About: Joseph DeLappe
- Joseph DeLappe is an Associate Professor of the Department of Art at the University of Nevada where he runs the Digital Media area. He is currently a 2008 Commissioned Artist at Eyebeam in New York City. Working with electronic and new media since 1983, his work in online gaming performance, electromechanical installation and real-time web-based video transmission have been shown throughout the United States and abroad. In 2006 he enacted a project dead-in-iraq, to type consecutively, all names of America’s military casualties from the war in Iraq into the America’s Army FPS online recruiting game. His work was recently featured in the exhibition Gameworld at the Laboral Centro de Arte y Creacion Industrial in Gijon, Spain and published in the recently released books, "Gamescenes: Art in the Age of Videogames", publisher Johan & Levi and "Videogames and Art", publisher Intellect Books. A native of San Francisco, he lives in Reno with his spouse and twin daughters.