I'll be presenting a paper at DAC 09 as part of the Sex and Sexuality conference theme, organized by Susanna paasonen and Jordan Crandall. The conference is at UC Irvine and is directed by Simon Penny.
My paper is called "Command and Control: cybernetics and BDSM" and it's about ... just that.
Digital Arts and Culture 09
University of California Irvine
December 12-15, 2009
This year, the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSA) will theme it's annual conference around the topic of "Decoding." I've teamed up with Frenchy Lunning to organize a panel for the conference called "Decoding: a Method of Performance / Performance: a Method of Decoding." The panel will explore how performance studies methodologies can be applied to the study of digital technology and culture.
November 5-8, 2009
I'm very excited to be taking part in "Losing Yourself in the 21st Century," a group show that will result from a curatorial collaboration between Jillian Hernandez, Cathy Byrd, and Susan Richmond.
It's very inspiring to be participating in an overtly feminist project! I will be contributing my screensaver, Pipecleaner.
Here's what their website has to say about their project:
Losing Yourself in the 21st Century is premised on the notion that contemporary media, information systems and consumer culture foster flexible and diverse notions of self and community while simultaneously, and increasingly, regulating new spheres of personal life and conduct. By producing spaces in which individualism and personal choices are simultaneously espoused and curtailed, this network of cultural discourse blurs traditional distinctions between private and public, self-empowerment and self-surveillance, consumerism and activism. Our exhibition will explore this phenomenon through the perspective of emerging women artists.
Contemporary perceptions of identity are shaped not only by mass media and consumer culture but as well by feminist discourse and women's social and economic gains. How, we ask, do emerging artists perceive this complex discursive terrain? How, in turn, do they negotiate it? How have their diverse experiences and backgrounds equipped them to engage in questions of identity and self-expression in the new millennium? What currency, if any, do feminist politics have for them in our so-called postfeminist culture?
Losing Yourself in the 21st Century
Georgia State University Welch School of Art & Design Gallery
October 1 to November 19, 2009
Maryland Art Place
More details to follow. In the meantime, please visit the blog that's been central to this curatorial process:
I'll be participating in a New Media group show at the Hogar Collection this August. I will be performing a version of Hexxed during the opening on August 7.
Incidents & Accidents
A group exhibition of new lense based media works. Curated by Gerelyn Blackstone-Bridges.
Incidents & Accidents
August 7-28, 2009.
Hours: Fri-Sun 1-7pm
Opening (with Performance): Friday August 07, 6-9 pm.
The Hogar Collection
362 Grand Street
(@ the corner of Marcy Ave.)
Brooklyn, NY 11211
I'll be presenting my MFA thesis work, 3G56k, as part of this spring's MFA Thesis Exhibition at Hunter College.
Hunter MFA Thesis Exhibition
May 13 Ð June 13, 2009
Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 13, 6 Ð 8pm
A special dialing performance featuring Jessi Scopp will take place on the phone at 7 PM.
Hunter College Times Square Gallery
450 W. 41st Street (between 9th & 10th Aves)
New York, NY
I'll be taking part in a panel discussion on "New Media Art & Affect" at the Bridge Art Fair in New York. Here is a description of the panel from the Bridge site:
"A panel discussion with Tiffany Holmes, jonCates, Katherine Behar, Huong Ngo, and Seth Hunter.
Behind the gleam of newness New Media Art affects life through feelings of wonder, surprise, hope, fear and anxiety. This panel investigates artist's approaches to the field of Digital Art that evoke emotional responses to and rational critiques of the technological."
Bridge Art Fair
222 12th Avenue
New York City
"New Media Art & Affect" Panel
Friday, March 6, 2009
During the month of March, T.B.D in Greenpoint, Brooklyn will show "AS SUCH AS WELL AS AN ASSUMPTION," a group show organized by Ruslan Trusewych. My video, Stick To It! will be on view, as well as works by artists I love including, Zerek Kempf, Selena Kimball, David Lukowski, Dominic Nurre, and Birgit Rathsmann.
244 Franklin Street
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
T.B.D. is on the corner of Franklin and Green. Close to the Greenpoint stop on the G Train.
I'm happy to announce the initial publication of a project that has been several years in the making. The inaugural issue of Parsons Journal for Information Mapping will include an article (the first in a two-part series), based on my Master's work, which looks at emergent online mapping practices around the year 2005, the beginning of what what we now know as Web 2.0.
Part One, Mapping Territories, hit the virtual presses in January. Part Two, Mapping Glocalities will follow in the October issue.
My live performance and technology installation, INimaging, will be featured in a special issue of Visual Communications Quarterly focused on the theme of "Analog Interactivity."
Check back for details...
I'm honored and thrilled to have received a 2008/2009 Award from the Franklin Furnace Fund. This grant will support a new project that builds off of some of the things I've been working on over the past year. Thank you, Franklin Furnace!
Click here to read the Press Release: