CURRENTS NEW MEDIA is an annual, citywide event. The Festival brings together the work of established and emerging New Media artists, from New Mexico, the US and the World, for events showcasing interactive and fine art video installations, multimedia performances, single channel video, animation, digital dome programs, experimental documentary,web based/app art forms, architectural mapping, the oculus rift, robotics and 3D printing.
40TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION:
ARTISTS A – K May 5 – 27, 2017
SOPHIA AINSLIE, JOSEPH BARBIERI, KEN BECK, GARRY KNOX BENNETT, GERRY BERGSTEIN, PETER BROOKE, JOHN ERIC BYERS, LANA Z CAPLAN, HARRIET CASDIN-SILVER, NICOLE CHESNEY, NELSON DA COSTA, ALICE DENISON, YIZHAK ELYASHIV, ROBERT FERRANDINI, RICK FOX, GREGORY GILLESPIE, HANK GILPIN, JACLYN KAIN, MASAKO KAMIYA, JOO LEE KANG, MARTIN KLINE, MARY KOCOL, KEIRA KOTLER
RECEPTION : FRIDAY, MAY 5, 6 – 8 PM
AFTER PARTY : FRIDAY, MAY 5, 8 – 11 PM
In its seventh year, Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival is an international festival of experimental film and artists’ moving image in Hawick, Scotland. The 2016 festival screened 124 films from 26 countries, with 44 UK or World premieres and over fifty filmmakers in attendance. Alchemy Film & Arts also engages in developmental projects for experimental film and artists’ moving image production in Scotland, including artists’ filmmaking residencies, filmmaking symposia, international and rural touring programmes, and community filmmaking initiatives.
The inaugural AMT Festival (art, technology, music) is a pilot initiative of the San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) in collaboration with the Fleet Science Center and Southwestern College to present a national festival of experimental, electronic, and data-driven ideas in a creative laboratory featuring cutting edge performances, music hacking, and demos that connect artists, students, technologists, researchers, thought leaders, and businesses in a vibrant environment.
Lana Z Caplan will be presenting a new video work on the full dome structure of the IMAX theater at the Fleet Science Center. Thursday February 2, 7pm.
Fleet Science Center IMAX
1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Microscope Gallery Event Series
Monday October 17, 7:30pm
“Maps, Monuments, and Meditation Exercises”
Together the works in the program, which range from 15 seconds to 15 minutes, take on major issues of our times such as border control, power and privilege, sex work, and our conflicted relationship with technology, often incorporating personal experience, literature and poetry, and an appreciation for the absurd.
Featuring works by Lana Z Caplan, Sasha Waters Freyer, Jerimiah Jones, Annie Rose Malamet, Jung Hee Mun, Sarada Rauch, Josh Sender, Katya Yakubov.
Q&A w/ New York area artists following the screening
1329 Willoughby Ave, #2B
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Streaming on ACRETV.org:
November 1 – December 31, 2016
Concept by Joseph Herring
Programmed by Joseph Herring, Kera MacKenzie, and Andrew Mausert-Mooney
RE/NIGHT/LIVE/MARE re- considers your nightmares; re- examines your daydreams; re- contextualizes pre-existing (video art? videotaped performance work? found footage?) through re- presenting, re- editing, re -mixing. Featuring works that re- search, re- consider, re- examine, re- contextualize nightmares, daydreams, flying-fancies, hyper-realities. Also included: live re- mixing pre- existing work with new live footage to re- consider it in under the cold, hard, clinical (or soft warm fuzzy *wicked grin ) light of the telematic screen.
RE/NIGHT/LIVE/MARE includes work by Alejandro Sajgalik, Antonio Anton, Arthur Tuoto, Blanca Rego, Chanhee Choi, Chris Collins, Dakota Gearhart, Danielle Zorbas, David Ian Bellows/Griess, Devin Harclerode, DSK (Juan Lesta & Belén Montero), Dxn Anahí, Eden Mitsenmacher, Francesca Fini, Heejin Jang, Isabelle McGuire, Jan & Dave, Janelle VanderKelen, Jen Clay, Katya Yakubov, Lana Z Caplan, Lauren Kimball-Brown & Julia Zinn, Lauren Valley, Leslie Rogers, Lili White, Lori Felker, Maddie Hewitt, Manuela De Laborde, Mark Kent, Nowhere Mountain, Paul Wiersbinski, Richard Haley, Tommy Becker, Usumurasaki, Vivian Ostrovsky, Yvette Granata, and Zachary Epcar.
Featuring live broadcasts by Alejandro T Acierto, Jan & Dave, Jen Clay, and Richard Haley.