Michael Filimowicz

Senior Lecturer


  • BA, Philosophy, DePaul University
  • MFA, Time Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Michael Filimowicz is a multi-disciplinary artist and researcher working at the overlapping boundaries of media forms. He is founder of the Cinesonika International Film Festival and Conference of Sound Design, and Editor of The Soundtrack academic journal. His research area can be broadly construed as the phenomenology of mediation and informational semiotics. He is also Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary Programs in the university's Lifelong Learning unit.

Research Interests

  • Information Semiotics
  • Sound Design
  • Audiovisual Media
  • Interactive Art
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Photography