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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Report from Zürich

Digital Art Weeks in Zurich were organized by Jürg Gutknecht, Art Clay and Stefan Müller Arisona @ ETH Zürich. It was a fun 5 days of artist talks, performances and parties. Some of the highlights included Regine Debbaty's ( talk on bio-tech art, and the presentation by Michelle Riel and Helen Thorington ( about social network and participatory art.

My paper "DIY: The Militant Embrace of Technology", (which is not necessarily included in the highlight section), was an attempt to clarify some of the theoretical issues sparked by 8 BIT.
A pdf is available here (3 MB)

"Re-charting Reason: Remapping Public Information and Social Spaces" was one of many panel discussions. Participants from left to right: Michelle Riel, John Craig Freeman, Villo Huszai, Helen Thorington, Franziska Lamprecht, Hajoe Moderegger, Will Pappenheimer.

Kaleidoscope by Luke Murphy

A cat fur on the wall of Cabaret Voltaire. It is real.

The final night of Digital Art Weeks.

A pretty amazing kinetic piece by Arcangelo Sassolino at Nicola Von Senger gallery.
Some other memorable shows were Carlos Amorales @ Daros Exhibitions, and Allora & Calzadilla @ Kunsthalle Zürich.

Zürich street art #1
Zürich street art #2

Hajoe Moderegger walking on water. Wicked.

Sunday, July 08, 2007

Waveform jewelry @ Dorsky Curatorial, LIC

Here is a little preview of "Unbound", a group show at Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City. The pieces below are parts of "Waveforms" by Sakurako Shimizu: basically physical representations of various sounds turned into body adornments.

Sakurako Shimizu, "Wow", 2007, blackened silver


Chang Hyun
Liz Daly
Matthew Palin
Sakurako Shimizu

Carlos Uribe
Veleta Vancza

July 15 – August 10, 2007

Opening: Sunday July 15, 2 – 5 pm

11-03 45th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
Summer Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm

718.937.6317 email:

"Bells", 2007, silver

"Left Ear", 2007, silver