Will Luers, a digital media artist and writer, has been a visiting professor in the Creative Media & Digital Culture program since the fall of 2010. In 2008, he was invited to Washington State University, Vancouver as an artist-in-residence to work with students on location-based media projects. At the CMDC, he currently teaches "Multimedia Authoring", "Advanced Multimedia Authoring", "Digital Cinema", "Digital Publishing" and "Digital Storytelling."
Will's current research and artistic interest is in designing and publishing multimedia books for artists and scholars. In general, his interests are in the proliferating forms and expressive possibilities of web-based and digital cinema, including database documentaries, multimedia hypertext, networked video and locative storytelling.
In 2010, he was awarded the The Vectors-NEH Summer Fellowship to work on his database documentary, The Father Divine Project. His digital art has been exhibited internationally and selected for various festivals and conferences, including the Electronic Literature Organization, FILE(Brazil) and ISEA. In 2016, his collaboration with Hazel Smith and Roger Dean (), was selected for the ELO Collection Volume 3. In 2005, he won Nantucket Film Festival and Tony Cox Award for Best Screenplay.
- Web Design and Development
- Digital Publishing
- Database Narrative
- Digital Cinema