General

First Name

Lee

Last Name

Boot

Extended Profile

Biography

Lee Boot is a media artist and researcher exploring ways to use digital media to increase the impact knowledge. He is a Research Associate Professor and the Director at the Imaging Research Center at UMBC. Lee’s research has produced innovative film, video, and interactive works to engage people with knowledge in the humanities, sciences, and arts to serve educational, health and other social goals. His research has been sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and he has created numerous commissions for the National Academy of Sciences. His work has been broadcast, screened, published online, and exhibited nationally and internationally at venues including the Johannesburg Biennial in South Africa and London’s Serpentine Gallery. His feature film, Euphoria, won the Gold Award for documentary at the Houston International Film Festival in 2005. His findings have been published in journals and presented at conferences on art, education, new media and digital communications.