Mobile Figures
By David Lloyd
Design by Erik Loyer

Project Credits

David Lloyd
Professor of English at the University of Southern California since 2003, David Lloyd has published primarily in the field of Irish literature and culture and on colonialism and nationalism. His books in Irish Studies are: Nationalism and Minor Literature: James Clarence Mangan and the Emergence of Irish Cultural Nationalism, (1987); Anomalous States: Irish Writing and the Postcolonial Moment (1993); Ireland After History (2000); and a special issue of Interventions, "Ireland's Modernities" (2003). He is currently at work on a further book, A History of the Irish Orifice: the Irish Body and Modernity. He has co-published several other books: The Nature and Context of Minority Discourse, co-edited with Abdul JanMohamed (1991); The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Capital, co-edited with Lisa Lowe (1997); and Culture and the State, co-authored with Paul Thomas (1997). He is also working on a study of culture and ideology, Aesthetic Education: the Cultural Formation of the Subject. He teaches on Irish literature, cultural and postcolonial theory and British and Anglophone literature from Romanticism to the present. He joined USC in Fall 2003 after teaching at Scripps College, Claremont, and the University of California, Berkeley.

Erik Loyer |
Designer Programmer
Erik Loyer's interactive artworks have been exhibited online and in festivals and museums throughout the United States and abroad, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Prix Ars Electronica; and Transmediale. Loyer is the creator of The Lair of the Marrow Monkey, one of the first websites to be added to the permanent collection of a major art museum, and Chroma, an award-winning web serial about the racial politics of virtual reality. As Creative Director for Vectors, he has designed numerous multimedia essays in collaboration with leading humanities scholars. Loyer's commercial portfolio includes Clio and One Show Gold Award-winning work for Vodafone as well as projects for BMW and Sony. He is the recipient of a Rockefeller Film/Video/Multimedia Fellowship, and his works have been honored in the Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media and the California Design Biennial. Loyer has a B.A. in Cinema/Television Production from the University of Southern California.