video art

Featured: Robert Wilson/Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach Exhibition (NYC)

Reuniting the score and designs from Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's Einstein on the Beach, this exhibition focuses on the opera's premiere performances in 1976.

Books: Performance, Technology, & Science

Performance, Technology, & Science Johannes Birringer Performance, Technology, & Science by Johannes Birringer explores convergences between performance and science through an investigation of new technologies that drive computer-mediated, interactive art. In tracing the evolution of digital performance within a particular history of engineering and theatre that now expands to a wide range of practices in design, dance, architecture, fashion, games, music, robotics, telematic performance, and ‘post-production’ theatre, the author focuses on interactive performance, installation and Internet art. Internationally known practitioners and their works are introduced to formulate provocative ideas on computation, complexity, emergence and self-organizing systems in contempora...

Member Spotlight: VestAndPage (Florence/Berlin)

VestAndPage (Florence/Berlin) Verena Stenke and Andrea Pagnes have been working together since 2006 as VestAndPage in contemporary performance and video art. Their art practice explores the limits of communication as well as the boarders of private and social spheres, fragility, transformation, impermanence and memory activation.VestAndPage are present in galleries, museums, biennials, theatres and festivals in Europe, Asia, the United States and South America. They give lectures on their research and practical workshops on performance art. They are initiators and curators of the current ‘FRAGILE – global performance chain journey’, a global art initiative with over 750 artists from 62 countries working together to make travel one fragile object one time around the globe. 1. Can you ...

Play With Fire: Festival of Video Art, Performance and Design (NYC)

Play With Fire Festival of Video Art, Performance and Design This festival brings together video artists, performers and designers who progress their field by finding new applications for video! Play with Fire is a platform for discussing the common set-backs and advantages of working with video while celebrating its forms by hosting a series of performances and a competition of live video editing. Also, learn a new tool for live video manipulation during a demonstration and workshop in Modul8, a software used across disciplines. Date: November 14-21, 2009 Location: Panel Discussions, Workshops and Artist Demonstrations Harvestworks 596 Broadway #602 NY NY 10012 phone 212.431.1130 Live Video Performance: TBD Call for Submissions: All Submissions: playwithfirefestival@gmail.com Deadline: Oc...