New Media Room
April 17- May 17, 2008
Curated by Donna Kessinger
The world of networked art is expansive and constantly evolving daily with new technology and applications.
Networked is an effort to take into consideration both literal and physical interpretations based on an open call for networked art on a local and international level. This small group survey is an attempt to look at the manifestation of net-based interactive projects, and physical attempts to escape from virtual realities, resulting in work with a more personal connection - going back to an idea of networks having to do with people and the way we live and work, both alone and in community.
Submit or accept a dare with The Coalition for Daring Behavior, or hear Disembodied Voices by Jody Zellen
Artists: William Brovelli, Doris Caçoilo, Beatrice Coron, The Coalition for Daring Behavior, Sean Hovendick, Visakh Menon, William Oliwa, Gunter Puller, Katherine Sweetman, Amanda Thackray, Michelle Wilson, Jody Zellen
Donna Rae Kessinger is a video artist and independent curator. She was the Installation Coordinator of the Greater New York Show, 1999, at PS1 Contemporary Art Center. She produced the Collaborative Arts Projects (CAP), Bronx Museum of the Arts, emerging artist residency program with Eathon G. Hall Jr., Director of Education; as well as developing curatorial, education and public programs for Aljira, a Space for Contemporary Art, including the acclaimed Young Curators program. She was on the BRIO panel for video in 2007. Most she recently co-developed and produced the PS1 Wack! Soho walking tour and interactive media map with Mary Beth Edelson and GAIA Studios.
She is currently curating a video event, and community based Art show called: Walking Bedford Avenue with eyewash Gallery Director Larry Walczack, Spring 2008. Her media work les biens inc, has been cloned into Rhizome's Artbase, and has been screened at the Jersey City Museum of Art.
Gallery Aferro - Newark, N.J.
VertexList space has the pleasure to present “Spirit Surfers”, a two person exhibition
featuring recent new media projects by Kevin Bewersdorf and Paul Slocum.
The reception will take place on Saturday, March 22, 2008, 7pm - 10pm, artists will be in attendance. The exhibition will be on display until Sunday, May 04th 2008.
Exhibited works by Kevin Bewersdorf include: “"Two videos for the Mitchell Chiropractic Clinic Separated by Eighteen Years" (two channel video) and “Maximum Sorrow Throw Blanket #2” (digitally produced quilt). Also in the show “Four Seasons” (gicle print on canvas) and “You're Not My Father” (video) by Paul Slocum. Both artists will collaborate on the launch of a brand new web-surfing club “Spirit Surfers”, which will premiere at the opening reception. (http://spiritsurfers.net/)
This joint exhibition is an exploration of a new type of objecthood, which emerged as a product of the information era: the ephemeral-imperfect, forced back into the palpable reality from the domain of codes and numbers. Kevin Bewersdorf and Paul Slocum work toward establishing the contemporary expressive vocabulary, capable of transforming the internet-mediated, generic content into meaningful statements.
Paul Slocum is a new media artist, curator and a musician, currently living and working in Dallas, Slocum was recently included in Nexus Texas at the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas. He has also been included in exhibitions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas, and the National Center for the Arts, Mexico City, Mexico. In 2004, his work was exhibited at the Liverpool Biennial in the United Kingdom. In addition, he has been invited to do performances in France, The Netherlands, Canada, The United Kingdom, and New York. http://qotile.net/
Kevin Bewersdorf is a conceptual media artist living in Austin. His was featured recently in Passing Time and the Changing Seasons of Time at Okay Mountain in Austin and he will have his first solo show in New York at V&A in the Spring. He is also known for his work in the critically acclaimed film, LOL: The Movie, which he co-wrote and stars in. http://www.geartekcorporation.com/
"Nel 2009 Silvia Bächli e Fabrice Gygi rappresenteranno la Svizzera alla 53. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia. Su raccomandazione della Commissione federale d'arte l'Ufficio federale della cultura (UFC) ha incaricato i due prestigiosi artisti di realizzare i contributi ufficiali. Silvia Bächli proporra' la sua produzione artistica nel Padiglione svizzero ai Giardini di Castello, mentre Fabrice Gygi esporra' le sue installazioni nella Chiesa di San Stae sul Canal Grande."
La Svizzera partecipa alla 53. Biennale di Venezia con gli artisti Silvia Bächli e Fabrice Gygi
"For the 11th International Architecture Exhibition Out There: Architecture Beyond Building, the Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, presents, with Telecom Italia, the international online competition, EveryVille 2008. Communities beyond Place, Civic consciousness beyond Architecture, curated by Aaron Betsky and Francesco Delogu and open to students of all disciplines from Italian and foreign universities, who have not graduated within January, 1st 2008."
La Biennale di Venezia
Thursday, April 3rd 2008 to Thursday May 1st 2008
Sarah Lawrence College
Heimbold Visual Arts Center
Barbara Walters Gallery
Hours: M F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. S/S 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
more about Meridith Pingree on this blog
A PASSION FOR PIXELS
June 20 through September 7, 2008
Reception: Sunday, July 27, from 1-4 p.m.
Curator: Bruce Deitrich Price
A Passion for Pixels will be curated from an open call by Bruce Deitrich Price, an author, artist and critic who has extensively investigated the many manifestations of digital art.
The exhibition theme will explore all facets of the medium. The curator is especially interested in work that emphasizes ways in which the computer is distinctive as an art-making tool.
Artists are invited to submit one work for consideration. The curator welcomes both traditional and innovative approaches to this subject.
Islip Art Museum - Exhibits
Meet The Media Guru
Vincent John Vincent
Il corpo come interfaccia
Mediateca di Santa Teresa
Via della Moscova, 28 - Milano
12 Maggio 2008 - ore 19.30
Pioniere riconosciuto a livello internazionale della realtà virtuale, Vincent John Vincent è specializzato nel fondere arte, tecnologia e business.
Nel 1984 ha lanciato, insieme a Francis Mac Dougall, un’interfaccia rivoluzionaria depositata (MANDALA®), cui ha fatto seguito, pochi anni dopo, la fondazione di Gesturetek, che, utilizzando soluzioni singole e multiple, attraverso il sistema brevettato VGC (Video Gesture Control) ha creato una varietà di new media immersivi che permettono all’utente di interagire dinamicamente attraverso il gesto con contenuti su schermi di ogni dimensione, da ogni distanza, senza dover toccare nulla o usare specifici devices.
L’applicazione di questi software e in particolare del concetto che sta alla base dei sistemi gesture based è pressoché infinita e ha apportato e porta innumerevoli vantaggi al mondo della digital communication in genere e a quello del retail digital signage in particolare. Per avere una stima dell’impatto di questa tecnologia nel business a livello mondiale basti pensare che una trentina di sistemi viene installata nel mondo ogni mese.
Le applicazioni includono giochi immersivi, training, edutainment, riabilitazione, produzioni tv, interfacce ‘point and click’ da utilizzare nel retail e nei dispaly pubblici, soluzioni innovative per i devices mobili.
Più di recente la Gesturtek si è aperta un varco nell’offerta al consumatore, attraverso la vendita di brevetti delle nuove tecnologie, così come lo sviluppo dei giochi: Sony per Playstation2 Eyetoy, Microsoft con XBOX 360 Console Camera, Hasbro per lo sviluppo di ION.
3000 i progetti in musei, centri culturali, scientifici, retails, network di digital signage e parchi tematici e di divertimento
Interveranno alla serata: Maria Grazia Mattei, MGM Digital Communication.
MEET THE MEDIA GURU è l’appuntamento milanese internazionale con i protagonisti della cultura digitale e dell’innovazione. Ideato da MGM Digital Communication, promosso dal Forum Net Economy (Comune di Milano, Provincia di Milano, Camera di Commercio di Milano), con il patrocinio del Ministero delle Comunicazioni, in collaborazione con la Mediateca di Santa Teresa e il CFMT.
Meet the Media Guru ringrazia per l’ospitalità Town House Galleria www.townhousegalleria.it
Ásdís Sif Gunnarsdóttir, Erling T.V. Klingenberg, Hekla Dögg Jónsdóttir, Pall Banine, Ragnar Kjartansson and Sirra Sigrun Sigurdardottir
Curated by David Diviney
Exhibition runs: April 11- May 10, 2008
Produced in conjunction with:
Núna (now) as part of the Icelandic Art Festival Inc. www.nunanow.com
Sundogs brings together the work of six emerging and mid-career Icelandic artists. Looking to the theatre of the commonplace, through a variety of approaches—video, installation, performance, sculpture, photography—these artists investigate facets of everyday life in their native land and within an increasingly global community. Within this, an interest in narrative structures, ubiquitous objects and materials, and other things from the natural and built environments that are often overlooked serve as points of departure. As such, the resulting works act as gestures that respond to and restage aspects of human experience. In so doing, these artists evoke an uncanny and sometimes humorous subtext to our shared and often universal surroundings.
Sundogs is curated by David Diviney, a Kamloops-based artist, educator, independent curator and writer. This exhibition serves as a continuation of his collaborative research with Icelandic artists and institutions that began in 1997. Sundogs is produced in collaboration with Núna (now) as part of the Icelandic Art Festival Inc. Núna (now) is a showcase of art-making from both Icelandic and Canadian communities that will take place in Winnipeg in May 2008.
Sundogs runs from April 11 through May 10, 2008 in the main space and in the +15 Window Project Space.TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary
Newseum | The Interactive Museum of News
After closing years ago in Rosslyn, the brand-new Newseum in downtown Washington opens to the public today. (wmal.com)
The Newseum is an interactive museum of news and journalism under construction in Washington, D.C. It opened at its first location in Rosslyn, Virginia, on April 18, 1997. Its stated mission is "to help the public and the news media understand one another better." In five years, the Newseum attracted more than 2.25 million visitors. The Newseum's operations are funded by the Freedom Forum, a nonpartisan foundation dedicated to "free press, free speech and free spirit for all people."via wikipedia
Yuri's Night Bay Area 2008
“Radical Technology for a Sustainable Future” is the theme of “Yuri’s Night Bay Area 2008,” part of a worldwide celebration of space exploration on the anniversary of the first human mission into space. Astronauts, artists, scientists, engineers and musicians take part. Performers include the Capacitor dance troupe and Phil Lesh, of Grateful Dead fame. (examiner.com)
some of this year’s speakers "to whet your appetite":
- World-renowned video game designer Will Wright, creator of SimCity, SimEarth, The Sims, and many other games, including his exciting upcoming game of life, evolution, and exploration, Spore
- NASA astrobiologist Jonathan Trent, leader of the new NASA G.R.E.E.N. team for green technology research
- Saul Griffith, an MIT-trained mad scientist and founder of one of the most innovative green power companies today, Makani Power
- Jaron Lanier, offering an innovative approach to communicating with distant life by rearranging the stars
- A NASA Research Park lecture by Chris Perkins and John Cole, CEO and COO of SkyTran, a revolutionary approach to urban mass transit
- Pascal Lee of the Haughton Mars Project, with special guests Brian Glass and Hans Utz of NASA Ames
- Remarks by Stewart Brand, a founder of The Long Now Foundation and creator of the Whole Earth Catalog
2008 Tesla Roadster - (Tesla Motors)
Ames Amateur Radio Club
Demonstrations of live television transmisions, satellite spectral displays, and radio communications.
BD-5 Jet BD-5 jet (Hiller Aviation Museum)
Brainwave-reading technology for consumer applications (NeuroSky, Inc.)
Bumble Bee and Cyclefuge (Cyclecide)
The Bay View Space Administration and San Francisco Heavy Pedal Cyclecide Bike Rodeo present an Exploration of Bicycle Flight!
Burning Man Earth (Burning Man Earth)
CalCars.org — Bringing Plug-In Hybrids to Mass Production (The California Cars Initiative)
Color Space (Luis Maurette)
Color Space is an interactive three-projector video installation based on RGB color space theories. Participants walk inside the color space, observing colors as they combine to form new colors and gradients.
Cosmonauts Monument — in video
(Mark McGothigan and the Mad Scientists)
A twenty-first century visual representation of the Cosmonauts Monument (in Russia) to commemorate manned space flight.
Countdown Generator (Peter Foucault and John Urquhart)
Countdown Generator is a 5 channel video installation created by Bay Area artist Peter Foucault and Bay Area filmmaker John Urquhart.
Crucible of the Firmament (Zachary Jones and Jeannine Davies)
This work presents a new facet of vortex motion via a water sculpture.
Eat Drink Sleep and other works (Lili Smith)
Light installations reflecting the Repetitions in life experience and stages in human society.
Robotic Fire Sculptures and Lithium-Powered Electric Motorcycles (Justin Gray)
Come see some of Justin Gray’s latest robots and electric motorcycles!
Gigapan: Explore your planet with Gigapixel Panoramas (The Global Connection Project) GigaPan consists of three technological developments: a robotic camera mount for capturing very high-resolution (gigapixel and up) panoramic images using a standard digital camera; custom software for constructing very high-resolution gigapixel panoramas; and, a new type of website for exploring, sharing and commenting on gigapixel panoramas and the detail our users will discover within them.
A Home Forever (Ellen McManis)
Homebrew Robot Demos (Homebrew Robotics Club)
The Hydrogen Economy (False Profit Labs)
I.T. (Michael Christian) (Photo by Brian Herman.)
Interactive Wall (Kenneth Willes et al.)
JPods. Solar powered automated guideways. Moving people and cargo in a Physical-Internet. Jpods.com
Microbial Mats: Earth’s Earliest Ecosystems — Microalgae: Earth’s Latest Source of Energy? (Brad Bebout et al.)
Mindchill (GSR) and Introscope (EEG) (Infodelic Ectomorphs — Gautam Agarwal, Tim Mullen, Jonathan Toomim, Geoffrey Brookshire)
Mutopia: Seedpod #7 (The Flaming Lotus Girls)
Flaming Lotus Girls will be debuting a portion of their latest interactive creation, Mutopia.
Past Proprioception, 2006 (Michael Joaquin Grey. Computational cinema with stereo sound. Film object, computer, custom software designed with R. Luke DuBois.)
RocketCam Greatest Hits (Ecliptic Enterprises Corporation)
SOFIA Interactive Infrared Display (SOFIA — Stratoshperic Observatory for Infrared Astronomy)
SolFocus — Focus on Solar for a Sustainable Future (SolFocus)
Space Photo Booth (Coallition for Space Exploration)
Sub-Orbital Aerodynamic Re-entry Experiments (SOAREX) SOAREX is a NASA Hypersonic
Tin Girl (Daniela Steinsapir)
Wind-Powered Hydrofoil Boat (Makani Power)
Wrightspeed X1 - (Wrightspeed)
Etichette: by nasa
Audiovisual artists Addictive TV return to Milan on Thursday 17th April, this is time to play at the Elita Design Week Music Festival, a festival which brings new-media and club culture to the prestigious design week in Milan.
DJ/producers Addictive TV are a total audiovisual experience driven by their fast-paced breakbeat AV remixes and video mash-ups. Praised by the likes of Grandmaster Flash, Moby and Kraftwerk's Karl Bartos, they've twice picked up the #1 VJs in the World crown from DJ Magazine. In the last year they've played in over 40 countries, including Brazil, USA, China, Japan and even Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Addictive TV will certainly bombard your senses when they kick-start their mixers!!
Address: Elita headquarter by Motorola
Spazio Astoria, viale Montenero 55, Milano
From 7pm. Free entrance
More Info: www.elitamusic.com
The dynamic duo recently headlined the opening party of SXSW [ South by Southwest ] - the World’s largest music event featuring over 1,400 acts over 5 days. We've uploaded a short video blog from their SXSW adventure and performance which US music magazine Paste described as “a downright electrifying show ” and “a compulsively compelling pop culture audio/visual avalanche! "
SEE VLOG HERE > www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxsWHAs4-PM
MORE VIDEOS / NEWS / DATES : www.myspace.com/addictivetv
"Light years beyond the gallery realm of masters like Bill Viola, these mixmasters and musicians create something otherworldly and all-encompassing from behind their Kraftwerk-style wall of synth-and-video-modules."
- XLR8R MAGAZINE
more on this blog about addictive TV