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Paul Pfeiffer Named Cornell University Teiger Mentor in the Arts

Paul Pfeiffer.

COURTESY CORNELL UNIVERSITY

Cornell University has named digital media artist Paul Pfeiffer as the Teiger Mentor in the Arts for the school’s upcoming fall semester. Pfeiffer, known for his sample-based video pieces, will work with undergraduate and graduate students in the department of art, and will give a public artist talk at the school on September 24.

Carl Ostendarp, associate professor of art and director of graduate studies for the department’s M.F.A. program, stated in a release, “Paul’s work is said to address the role that mass media plays in shaping our communal consciousness, but what it also seems to me to do is offer us a compelling opportunity to become more empathetic towards one another.”

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