Pace Digital Gallery Presents Tuesday Night Talks with New Media Artists

Talks are held Tuesday evenings at 7 pm, One Pace Plaza (just East of City Hall), faculty dining room, New York City. Peter Horvath exhibition will be on view nearby at the Pace Digital Gallery, 163 William Street, New York City. All events are open to the public and free of charge.

Contact the Pace Digital Gallery, 917.779.4947, digitalgallery@pace.edu,
http://www.pace.edu/digitalgallery or
Bill Caldwell, Office of Public Information, Pace University, 212-346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

MEDIA ADVISORY

October 5, 2004

PACE DIGITAL GALLERY PRESENTS TUESDAY NIGHT TALKS
WITH NEW MEDIA ARTISTS

Solo exhibition of Canadian net artist Peter Horvath’s work on view Oct. 12 – Dec. 12

NOTE: Talks are held Tuesday evenings at 7 pm, One Pace Plaza (just East of City Hall), faculty dining room, New York City. Peter Horvath exhibition will be on view nearby at the Pace Digital Gallery, 163 William Street, New York City. All events are open to the public and free of charge.

Tuesday, October 5:

José Carlos Casado is an artist from Spain currently living in New York. He has exhibited in solo and group shows internationally. He has won prizes/recognitions including a Grant from the Picasso Foundation, the LaCaixa Foundation’s Scholarship, the MIT Leonardo Excellence Award ’01, and the NYFA Fellowship in Video. He has participated in 18 international New Media Festivals, including Sundance and ArsElectronica, and has been published in the cover of Leonardo, by MIT. Picasso Foundation did a retrospective show and published a catalogue of his most recent work. He recently showed at Postmasters Gallery in NY. He will be part of the Media City Seoul Biennale next December.

Michael Mandiberg is a new media artist who uses the Internet, Video and performance to explore subjectivity, labor, and commerce. His recent projects include the DVD exhibition First Person in collaboration with Carla Herrera-Prats and Anne-Julie Raccoursier, and The Exchange Program, a collaborative performance where four sets of two people switched lives for 11 days. To provide information for his partner he built “The Essential Guide to Performing Michael Mandiberg,” an online do-it-yourself guide to his persona. His work has been exhibited at such venues as Ars Electronica Center in Linz, ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany, Transmediale Festival, Berlin, and C-Level, Los Angeles. His work has been written about in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Berliner Zeitung, and Wired.

Tuesday, October 12:

John Gerrard lives in Ireland and was born in 1974. Most recently he was Siemens Artist in Residence to the Ars Electronica Futurelab (2004). Recent shows include Some Exhaust, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, NY; The Ars Electronica Festival, Austria; The Liverpool Biennial, UK; and Passage of Mirage in the Chelsea Art Museum. NY. He received a BFA (Sculpture) from the Ruskin School of Oxford University in 1997, an MFA (Art and Technology) from the Art Institute of Chicago in 2000 and an MSc (Multimedia) from Trinity College Dublin in 2001.
The exhibition by Peter Horvath will be opening the same day. See below.

Tuesday, November 2:

Cory Arcangel is a computer artist, performer, and curator who lives and works in Brooklyn. He is a founding member of BEIGE [aka the Beige programming crew /Beige Records], a loosely knit crew of like-minded computer programmers and enthusiasts. Their work has been called “genius” by XLR8R magazine, and they were named in The New York Times’s best art moments of 2002 poll. Arcangel’s recent exhibitions include The 2004 Whitney Biennial, Seeing Double at the Guggenheim, and Killer Instinct at the New Museum in New York. Recent curatorial projects include “The Infinite Fill Show” @ Foxy Productions, an open call black and white only art show based on MAC Paint.

Tuesday, November 30:

Andrea Polli is a digital media artist living in New York City, and is currently an Associate Professor of Integrated Media Arts at Hunter College. She has been creating works that translate numerical data to sound for over ten years, from algorithmic compositions modeling chaos to live improvisation using video analysis systems. She has focused on interpreting human movement and improvisation through sound and data sonifications illustrating complex information. Since 2001, she has been working on the sonification of meteorological data in collaboration with various atmospheric scientists. She has exhibited, performed, and lectured throughout the US, Europe, South America, and the Philippines.

Annette Weintraub is a media artist whose projects embed layered narratives within a variety of architectural constructs. Her work investigates architecture as visual language, media and public space and the symbolism of space. Projects include Life Support (2003) a work about hospital architecture; Mirage (2001) a project on cultural difference in Morocco commissioned by CEPA; The Mirror That Changes (2001) a project on sustainability commissioned by The Ruschlikon Centre for Global Dialogue; and Crossroads (2000), an examination of Times Square through film and architecture. Her work has been presented at the International Art Biennial-Buenos Aires; The 5th Biennial of Media and Architecture in Graz Austria; The Whitney Biennial 2000; The International Center for Photography/ICP; The First Chiang Mai New Media Art Festival in Thailand; The International Film Festival Rotterdam; Thirteen/WNET TV’s Reel New York.Web, and many festivals such as SIGGRAPH and ISEA. It has been cited in publications including: Aperture, Art in America, Artforum, ArtByte, Newsweek, ID Magazine, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, The Boston Globe, Leonardo, and Intelligent Agent. She is Professor of Art at The City College of New York.

October 12 – December 12:

The solo exhibition “Peter Horvath” will feature four works for the Internet by the Canadian net artist.

Peter Horvath works in video, sound, photo-based and new media. Camera in hand since age 6, he inhaled darkroom fumes until his late 20’s, then began exploring art forms in time-based media. Immersed himself in digital technologies at the birth of the Web, he co-founded 6168.org, a site for net.art, and adopted techniques of photo-montage which he uses in his net based and 2D works. Exhibitions include the Whitney Museum Of American Art’s Artport, the 17th Stuttgarter Filmwinter (Stuttgart, Germany), FILE 2004 (Sâo Paulo, Brazil), Video Zone International Video Art Biennial (Tel Aviv, Israel), the Thailand New Media Art Festival (Bangkok, Thailand), the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (Québec City, Canada) as well as venues in New York, Tokyo, and London and numerous net.art showings.

Bios, artists’ statement, directions, and a printable pdf are available at
http://csis.pace.edu/digitalgallery/art_talks/fall04_arttalks.html

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