2/4/16

VIDEO INSTALLATION @ ONION CITY EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL

Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery (1463 W Chicago Ave)
Nightingale Cinema (1084 N Milwaukee Ave)
SCREENING THE CHICAGO PREMIERE OF  
EAT ME ALIVE SO THAT I MAY SEE YOU FROM THE INSIDE 
40:00 / LOOPED HDVIDEO / STEREO 


12/20/15

ARK3 PHOTOGRAPHS AT KROWSWORK GALLERY

ARK3: FLY SIGNALS / ANATOMICAL QUIVERING / SPIRIT GUIDES
THREE COLLABORATIVE PHOTOGRAPHS CREATED WITH DARRIN MARTIN
EXHIBITING AT KROWSWORK GALLERY, OAKLAND, CA
SPECIAL THANKS TO: JASMINE MOORHEAD AND ALL THE PARTICIPATING KROWSWORKER ENTITIES

ARK3: FLY SIGNALS / ANATOMICAL QUIVERING / SPIRIT GUIDES





ARK3: FLY SIGNALS / ANATOMICAL QUIVERING / SPIRIT GUIDES
THREE COLLABORATIVE PHOTOGRAPHS CREATED WITH DARRIN MARTIN
EXHIBITING AT KROWSWORK GALLERY, OAKLAND, CA




9/20/15

VIDEO SCREENING AT HUNTER COLLEGE

















HUNTER COLLEGE
"The Experimental Television Center, A History, Etc ..." 
September 25–November 21, 2015

Opening: September 24, 7–9pm
205 Hudson Street Gallery
Hunter College MFA Campus
New York
Hours: Wednesday–Sunday 1–6pm
For over 40 years, the Experimental Television Center (ETC) in Owego, New York was one of North America's preeminent organizations for video art, fostering a community for creativity and innovation through its residency and tool-building programs. The Experimental Television Center: A History, Etc . . . is the first academic survey of the Center's prolific yet under-recognized role in the evolution of video art. Through works of art, ephemera, and video processing tools, this exhibition maps the ETC's influence within the larger narrative of the history of video into the digital and internet age. 

From 1971 to 2011, over 1,500 artists participated in the ETC residency program, which functioned as a site for exploration, education, and practice for media artists. This exhibition spans works from the 1960s through the 2000s, including a collection of original analog instruments designed by artists/technologists, as well as two interactive installations featuring contemporary tools designed by Dave Jones, a long-time collaborator with ETC, and Jason and Debora Bernagozzi, founders of the new media organization Signal Culture in Owego, New York.


Organized by: Sarah Watson, Chief Curator of the Hunter College Art Galleries; Timothy Murray, Curator of the Rose Golden Archive of New Media Art; and Sherry Miller Hocking, Assistant Director of the Experimental Television Center. 


Artists: Benton C. Bainbridge, Perry Bard, Irit Batsry, Zoe Beloff, Kjell Bjørgeenen, Peer Bode, Nancy Buchanan, Barbara Buckner, Torsten Zenas Burns, Andrew Castrucci, Connie Coleman, Renate Ferro, Raymond Ghirardo, Shalom Gorewitz, Alex Hahn, Barbara Hammer, Thomas Allen Harris, Liselot van der Heijden, Kathy High, Gary Hill, Ralph Hocking, Sherry Miller Hocking, Sara Hornbacher, Dave Jones, Philip Mallory Jones, John Knecht, Shigeko Kubota, Hank Linhart, Jeanne Liotta, LoVid (Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus), Kristin Lucas, Darrin Martin, Charlotte Moorman, NNeng-M (Benton C Bainbridge, Molly Kittle, Brian Moran, Nancy Meli Walker), Marisa Olson, Nam June Paik, Alan Powell, Daniel Reeves, Megan Roberts, Peter Rose, Eric Ross, Mary Ross, Lynne Sachs, Matt Schlanger, Caspar Stracke, Mark Street, Aldo Tambellini, Steina Vasulka, Woody Vasulka, Reynold Weidenaar,Walter Wright, Virgil Wong, and Jud Yalkut. 


About the Experimental Television Center (ETC)

In 1971 Ralph Hocking, a professor in the Cinema Department at Binghamton University, founded the Experimental Television Center out of his media-access organization Student Experiments in Television (SET). As interest in video as an artistic medium gained momentum, the ETC provided access to and training in the use of this new technology to artists, interested citizens, and social, cultural, and educational organizations. Invested in pushing the boundaries of the video medium, the ETC developed a research program to create a more flexible set of processing tools for artists. Under the direction of artist Nam June Paik and video engineer Shuya Abe, a Paik/Abe video synthesizer was constructed for the Center's permanent use, which launched the ETC artist's residency program. 

Although the Center closed its physical space in 2011, its philosophy and ethos endure through an ongoing commitment to education, research, and the preservation of video as a medium. According to this mission, the ETC's comprehensive archive is now housed in the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, and is currently being digitized, preserved, and made available for research. 


For more information please call T +212 772 4991 or email awischme@hunter.cuny.edu



sep15_hunter_logo.jpg

MAGAZINE LAUNCH & VILM CURATION @ MCLA GALLERY 51



"EAT ME ALIVE SO THAT I MAY SEE YOU FROM THE INSIDE"
SPECIAL 104 PAGE MAGAZINE LAUNCH +
82:00 LOOPED VILM RESEARCH CURATION….
((...entangled fictions including Bollywood demigods / dancing androids / humanimals / octopus and a coconuts / cyborgs who like sound & color fusions / animated creatures / dictionary of obscure sorrows / reverse engineering Finnish style / ecto-plasmic photo histories ...and more!)))
Please join Alicia Renadette, Maggie Nowinski and I  +  special guests including OVERTURE
who will be screening a piece in the program.
Thursday, September 24th 6-9pm. Event is free and open to the public.


8/26/15

GROUP EXHIBITION @ MCLA GALLERY 51

MCLA GALLERY 51 / NORTH ADAMS, MA

eat me alive so that I may see you from the inside

A collaborative exhibit exploring re-imagined biology and speculative fictions between artists 
August 27 - October 25 / Opening Reception: August 27, 6-9p
Performative event / Curated VILM program / collaborative magazine launch 
Thursday, September 24th 6-9pm


6/8/15

TURNERS FALLS/ RIVER CULTURE

Third Thursday / CREATURE FEATURE!

A Night of B Movie Monsters, Aliens and Sci-Fi Oddities
Thursday, June 18, 2015
5-9pm, Downtown Turners Falls
Avenue A Storefront Galleries / 106-112 Avenue A
Group Show: ALIENA ANIMALI
Rob Kimmel, painting and sculpture
Bruce Kahn, photography
Sophie Argetsinger, drawing
Darrin Martin & Torsten Zenas Burns, video


STIGMART VIDEOFOCUS WINTER EDITION - INTERVIEW & VIDEOSTILLS (DEMOFORMANCES:DEMIJON)

DIRECT LINK TO MY ARTICLE

OFFICIAL LINK TO ONLINE MAGAZINE

4/8/15

HALFLIFERS VIDEO SCREENING @ EUROPEAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL / OSNABRUCK, GERMANY



“The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.”
— H G Wells

This short program of works selected from the historically significant collection of Chicago's Video Data Bank, posits as its theme the notion of irony as subversive intervention.  Each work involves a situation that threatens to culminate in disaster.  In order to waylay  the  looming crisis, a negotiation must take place.  From individual actions to one-on-one interventions and community responses, complacency is not an option in the face of these pressing predicaments.  

Max Almy
Leaving the 20th Century, 1982, 11:00, U.S., Colour
A prescient examination of technology and the future, viewed from the edge of the 21st through a melange of politics, sociology, sexuality and economics.

HalfLifers
Actions in Action, 1997, 10:30, U.S., Colour
An ordinary domestic setting is recast as a psychoactive landscape in which the concept of function becomes situational and fluid. 

Martha Rosler
Semiotics of the Kitchen, 1975, 05:30, U.S., B&W
From A to Z in this mock cooking-show demonstration, Rosler 'shows and tells' the ingredients of the housewife's day. 

Videofreex
Nancy's Drug Problem, 1971, 08:35, U.S., B&W
In this short but provocative tape, one woman interviews another about her substance addiction.

Rosa Barba
Outwardly from Earth's Center, 2007, 22:00, Germany/Sweden, Colour
A fictitious narrative about a society on an unstable piece of land that is in danger of disappearance, requiring the population's collective response in order to secure survival for both the individual and the collective.

Joe Gibbons
Final Exit, 2001, 05:00, U.S., B&W
An aged one is confronted with his options in blunt terms. Does he want to drag out his existence, increasingly infirm and a burden to his caretakers, or go quietly before resentment overwhelms sentiment? 


— Abina Manning, Video Data Bank

PARSONS HALL PROJECT SPACE / HOLYOKE TRANSFER MAGAZINE LAUNCH & VIDEO SCREENING

LAKE HITCHCOCK CENTER FOR THE BOOK ARTS
HOLYOKE TRANSFER MAGAZINE TWO

ARE HOSTING A MAGAZINE LAUNCH AND LOOPED VIDEO SCREENING
ON SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH 7-10PM (FREE RECEPTION EVENT) 362 DWIGHT ST. 2ND FLOOR MICRO GALLERY




PARSONS HALL PROJECT SPACE
LAKE HITCHCOCK CENTER FOR THE BOOK ARTS
HOLYOKE TRANSFER MAGAZINE TWO

MAGAZINE PREVIEWS AND LINKS TO BLURB.COM BOOKSTORE

2/25/15

XFEST 2015 - VIDEO SCREENING

FACEBOOK INFORMATION PAGE IS HERE.  
COMPLETE LIVE PERFORMANCE / SONIC / EXPERIMENTAL NOISE LINEUP 

XFEST 2015 - FRIDAY 7-12PM / SATURDAY 7-12PM / SUNDAY 1-5PM
Gateway City Arts, 92 Race Street, Holyoke MA
Friday, February 27 at 7:00 - 7:30pm - Video screening / free RECALLATHON:HOLYOKE  
Darrin Martin and I have excavated our re-imagined educational
VILM archive and will present a unique screening from over 17 years
of collaborative works - including speculative chunks from
RECALL / CURRENTS / LEARNING STALLS:LESSONPLANS
VOLCANICA / WHAT-IF? / ARK3....
Saturday, February 28 at 7:00 - 7:30pm - Video screening / free
BODYBANKS:HOLYOKE
I will be presenting a unique solo edit exploring a speculative
space program filled with post human entities and family members
created over the last 13 years. Extracted chunks of media & re-deployed
fictions include
SHIP TO SHIP / EXCHANGE PROGRAM:GALACTICA / LIFESPACE
EXTENDING TRAINER:PRESSURE SUITS & BROOM-CRAFTS /
KOREANAUTICA

Special thanks to: XFEST 2015 curators / Signal Culture residency program  
Fellow artists / Musicians / Colleagues / The Burns family