Media Lounge

Concourse F, Concourse Level
Since 2005, the Services to Artists Committee has presented a roster of innovative video programming in conjunction with ARTspace at the Annual Conference. The selections are made by renowned artists, professors, and curators specializing in new media; they are shown throughout the conference, featuring different programs each day.

TRANSMEDIATION
Curated by Micol Hebron

Transmediation has been curated by Micol Hebron (of Chapman University) for the ARTspace Media Lounge, and includes short form video artworks from fifty-one students selected from ten colleges. Conceived to showcase work by top student-artists on the east coast, this program introduces vibrant, innovative work by a new generation of artists with a fresh perspective and approach to video and digital media.

Participating Schools include: Columbia University; Hunter College, City University of New York; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; New York University; Pratt Institute; Rhode Island School of Design; School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; School of Visual Arts; University of Connecticut; and Yale University.

Participating Artists include: Fred Ata (SMFA); Sophie Barbasch (RISD); Katherine Bauer (NYU); Elizabeth Bick (Yale)
Claudia Bitran (RISD); Renee Browne (SMFA); Jessica Borusky (SMFA); Todd Bryant & Louise Foo (NYU); Douglas Burns (RISD); Allison Burtch (NYU); John Capogna (NYU); Leo Castañeda (Hunter); Valerie Jean Chen & Moe Shahrooz (NYU); Bug Davidson (SMFA); Stephen Decky (SMFA); Patricia Dominguez (Hunter); Awol Erizku (Yale); Zach Gabbard (RISD); Jean Paul Gomez (Pratt); Ben Hagari (Columbia); Laura Harrison (SMFA); Ryan Hawk (SMFA); Davey Hawkins (Columbia); Cody Henrichs (RISD); Sarah Hill (SMFA); Tomashi Jackson (MIT); Katrín I Jónsdóttir Hjördísardóttir Hirt (Hunter); Kevin Kelly (Hunter); Megan Kim (RISD); Lauren Klenow (NYU); Dominika Ksel (Hunter); Soyoung Kwon (MIT); Rebecca Loyche (Hunter) Andrea McGinty (SVA); Antonio Morales (SMFA); Hao Ni (RISD); Joe Joe Orangias (SMFA); Owen Byron Roberts (NYU); Yaejin Shin (MIT); Jamie Sneider (SVA); Joanna Tam (SMFA); George Terry (RISD); Quintín Rivera Toro (RISD); Bradley Tsalyuk (SMFA); Naormi Meijia Wang (SVA); Brian Whiteley (SVA); J.R. Uretsky & Kayo Nakamura (UConn); and Case Hathaway-Zepeda (SMFA).


AR2 VIEW

Organized by Conrad Gleber

The Services to Artists Committee, in collaboration with the media artists collective v1b3 (v1b3.com), has produced AR2 View, an exhibition of Augmented Reality (AR) art works by nineteen media artists. AR2 View pushes the connection between the page interface and artists’ work by using the conference hotel as the context and trigger for experiencing artworks. The artists in the exhibition were asked to respond to the idea of the hotel as a system of generic meeting, social, and temporarily personal places. Through an image recognition application, photographs in the AR2 View catalogue will trigger a display of an artist’s digital media artwork on the screen as it is displaying the page image seen by the smartphone camera lens.


Things Are Gonna Change I Can Feel It: Cultural Studies as Art Practice
Curated by Cindy Smith

The artists in this exhibition–Anthea Behm, Andrea Fraser, Jeff Preiss, Finishing School, Marysia Lewandowska, Neil Cummings, and Kalup Linzy–have all engaged with a facet of the heterogeneous accumulation we call the “art world.” These include: the commercial gallery, the museum, the international art fair, the art historical conference and the annual, biennial, triennial….format. The title is meant to capture the hidden utopian impulse contained both in Institutional Critique as well as Science Fiction which manages to insert itself into this exhibition as a way to direct such investigations toward a future world of art. This is only fitting since all of these artists are not content with the constraints of the art world as currently imagined and move beyond it by engaging with the inherently interdisciplinary field of cultural studies and the larger social world we inhabit.

Screening at The Dedalus Foundation, Thursday, February 14, at 6 PM, followed by a discussion and Q and A with cultural theorist Michele Wallace, The City University of New York, and artists Marysia Lewandowska and Anthea Behm. Reception to follow. Space is limited, please RSVP to rsvp@dedalusfoundation.org by February 1. After February 1, please call 212 220 4220.