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Prof Christo Doherty Professor Christo Doherty – Head of Digital Arts
Research and Teaching Interests:
Digital Arts – interface history and design; concepts of interactivity; digital production and delivery systems; copyright and intellectual property; languages of new media; digital video and installations.
Room 5, 1st Floor
Digital Convent
Tel: 27 (11) 717-4682
Email:Christo.Doherty@wits.ac.za
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Professor Christo Doherty – Head of Digital ArtsResearch and Teaching Interests: Digital Arts – interface history and design; concepts of interactivity; digital production and delivery systems; copyright and intellectual property; languages of new media; digital video and installations. Room 5, 1st Floor
Digital ConventTel: 27 (11) 717-4682
Email:Christo.Doherty@wits.ac.za
Tegan Bristow – Lecturer: Interactive Digital Media(Curently on Sabbatical)Appointed in 2007, Tegan lectures the practice component of the Interactive Digital Media Postgraduate program. She also lectures on expanding creative practice through communication technologies to third year School of Arts students. Tegan’s interests span most interactive media that are used in and adapted for art making. Her current field of research explores a new form of the sublime found between interactive media and natural phenomena. Room 3B, Ground Floor
Digital ConventTel: 27 (11) 717-4604
Email:Tegan.Bristow@wits.ac.za
Mileta Postic – Lecturer: 3D Animation
Born in Novi Sad, Serbia (then Yugoslavia) in 1970. BFA obtained at University of South Carolina (USA) in 1995. And MA at University of Portsmouth (UK) in 1999. Taught Animation at Columbia College, Chicago, USA, University of Novi Sad in Serbia and KyungSung University in Busan, South Korea. Worked in a number of renowned animation studios and was involved in several Motion Picture VFX projects. Also made a few animation shorts and a lot of free lance work in the area of preproduction: storyboarding, character design and visualization, production: 2D and 3D animation and art directing and postproduction: compositing and corrections. He has worked on TV commercials, music videos, web animations, various intros, visual effects and different digital manipulations of the moving image. He has also served as an Animation Festivals Jury member and an Animation Forums speaker. Mileta is a member of Animation Journal and ASIFA Korea.
Room 3A, Ground Floor
Digital ConventTel: 27 (11) 717 4614
Email:mileta.postic@wits.ac.za
Hanli Geyser – Lecturer: Game DesignHanli Geyser is both a lecturer in Game Design and a PhD candidate at the Wits School of Art. Hanli’s research and teaching interests are diverse, spanning many areas of popular cultural production. She is primarily fascinated by the conjunction between visual arts and narrative texts found in video games, hypertext fiction, comic books and film.  Room 3C, Ground Floor
Digital ConventTel: 27 (11) 717 4687
Email:hanli.geyser@wits.ac.za
Angus Davidson – Network and Laboratory Manager, Digital ArtsWith a Mech Eng degree from University of Natal, Angus began his working career as part of a team developing an advanced Games Simulator Prototype in the UK. In this project he was responsible for the 3D programming, and creating the 3D Models for the game.
Returning to South Africa he started work at the Internet solutions as a Developer becoming Technical Lead of HAL International. Here he played an active role in defining and developing the current Hal System along with maintaining the live production system, managing the development and quality assurance environments and mentoring the technical team where required.
Room 9, 1st Floor
Digital ConventTel: 27 (11) 717-4683
Email:Angus.Davidson@wits.ac.za
Mireyo Mutshotsho – Divisional Secretary, Digital Arts
Assists the Head of the Digital Arts Division.
1st Floor
WSOA BuildingTel: 27 (11) 717 4663
Email:Mercy.Mutshotsho@wits.ac.za