Vibeke Sorensen

Nanyang Technological University & CSH Associate Faculty

Vibeke Sorensen is an artist and professor working in digital multimedia and animation, immersive media, interactive architectural installation, and visual music. From 2009 to 2019, she was professor and chair of the School of Art, Design, and Media at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, where she was founding director of the Centre for Asian Art and Design.


From 2016 to 2019, Vibeke was adjunct professor of Design, Games and Interaction at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.  She co-founded the Advanced Scientific Visualization Laboratory (ASVL) at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, and was professor and founding chair of the Division of Animation and Digital Arts, in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California from 1994 to 2004. In 2007, she was the chair of the ACM SIGGRAPH Art Gallery, Global Eyes.


Vibeke has been a consultant for Disney and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA. Her research in new technologies has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the USC Annenberg Center for Communication, and Intel Corporation. In 2020 her work on the color music of the Balinese calenders was the focus of an exhibition by a team of architects, artists, and researchers from ETH Zurich at the Sharjah Architecture Triennial.