Stephanie Alana Wolf

Wolf, S. Alana


Research Interests
  • Modern and Contemporary art
  • Data auralization, sonification, and sound studies
  • Architecture and urbanization
  • Representations of space and sound
  • Public art
  • Memory and materiality
  • Media theory and digital humanities
Publications and Presentations
  • Under review: “PLEASE PLAY: Sounding the Limits of Sonic Participation,” Polygraph 23, Duke University, 2016
  • In press: “Photographing Modernity’s End: Toward an Ontology of Ruin Porn,” in Pornorama: American Pornographies: Visual Culture, Literature, History, ed. Hanjo Berressem, LIT Verlag, 2015
  • “Re‐Recording History: Jacob Kirkegaard’s Four Rooms and the Sonic Unconscious,” Crossing the Boundaries: Cut and Paste, Binghamton University, 2015
  • “Capture/Create: Sonic Potentialities in Zones of Open Narrative,” Silence!, McGill University, 2015
  • “Fantasy Crime in Real Time: The Limits of Mimesis in Rockstar Games’ LA Noire,” Imagined Worlds: Worldmaking in Arts and Literature, University of Helsinki, 2013
  • Arts journalist, BURNAWAY; ArtsATL, 2009‐2012
  • “Revelry in the Face of Certain Destruction: Collaborative Practice in New Orleans and Atlanta,” The Arts Exchange, 2011
  • “Liliana Porter,” catalog essay, Brenau University, October 2009
  • “An Anatomical Eye: The Body on Display in Eighteenth‐Century Europe,” Studio Art and Art History Colloquium, Agnes Scott College, 2009
  • “Heterotopic Wonderlands: Anxious Identities in the Chicago World’s Fair,” Southern Regional Honors Council Conference, 2008
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
  • Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in the Digital Humanities, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 2015-2017
  • University Dean of Graduate Studies Travel Grant, University of Rochester, 2015
  • Slattery Fellow, University of Rochester, 2012-2014
  • Presidential Scholar, Georgia State University, 2007-2010
  • Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design Art History Student of the Year, Georgia State University, 2009
Teaching/Curatorial Experience
  • “Silence” Ronald Rettner Hall for Media Arts & Sage Art Center, University of Rochester, 2015
  • Jurist, Art Awake!, Rochester, NY, 2015
  • University of Rochester Teaching Assistant: Digital Media Toolkit, 2015; Senior Studio Art Seminar, 2015; Writing on Art, 2014; Intro to Modern Architecture, 2013; Art and Architecture in British Middle Ages, 2013; Art and Media Criticism and Culture, 2012
  • Curriculum content author, The Art of Photography, North Carolina Museum of Art, 2012
  • Arts and culture journalist, BURNAWAY; ArtCriticsATL, 2009-2012
  • International Animation Day, co-curated with Fatimah Abdullah, Association Internationale du Film d’Animation, 2011
  • “Fourth Ward Farm,” co-curated with Kristin Juarez, Atlanta, GA, 2010
  • “Paradise,” Public Acts of Art, Atlanta, GA, 2010
  • “AXIOM,” Public Acts of Art, Atlanta, GA, 2009
  • ARTHouse09, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center studio artists, 2009
  • “Variation in White,” X-Project, Atlanta, GA, 2008
  • “Mothra,” X-Project, Atlanta, GA, 2008
  • “Hot Fresh Now (and Then): 35 Years,” with Stan Woodard, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 2008