PUBLIC PRODUCTIONS

Dis…Miss, a public visual art exchange about gender in Los Angeles, on tour and online using videos, postcards and social media, 2016-18

Know No, sexual violence meets gender equity, a multifaceted arts engagement at Arizona State University, 2015-16

Designing Equity, ongoing collaborative artist-in-residence to develop public media art projects that help build agency and market for creatives of color in Milwaukee with MKE<->LAX

Lions, Tigers And … , sound installation over 5 months with opening and closing musical performances and video projections at Pasadena City Hall about the building facade’s lions including 500 public interpretations. 2015-16

Long Live LA, health videos by artists shown on buses, at clinics, online and at events, 2014-16

Out the Window, art videos shown on 2000 city buses to 1.1 million viewers daily, 2011-14

Take Cover, Take Over, poem micro-projected on audience at ArtNight Pasadena, 2014

Pairs, Pares, 2-word poems micro-projected on audience at ArtNight Pasadena, 2013

Intersection, live video mixing on 7 story building at GLOW art festival by Santa Monica, 2010

Video on the Loose, outdoor exhibition at LACMA with launch of book and 4 curated DVDs, 2010

If, a TV pilot program of video art, co-director and executive producer, 2004

Inter-State, Video to Go, a second TV pilot, executive producer, 2004

*Double Burning Jagged Extremities, video installation at USC’s Spring Art Festival, 2002

Rainy Days and a Raised Skirt, video performance at Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica CA, 2001

*Double Burning Jagged Extremities, video installation at Cinematexas 6, Austin TX, 2001

*Weight & Volume, multiprojection performance/installation at Armory Center for the Arts, 2000

Personals, collaborative performance/installation with Dutch artists at the Brewery Project, 2000

*Dis Miss, War Party, dueling video projections with live music mix at Sonopticon, an evening of sound and light organized by Foundation for Art Resources, (FAR) 1999

Intermission Images II & III, slide projections at Laemmle movie theaters in downtown L.A. at every screening via Side Street Projects Jan-Mar, April-May

*The Wallflower and the Weedwacker, performance with video as part of Hot and Sticky curated by Deborah Oliver at Highways in Santa Monica CA, 1999

*Double Burning Jagged Extremities, video installation in Old Town Pasadena mall October 15-Nov 15, 1998 sponsored by NewTown

*God Doesn’t Have A Mouth, slide audio video installation/performance, Civitella Ranieri, Italy, 1996

*The Gap, audio installation at mall at Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum as part of Backtalk, Women’s Voices in the 90’s curated by Marilu Knode & Erica Daborn, 1993

It’s Dizzying, artist billboard at four L.A. sites, funded by LACE & Patrick Media, 1990-91

Single-handedly: 40 second animation on electronic billboard in Times Square, NYC, every 6 mins. for 1 month, Public Art Fund, 1989

Cry, That: a two-sided banner, CRA commission in Downtown L.A. 1987

Arm Me: storefront slide projections, nightly for one month, sponsored by LAICA and FAR in L.A. and Installation in San Diego, 1987

White Out: 500 commercial signs on 42 adjacent stores covered in white at busy LA intersection for 1/2 day with owners’ consent, 1985

Air Space Borders #2: audio tape at site with night panorama of L.A., 1985

Space Left for Us: a billboard on La Brea in LA, LAVA sponsored, 1985

Together: video installation for a restaurant, 1984

W.H.A.T.: performance with slides, audio, props at UCLA, 1983

Past Fear: performance, 3 weekends outdoors with Open Window, 1983

It’s Everywhere: 13 audio cassette installation, 1983

Air Space Borders: a slide/sound/text piece in a concert forum, 1982

Urban Graves: 3 tape loops in 2 pedestrian areas of LA, 1982

Where do You Shop: slides, sounds, text, performers, mannequins in storefront windows at Boston’s First Night public art festival, 1981

Media Eyes: billboard/slides with Antoni Muntadas at SkyArt Festival at M.I.T., 1981

Full Service Facility: 7 anti-gasoholic performances at a gas station, Cambridge River Fest, 1981

Guns or Butter or: slide/text performance at Cambridge Festival, 1980

Net Works: aerial slide installation, First Night Celebration, 1979

Lost Contact Lens: slide/environmental poem with Mark Mendel at MIT, Franklin Furnace, video disc, Harvard Sq., Minneapolis College of A&D. 1979

Stare Well: slide/stairwell piece in hotel, NY Avant Garde Festival, 1978

Guerilla Lights: slides on people, taxis & buildings, Cambridge Festival, 1978

* are collaborations with Molly Cleator


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

2017 UCLA Confucius Institute commission and travel grant to Dunhuang, China

2015 NEA Our Town grant

2013-15 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s Artistic Innovation and Collaboration Grant

2012 Recognized nationally by the Americans For The Arts’ top Public Art Year in Review 2012

2011 Digital Media Lab grant from John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

2011 Ranked in LA Weekly’s “Top Art Moments of 2011”

2010 Irvine Fellowship for Sally and Don Lucas Artists Residency at Montalvo Arts Center

2009 Goethe Institute Travel Grant to attend Transmediale in Berlin

2006 American Finalist for INPUT: International Public Television Screenings, Taipei

2005 travel grant from Tel Aviv – Los Angeles Partnership of the Jewish Federation

2003 nominated for Leonardo Award for Excellence, MIT Press

2002 California Arts Council Artists Grant

1999 Durfee Sabbatical Fellowship

1997 nominated for Art Matters Grant and residency at Headlands Center for the Arts

1996 Civitella Ranieri Foundation artist in residency in Umbria Italy

1996 Artist Nominated Award for contributions to the arts, Side Street Project

1995, 96, 97 nominated for Pace Roberts Fellowship

1995, 01 nominated for Rockefeller Media Arts

1994 Commission from the Pasadena Art Alliance

1992 Artist Project commission from Santa Monica Museum of Art

1992 Artist Fellowship from Art Matters

1991 Vesta Award for contribution in media arts in Southern California, The Woman’s Bldg.

1990 LACE Artists Projects Grant funded by NEA & Rockefeller Foundation

1990 artist grant from City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department

1990 Artbulletin commission from LACE and Patrick Media

1989 commission from Public Art Fund

1987 commission from the Community Redevelopment Agency, City of Los Angeles

1982-85 fellowships from UCLA’s Department of Art and Art Council

1983 documentation in Lucy Lippard’s touring lecture “Political Art”

1981-82 corporate donations from Maxell, Gulf Oil, Polaroid, Ackerley, Bonwit Teller, Buhl & Colortek

1981 photographs in the collections of Polaroid and R.I.S.D.

1978-82 annual commissions from Cambridge Arts Council and First Night Celebrations

 

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE FIELD

1989-now

Executive Director of Freewaves, a media arts network with an experimental media festival presented every 2 years in Los Angeles area and online with intermittent events

2014

Art Juror to Herb Alpert Award, Center for Creative Innovation, and 6th Street Bridge Public Art committee, and Trust Challenge, 5th Digital Media and Learning Competition, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and administered by HASTAC

2012

SOC(i)AL, 15 public discussions organized, recorded and posted online about social engaged art

2010-12

Board of Directors of University of California Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA)

2011

Art Juror for City of LA and California Community Foundation Fellowships for Visual Artists

2011-12

Advisory Board member of www.socialpracticesartnetwork.org

2009-15

Curator of 2 channel video program for Moscow Film Festival, K-PST New Orleans Film Festival, Artopia and 1830 in Los Angeles,

2005-12

Public art consultant for See Change, permanent video walls of 80+ screens at LAX airport

2008

Curator and designer of Hotbed, Video Cultivation beside the Getty Garden, 20 artists video projections on exterior of Getty Center as part of California Video

2008, 09

Juror for Projections on Lake, outdoor permanent video art screenings

2004

Juror for Creative Capital

2003

Producer of 9 public panel discussions about art on TV at MOCA and LAPL

2002

Curator of the Extremely Shorts V for Aurora Picture Show, Houston Texas

2002

Juror for Durfee Foundation and Herb Alpert Foundation

1999

co-founding director of Open Studio/LA: internet training program for artists and arts organizations

1994, 95 98, 99, 01

Nominator or Juror for the Rockefeller Foundation

1998, 99, 01

Nominator or Juror for the California Arts Council in Media Arts

1997-99

Juror for Headlands Center for Arts

1997,99,01

Juror for California Digital Arts Workshop

1997

Nominator or Juror for Seattle Arts Commission, Art Matters, UNESCO, L.A. County Arts Commission

1996

Juror for Civitella Ranieri Foundation and Brody Arts Fund

1994, 95, 2012

Nominator for Herb Alpert/Calarts Award, Washington Public Art Media, and AFI/Maya Deren Award in Media Arts

1993

Producer of two programs for Deep Dish TV, an alternative national satellite network

1993-97

Advisor for the Interdisciplinary Arts Caucus, panelist for their Arts in Crisis Summit

1990-92,95, 99, 05, 11

Juror for City of Los Angeles, Cultural Affairs Department, media and public art

1990, 93

Curatorial Advisor to the L.A. Festival

1989-93

Artist advisor to High Performance quarterlymagazine for the new arts

1988-95

Juror for American Film Institute: Visions Competition

1988-91

Juror for AFI Independent Filmmakers Program

1985-89

Video Coordinator of LACE: video exhibitions, archive, workshops and artist access program

1989

Moderator of media criticism panel at National Alliance of Media Arts & Culture conference

1989

Juror for Jerome Foundation, Utah Media Arts Center and Long Beach Museum of Art

1988

Juror for Atlanta Film & Video Festival,

1988-92

Juror for L.A. County Arts Commission

1986,89-98,02

Curator of video programs for KCET (public television in Los Angeles)

1985-86

Production Director of large scale performance of Suzanne Lacy at Wight Art Gallery

1985-86

Board of Directors of Foundation for Art Resources (FAR)

1985

Assistant Director of Development for New Music America ’85

1985

Producer of evening of 35 performances & installations at UCLA

1982-85

Coordinator of Art Lecture Series at UCLA

1983,84

Director of Arts & Crafts, L.A. Street Scene Festival, City of Los Angeles

1979-82

Administrator of Art Institute of Boston’s artist lecture series

1981-82

Author of articles about media arts in Video Guide and Views

1981

Producer of interactive video disc, Side 3, about images for Vision Machine Corp.

1979-82

Assistant coordinator of international slo-scan art events at MIT


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1991,92,95—now

Claremont Graduate University: socially engaged art or new genres, Visiting Artist and Graduate Advisor

2007-10, 2014-17

USC Media Arts and Practice (formerly Institute of Media Literacy): Multimedia Honors Thesis production class or multimedia makers forum “Digital Symposium”

2016

Occidental College: Public Media and Alternative Exhibition Strategies

1995—2012

USC: Public Art Studies, School of Fine Art, Visiting Lecturer

2009, 11

Claremont Graduate University: cultural studies: Public Media Art Practicum

2005

CalArts, Art School: “Context Revolt”

Vermont College new genre mentor

1997-00

Pomona College: media literacy in Media Studies Department, Visiting Lecturer

1993, 5, 6, 7,

CalArts, Film School: one minute video critiques, video production and history of video

1993, 98

UCSD: video production and video critique, Visiting Artist

1994, 01

CSUN: a large lecture course comparing contemporary art & mass media, Lecturer

1993, 89-90

UCSB: contemporary art, video and photography, Visiting Artist

1991-92

UCLA Design Department: Video Imagery & Video Production, Assistant Professor

1990-91

Video at Art Center

Photography at Pomona

Mixed Media at CSULA, Visiting Artist

1989-90

California State University Northridge, Video/Film Art, Art and Mass Media, Lecturer

1988

Otis Art Institute, Video Instructor

1983-85

UCLA, performance art, video, photography & theory, Teacher Assistant

1978-82

The Art Institute of Boston, Photography Instructor

1977-79

Project Arts Center and Cambridge Center, Photography Instructor

1972-76

Language Instructor in London, Osaka, Copenhagen and Paris

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2017               

USC, Race Arts and Placemaking,ART SPACES in the City: Desegregating Art Geographies”

2015

Pitzer College

2014

World Conference for Public Administration, Daegu, South Korea

University California Berkeley, LA Lab with Margaret Crawford

LA Seminary for Embodied and Civic Arts with Frtiz Haeg

USC Civics and Social Media, South Pasadena Arts Council, Occidental College,

Pasadena Art Alliance, California Endowment, UCLA Public Health,

2013

Smithsonian Institute: “Learning in Motion: Sharing Stories on Public Transportation” http://museumstudies.si.edu/webcast_102813.html

University of Illinois, Champagne Urbana: festivals and nonfestivals

Occidental College: media arts in public space

Cal Arts: visiting artist

Art Center College of Design: Art Matters

Cal State University Los Angeles: media arts in public space

2012

UCSB Art History: media arts in public space

Antioch College: Creating Public Space

SOC(i)AL at LACE with IMLab: Can Artists Use Technology to Create Communities?

Otis College of Art, Graduate Public Practice: visiting artist

Occidental College: media arts in public space

Emerging Arts Leaders of Los Angeles: visiting artist

USC Fisher Gallery of Art: Sight Specific and the Politics of Community

2011

Digital Media and Learning Conference by MacArthur Foundation: locative media project

Occidental College: media arts in public space

Otis College of Art: LAX public art

2010

Los Angeles County Museum of Art with Kenneth Rogers re: new book and DVD: Video on the Loose, Freewaves and 20 Years of Media Arts

Los Angeles Public Library and SCI-ARC as part of How Many Billboards? by Mak Center moderator, art vs ads in public space, available online as podcast

EU Media Facades Festival in Berlin: International Video Screening Conference

Farmlab, art vs ads in public space

Art Center College of Design Graduate School: Screen Culture

USC Institute of Media Literacy, Digital Studies Symposium

UCLA Urban Planning’s Community Scholars Program

Occidental College, media arts in public space,

Otis, LAX public art

2009

USC Annenberg School of Communication, art in private vs public space,

College Art Association, Video Hits the Streets: Art, Surveillance, Marketing, and Mobile Media

UC Riverside and Claremont Cultural Studies, video art now

2006, 08

Orange County Museum of Art, CSULA and CSSSA: current state of media arts

2007

Occidental College: Imaging Los Angeles

National Association of Arts Organizations conference: art and technology

2005

Center for Contemporary Art, workshop: Media Arts conjunct Public Art, Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv Cinematheque, screening of How Can You Resist?

CHELA and Museum of Modern Art (MAMBA), Buenos Aires,

Huffmann’s House, Valparaiso, Chile, Encuentro Internacional de Espacios Independientes

California College of Art, San Francisco

Plenary speaker at international conference Augusto Boal’s Theater of the Oppressed

Grantmakers in the Arts National Conference

2004

Supersonic: “Micromedia in the Age of Megalomedia” symposium by SoCCAS,

Santa Monica Museum of Art

USC Annenberg/Getty Art Journalism panel

Pitzer College

National conference of NALIP

2003

MAK Center/Schindler House,

Cal Arts Film/Video School

2002

Artist response to Collection at Getty Museum of Art

UCLA Graduate Arts

Cal Arts

UCLA Hammer Educational Program

California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA)

2001

Artist lectures at USC School of Cinema-TV

Cal Arts

CSUN

Pomona College

1999

Artist lecture at Cal Arts Interdisciplinary program re: collaboration

Panelist for Society of Photo Education conference re: public art

1998

Panelist in “Fire in the Library” discussion at SCI-Arc

visiting artist at Cal State L.A.

1997

Panelist for About Production’s “Cross Genres -Collaboration-Unexpected Presentations “

Visiting artist at Universities of California Irvine and Riverside

1996

Visiting artist at University of Kansas

Kansas City Art Institute

Pomona College

Art Center

Panelist re: Rethinking Exhibitions at National Alliance of Media Arts & Culture’s conference

Video lectures at Forum for Contemporary Art-St. Louis, LACE, Self Help Graphics, SMMOA,

1995

Panelist, digital art at L.A. County Museum of Art,

Conference of Social Theory, Politics & Art

1994

Artist lecture at USC Public Art Forum

Video lecture at USC School of Cinema & TV

1993

Video lectures at MOCA-San Diego

Armory Center

Filmforum

Otis Art Institute

CSULA

1992

Southern California Women’s Caucus for the Arts: Women in front of & behind the Camera

Artist Lectures at Art Center

Otis Art Institute

UCI, UCLA, UCSB,

Santa Monica Art Museum

Video lectures at Laguna Art Museum and CSUN

Communication Workshop at Armory Center

1991

Plenary address to Far West Conference of National Federation of Local Cable Programmers

The Woman’s Building Vesta Awards Ceremony: Media, Art & Media Arts

Artist Lectures at Art Center College of Design, CSULB, Claremont Graduate School

Panelist at Society of Cinema Studies at USC

1990

Artist Lectures at Pomona College,

Chapman College

University of California at Santa Barbara

1989

Moderator of media criticism panel at National Alliance of Media Arts Centers conference

Panelist at Long Beach Museum of Arts’ Artists Access Panel

Panelist at American Video Conference

1988

Panelist re: video art at CSULB, AFI, CalArts, National Association of Arts Organizations

 

ADVISORY and/or CURATORIAL CAPACITIES

USC IML thesis projects, Digi Daze, Blue Line Televillage, SPE 96 and 99, Artists & Activists CD-ROMs, Privatization of Culture Pros & Con, Freespeech TV, Filmforum Advisory Committee, Women and Multimedia National Conference, Artists’ CD-ROMS, Community Technology Fund, Billboard Live, Getty Multicultural Summer Internships, L.A. Edge Festival, California Summer School for the Arts, Aurora Picture Show, USC DIY conference, Sidestreet Projects, GYST workshops


ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS

 

2016

podcast: LA Freewaves’ Anne Bray on Media as Exchange, LA #Hashtags Itself by Brettany Shannon with USC Price’s Bedrosian Center on Governance, 90 minute interview

article, Stalking the Lions of Pasadena City Hall, by Larry Wilson,  Pasadena Star News

2014

chapter, Braingirls and Fleshmonsters, by Holly Willis, Transmedia Frictions, The Digital, the Arts, and the Humanities, edited by Marsha Kinder and Tara McPherson, University of California Press,

2012

article, A Massive Multi-Faceted Screening Room: LA Freewaves Curates Hollywood Boulevard by Matt Reynolds in Civic Spectacle, Public 45, Art Culture Ideas, Toronto, Canada

2011

book, Pixels and Places, Video Art in Public Space by Catrien Schreuder,

NAI Publishers, Amsterdam, NL

article, A Plea for the Media Arts by Mirjam Struppek in Public Art Review

review, Moving Videos by Eve Wood in Artillery Vol 6 Issue 3

2010

Interview Visual Relief in A Blank Billboard by Sara Daleiden in How Many Billboards Art In Stead book by Mak Center

Review Freewaves: Video Between their Toes by Catherine Wagley in Art 21 Blog

Heidi Zeller interviews Anne Bray, Video on the Loose, Freewaves and 20 Years of Media Arts

2009

Article Freewaves Bargains between Artists and Audiences in Filter issue 69, Australia

2008

Article A Different Side of Hollywould, LA Times by Mindy Farabee, Oct 9

2006

Article LIVE! Reconnecting the Histories of Live Multimedia Performance by Patricia Zimmerman, CLOSER UP by NAMAC

2005

People Brainstormed and A Cloudburst Erupted, LA Times. Current section by Bob Sipchen 12/25

Chapter, The Big Squeeze: Micromedia in the Age of Megalomedia, with Holly Willis, edited by John Welchman for Recent Pasts: : Art in California from the 90s to Now

Article, Artists, Activists, Workers and Community Members ~ ‘How Can You Resist? by Margie Nicholson in Community Media Review, Vol 27 #3, pp 26-27

2004

Interview, It’s Not TV and It’s Not HBO, by Victoria Looseleaf, LA Times, Nov 4, 2004

Interview, The State of Resistance in Res by Shana Ting Lipton 7/04 issue

Interview on Politics of Culture at KCRW public radio with Paul Holdengråbber

Interview on Sound Exchange at KPFK Pacifica radio by Jay Kugelman

Profile in Video Systems magazine by Kristinha H. Amding’s column, Video Discourse

2003

Chapter re: L.A. Freewaves by James Moran in The Sons and Daughters of Los: Culture and Community in L.A. edited by David James for Temple University Press

Interview: Changing Channels: Anne Bray and LA Freewaves, X-Tra, Vol 5, No3

2002

Article The Community is Watching, Leonardo Journal of Art, Science & Technology, Vol 35

Chapter re video in Parallels & Intersections: A Remarkable History of Women Artists in California 1950-2000 by Carole Ann Klonarides, Nancy Buchanan, Joann Hanley by U.C. Berkeley Press

2001

Catalogues with essays by Holly Willis for Pomona College Museum of Art and Cinematexas 6

Reviews by Holly Willis in Res Magazine and L.A. Weekly

Interview in Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist by Margaret Lazzari, Harcourt Brace World

2000

Catalogue American Dreams by Meta Gabrsek Prosenc, Umetostna Gallery, Maribor Slovenia

Catalogue Personals by Theo Tegelaers and John O’Brien, Brewery Project

Preview L.A. Weekly Pick of the Week by Peter Frank, 3/24-30

1999

Article Centers on the Periphery by Tyler Stallings, Poliester, Spring/Summer issue

1998

Article L.A. Times San Gabriel Edition, by Paul Clinton 10/16/98

Article in Jamming the Media by Gareth Branwyn, San Francisco: Chronicle Books

1997

Chapter Virtually Female: Body and Code by Margaret Morse in Processed Lives, Gender & Technolgy in Everyday Life , London & New York: Routledge

Chapter Los Angeles : The Search for Identity by Nathan Shapira in QA 19 Quaderni dell ‘Architettura,

Article MAIN, National Alliance of Media Art Centers Journal, Nov-Dec.

1996

Article in The Independent July issue with Laura Marks

1995-2011

www page at www.instantclassics.com

1994

Catalogue LAX/94 coordinated by Ed Leffingwell

Catalogue, Collaborations, Inside the Armory, Out on the Street by Karen Moss

Review L.A. Times by David Pagel, 12/15

Review L.A. Weekly Pick of the Week by Peter Frank, 12/9-15

Article Pasadena Star News by Larry Wilson, 11/5

1993

Artist pages in Felix media arts journal

Catalogue Backtalk by Lucy Lippard,

Catalogue Angles of Incidence, Video Reflections of Multimedia Artworks by Sara Diamond

Catalogue Utopian Dialogues by Betty Ann Brown

Review Santa Barbara News Press review by Michael Darling, 9/24

1992

Photo essay Artforum by Larry Rinder, November

Article MAIN, National Alliance of Media Art Centers Journal, Nov-Dec.

Review Visions by Jacki Apple, 9/92

Review Visions by Betty Ann Brown, 6/92

Review Le Devoir by Daniel Carrière, 7/4 (Montreal daily)

Review The Gazette by Paul Wells, 5/16 (Montreal daily)

Catalogue Images du Futur ’92 by Hervé Fischer and Ginette Major

Review L.A. Times Calendar by Susan Kandel, 2/6

Review Artweek by Phillip Bergen 2/13-20; and interview by Holly Willis Nov 19

Review L.A. Weekly Pick of the Week by Peter Frank, 2/14-20

1991

Articles L.A. Times by Don Snowden, 2/27 and 11/18/89

1990

Article Artwork by Betty Ann Brown, 2/8-15

Article L.A. Times Art News by Shauna Snow, 12/16

1989

Catalogue Public Art Fund Inc 1988-89

Review Daily News by Yardena Arar, 10/26

Article L.A. Weekly Local Heroes by Alison Dickey & Deirdre Dube, 4/21-27

Review Santa Barbara News Press, Scene by Joan Crowder, 12/1

Article Artweek by Connie Fitzsimons, 12/7-13

1988

Artist statement, Artpaper, Art in the Public Realm, May

1987

Catalogue Dark Rooms, by Dan Walworth, Artists Space

Review Afterimage by Robert Morgan, Summer

Review L.A. Weekly Good Times, 2/6-12

Review Downtown News by Marc Zaseda, 9/29/87

1986

Artist page, Spectacle, Fall

Article L.A. Times by Zan Dubin, 10/22

1985

Review Evening Outlook (Santa Monica daily) by John Clendening, 5/20

Evening news on TV Channels 2, 5, and 11 in Los Angeles, 5/19

Article L.A. Weekly, Art, by Kathi Norklun, 10/25-31

Review L.A. Herald Examiner by Mark Werrick, 5/20

Review L.A. Times Metro Section by Kenneth Fanucchi, 5/23

1982

Catalogue Dadakin by Gary Garrels, Hayden Gallery at M.I.T.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

2017

Shepherding-gnidrehpehs, video loop shown at FAR Bazaar in LA and Turbulent Landscapes at Modified Arts in Phoenix

2010

A Book of Days, concert by Eve Beglarian with a screening at Stanford Lively Arts

Play Nice, music and video collaboration with Eve Beglarian at NewTown and Silent Cinema

2006

From America, curated by Mela M., Museum of Contemporary Art, Minsk Belarus

2003

The Color of God, group exhibition at Laband Gallery at LMU curated by Christine Morla

Past Forward, digital slam by Visual Communications at Japan American Theater

2002

Glass Membrane: Scanner to Screen at UCR California Museum of Photography

Violence online festival at www.a-virtual-memorial.org/start1.htm

2001

Pressure Drop, video installation at Pomona College Museum of Art curated by Rebecca McGrew

2000

American Dreams, 6th International Triennial of Art & Ecology at Umetostna Gallery in Maribor Slovenia, curated by Nancy Buchanan and Meta Gabrsek Prosenc

1999

OUTRAGEOUS: Spectacular Visual Commerce and its Discontents, group show curated by Bruce Yonemoto for Society of Photographic Education at Otis Art Gallery

BroadCast, group show of works for the public, curated by Kim Abeles, Eagle Rock Cult Ctr

1996

Temporary Eternity, Aspects of L.A. Developments, video and slides curated by Nathan Shapira in Milan, toured to Rome and Trieste

1994

*ColLAborations: Inside the Armory, Out on the Street, curated by Karen Moss, photo installation at Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena in the LAX series.

1993

Ashes, Ashes, audio installation at L.A. Municipal Art Gallery, curated by Betty Brown

1992

*Easy Chair, Electric Chair, video installation w/ Cleator at Santa Monica Museum of Art

*Easy Chair, Electric Chair in Images du Futur, Cité des Arts et Nouvelles Technologies de Montreal, Canada

1993

*Easy Chair, Electric Chair in Video Reflections of Multimedia Art Works at Banff Center, Alberta, Canada

1991

Cause and Effect, group screening of video, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley

1991

*Easy Chair, Electric Chair, California State University, Northridge Art Galleries

1989

Faculty Exhibition, indoor billboard, University Art Museum, UCSB

1987

Dark Rooms, slide sound installation, Artist Space, NYC

1985

I Don’t Buy It, installation, Wight Art Gallery, UCLA

1982

Text/Picture Notes, documentation, Visual Studies Workshop, NY

Dadakin, documentation, Hayden Gallery, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA

Disarmament Video Survey, video, The Kitchen, NYC

1981

Anti-WWIII, documentation, Hunter College, NYC

Art of the State, Massachusetts Council on the Arts, fellowships show

1980

Zone Pink: performances with Women in Photography Group, Boston

1975-78

Photography in one person & group shows in Boston & Paris

 

EDUCATION

1985

M.F.A. New Forms and Concepts, Art Department, U.C.L.A.

1974-76

History of photography at Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris

1972

B.A. in French Literature, Colgate University, New York

1968-71

La Universite de Geneve, Colgate University, Skidmore College

 

 

FOUNDER and DIRECTOR of FREEWAVES

whose previous highlights are

 

2016-18 DIS…MISS

a public visual art exchange about gender in Los Angeles, on tour and online using videos, postcards and social media,

 

2015-16  LIONS,TIGERS, AND

sound installation with opening and closing musical performances and video projections at Pasadena City Hall about the building facade’s lions including 800 public interpretations

 

2014-16 LONG LIVE LA

health videos by artists shown on buses, at clinics, online and at events

 

2011-14 OUT THE WINDOW

artists’ videos shown on 2000 LA buses over the years

 

2012 SOC(i)AL

15 events about socially engaged art

 

2008 HOLLYWOULD

11th Festival at 50 stores, restaurants and art venues over 5 days showing 200 artists on Hollywood Boulevard at screenings, performances, exhibitions and airings on 2200 city buses.

 

2006 TOO MUCH FREEDOM?

10th Festival at Hammer Museum, LACE and Center for Democracy and online archive

Includes 200 artists from 50 countries in 45 projections and web site navigable by theme.

2004-05 HOW CAN YOU RESIST?

Freewaves 9th Festival at MOCA, REDCAT, SAJE, Chinatown, TV, billboards and online. Programs from 5 continents, Programs traveled to Israel, Argentina, Chile and online as broadband programming

2003-04 INTER-STATE, VIDEO TO GO and IF: 2 one-hour pilot TV programs

2002-05 FREEWAVES: LATIN AMERICA

9 video programs from the U.S., Central and South America, shown at MOCA and Iturralde Gallery, Programs traveled to New York; San Jose, Costa Rica; Havana, Cuba; Melbourne, Australia; Bogotá, Colombia; Zaragosa, Spain, and San Juan, Puerto Rico

2002 TV OR NOT TV

LA Freewaves 8th Festival TV or NOT TV in Los Angeles, 365 artists from 20 countries in 70 shows, public TV, LA Channels 36 & 56 TV. video billboards, 9 panels about creating a culture TV channel, 2 digital programs shown at cyber cafés.

2001 TV OR NOT TV

3 half hour videos about the media arts in LA with a curriculum guide. Aired on Public TV and distributed widely for free

2000 AIR RAIDS

7th Celebration of Experimental Media Arts: 65 events at 35 venues, video bus tours, billboards, half-hour programs on public television, on-line exhibitions and artists’ CD-ROMS at MOCA, panel discussions, and a video finale at a karaoke club.

1999 OPEN STUDIO/LA

free workshops on Internet and web design for 500, followed by an in-depth residency

1998 ALL OVER THE MAP

Freewaves 6th Celebration of Independent Video and New Media included video screenings, installations, performances, CD-ROMs and website exhibitions at MOCA as well as 6 video bus tours.

1998 INTERNET AND WEB DESIGN WORKSHOPS

25 free Internet and Web Design workshops specially designed for video makers, visual artists, writers, and musicians.

1998 LIBRARY/HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM

8 video programs were distributed free to 75 Los Angeles public libraries and 40 high schools with curriculum guides.

1996 WEBSITE LAUNCHED & 1st CD-ROM

of shareware, artists’ manifestos and websites produced (900 copies).

1996 PRIVATE TV, PUBLIC LIVING ROOM

Freewaves 5th Celebration of Independent Video, Etc. 150 installations, videotapes, CD-ROMS, and artists’ websites at MOCA’s Geffen Contemporary. Programs traveled to 15 Southern California art centers and 32 cable stations.

1996 LIVE N.U.D.E. ARTISTS

An evening of in-person presentations of 9 artists’ CD ROMs at Inscape

1995 DIGI DAYS

Low-cost workshops, panels, lectures, and demos of digital video and interactive media held at AFI

1995 ARTISTS AND ACTIVISTS CD ROMS

workshops at USC re: production & distribution of artists’ CD-ROMs

1995 LIBRARY/HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM

8 video programs sent to 66 L.A. libraries and 40 city high schools

1994: TV AT LARGE

4th Celebration of Independent Video: video projection and live performance at the John Anson Ford Amphitheater

5 programs at the AFI’s Video Festival, cable TV throughout Southern California

A regional media resource guide.

1993 YOUTH MEDIA & RESOURCES

a catalog of So Cal Youth Media Programs and 2 videos about LA Uprising & youth

1992 3rd CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENT VIDEO

75 programs of 425 artists, 8 cable programs broadcast on 29 cable stations, curated by 60 curators. Commissioned video-installation-performances at California Plaza. Brought together a broad-based quick response to the Los Angeles Uprising.

1991 2nd CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENT VIDEO

100 arts organizations, cable stations, media centers, and schools. 44 thematic programs plus 150 tapes by students were exhibited. First Los Angeles media access guide created.

1989 1st CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENT VIDEO

Launched at the AFI’s National Video Festival with 35 L.A. media and arts organizations. During the 3-week festival, unique events were mounted at 30 sites, while 4 thematic programs, called “Road Shows”, traveled throughout L.A.