ARTISTS and PROJECTS

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Emerging from a place of pixelated edges, backlit, wire framed spaces and undigestible amounts of information, my work engages with the resistance of an impenetrable surface.

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Victoria Fu is an American visual artist who is working in the field of digital video and analog film, and the interplay of photographic, screen based, and projected images.

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Photo by Maggie Shannon

Creative Capital and Bessie Award-winner, gender nonconforming/astral transmogrifier, interdisciplinary artist and writer, Ni’Ja Whitson, has been referred to as “majestic” and “magnetic” by The New York Times and is recognized by Brooklyn Magazine as a culture influencer. 

Joe Sola’s heavily conceptual practice is concerned with the role of the artist as participant and recorder of political and cultural events.

Hito Steyerl (born 1966 in Munich, Germany} is a filmmaker, visual artist, writer, and innovator of the essay documentary.

Rachel Rossin talks about her life and work, from her Florida upbringing and teaching herself how to code to her virtual reality works 

Don Edler was born in Bremen, Germany and lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Edler attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and received an MFA in Studio Art from New York University, as well as a BFA in Sculpture from University of Florida, Gainesville FL.

Cauleen Smith (born Riverside, California, 1967) is an interdisciplinary artist whose work reflects upon the everyday possibilities of the imagination.

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Nancy Baker Cahill is an artist working at the intersection of fine art, new media and activism. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of 4th Wall, a free Augmented Reality (AR) public art platform exploring resistance and inclusive creative expression. 

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Richmond’s videos, photographs, and drawings explore alternate realities, metaphysical conundrums, and space travel, using conventions of science fiction and cinema as both framework and subject matter. 

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Claudia Hart emerged as part of that generation of 90s intermedia artists in the “identity art” niche, but now updated through the scrim of technology. Her work is about issues of the body, perception, nature collapsing into technology and then back again.

Annie Lapin’s paintings reside in a world of multiplicities; digital histories and analog mark making come together to form trompe l’oeil spaces that abide neither to the rules of the virtual nor to the physical. 

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Chris Coy’s work inhabits an uncanny valley of gestures created through the encoding of libidinal desire through digital interventions. 

Brian Bress has described himself as coming to video with the agenda of a painter. His single- and multi-channel videos address the connections between film, photography and painting, and the two-dimensional picture plane these mediums share.

Pau S. Pescador is an artist, filmmaker and writer working in Los Angeles, with an MFA from University of California, Irvine and a BA from University of Southern California.

Filip Kostic is an artist and educator at the ArtCenter College of Design

Kevin Mack creates psychoactive art, pieces that are designed to inspire awe, engage the imagination and enhance well being. His VR art works Anandala, Blortasia and Zen Parade throw the viewer into colorful, psychedelic realms filled with abstract yet lifelike shapes that transport viewers into another spatial existence by calling attention to their spatial presence and the feeling of existing alone within it.

Kevin's work takes a variety of forms beyond virtual reality, including prints, animations, and 3D printed sculptures, and extends beyond the art world into the medical realm.

Anandala trailer

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Emma Webster exposes the history of landscape painting as scenographic farce. Webster recently started modeling her panoramic paintings from greenspace built in virtual reality. By explicitly painting the environment without nature, Webster warns against human exceptionalism during the climate crisis.

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Parsons & Charlesworth are collaborative artists focusing on the objects and habits of humankind. Their inventive sculptural practice relies upon creating objects that allow us to examine our future selves and perhaps navigate better. Utilizing sculpture, objects, narrative writing and photography, their work addresses key social, ecological and technological challenges of our time, including climate change and the future of work.

 

Recent commissions include the 17th International Architecture Exhibition- La Biennale di Venezia at the Arsenale and Designs for Different Futures at the Walker Art Center and Philadelphia Museum of Art. They began collaborating in 2010 after relocating to Chicago from the UK. They both teach at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Judy Lee is a multidisciplinary designer who creates spatial strategies and design narratives within interior architecture and experience design. Her practice lies in capturing the playful tension between the intangible and the tangible within the physical boundaries of a space

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