A Brazilian-American interdisciplinary artist, designer, educator and researcher, Claudia Jacques holds an MFA in Computer Art, School of Visual Arts, NY, and is currently a PhD candidate at the Planetary Collegium, CAiiA Hub, University of Plymouth, UK. Under Professors Roy Ascott and Søren Brier, she is researching space-time aesthetics in the user-information-interface relationship through the lens of Cybersemiotics. Intersecting art, technology and science, she designs interactive hybrid art and information environments that aim to explore perceptions of space-time and the digital-physical in the pursuit of human consciousness. She collaborates with many artists exhibiting and presenting both in the U.S. and abroad. She has published in Leonardo, Technoetic Arts, TEK s, Art & Engine, etc., and serves as Art Editor for Cybernetics and Human Knowing journal. Since 2011 she collaborates with Victoria Vesna on bringing human and water resources together across institutional, geographic, cultural, artistic, technological, and scientific boundaries. Jacques is also a participant with three other scholars in a 2014-17 NEH Collaborative Research Project based at Roosevelt University in Chicago. She teaches studio, digital and communication arts, and her studio is in Valhalla, NY.