Dan Norton

Position: Reseracher, PhD.
Level: Associated Senior Researcher
Phone: +34 93 581 38 41


Dan Norton is Artist and associated researcher to the Computer Vision Centre at the VI group. He exhibits in a variety of forums, including the Fine Art, Technology and Science conferences, Film and Music Festivals. He completed his doctoral thesis in 2013, as part of the RCUK digital economy program.

Academic Background

  • 2010-13 PhD Media Art. RCUK Digital Economy. University of Dundee
  • 2000-02 MSc Electronic Imaging. University of Dundee.
  • 1992-96 Ba(Hons) Fine Art. Glasgow School of Art.


  • 2014 Leuphana University. Lüneburg. Germany. Visiting Lecturer
  • 2003-9 University of Dundee – Media Arts and Imaging. Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship)
  • 2003-5 Glasgow School of Art – Fine Art. Visiting Lecturer
  • 2003-4 University of Edinburgh – Landscape Architecture. Visiting Lecturer


Selected Artworks, Projects, and Residencies

  1. Camp de Memoria. Sónar. 2015.
  2. Challenge YASUNÍ-ITT. Exhibition Series developed with Brot für die Welt, Heinrich Böll Foundation, and UNESCO. 2014 http://challengeyasuni.net/
  3. Revaluing Memory. Workshop and exhibition. KIBLIX Art, Science, and Technology Festival. Slovenia 2013
  4. British Library Labs Residency and competition winner. 2013
  5. Hangar, Centre for Research and Art, Barcelona. Residency. 2013
  6. Made in Britain. Touring Exhibition. British Council, Albania, China, Greece. 2010 – 12
  7. Dounreay and Atom Town with Gair Dunlop. Interactive documentary. Kassel Documentary Film Festival. 2011
  8. Supernova. British Council Touring Exhbition, http://alturl.com/ajxki 2005 – 09
  9. WAKA Espai d’Art Palma, 4 years curatorial project. Palma 2009-13 http://www.wakanegra.org/
  10. Alt:W. Curatorial Project and performance. CCA, Glasgow 2008
    ablab_pixl. Pixelazo Media Festival. Medellin, Colombia. 2007
  11. Williamson’s Generator, Shetland Museum and Archive, Scotland 2007
  12. Grafitti in the House of Lucretius. Glasgow International. Glasgow. 2005
  13. ablab_x in FILE. Festival of Electronic Language. Sao Paulo. Brazil 2004
  14. City Strapline Industries. The Baltic, Newcastle. 2004
    ablab in Zenomap. Venice Biennial, 2003



  1. A Double Act in the Library – Remembering and Playing 2015 International Symposium of Electronic Art 2015 http://isea2015.org/
  2. A DJ in the Library 2015 Leonardo, Vol. 48, No. 2
  3. Mixing the Library. 2014. Information Interaction and the Dj. International Journal of Arts and Technology – Inderscience Publishers.

Recent Projects

  • Eye-Arte (new): Explora program proposal for the research on the interaction of visual primitives with graphical primitives.
  • Memory Fileds. (re)Valorisation of digital collection by video dj narratives and multimedia interaction. Users expanding the collections with their memories and creativity work. This project consist of an artistic interface in evolution, comprising different interaction models with increasing complexity.
  • Linking Physical Documents with Digital Contents. Using low cost Eye-tracking and Google Glasses.  Funded by Google.  (Google Research Award.)



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