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Franklin Furnace's Goings On
February 11, 2004

1. Stefanie Trojan, FF Fundwinner 2003-04, announces new homepage
2. Adrianne Wortzel, FF Alumn, wins Artist-in-Lab Residency Award, 2004
3. Agnes Denes, FF Alumn, opens retrospective at Naples Museum of Art, Feb 14
4. Bruce Yonemoto, FF Alumn, at Armory Center, Pasadena, opening March 6
5. RENO, FF Alumn, at Bowery Poetry Club, Feb 13 and 20, 8 pm
6. Michel Auder, FF Alumn, at Williams College Museum of Art, opening Feb 14
7. Jon Keith Brunelle, FF Alumn, at Galapagos, Feb 23, 7:30 pm
8. Joseph Nechvatal, FF Alumn, at Universal Concepts Unlimited, opening Feb. 21
9. Mimi Smith, FF Alumn, at Ramapo College, February 18-March 19
10. Lynn Book, FF Alumn, at Bowery Poetry Club, February 22, and more
11. Daile Kaplan, FF Alumn, curates 100 Fine Photographs at Swann, Feb 12-17
12. Tiffany Ludwig, FF Staff Alumn, at College Art Assn Annual Mtg., Seattle, Feb. 20
13. Krysztof Zarebski, FF Alumn, at FusionArts Museum, opening Feb 12
14. The Culture of Encounters, free panel discussion at LMCC, Feb 19, 7-9 pm
15. Jeff McMahon, FF Alumn, in The Cherry Orchard at ASU, Tempe AZ, in February
16. Babs Reingold, FF Alumn, at Jersey City Museum, Feb. 11-April 11, opening Feb 19
17. Raul Zamudio, FF Alumn, in panel discussion at White Box, Feb 13, 6 pm

1. Stefanie Trojan, FF Fundwinner 2003-04, announces new homepage

Herewith I announce my new homepage
The page was made possible through the FF and Parsons School of Design.
Best, stefanie
P.S. To see the videos you need Realplayer.


2. Adrianne Wortzel, FF Alumn, wins Artist-in-Lab Residency Award, 2004

Awards for the Artist-in-Lab Residency Awards 2004
The AIL research team is very pleased to announce the following awards for the Artist-in-Lab Residency Awards 2004. Final Jury Selection: Artists were favoured whose proposals indicated an interest in building bridges between art and science through innovative, interpretive and original conceptual ideas. This included the ability to communicate creative ideas, processes and methodologies.

The following art project was one of three selected for 2004:
AI-Lab (Artificial Intelligence Lab), at the ifi, Institut für Informatik, University of Zurich.
Adrianne Wortzel, FF Alumn, (USA)
Project Title: "Converse Engineering: Stories of Emerging Differentiation and Otherness in Robotic Entities" Creation of true-to-AI-Lab phenonema-narrative(s) garnered from the emergence of otherness and differentiation in singular or modular robotic elements to develop a fictive scenario featuring robotic entities as characters.

Members of the Jury
Prof. Dr. Ruth Durrer, Theoretical Physics, Département de Physique Théorique, Université de Genève
Beat Gerber, Head of Communication, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Villigen
Kaspar Kasics, Independant Filmmaker, Zurich
Dominik Landwehr, Head Science & Future, Migros Culture Percentage
Prof. Dr. Moira Norrie, Director, Institute of Informations Systems, ETH, Zurich
Prof. Dr. Jill Scott, Media Artist, HGKZ, Zürich
details at http://www.artistsinlabs.ch/award-e.php


3. Agnes Denes, FF Alumn, opens retrospective at Naples Museum of Art, Feb 14

Agnes Denes FF Alumn opens a traveling retrospective of her public art projects at the Naples Museum of Art, in Florida on February 14. The 100-piece retrospective is comprised of drawings, models, photographs and sculpture and will be on view at the museum until May 12, 2004.


4. Bruce Yonemoto, FF Alumn, at Armory Center, Pasadena, opening March 6

AIM V:SYZYGY (the human remix)
The Fifth Annual International Festival of Time-Based Media presented by the University of Southern California School of Fine Arts in collaboration with the Armory Center for the Arts would like to announce…

AIM V: SYZYGY (the human remix) Exhibition
Opening Reception
Saturday, March 6, 2004
Exhibition ends June 6, 2004
All AIM events are free and open to the public.

Armory Center for the Arts
145 N. Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103

Featuring works by Bruce Yonemoto and Lev Manovich.

AIM V: SYZYGY explores the question of the human/machine 'remix'. Derived from a Greek root meaning "yoked or paired", syzygy implies a state of interdependent duality that speaks to the increasingly chimeric relationship between human and machine.

Exhibited works have been screened by the AIM V Screening Committee: AIM Director Lynzie Baldwin; Amauta Technologies President Carlos Battilana, artist and educator Caroline Clerc; and AIM Cofounder Janet Owen. Recipients of both the Bernay Kurland Grayson Award for Creative Excellence and the AIM Student Award are selected by the AIM V Jury: N. Katherine Hayles, Natalie Jeremijenko, and Nils Roeller. Winners of the awards will be announced at the AIM V Opening Reception.

We hope you will be able to join us!
Contact AIM:
Art In Motion
USC School of Fine Arts
Watt Hall #104
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0292
Phone: 213.743.1634
Email: aim@usc.edu
Website: www.usc.edu/aim


5. RENO, FF Alumn, at Bowery Poetry Club, Feb 13 and 20, 8 pm

Continuing Explorations Into The Slapstick Aspects Of The Fundamentalistas Who Need Us For Their [World Domination] Plans!
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery (N of Houston)
Fridays Feb 13 & 20 @ 8pm
212 614-0505

Dear Ones,
As though we don't have enough reasons to expel him, what about Bush believing he was Chosen to prepare the way for the Big Christian Showdown? Evidence connects this admin with some major (i.e. billionaire business people) doomsday believin' characters and they ain't kiddin'. Naturally, garden variety greed and power-mongering still lives, but how much of this EXTREMELY active administration's decisions are influenced by Christian fundamentalist end-of-the-world beliefs? And even if Cheney and them aren't sincere believers, they are doing everything the Christian Soldiers are asking them to do. In any case, it's time to assert that being a good person isn't the exclusive domain of the pious. Fundamentalist religion is here to stay and we have to make sure it stays where it belongs. And that's what I've been working on in these shows. Here's to a Bush Free Future. In optimism,


6. Michel Auder, FF Alumn, at Williams College Museum of Art, opening Feb 14

Williams College Museum of Art Presents
Michel Auder: Chronicles and Other Scenes
February 14-May 23, 2004 at the Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown, MA-Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) is pleased to present Michel Auder: Chronicles and Other Scenes on view in the Media Field gallery from February 14-May 23, 2004. The exhibition includes a selection from the artist's vast archive of film and video works from 1969 to 2003.

One of the true pioneers of the video medium, Michel Auder and his camera have been witness to a slice of life many of us can only imagine, the New York art scenes, both underground and mainstream, of the late 1960's through present. Often overlooked in the histories of video art, Auder's work offers a challenging, yet incredibly rewarding experience. Viewers are allowed to get to know his subjects, as Auder himself has done in documenting them. The artist's relationship to his subjects is one of intimacy and trust, not of intrusion or exposure. His presence is felt, but is not overbearing.

Chronicles and Other Scenes highlights a range of Auder's video work over the last three decades. It includes personal diaries of his life, family and friends, known as "chronicles;" travelogues of far flung locales including Morocco, Rome, and California; artist portraits including those of Taylor Mead, Alice Neel, Annie Sprinkle, and Cindy Sherman, to whom Auder was married during the 1980s; and video collages of images collected directly from commercial television. In addition to works made from recently shot tapes, such as the compilation Mondo Cane 5, 2003, Chronicles and Other Scenes includes videos developed from footage that was shot in previous decades and then recently re-edited into completely new works, such as The Cockettes, and Van's Last Performance, both shot in 1971 and released 2002. Accompanying the exhibition will be a brochure with an essay by C. Ondine Chavoya, Assistant Professor of Art, one of the first scholarly investigations of the work of this important and underrepresented artist.

About the Artist
Michel Auder was born in 1944 in Soissons, France. Starting out as a fashion photographer, he began making films at the age of 18. He worked with the Zanzibar Group, a collective of young French filmmakers whose work was influenced by the tumultuous political climate of 1968. Auder also looked to the early films of Jean-Luc Godard and Andy Warhol as inspiration for his own film practice. In 1969 he met, and eventually married Viva, one of the principle stars of many of Warhol's films. The two settled in New York City, living for some time at the Chelsea Hotel alongside other artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers of the day. Auder purchased one of the first commercially available video cameras in 1969 and made the switch from film to video, allowing for a more immediate approach to image making. Since that time, he has accumulated thousands of hours of footage from which he culls to create individual videos.

The exhibition was organized by Lisa Dorin, Assistant Curator and C. Ondine Chavoya, Assistant Professor of Art.

Related Programming
Lecture by Michel Auder
Wednesday, April 21 at 4:00 p.m. at the Williams College Museum of Art.

Michel Auder will show excerpts of his videos and talk about his art making process over the last 30 years. This program is free and open to the public.

Publicity Images Available
Publicity images for Michel Auder: Chronicles and Other Scenes and other current exhibitions are available for use. Images include video stills from Keeping Busy, 1969 and Chelsea Girls with Andy Warhol, 1971-1976, released 1994. They can be found at http://www.wcma.org/press.

The Williams College Museum of Art is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free and the museum is wheelchair accessible. Contact: Suzanne Augugliaro, Public Relations Coordinator 413.597.3178; WCMA@williams.edu; http://www.wcma.org

Williams College Museum of Art
15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Ste 2
Williamstown, MA 01267
t: 413.597.2429 f: 413.458.9017
open tu-sa 10-5, su 1-5
free admission, wheelchair accessible


7. Jon Keith Brunelle, FF Alumn, at Galapagos, Feb 23, 7:30 pm

Announcing the fourth edition of:
The Psychasthenia Society
laptop stories and music

This month:
Jon Keith Brunelle -- video tales of outsourced love
Giles Hendrix -- speed-of-thought image improvisations
lloop -- narcotic hip hop grooves
( ) -- denspak ambient opaque washes
Geoff GDAM -- narrative sampling and protest songs

Monday, February 23
7:30 p.m.

Galapagos Art Space
70 North 6th Street
(between Wythe and Kent,
L train to Bedford Ave.)

Jon Keith Brunelle blends storytelling with movie stills and video in performances that explore how cinema and technology drive culture. He curates and hosts the monthly gathering of The Psychasthenia Society, featuring some of the best work by New York artists whose instruments are laptop computers and related devices.

Further details at http://www.psychasthenia.com


8. Joseph Nechvatal, FF Alumn, at Universal Concepts Unlimited, opening Feb 21

REAL TIME {a procedure of ignudiO excess}
February 21 - March 27 2004

Universal Concepts Unlimited announces the opening of digital artist Joseph Nechvatal's new exhibition of computer-robotic assisted paintings and viral software REAL TIME {a procedure of ignudiO excess} on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 6-8 pm

REAL TIME {a procedure of ignudiO excess} is about the hermaphroditic body suspended in the ready position of viral excessive - a sort of sullied Epicurean Hellenism simultaneously antediluvian and post-human. For this sub-theme of double-sexness, Nechvatal drew inspiration from Michelangelo's famous series of ignudis. In fact, for REAL TIME the artist has coined the term "ignudiO" in relation to his work by virtue of the fact that Michelangelo's angelic ignudi are here seen as both singular - ignudo - and multiple - ignudi. Thus a form of representation is proposed which is a divine expression of the amalgamation of the male and the female and the singular and the plural. It is through this molding amalgamation that the show REAL TIME suggests a quasi-mythical deep time not unlike that found within the Tantric philosophical aspects of the Ardhanarisvara form of Siva: the form which articulates the eternal blending of male and female.

The hermaphroditic visual leitmotif seen throughout REAL TIME is created through the computational morphing of images of testicles, ovaries, female breasts, and the buttocks of both sexes. Thus REAL TIME entails a current - yet classic - theoretical mode of being in a phase of double-sexness through the use of computational power adjoined with aesthetic delicacy. For Nechvatal, the hermaphroditic sign serves as an emblem of the variance that characterizes what he sees as indicative of our era: the viractual (his term for the increased merging of the virtual with the actual).

REAL TIME was chosen by the artist for the title of this exhibition for two reasons. First, through the utilization of digital-robotics, the paintings on view hold in suspension aesthetic moments preserved from real-time computer viral attacks which the artist performed using the most recent version of his custom software. This C++ software, developed with the programmer Stéphane Sikora, launches unpredictable progressive real-time virus operations that live off and transform its image hosts - hosts created by the artist using a blend of digital-photography, computer graphic maneuvers and externalized computer code. These real-time viral attacks fall into the category of artificial life (A-Life); that is into a synthetic system that exhibits behaviors characteristic of natural living systems.

With REAL TIME artificial life viruses are modeled to be autonomous agents living in/off the hermaphroditic image. These real time attacks simulate a population of active viruses functioning as an analogy of a viral biological system. The host for the viruses are the digital files on which the computer-robotic assisted paintings in REAL TIME are based. Among the different techniques used here are models that result from embodied artificial intelligence and the paradigm of genetic programming.

The second sense of real timeness in REAL TIME emphasizes the slowness and here and nowness desired in adequately viewing still painting.

As new technologies, from virtual reality to artificially aided reproduction, are rapidly altering the scope of the human subject, REAL TIME {a procedure of ignudiO excess} proposes that various genital/genital and genital/machine combination permutations may include themselves in any number of heterogeneous identities within the plane of virtual consistency. Here Nechvatal has utilized the philosophic principles found in the Deleuzian synthesis of disjunction. This new digital sense of uploadable timelessness means that our creative dominion may - if cared for - last indefinitely, while formulating new-sprung post-libidinous arrangements; arrangements where one must speak of poly-individuated entities located within a plane of virtual consistency.

But too, through Nechvatal's use of viral ruinous states, standard identities are dissolved and individual components redistributed into a sense of a far more lost, timeless and ancient hermaphornology. In that sense, REAL TIME {a procedure of ignudiO excess} develops the Deleuzian-Guattarian concept of "becomings": a concept that implicates uncommon and deviant relations to other entities.

As Heidegger pointed out, technology is at its inception never strictly technological but metaphysical. For that reason, REAL TIME {a procedure of ignudiO excess} is about pondering the future capability of viractuality while tracing its connections to hoary mythological times. In that awareness, REAL TIME {a procedure of ignudiO excess} follows the Deleuzian-Guattarian circuit-machinomorphic strategy of the virtual implementing itself into the actual so as to re-virtualize itself. In that sense, REAL TIME {a procedure of ignudiO excess} counters the common notion that we are only becoming the abandoned and benumbed genitals of our virtualizing machines.

Born in Chicago, Joseph Nechvatal lives in New York and Paris. Since 1986 he has worked with ubiquitous electronic visual information, computers and computer-robotics. From 1991-1993 he worked as artist-in-resident at the Louis Pasteur Atelier and the Saline Royale / Ledoux Foundation's computer lab in Arbois, France on The Computer Virus Project: an experiment with computer viruses as a creative stratagem. He has recently extended that artistic research into the field of viral artificial life through his collaboration with the programmer Stéphane Sikora.

Dr. Nechvatal earned his Ph.D. in the philosophy of art and new technology at The Centre for Advanced Inquiry in the Interactive Arts (CAiiA) University of Wales College, Newport, UK and presently teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. For small downloadable jpeg images of the computer-robotic assisted paintings in REAL TIME {a procedure of ignudiO excess} and/or to see the artist statement concerning this show see: http://www.eyewithwings.net/nechvatal/realtime/realtime.html

Joseph Nechvatal's Home Page is at: http://www.nechvatal.net

A comprehensive CD-Rom containing documentation on the art and writings of Joseph Nechvatal spanning his career from the early 1980s up to the current day is available at the gallery. It was produced by Music2Eye http://www.music2eye.com.

Universal Concepts Unlimited
507 West 24th Street
New York, NY 10011
Tel: 212.727.7575
Fax: 212.727.7676
Email: ucu1@rcn.com


9. Mimi Smith, FF Alumn, at Ramapo College, February 18-March 19

Mimi Smith, Selected Works: 1965-1999 at Ramapo College Art Gallery,
February 18-March 19, 2004. It is at Ramapo College, 505 Ramapo Valley Road,
Mahwah, NJ 07430; tel: 201-684-7602; www.ramapo.edu

The show has a broad selection of work from the 60's to 90's and one of the
works on view is a video of the the performance that I did at the Furnace in
1978 "7 a.m. And 11 p.m. news: A Reading of Two Drawings".

Mimi Smith


10. Lynn Book, FF Alumn, at Bowery Poetry Club, February 22, and more

Lynn's Voicelab in association with Bowery Poetry Club present
Voices From OUT There
February 22, 2004 6:30 - 8:00 pm
308 Bowery
tickets: $12 and $8 students and seniors
(no reservations necessary)
call for info only 212-529-8991

Voices From OUT There features emerging international artists whose voices are their primary mediums and whose approach is entirely OUT of the ordinary and completely original. Mia Hsieh hails from Taipei City, Taiwan; an artist whose mesmerizing voice, music and 'moving sound' projects are augmented by Scott Prairie and Alex Wu playing Chinese erhu, French horn and african drums to create a world like no other. OUTsider from Lisbon, Margarida Mestre imports her own version of Portuguese fado in the context of a haunting performance piece "Thrillogy of the Cut" that exploits a famous Portuguese tragic figure, Mariquinha. She will be accompanied on Portuguese traditional guitar by Joao Lima for this performance. And the OUT and only, "world's first performance art chorus", Vox Risk Holler, will present new work by Lynn Book, who also conducts. Contributions and performances by Mary T. Converse, Reo Jones, Victoria Nahorn, David Lutzer, Barbara Barg, Paul Pierog, Nina Karakosta, Connie Perry, and special guest performer Show-Lu Liou Feeling a little US-centric? Meet and greet the artists and hear what they have to say

Artist RECEPTION & Context Talk
Voices From OUT There artists: Mia Hsieh and Margarida Mestre
February 21, 6 - 8 PM
380 Broadway, 5th Floor (walk up)
Battery Dance Studio, tickets: $5

Lynn Book / Voicelab
~where voice gets reinvented~
535 E. 14th St. #4F
New York NY 10009


11. Daile Kaplan, FF Alumn, curates 100 Fine Photographs at Swann, Feb 12-17

Swann Auction Galleries preview of "100 Fine Photographs," which was curated and organized by Daile Kaplan, is open to the public: Thursday, Feb. 12, Friday, Feb. 13, and Monday, Feb. 16 from 10am-6pm. It is also on display Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10am to 4pm. A gallery walk is scheduled for 3pm on Saturday with Daile Kaplan. The auction takes place Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 6:30pm. Swann is located at 104 East 25 Street, 5th floor, between Park and Lexington


12. Tiffany Ludwig, FF Staff Alumn, at CAA, Seattle, Feb 20

Tiffany Ludwig, FF Staff Alumn, to co-present Trappings at College Art Association's Annual Conference, with Renee Piechocki, February 20th, 2004.

Tiffany Ludwig and Renee Piechocki will present their paper, "Trappings: Stories of Women, Power and Clothing" at the 92nd College Art Association's Annual Conference in Seattle, WA, February 18 to 21, 2004. More information about Trappings at http://www.twogirlsworking.com

February 20, 2004, 6:00-8:30 PM, "Third Waves: Contemporary Feminism/Contemporary Art," Chair Elizabeth Adan, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Papers & Panelists include:
"From Womyn to Grrrls: Fostering Understanding between Feminist Generations" Maria Elena Buszek, Kansas City Art Institute.

"Nowhere and Everywhere: The Lesbian Presence in Feminist Art of the 1990s" Aviva Dove-Viebahn, University of Rochester.

"From Goddess to Cyborg: Contemporary Asian Women Artists" Jieun Rhee, Seoul National University.

"A DATA BODY DISCOURSE in image and text" Simone Paterson, University of Newcastle and Hunter Institute of Technology, NSW Australia.

"Trappings: Stories of Women, Power and Clothing" Two Girls Working: Tiffany Ludwig + Renee Piechocki, Artists, Jersey City, NJ and Pittsburgh, PA.


13. Krysztof Zarebski, FF Alumn, at FusionArts Museum, opening Feb 12

"Emancipation", A group exhibition on View from February 12, 2004, through March 7, 2004, at FusionArts Museum. FusionArts Museum's new exhibit is "Emancipation," a group exhibition of American and International fusion artists, artists who fuse disciplines. Opening reception with performances and readings featuring John Farris, Tomek Wendland, Hal Sirowitz, Adam Fisher and Marc Sloan is Thursday, February 12, 2004, from 6 PM until 11 PM. Featured artists are: Bokov,Robert Carioscia,Suzanne Co/Vlad Po,Ismael Cosme Steve Dalachinsky,Reavis Eitel,Maggie Ens,Jocelyn Fiset,Bernard Francois, Nicola Frangione,Dan Glaser, Liu Guangyun, Ed Higgins, Rene Hinds, Dara Holzman,Hoop,Lisa Ingram, Keiko Kamma Miki Katagiri,Ron Keefer, Julius Klein, Mark Kostabi, Richard Kostelanetz, Ivan Kustura, Joe Maynard,Taisuke Morishita, Phil Rostek, Gecko Saccomano, Shalom,Helga on Eichen Koppal, Arthur Wood, Krzysztof Zarebski, and Antony Zito.

FusionArts Museum is located at 57 Stanton Street between Forsyth and Eldridge Streets on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Our fall and winter hours are: Sunday - Wednesday, 12 Noon - 6 PM, Thursday, 12 Noon - 8 PM, Friday, 12 Noon - 3 PM. FusionArts Museum is closed on Saturday. Admission is free. You may take the F or V train to the Second Avenue-Houston Street station. For more information please call (212) 995-5290 or email Deborah54@aol.com

Deborah Fries
FusionArts Museum
57 Stanton Street
New York, NY 10002
(212) 995-5290


14. The Culture of Encounters, free panel discussion at LMCC, Feb 19, 7-9 pm

The Culture of Encounters
Thursday, February 19, 2004; 7-9 pm

Don't miss this free panel discussion at LMCC!
One Wall Street Court, 142 Pearl Street, 2nd Floor

Please join choreographer Ralph Lemon, artist John Klima, and new media curator/producer Wayne Ashley, for a conversation on the multiple development phases of House[raw], a three-year multidisciplinary online documentary that chronicles the making of Lemon's final choreographic work-House: Part 3 of The Geography Trilogy. Comprised of a multimedia database and an Internet-based 3D navigable environment, House[raw] continues Lemon's pre-occupation with the shifting and unstable categories of race and identity, modernity and tradition, and the (im)possibility of intercultural communication.

Lemon's documentary materials include video, writing, drawing and photography from recent visits to historically volatile spaces connected to events surrounding the civil rights movements of the 1960s. Mixing the historical with the autobiographical, and using one to filter the other, House[raw] will draw from these materials to explore questions of family, place, memory and the violence of displacement. Lemon, Ashley and Klima discuss the various challenges of creating an electronic environment for encountering these performance documents and digitized artifacts, and demonstrate how they will circulate on the Internet.

House: Part 3 of the Geography Trilogy (working title) will be performed at BAM's Next Wave Festival, 2004.

Ralph Lemon graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1975 with a BA in English Literature and Theater Arts. He moved to New York City in 1979 and performed with Meredith Monk/The House from 1979-81. In 1981 he produced his first evening-length concert at the Cunningham Studio and formed the Ralph Lemon Company in 1985. The Ralph Lemon Company presented annual New York seasons and toured extensively in the United States and internationally from 1985-1995. He dissolved his popular dance ensemble in 1995 to redirect his energies toward an exploration of new forms of performance and presentation. Now collaborating with artists from diverse fields, he is producing an impressive array of performances, films, exhibitions, publications, and workshops. Mr. Lemon has won several awards for his choreography, including eight Choreographer Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, two New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, an American Choreographers Award, the Gold Medal in the 1988 Boston International Choreography Competition, and a 1987 New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) Award.

John Klima's work occupies new territory in media art by drawing upon gaming and the various possibilities of manipulating and transliterating data. Employing a variety of technologies to produce both hardware and software, Klima's work consistently connects the virtual to the real, addressing issues of remote responsibility, and blurring the distinctions between the simulated and the concrete. has exhibited extensively including a solo show at Postmasters Gallery and was included in BitStreams at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the 2002 Whitney Biennial Net Art Selection and the Media Z Lounge at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. His international exhibitions include The Museum for Communication in Bern, Switzerland, the NTT InterCommunication Center in Tokyo, Japan, and numerous international festivals.

Wayne Ashley is an independent new media creator, curator, and consultant. Presently, he holds the position of curator of new media and public programs at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) where he organizes exhibitions, and public programming around art and technology issues.

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15. Jeff McMahon, FF Alumn, in The Cherry Orchard at ASU, Tempe AZ, in February

Jeff McMahon, FF Alumn, is performing in ASU's production of Anton Chekhov's classic THE CHERRY ORCHARD Directed by Marshall W. Mason,Verdana ASU theatre professor and five-time Tony award nominee, and featuring myself as Leonid Gayev, Victoria Holloway as Lyubov Ranevskaya, David Vining as Firs, and a cast of very talented students and graduates. TimesSunday, Feb 22nd Matinee (signed) will be preceded by a special tribute to Marshall W. Mason, beginning at 11am (separate admission) in honor of his retirement. Proceeds will benefit the newly established Marshall W. Mason Scholarship fund in the Department of Theatre. Tickets are $50 and reservations must be made in advance by calling 480-965-8562. THE CHERRY ORCHARD is running in repertory with FIFTH OF JULY, directed by Danny Irvine. Verdana The Cherry Orchard Verdana Feb. 19, 21, 25, and 27, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 22 and 28, 2 p.m. Fifth of July Feb. 20, 22, 26, and 28, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 21 and 29, 2 p.m. WHERE: Galvin Playhouse, Nelson Fine Arts Center, 51 E. 10th St., on the ASU campus. TICKETS (per show): $14 adults; $12 seniors, faculty, staff and ASU alumni; $5 students. Buy-one, Get-one free on the first Friday of any Mainstage production. INFORMATION: 480-965-6447 http://herbergercollege.asu.edu/college/news/newsreleases/2004/dot_mainstage_020304.htm Hope to see you there (no, there will be no chartered flights leaving from the coasts) Budgets, ya know. Jeff Mc. Jeff McMahon Director, MFA Performance Program Theatre Department Arizona State University POB 872002, Tempe, AZ 85287-2002 (480) 965-9444 jeffmcm@earthlink.net www.jeffmcmahonprojects.net


16. Babs Reingold, FF Alumn, at Jersey City Museum, Feb. 11-April 11, opening Feb 19

I'm having an exhibit of small works at the Jersey City Museum (350 Montgomery) from February 11 through April 11. The opening reception is Thursday February 19th from 7:00-8:30. Best,
Babs Reingold, FF Alumn


17. Raul Zamudio, FF Alumn, in panel discussion at White Box, Feb 13, 6 pm

Dennis Oppenheim Panel Discussion
Friday February 13th 6:00 P.M., 2004

Dennis Oppenheim With
Eleanor Heartney (New York based art critic and Co-President of
AICA-USA, the American Section of the International Art Critics Association)
Dr. Steven Poser (Practicing Psychoanalyst and Faculty Member
of the Psychoanalytic Institute, NYC) and
Raul Zamudio (Curatorial Director for White Box, Correspondent for
Flash Art and Foreign Correspondent Art Nexus)

White Box
525 West 26th Street
New York, Ny 10001
Tel 212-714-2347

Currently At White Box
Dennis Oppenheim:
Armatures For Projection ­ The Early Factory Projects
Curated By Raul Zamudio
16 January - 14 February, 2004
White Box is a 501[c][3] not-for-profit arts organization.
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 6 pm



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