Annoyed I missed posting this before the event, but still totally worth noting for the archives.
A performance by and discussion with Los Angeles video artist VJ Eric Medine.
How are artists using programming to push the boundaries of video form, function, and exhibition? Los Angeles artist Eric Medine’s eclectic body of work demonstrates new possibilities achieved through video game and YouTube hacking as well as live video mapping and mixing. Eric will discuss his experiences as a video artist and curator, show samples of his work, and perform an improvisational video piece. More at: http://ericmedine.com
A man dances in a dark room. Arrayed on one side is a panoply of projectors, hurling shafts of light. On the other side, the man’s dancing figure is projected, while all around, people are photographing him from every possible angle with iPhones, the flashes like pale torches. And in the center: the viewer. This hypnotic video installation by Tzion Abraham Hazan addresses themes of…
The Art Program at CSU Channel Islands (CI) is pleased to announce the opening of its first international video art exhibition, Global Voices, Diverse Narratives: One Medium, Video, on view Thursday, March 6, through Sunday, April 13, at the John Spoor Broome Library Art Gallery.
Professor Ryszard W. Kluszczyński’s presentation provides an occasion to look at the art of the classics of the genre systematically and methodologically. Using their art as example, the lecturer will introduce his original topology of video art. Woody and Steina Vasulka is an artist couple who exerted an enormous impact on the development of video art, playing an exceptional role in the field. Active since the 1960s, they created video tapes, installations and performance. They founded The Kitchen – the famous New York-based alternative organisation. Together with Gene Youngblood and Peter Weibel, they shaped the ideas of media art. They contributed especially to the development of video which used devices processing and generating electronic signals. Still active today, they combine artistic creation and educational and curatorial activity.