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news - archive - 2007:


I'll be presenting a paper at the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts' annual conference. This year's conference theme is CODE. I plan to discuss the impact of code's materiality on issues of representation in new media art.

Portland, ME
November 1-4, 2007

Conference Website: www.slsa07.com

PSi 13: Performance Studies International Conference

Marianne Kim and I will present a performance installation by DISORIENTALISM at PSi 13, this year's Performance Studies International Conference which is being hosted by New York University.

PSi 13
November 8-11, 2007
New York University
PSi 13 Website

11th Annual D.U.M.B.O. Art Under the Bridge Festival

DISORIENTALISM, my collaboration with Marianne Kim, will be participating in this year's Art Under the Bridge Festival in D.U.M.B.O. We will be doing a site-specific performance called "Two by Two, View by View" in which the Disorientals learn to be leisurely.

"Two by Two, View by View"
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Saturday, September 29: 3PM - 4PM
Sunday, September 30: 2PM - 3PM

D.U.M.B.O., Brooklyn
September 28-30, 2007

for more details coming up.


I'm making a street installation for Conflux, Brooklyn's annual psychogeography festival taking place in and around Williambsurg this September.

My project is called Urban Camouflage: Taking Shelter.
*New Location* — Find me a door south of the CONFLUX headquarters on Havemeyer between Metropolitan and Hope. …Read more on the conference website.

Williamsburg, Brooklyn
September 13-16, 2007

Conflux has put together an extensive website for this festival. Be sure to check out the events calendar - there will be tons of very cool projects going on all weekend!

Press Release (pdf)


I will be giving an artist talk and performing via a live link to the Conference on Digital Live Art held at Leeds Metropolitan University. The conference theme, "BAD GIRLS, GADGETS & GUERRILLA PERFORMANCE," focuses on women who are practicing in and between the fields of Computing, HCI and Live Art.

For my performance, "Live Chatter: Impersonal Impersonation of a Chatterbot Persona," I'm training myself to impersonate a chatterbot and will be conversing with conference attendees through a live remote text chat. …Read more on the conference website.

Old Broadcasting House
(Civic Quarter, Leeds LS1 3HE)
Leeds Metropolitan University
Leeds, UK
September 10, 2007

details on performances, installations, and papers — and a keynote by the Guerrilla Girls!


My 5 micro video loops, (de)bugging Loop(de)Loop, will be showing at Interval in Manchester, UK. They are part of a show called Turnstile and are curated under the theme "Successful Failure" - fitting for computer bugs!

Interval @ The Holden Gallery
Grosvenor Street off Oxford Road
Manchester, UK
July 26-28th, 2007

Interval Website.