[NetBehaviour] Pace Digital Gallery Talks, Nov 10 :: Jonah Brucker-Cohen + Art Clay

marc marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Mon Nov 7 21:45:12 CET 2005


The Pace Digital Gallery is pleased to present:
 Fall evening art talks with new media artists.

 6pm. Thursday Nov 10 :: Jonah Brucker-Cohen + Art Clay
 location: Rm 313, 163 William Street between Ann and Beekman, Pace
University, NYC digitalgallery at pace.edu
 More info, maps, and images at http://www.pace.edu/digitalgallery  <<click
on "info about fall talks with new media artists">>
 Free admission, please join us!

 Jonah Brucker-Cohen will discuss his work in the theme of   
"Deconstructing
Networks"  in both physical and online instantiations. He will discuss  his
projects that attempt to challenge and subvert accepted notions of  network
interaction from software manipulation and rule-based systems to  
translating
virtual processes and conventions into the physical world. Some  
projects he
will discuss include BumpList, an email community for the determined,
Alerting Infrastructure!,  a website hit counter that destroys a  building,
PoliceState a fleet of radio controlled policecars who's movements are
dictated by keywords sniffed on a local network, and SimpleTEXT a
performance that is controlled by participants through texting messages  
from
their mobile phones.

 Jonah Brucker-Cohen is a researcher, artist, and Ph.D. candidate in the
Disruptive Design Team of the Networking and Telecommunications Research
Group (NTRG), Trinity College Dublin. He is co-founder of the Dublin  
Art and
Technology Association (DATA Group) and a recipient of the ARANEUM Prize
sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Art, Science and Technology and
Fundacioin ARCO. His writing has appeared in numerous international
publications including Wired Magazine, Rhizome.org, and GIZMODO and his  
work
has been shown at events such as DEAF (03,04), UBICOMP (02,03,04), CHI  
(04)
Transmediale (02,04), ISEA (02,04), Institute of Contemporary Art in  
London
(ICA-04), Whitney Museum of American Art's ArtPort (03), Ars Electronica
(02,04), and the ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art in Karlsruhe(04-5).

 Art Clay will perform will present short film clips, shown as important
examples of the collaborative processes between varied fields of  
knowledge,
and between two or more genre. Particular attention will be given in the
lecture to the sonic art work GoingPublik for distributed ensemble. This
work is characteristic of a working relationship between the Arts and  the
Sciences which not only results in hybrid art forms but also brings  about
hybrid areas of knowledge. Other works to be discussed are Le Marriage,
LoveGas, Suréance, GoingPublik, and Spinoza is(s)t...

 Art Clay was born in New York, and lives in Basel, Switzerland. He has
worked in Music, Video & performance, specializing in the performance of
self-created works with the use of intermedia. He has had appearances at
international festivals, on radio and television in Europe, USA and  Japan.
He has written works for newly-invented instruments of his own design  and
for traditional acoustic and electro-acoustic instruments. Instrument
designs include: "Air Bow", a virtual string instrument; "Mirrorum", an
optical sound generator; and "Spaceball", a controller for both sound  and
image. Together with Jürg Gutknecht, he directs the "Digital Art Weeks"
Program held at the ETH in Zurich
________________________________________________________________________ __
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Will Pappenheimer
Assistant Professor, Digital Art
Pace University, New York
Assistant Director. Pace Digital Gallery
http://csis.pace.edu/digitalgallery/
wpappenheimer at pace.edu
willpap-projects.com
Office: 914-799-4945
Cell: 347-526-5302



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