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EECS/MAT is launching a series of talks by invited artists who are engaged in technology. The series starts with talks by Alicia Eggert (14 March) and Natalie Jeremijenko (27 March). Details of future talks will be posted on the events pages

13 March 2013

EECS/MAT is launching a series of talks by invited artists who are engaged in technology. The series starts with talks by Alicia Eggert (14 March) and Natalie Jeremijenko (27 March). Details of future talks will be posted on the events pages

EECS/MAT is launching a series of talks by invited artists who are engaged in technology. The series starts with talks by Alicia Eggert (14 March) and Natalie Jeremijenko (27 March). Details of future talks will be posted on the events pages

Thursday 14th March, 2pm, G2, ground floor, Engineering Building Alicia Eggert An American interdisciplinary artist whose work primarily takes the form of kinetic, electronic and interactive sculpture. Her artwork, which remains strongly rooted in design, focuses on the relationship between language, image and time. It has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and is currently included in “O’Clock. Time design, design time,” a traveling exhibition originally held at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan, which places it in the company of artists such as John Cage and Damien Hirst. Other recent exhibitions include SIGGRAPH Asia; ISEA (the International Symposium on Electronic Art); CYBERFEST in St. Petersburg; and Sculpture By the Sea in Sydney.
Her work has also been featured on websites such as VVORK and designboom, and included in a Victionary publication titled Typoholic: Material Types in Design. She is Asst Professor of Art at Bowdoin College, US, and a TED fellow. http://aliciaeggert.com/

Wednesday 27th March, 2pm, G2, ground floor, Engineering Building Natalie Jeremijenko Named one of the most influential women in technology 2011 and one of the inaugural top young innovators by MIT Technology Review Natalie Jeremijenko directs the Environmental Health Clinic, and is an Associate Professor in the Visual Art Department, NYU and affiliated with the Computer Science Dept and Environmental Studies program. Her degrees are in biochemistry, engineering, neuroscience and History and Philosophy of Science.

Jeremijenko was included in the 2011 Venice Bieniale, the 2006 Whitney Biennial of American Art, also in 1997, and the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Triennial 2006-7. In 2010 Neuberger Museum produced a retrospective exhibition surveying recent work, entitled Connected Environments; in addition to a solo exhibition entitled X in November,
2010 at the University of Technology Sydney. Other recent exhibitions include: Alter Nature: Designing Nature - Designing Human Life - Owning Life at Z33 in Hasselt; ;EXPOSED Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera Since 187 at SFMOMA/TATE Modern; Certified Copy at the VERBEKE FOUNDATION; Eat Me! at Postmasters Gallery, New York and “(Re)designingNature.(Re)designing Nature @ Kuenstlerhaus Vienna in addition to the Mortality exhibition at Australian Center for Contemporary Art. MASSMoCA commissioned Tree Logic with Clarke Art Institute, which has become an icon for the museum, and symbol for arts-led urban regeneration. http://xdesignproject.net/

 

 

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