
2014 Ontario Arts Council, Media Arts Grant
2008 Ontario Arts Council Video Production Grant
2005 Canada Council Creative Development Grant
2004 Canadian Foundation for Innovation
2003 Canada Council Travel Grant
2002 Canada Council Creative Development Grant
2002 Ontario Arts Council Video Production Grant
2001 Canada Council Creative Development Grant
2000 3December, Toronto, National Winner of 3D Digital Paint Category
1999 Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Visual Arts Project Grant
1998 Canada Council Creative Development Grant
1997 Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Video Production Grant
1996 Global Youth Exchange, Art & Technology Symposium, Tokyo, Japan
1995 Canada Council Video Production Grant
1994 Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Video Production Grant
1992 Chicago Film Festival, Silver Hugo Award
1992 Canada Council Project Grant
1991 The Netherlands - Canada Graduate Exchange Scholarship
1991 Alberta Culture Film and Literary Arts Grant
1990 Canada Council Project Grant
1989 Louise McKinley Scholarship (Province of Alberta Award)
1989 Alberta Culture Project Grant
1987 Festival of Young Video & Film Makers (Montreal), Grand Prix de Radio Quebec
1987 10th Annual Tokyo Video Festival, Award of Excellence
1987 Alberta Culture Film and Literary Arts Grant
1984,85,87,88,89 Alberta Culture Study Grants
1987 Canada Council Production Grant

McMaster Internal Grants and Awards
2015 ARB Conference Grant, McMaster University
2010 Community Outreach Award, Research Excellence Awards, McMaster University
2008 ARB Conference Grant, McMaster University
2006 ARB Research Grant, McMaster University
2004 ARB Research Grant, McMaster University
2002 ARB Research Grant, McMaster University
2002 ARB Conference Grant, McMaster University
2000 ARB Research Grant, McMaster University

Teaching Related Awards
2010 The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) Prix D'Excellence, Silver Award ‘Creativity on a Shoestring’
2010 The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) Prix D'Excellence, Bronze Award Best E-Innovation
2010 Finalist for the Presidential Teaching Award
2008 Nominated for McMaster Student's Union Humanities Teaching Award

Biographical Listings on Professional Activities:

Magazines:
2015 Peripheral Arteries Staff (page 58, March) Peripheral Arteries, Interview, online magazine
2006 McMaster Times An article concerning the new Game Design study being offered in the Faculty of Engineering in association with Multimedia.
2006 Named among the 10 most popular Professors at McMaster University as determined by "Maclean's Guide to Canadian Universities 2006"
2005 Named among the 10 most popular Professors at McMaster University as determined by "Maclean's Guide to Canadian Universities 2005"
Barbichon, J.Y., (1993-1994, November-January, page 46) "Detours." Nov'Art
Moser, M.A., (1989, winter,  page 48) "Cut and Paced." Fuse Magazine
Dagenais, F., (1988, June page 23-24) "A medium of contemporary memory" Cinema Canada
Vivian Marple, (1990, winter, page 7 and page 11),  Images reproduced  from outdoor sculptureYearbook: International Tank, Plane and Ship, Blue Buffalo.
Tomczak, K., (1988, March-April, page 14), "Video News." Fuse Magazine

Newspapers:
Lawson, B., (2006, October 6) “Get a (Second) Life,” The Hamilton Spectator. A feature article concerning the online environment “Second Life.”
Video still, (2005, April 14, page 22), "Mediakunst." NRC Handelsblad, The Netherlands
Video still, (2005, April 16, page B1), "Uitgelicht: Dutch Open " Vrij Nederland, The Netherlands
Bedford, J., (2003, March 13, Andy, page 7), "McMaster gallery, the faculty exhibit." The Silhouette, Canada
Bedford, J., (2002, November 28, Andy, page 1), Photograph of "Professor Robert Hamilton's video retrospective at the Staricase Theatre on November 26, 2002." The Silhouette, Canada
Anderson, J., (1999, December 10, page B6), "Fluffy brings new meaning to the word cute." The Leader-Post, Winnipeg, Canada
Beatty, G., (1999, November 4, page 18), "Fluffy Art, Sophisticated Connotations" Prairie Dog, Regina, Canada
Anderson, J., (1999, January 15, page F7), "The Most Memorable and interesting exhibitions of 1999" The Leader-Post, Winnipeg, Canada
Mulvey, R.,  (1996, May, page 14), "It's not film, it's art." Vue Weekly, Edmonton, Canada
Mulvey, R., (1996, September), "FAVA faves hit Princess screen." Vue Weekly, Edmonton, Canada
Mandel, C., (1996, May), "Marketplace brings art into Mall." Edmonton Journal, Edmonton, Canada
Alberta, L.,(1996,  February 29-March 6, page 17), "Multimedia artist comes home" See Magazine, Edmonton, Canada
Horton, R., (1996, September 25, B9), Alberta Talent gets big-screen showcase" The Edmonton Journal, Edmonton, Canada
Su, (1994, November, page 7), "Min far skriger sin smerte ud." Haderslev Ugeavi, Haderslev, Denmark
J. (1994, November 11, page 22), "Canadier laver video", Haderslev Ugeavi, Haderslev,  Denmark
Spelvin, G., (1993, August, page 13), "The Tuning of the World, various artists." The Gauntlet, Calgary, Canada
Tousley, N., (1993, August, D2) "Sound Art Tunes in the World." Calgary Herald, Calgary, Canada
Verschooten, G., (1992, November), "Container als sokkel voor kunstwerk." Nijmeegs Dagblad, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Pieterse, M., (1992, September) "Hinterdings etsen overtuigen door frisse expressiviteit", De Gelderlander, Arnhem, The Netherlands
Ford, M., (1991, January) "Radio Series will be Colourful?" Calgary Herald, Calgary, Canada
McKie, P.,  (1990, August, page 34), "City's video artists showcase talents." Winnipeg Free Press, Winnipeg, Canada
King, R., (1990, August), "Take a Dip in the Video Pool." The Winnipeg Sun, Winnipeg, Canada
Tousley, N., (1990, August 24, D2) "Junk roped in as part of Art Rodeo.",Calgary Herald, Calgary, Canada

Broadcast:
2006 Man Bijt Hond , NCRV, (March 15, 2006)   My video “7 Ophokbezigheden voor Kippen” was broadcast on national Dutch television on the popular show Man Bijt Hond (Man Bites Dog). I created the video especially for the broadcast.
2006 Movieola, the Short Film Channel, Channel Zero, (2006) My video “ The Race ” was broadcast on National Canadian Television.
2005 Television Programme: Movie Television, interviewed, CHUM Television, Toronto
1996 Television programme: Rough Cuts, Feature story, CBC, Edmonton
1996 Television Current Affairs Programme, Feature Story, Tokyo Broadcasting Network (TBN), Tokyo, Japan
1996 Radio Interview concerning my video art, Radioactive, CBC AM, Edmonton
1993 Radio Interview concerning The Tuning of the World exhibition at The Nickle Arts Gallery, University of Calgary, CJSR, Calgary
1989 Radio Interview concerning Graceland Art Exhibition, CBC Radio, Calgary
1989 Television Interview concerning Graceland Art Exhibition, CBC Television, Calgary
1987 Radio Interview, Brave New Waves (national), CBC FM, Montreal

Catalogues:
2009 Exhibition Catalogue: Festival International du Film sur l’Art (Winona) Montréal, Diagonales, New Perceptions
2008 Aurora 2008: The Infinite Measure (Winona) Aurora 2008 Film Festival, Norwich, England,
2008 Routine, de Wereld van de Forens, (Velserbroek) Hilversum Museum, The Netherland
2007 Video Weekend, (The Skin of Things) Jan Van Eyck Acadmie, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2007 4th International One Minute Film and Video Festival, Aarau, Switzerland
2006 Mediakunst in beeld en context, Media Art Festival Freisland, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. The catalogue also included a DVD with my work. (Natural)
2006 exground filmfest, Wiesbadener Kinofestival, Wiesbaden, Germany (Shopping Street)
2005 NINE, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland (Supper's Cooking)
2005 Dutch Open, Traveling Exhibition, The Netherlands (Demolition Derby, Velserbroek)
2004 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Paris, France (Velserbroek)
2004 Transmediale, Media Art Festival, Berlin, Germany
2003 WRO 03, 10th International Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland
2003 19th International Short Film Festival Hamburg, Germany
2003 OK. Video, Jakarta Video Art Festival, Indonesia
2003 Impakt. Utrecht, The Netherlands
2003 McMaster Museum of Art, The Faculty Exhibit, Hamilton, Canada
2003 25hrs, The Video Art Foundation, Barcelona, Spain.
2003 Rotterdam Film Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands.
2003 Pek Festival, Het Hags Filmhuis, The Hague, The Netherlands.
1995 Nordenfjords A/V 95, Hjorring Kunstmuseum, Hjorring, Denmark.
1994 Deutscher Videokunstpreis, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany.
1993 The London Film Festival,  London, England.
1993 The World Wide Video Festival. The Hague, The Netherlands.
1993 Ave Festival, Arnhem, The Netherlands.
1991 II Festival Internacional de Video,  Cicade de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
1990 European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrück, Germany
1989 9th International Festival of Young Video & Film Makers, Montreal, Quebec.
1988 Infermental 8, Tokyo, Japan.
1988 Ave 88. Arnhem, The Netherlands.
1988 III American Art Students 1988,  The School of the Art Institute
1987 8th International Festival of Young Video & Film Makers, Montreal, Quebec. Canada

Other Activities:
2014 Juror for Media Arts Awards, Hamilton Arts Awards, Hamilton, Canada
2008 & 2009 Juror for Media Arts grants and Media and Film Festivals, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto, Canada
2005 Juror for Photophobia, Art Gallery of Hamilton, CanadaGrit Lit, Hamilton, Canada.
2005 Live video performance of David Collier's comic novesl, Hamilton, Canada.
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Organized Interactive Interactive Student Exhibition (1, 2, 3, 4), Hamilton, Canada
2003 Juror for Freisland Video Festival, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
2001 Juror for SOTA Student Art Competition, Hamilton, Canada
1999 Artist Talk, media gn - Post Graduate Art Academy, Groningen, The Netherlands
1999 Artist Talk, University of Lethbridge, Canada
1999 Juror for Video Festival, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada
1999 Juror for Student Study Scholarships, Province of Alberta, Canada
1996 Artist Talk, Design Department, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
1989 Artist Talk, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

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