Short Bio (50 words)

xtine burrough is a hybrid artist who uses remix as a strategy for engaging networked audiences in critical participation. burrough combines remix practices of appropriation and juxtaposition with computation. She plays at the intersection of media art and digital poetry; and writes about her work to archive her practice.

Longer Bio (382 words)

xtine burrough is a hybrid artist. She engages participatory audiences at the intersection of media art, remix, and digital poetry. Her creative practice rests on the communicative power of art-making as a vehicle for exploring the boundaries between humans and the technologies they create, embody, and employ. Her practice is iterative; it is conceptual and poetic. She collaborates within and outside the university with diverse populations from students to virtual factory workers in projects that yield multiple layers for various forms of participation in the creation of poetic moments of collaborative meaning-making. Strategically, she archives her work and process, and articulates the relationships between what she makes and does with how she thinks about technology and culture in articles, chapters, and books. burrough uses remix and appropriation as strategies for activism and speaking back to structures of power; and she has edited volumes and portfolio sections for other artists to write, reflect on, expose, and archive their practices.

xtine received a commission as part of "Data/Set/Match" at the Photographers’ Gallery, London (2020); a microgrant from the Nasher Sculpture Center (2019); and grant funding from the Puffin Foundation (2018), Humanities Texas (2017), and California Humanities (2015). She received a Terminal Net Art Award (2011), a UK Big Lottery commission developed by Cornerhouse for the Abandon Normal Devices and Looping the Loop Festivals (2010); and she is a 13th Annual (2009) Webby Award Honoree in the Weird category. Her 2005 project, was positively reviewed in a wide range of media outlets including newspapers, radio, television, and film.

As an author, x has written, edited, and co-edited several books including Art as Social Practice: Technologies for Change (burrough and Walgren, 2022), The Routledge Handbook to Digital Humanities and Remix Studies (Navas, Gallagher, burrough, 2020), Keywords in Remix Studies (Navas, Gallagher, burrough, 2018), The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies (Navas, Gallagher, burrough, 2014), Foundations of Digital Art and Design with Adobe Creative Cloud (burrough, 2013 and second edition in 2019) and Net Works: Case Studies in Web Art and Design (burrough, 2011). She was the editor of the Visual Communication Quarterly (January 2015- January 2019).

A Professor and Area Head in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication at UT Dallas, burrough directs LabSynthE, a laboratory for the creation of synthetic and electronic poetry.

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Big Joe Goes Down Julian Dibbell

Jail Benches and at Santa Ana's Grand Central Art Center Dave Barton

Let's Get Physical Marisa Olson

Mechanical Games, Online Sports Videos for Turkers Chiara Ciociola

Star-bucker Gustavo Arellano

Reason and rhyme? At Caltech, computers are writing poetry Larry Wilson

NEH Feature Project, App Launch: The Women of El Toro Nicole Salisbury

The Women of El Toro, Project Directors Interview Interview with xtine burrough and Dan Sutko

CSUF-created app tells the stories of the female veterans and military wives who lived at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in Orange County Angie Marcos

Book Review › Net Works: Case Studies in Web Art and Design edited by xtine Burrough Karie Hollerbach

A Manual for the Discrete and the Continuous, Book Review for Digital Foundations Kate Armstrong

Make contact at xtine burrough @ gmail dot com