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Toni Dove

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Toni Dove has produced unique and highly imaginative embodied hybrids of film, installation art and experimental theater. In her work, performers and participants interact with an unfolding narrative, using interface technologies such as motion sensing and laser harp to “perform” on-screen avatars. Her work had been presented in the United States, Europe and Canada as well as in print and on radio and television. Dove has received numerous grants and awards including support from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Greenwall Foundation, the Langlois Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, The LEF Foundation, MediaThe Foundation, and the Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts from M.I.T. (

2001 Langlois Foundation Grant, Canada
2001 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
2001 Rockefeller Foundation MAP Grant
2000 - 2003 appointment on the Government Advisory Committee on Information Technology and Creativity, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council , USA
2000 Rockefeller Foundation MAP Grant
2000 Greenwall Foundation Grant
2000 New York State Council on the Arts Media Grant
1997 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
1997 Eugene McDermott Award, M.I.T.
1994 NYSCA Media Project Grant, New York
1993 Canada Council Media Grant / for Archeology of a Mother Tongue, together with Michael Mackenzie
1993 Artist in Residence, Harvestworks Inc., New York
1992 Virtual Worlds Residency, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta
National Endowment for the Arts Multidisciplinary Grant

Publications & References
Thompson, Seth. »Evolving Traditions: Artists Working in New Media.« Afterimage (November/December 2003).
Hill, Leslie and Helen Paris. Guerilla Performance and Multimedia Handbook. London, New York: Continuum, 2001.
Massumi, Brian and Toni Dove. »The Interface and I: A Conversation Between Brian Massumi and Toni Dove.« Artbyte Magazine 1 (Feb/March 1999): 30-37.
Morse, Margaret. Virtualities: Television, Media Art and Cyberculture. Bloomington, Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1998.
Jennings, Pamela. »Interpretations of the Electronic Landscape: Conversation with Toni Dove.« FELIX: Journal of Media Arts and Communication 2, no. 1 (1995): 266-277.
Fischlin, Daniel and Andrew Taylor. »Cybertheatre, Postmodernism, and Virtual Reality.« Science Fiction Studies 21.1 (1994): 1-23.
Fischlin, Daniel and Andrew Taylor. »Living Cartography.« Border Crossings (1994): 64-66.
Fischlin, Daniel and Andrew Taylor. »Cybertheatre: Forum of Resistance.« Border Crossings (Fall 1993): 49-51.
Dove, Toni. »[article].« Inside Arts 4, no. 4 (Decembre 1992).
Grieder, Terence. Artist and Audience. London: Brown and Benchmark, 1990.
Baker, Kenneth. »Toni Dove.« Arts Magazine 1, no. 1 (January 1977).
Rieser, Martin and Andrea Zapp. New Screen Media: Cinema/Art/Narrative. London, UK: BFI London and ZKM Karlsruhe, 2002.
Dove, Toni. »The Space Between: Telepresence, Re-animation and the Re-casting of the Invisible.« In New Screen Media: Cinema/Art/Narrative, Band 1, edited by Martin Rieser and Andrea Zapp. London, Karlsruhe: BBFI Publishing, 2002.
Moser, Mary Anne and Douglas MacLeod, ed. Immersed in Technology: Art and Virtual Environments. Leonardo Book Series, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1996.
Dove, Toni and Michael Mackenzie. »Archeology of a Mother Tongue.« In Immersed in Technology: Art and Virtual Environments, edited by Mary Anne Moser and Douglas MacLeod. Banff, Canada: Banff Centre for the Arts, 1996.
Dove, Toni. »Theater without Actors - Immersion and Response in Installation.« Leonardo 27, no. 4 (1994): 281-287.
Dove, Toni. »Mesmer.« The Drama Review (TDR) (Summer 1992): 62-76.