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     Robert Daniel Flowers has been making films and videos since 1985. He received a Ph.D. in Humanities – Major in Aesthetic Studies from the University of Texas at Dallas in August 2010. His dissertation is titled, Experimental Film in the Age of Binary Data: The Digital Alternative to the Celluloid Image. Flowers also received a MFA in Filmmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1992 where he studied with many notable avant-garde filmmakers such as George Kuchar, Janis Lipzin, Ernie Gehr, and Barbara Hammer. He has produced numerous films and videos which have been shown by galleries such as the Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, the McKinney Avenue Contemporary and the Eugene Binder Gallery. His work has been screened at the Millennium Film Workshop, Robert Beck Memorial Cinema, Anthology Film Archive, San Francisco Cinematheque, and Aurora Picture Show. Additionally, they have played at both the Onion City and Ann Arbor Experimental Film and Video Festivals among others. Throughout the nineties he worked in the motion picture industry for such notable companies as Panavision and Victor Duncan. Dr. Flowers was a video instructor at Richland College in Dallas, Texas from 2004-2011. He was a Lecturer at the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) at Ohio State University in 2012. and more recently taught Video Art at Florida State University. At present he is working on several projects, The Pyramid Room, a feature length screenplay, and its adaptation into a novel. (Also see Current Work) (7-18-16)