Inviting You to a Virtual-first Art Exhibition
July 1, 2020 is the opening for my exhibition on Sedition Art and the following day I will be giving a talk about the exhibit and my thesis.
Six weeks ago I planned to show and defend four pieces I had made during my studies at Paris College of Art for my MFA. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus, the physical exhibition (rendered above) was cancelled. Despite these discouraging circumstances, one benefit of new media art is its versatility. So, I re-examined the programs I created to generate these works and reconfigured the output to be exclusively digital.
Today, I am proud to announce that Sedition Art, an online gallery for exhibiting and selling limited edition works of new media, will exhibit these pieces starting July 1, 2020. The pieces can be viewed for free through Sedition's website, mobile, and TV applications. You can own a limited edition version starting at $20. Furthermore, the proceeds of sales benefit Gray Area, one of the only non-profits focused on incubating and showing new media art in San Francisco.
To commemorate the opening of this exhibition, I will be giving a talk on Thursday July 2, 2020 at 12PM PDT via Patch, Gray Area's online space for events. I will cover topics from my thesis defense and themes in new media I have learned from my time in graduate school. For a preview, you can view my slides beforehand here.
If you are interested in this free online lecture, I prepared an event reminder for Google Calendar below:
In other news, I have spent most of the month reflecting, reading, watching, and listening to discourse of social inequities here in the US. One link I find helpful is this list of anti-racism resources with articles, books, movies, and audio interviews. Wishing you good health in these trying times,