Lenara Verle - RESUME





Masters of Arts in Media Studies

The New School University. New York, NY, USA - May 2003


Masters Degree, Social Communications

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do RS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil - July 1999


Bachelor Degree, Social Communications, emphasis in Advertising,

Universidade Federal do RGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil - January, 1994





Teacher/Trainer, 1995 to present

Unisinos University, Brazil (2004 to present)

undergraduate teacher: digital communications, audiovisual, game design

New School University, NY (2000 to 2001)

tutor/trainer: various software from Adobe, Macromedia and Apple

teaching assistant: Design Process and Audio Production

Cia do Pixel computer training, Brazil (1996 to 1999)

trainer: various software from Adobe, Macromedia and Apple

Federal University of RGS, Brazil (1995 to 1996)

undergraduate teacher: graphic design, DTP, new technologies


Researcher, 1991 to present

Unisinos University, Brazil (2004 to present)

member of the Communications & Media research group

New School University, NY (2002)

research assistant to core faculty prof. Diane Mitchel

Laboratory for Electronic Art & Design, Brazil (1991-1999)

resident researcher responsible for coordinating the undergrad team


Artist, 1994 to present

- plan, develop and execute net art and collaborative art projects & installations.

- participated in art exhibits in Rome, Italy; Porto Alegre, Brazil; Montreal, Canada; New York and Los Angeles, USA.


Freelance designer, 1997 to present

- web design, flash animation, information architecture, HTML

- graphic design, visual identity, brochures, posters, books, illustration

For portfolio and client list see: www.lenara.com/work





Game of Life/now and then

Toward a Science of Consciousness 2006

Tucson, University of Arizona, 2006


The Emergence of a Visual Conversation in the "Gridcosm" Collaborative Art Project

Altered States - Transformations of perception, place and performance 2005

Plymouth, University of Plymouth, 2005


Gridcosm - a Tunnel of Visual Conversations

Toward a Science of Consciousness 2002

Tucson, University of Arizona, 2002


Gridcosm: A Tunnel of Visual Conversations

ISEA Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts 2002

Nagoya, Japan, October 2002


Gridcosm 1000-0000

BEAP Bienalle of Electronic Arts Perth  2002

Perth, Australia, August 2002


GridCosm Unplugged

FILE 2002 – Electronic Language International Festival Proceedings

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September, 2002


Artists and Articipants

II Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference Proceedings

New School University, New York, NY, USA, April 2001


New Images for a New Medium - Sito Artchives & Collabspace

III Consciousness Reframed Conference

Caiia-Star Research Center, Cardiff, Wales, UK, August 2000


Sito Artchives & Collabspace

Seminário Internacional de Comunicação "O Estado Sedutor"

PUC-RS University, Porto Alegre, Brazil, July, 1998


Mona Lisa tours the Internet

Seminário Internacional A Cultura na Era da Informação

PUC-RS University, Porto Alegre, Brazil, October, 1997


New images for a new medium: Sito Artchives & Collabspace

FAMECOS Magazine number 6

PUC-RS University, Porto Alegre, Brazil, May, 1997


Snow White and the Seven Pixels - a study on digital images

FAMECOS Magazine number 5

PUC-RS University, Porto Alegre, Brazil, December, 1996


Multimedia Digital Products for the FABICO/UFRGS Database

Magazine Revista de Biblioteconomia e Comunicação number 7 

UFRGS University, Porto Alegre, Brazil, December, 1996





ZKM/SWF International media award for science and art – 2005


VAD Video & Digital Arts Festival – 1st prize Net Art – 2003


CAPES/APARTES scholarship for young artists – 2000


Unesco/ASCHBERG scholarship, New Media Arts – 1999


Honors Mention – UFRGS/Brazil Research Symposium – 1992, 1993, 1994





Fully fluent English and Spanish, fair Italian and French.

Native language, Portuguese.