RACHEL LIN WEAVER /// CURRICULUM VITAE

rlw@vt.edu // rlinweaver@gmail.com

EDUCATION

Indiana University Bloomington
M.F.A. in Digital Art, 2012

Berea College
B.A. English Literature, 2008
 

CURRENT POSITIONS

Assistant Professor of Creative Technologies in the School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech
Director of Cinema Reset, VR/360 Video and New Media/Interactive Media program of the New Orleans Film Festival
 

RESIDENCIES

2018
2017    Artist in Residence at the Icelandic Textiles Center (Blönduós, Iceland)
2017    Taft-Nicholson Center for Environmental Humanities, University of Utah (Lima, MT)
2017    Santa Fe Art Institute Water Rights Residency (Santa Fe, NM)
2014    The Weight of Mountains Filmmaking Biennial Residency (Skagaströnd, Iceland)  
2010    Artist in Residence at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (Beverly Shores, IN)
2008    Resident Artist, war|post|war, telematic sound art, live performance (Zagreb, Croatia)

SOLO + 2-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2018    BREATH | SepiaEYE Gallery (NYC, NY) 
2018    NEW WORKS | The Weight of Mountains Filmmaking Biennial (Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada)
2018    ANIMACY | Legion Arts Gallery (Cedar Rapids, IA) 
2018    THE LONG VIEW | Environnementaux Gabès (Gabès, Tunisia) 
2017    GLUE | Media Lab de la Universidade Federal de Goiás (Goiás, Brazil) 
2017    OLD HEARTS| LUNA Fête 2017 (New Orleans, LA)
2017    PATHOLOGICAL CONFLUENCES | Santa Fe Art Institute (Santa Fe, NM)
2016    TRACE EVIDENCE | HMC Budapest (Budapest, Hungary)
2016    SEA CHANGE | Nami Gallery (Tehran, Iran)
2013    ABNORMALITY (Sound) | Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (Detroit, MI)
2013    FOREST (IN) BALANCE | University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO)
2013    ASHABA |Ministry of Interior (Doha, Qatar)
2013    TRACE EVIDENCE | Firehouse Gallery (Longmont, CO)
2011     REMOTE MEMORY | Fuller Projects (Bloomington, IN) 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2018    
2018    5462 | Output Sabotage, Noise Gallery (Bloomington, IN) 
2018    KOYUKUK | Berlin Independent Film Awards, Cinema Babylon (Berlin, Germany)
2018    LA AMPLIA VISTA | Tlanchana Festival of Film and Digital Art (Metepec, México)
2018    KENAI | The 4th International Exhibition on New Media Art, CICA Museum (Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea) 
2018    THE LONG VIEW | Peephole Cinema Exhibition (San Francisco, CA)
2018    LA AMPLIA VISTA | Transterritorial de Cine Underground Exhibition (Buenos Aires & Quilmes, Argentina)
2017    THE LONG VIEW | Cinema Poetico: Internacional Videoarte (Medellín, Colombia)
2017    THE LONG VIEW | Moss Arts Center (Blacksburg, VA)
2017    SHARED ELEGY | Grunwald Gallery of Art (Bloomington, IN) 
2017    TO SEE | (Re)Imagining Science, Grunwald Gallery (Bloomington, IN)
2017    BELKOFSKI | Environmental Forum Dena’ina Center (Anchorage, AK)
2017    THE WHALE II | Different Paths Gallery (Brockport, NY)
2017    HUNAFLOI | RVCC Gallery International Video Show (Branchburg, NJ)
2016    SEA CHANGE | Nami Gallery (Tehran, Iran)
2016    HUNAFLOI | CICA Musem and Contemporary Art Centre (Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea)
2016    BELKOFSKI | University of Alaska at Anchorage (Anchorage, AK)
2016    HUNAFLOI | Foundry Art Center (St. Charles, MO)
2016    HUNAFLOI | Zhou B Art Center (Chicago, IL)
2016    TRACE EVIDENCE | Texas Commission for the Arts (Dallas, TX)
2016    TRACE EVIDENCE | HMC Budapest (Budapest, Hungary)
2016    BELKOFSKI | Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association (Anchorage, AK)
2016    BELKOFSKI | Belkofski Tribal Council (King Cove, AK)
2015    HUNAFLOI, TRACE EVIDENCE | Art Video Riviera
2015    ANVIK, TRACE EVIDENCE | Iranian Art House | (Tehran, Iran)
2015    ANVIK | Market House Blacklion (Cavan, Ireland)
2015    GHOSTS| The Weight of Mountains (Erg Chebbi, Sahara, Morocco)
2015    SEA CHANGE | This Red Door (Hamburg, Germany)
2015    PSEUDACRIS CRUCIFER | Arts Council of York Council (Rock Hill, SC)
2015    HUNAFLOI | Art Center County Cavan (County Cavan, Ireland)
2014    HUNAFLOI | Bíó Paradís (Reykjavik, Iceland)
2014    HUNAFLOI | Weight of Mountains Film Festival (Skagaströnd, Iceland)
2013    TRACE EVIDENCE | Gutto (Sauðárkrókur, Iceland)
2013    THESTHETICS (performance) | Holy Smokes Music and Arts Festival (Brooklyn, NY)
2013    THE WHALE | DEVOTION 5 (Bloomington, IN)  
2013    TRACE EVIDENCE, THE INSATIABLE | Front Range Film Festival (Boulder, CO)
2012    TRACE EVIDENCE | Grunwald Gallery (Bloomington, IN)  
2012    ANVIK, TRACES | Home and Away Symposium (Bloomington, IN)
2011     ANVIK | DART Exhibition at the SOFA Gallery (Bloomington, IN)  
2011     SANDUSKY | DEVOTION (Bloomington, IN)
2011     ENVIRONMENTS | Low Road Gallery (Greencastle, IN)
2011     ANVIK, H1N1, REMOTE MEMORY | Le Pont Neuf (Paris, France)
2010    H1N1 | DART Exhibition at SOFA Gallery (Bloomington, IN)
2010    ASHABA 1 | Dohado (Doha, Qatar)
2010    CB | Ejected Productions Film Screenings (Indianapolis, IN)
2010    STEEL MILLS | Porter Dunes Center Gallery (Porter, IN & Chicago, IL)
2010    ANXIOUS RELATIONS | The Fuller Projects (Bloomington, IN)

SONIC COLLABORATIONS

THE INSATIABLE (sound for video collaboration with Jawshing Arthur Liou

Taipei Artists Village (Taipei, Taiwan)  Art Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)
Poissant Gallery (Houston, TX)             
Art HK 2011 (Hong Kong, China)
iDADA Art Pavilion (Indianapolis, IN)  
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (Taichung, Taiwan)
Art Taipei (Taipei, Taiwan)                  
SIGGRAPH Vancouver (Vancouver, Canada)
Museum at Campbell River (Campbell River, Canada)

CURATION

2017  Experimental Shorts + Cinema Reset Curator, New Orleans Film Festival (New Orleans, LA) 
2016  Experimental Shorts + Cinema Reset Curator, New Orleans Film Festival (New Orleans, LA) 
2015  Curatorial Contributor, Weight of Mountains Filmmaking Residency Program (Tissardmine, Morocco) 
2015  Experimental Shorts + Cinema Reset Curator, New Orleans Film Festival (New Orleans, LA)
2014  Experimental Shorts + Cinema Reset Curator, New Orleans Film Festival (New Orleans, LA)
2012  Cinema Reset at the Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans (New Orleans, LA) 
2011  Waveforms (Contemporary Sound Art) Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery of Art (Bloomington, IN) 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2016 - Present: Virginia Tech, School of Visual Arts  
Assistant Professor of Creative Technologies

2015 - 2016:  Indiana University Bloomington, School of Art + Design
Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Art

Spring 2015: Indiana University Bloomington, Media School
Visiting Instructor of Game Design