Maciej Ozog

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Born 1971. Theorist and historian of film and new media art. He studied film theory, film history, literature and philosophy at the University of Lodz. In 2002 he received a PhD from the University of Lodz for a dissertation on American avant-garde film of the 60s. Between 1997 and 2001 he taught film theory, history and aesthetics of avant-garde film at the University of Lodz. Since 2004 he has worked at the Department of Electronic Media of the University of Lodz.

He published numerous articles concerning avant-garde film and new media art mostly in polish. He has taken part in numerous conferences, among other ISEA Symposium 2004 and Media Art Conference Osnabrück 2006.

Besides his academic activities he is also a musician and multimedia artist. In 1991 he started a project Spear. Spear released 5 CDs, took part in numerous collaborations and participated in various festivals and exhibitions in Poland and abroad. Since 1999 he has run a small-scale label "Ignis" for experimental music. In 2005 he stared a new project called Ben Zeen dedicated to electro-acoustic music.