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vertexlist blog is an online extension of vertexList gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The content is a collective effort of artists and curators working with vertexList. (www.vertexlist.net)

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Woodstock Digital Media Festival, June 18th

Come to Vermont for the first Woodstock Digital Media Festival, happening this coming weekend! Presenting projects/speaking are ecoartech, eteam, Jeremiah Johnson, Will Pappenheimer, Christiane Paul, Christopher Robbins, Magdalena Sawon & Tamas Banovich, Jack Toolin, CJ Yeh and more! Organized by David McGowan (Chairman), Joe McKay, Townsend Belisle, Mary Flanagan, Kristin Lucas, Roger Neal and Marcin Ramocki.
eteam, 2011

More info about "Out of Place" in Vermont on Paddy Johnson's blog!

Friday, June 11, 2010

"Made in Internet" showcase @ ARTBOOM Festival




ARTBOOM Festival 2010 and Marcin Ramocki have the pleasure to introduce
Made in Internet: an online showcase featuring 23 international web based artists.


http://www.artboomfestival.pl/pl/85/0/10/Made-in-Internet

June 11-28, 2010, Krakow, Poland


Featuring works by: 0100101110101101.org, Tamas Banovich, Michael Bell Smith, Petra Cortright, Paul B. Davis, Ursula Endlicher, Eteam, Joel Holmberg, JODI, Guthrie Lonergan, Kristin Lucas, Joe McKay, Tom Moody, MTAA, Luke Murphy, Marisa Olson, Paul Slocum, Jessie Stead, Harm Van Den Dorpel and Cj Yeh. Organized by Marcin Ramocki.


Joe McKay, "Utube Progress Bar", 2010
"Made In Internet" is a showcase of short video forms created by web artists. This selection reflects the trends and concepts of contemporary new media in the last 5 years, which revolve around blogs, streaming video and social media: the late, consumer-oriented Web 2.0. In this new artistic universe appropriation is taken for granted, the attention span is short and the reward often takes the form of a conceptual charade. The works in the show stem from the web: they either have been created from found internet material or produced specifically for that platform.

"Made In Internet" will be physically on display for the duration of the festival (June 11-27) @ ARTBOOM headquarters: Pawilon Wyspianskiego, Plac Wszystkich Swietych 2, Krakow. The web showcase will remain online.
Public screening and lecture by Marcin Ramocki on Saturday, June 12, 5pm.
(PDF outline)
ARTBOOM is an annual urban and public space festival in Krakow, Poland.
Past participants include Pipilotti Rist, Miroslaw Balka, Roman Singer and Clemens von Wedemeyer. This year lineup includes Guy Ben Ner, Gustav Metzger, Joan Jonas and Barbara London's talk about Nam Jun Paik.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Artist Talk: Lillian Schwartz



Friday, November 13 @ 1:30PM
Drew University, Madison, NJ

Lillian Schwartz is a pioneer in computer graphics and computer art. Her work is represented in major art collections and museums around the world, and has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of Art, the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, the Georges Pompidou, Centre Beauborg, and Grand Palais museums in Paris. A frequent lecturer at universities throughout North America, she has been a visiting or adjunct professor at New York University, Princeton University, Rutgers University and the School of Visual Arts. For many years she was a consultant in computer graphics at AT&T's Bell Labs.


Postscript for ArtBlog

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Monday, November 09, 2009

Douglas Henderson

Douglas Henderson

Music for 100 Carpenters at The Boiler

Live Performances | 8pm. Saturday, November 7 + Sunday, November 8*
*Seating is limited. We regret that latecomers cannot be seated

Video/Sound Installation Exhibition Dates | November 12–December 20, 2009
Hours | Noon –6pm, Wednesday through Sunday, and by appointment
Location/Directions | The Boiler @ #191 N. 14th St. (bet. Berry St. + Wythe Ave.)
Take the L train to Bedford Ave. Walk 1 block west to Berry St., turn right, cont to N. 14th St.
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Video: Aron Namenwirth

Saturday, October 24, 2009

"system:system": 21 Monitor Street

I was genuinely excited to find this make-shift exhibition venue just a few blocks away from our old space. This rather ambitious show made me think of the early glory days of PS1.

Pardon the iphone quality images, click on them to check out more detail...


Here is some info from the curators Adam Henry and Christina Vassallo of Super Square:

System:System

  • Opening reception: Friday, Oct 23, 7 pm – 10 pm
  • Hours: Friday Oct 23, 7 pm – 10 pm / Saturday & Sunday Oct 24 – 25, noon – 6 pm
    week of Oct 26-30 by appointment. Saturday Oct 31 and Nov 1 noon-6 pm.
  • Location: St. Cecilia’s Convent, 21 Monitor Street, Brooklyn, NY

A failing economy has decided the recent fate of 21 Monitor Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Formerly a nun’s convent, the grand three-story house now stands uninhabited due to the declining membership of St. Cecilia parish. Rather than let the building fall into disrepair the parish has found ways to breathe new life into it through a rotating schedule of film shoots, screenings, dance performances, and art exhibitions.

Taking its cue from the friends-of-friends network that has allowed access to 21 Monitor Street, system:system is a three-day event that reflects on the nature of associations between parts of a whole. The title is a play on the term “complex systems,” which are characterized by their connections and tendencies toward unpredictable behavior. The organizing of this event evokes these qualities and embraces the small world phenomenon of strangers being linked through minimal degrees of separation to form a dynamic structure.

The unoccupied nun’s living quarters will now showcase work that experiments with the building up and/or breaking down of systems: mathematical, scientific, social, perceptual, economic, and otherwise. Much like the social and economic factors responsible for this event, the behavior between the separate elements—artistic interventions and performances—will result in an atmosphere of emergent interconnectedness. The act of creating artistic content in a temporary context will feature prominently, remaining true to the fluid way in which these works were executed.

Exhibiting Artists:

Abby Manock, Anya Kielar, Arthur Ou, Bonnie Pipkin Presents, Chris Dorland, Curver, David Brooks, Derick Melander, [dNASAb], Emily Mae Smith, eteam, Ethan Breckenridge, Francesca DiMattio, Gandalf Gavan, Garth Weiser, Ian Davis, Inna Babaeva, Jeff Konigsberg, Johannes VanDerBeek, Kai Vierstra, Lisha Bai, Maria João Salema & Lee Wells, Marius Watz, Matthew Monteith, Matthew Schenning, Melissa Brown, Meridith Pingree, Mike Hein, MiYoung Sohn, Nika Sarabi, Peter Kirn, Phil Vanderhyden, Saira McLaren, Skyler Brickley, SOFTlab, Studio Mode, Suzanne Song, Tom Brauer, Yeni Mao

Music performances by: Matamoros and New Idea Society


Recession or not, it is so nice to see so much confident, contemporary work in one place.
Relevant, coherent and aware of its surroundings... I really liked the dollar bill & fireplace installation .... there is something oddly "internet" about it.

Anyhow, I hope this venue continues... it would be such an awesome permanent addition to the local art scene. Congratulations!


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Thursday, September 24, 2009

Player 1!

How cool is this, I can't wait to order a bottle and check it out. I'll keep you posted!



"8-Bit Vintners is the creative love child of Mike James. His passion for wine and love of gaming has come together to create the coolest mash-up since The Flintstones met The Jetsons. All fruit comes from high-end vineyards within Columbia Valley and Walla Walla Valley AVA's. It is produced with the highest winemaking standards in Walla Walla, WA and aged in a selection of fine cooperage.

My wine is for anyone who spent time trying to save a princess or fit odd shaped blocks together. We may have never met, but we have more in common than we ever knew. So blow out that old Contra cartridge, give the NES a good dust off, and pour yourself a glass"

Player 1

The inaugural vintage of Player 1 displays the quality and diversity of fruit that is being produced in Eastern Washington. Player 1 is blended from various vineyards throughout the Columbia Valley, Wahluke Slope, and Walla Walla Valley. 2007 was a moderately warm growing season with long, dry, sunny days that allowed for extended hang time during harvest. This wine shows an accessible and approachable style that is both fun to drink now and has the acidity and tannins to hold up for 5 years plus.

Appellation: Walla Walla Valley, Wahluke Slope, and Columbia Valley
Blend: 50% Syrah, 30% Tempranillo, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Carmenere, 5% Malbec
Harvest Date: August and September 2007
Bottling Date: July 2009
Cooperage: French, American, and Hungarian for 18 to 22 months
Alcohol: 14.1%
pH: 3.74

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Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Vitreous: Of Eyes and Optics



The Klein Art Gallery at the University Center Science Center in Philadelphia is proud to host its first national juried exhibition entitled The Vitreous: Of Eyes and Optics. The exhibition runs July 24th through September 5th 2009, with an opening reception on Friday, July 24th from 5pm to 8pm.