[NetBehaviour] Upgrade! Boston: Ursula Endlicher

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Upgrade! Boston: Ursula Endlicher
March 17, 2009; 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Ursula Endlicher's work resides on the intersection of Internet, performance
and multi-media installation. Since 1994 the Internet has an impact on her
practice where she bridges the Web and physical reality. Her focus lies in
analyzing the social, political and structural components of the Web while
translating its hidden architectures and languages - such as HTML - into
choreography for performances, into layouts for visualizations,
installations or objects, or into notation for music.

Endlicher's recent projects include Website Impersonations: The Ten Most
Visited (2006-09), a ten-part Live/Web performance series that utilizes Web
Code as choreography. This series as well as the project html_butoh, a
web-based participatory performance commissioned by Turbulence.org in 2006,
are built on the html-movement-library, a database for small video clips
enacting the html language through movement. She created Website
Impersonations: The Amazons (.at versus .com), an interactive multi-media
installation with real-time web-feed navigable via the "mouse-chair" for
which she received a production grant by the Austrian Cultural Forum NY in
2006. A presentation of her web works including Famous For One Spam was
commissioned by the Whitney Museum's artport in 2004. Web Performer 1.0 was
among the first net art works included into Rhizome's ArtBase in 1999. She
produced her very first piece for the Internet - Left/Right - for The Thing
Vienna BBS in 1994. More here

Jo-Anne Green, Co-Director
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