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October 24, 2006



Will Pappenheimer

UPGRADE! BOSTON: Will Pappenheimer :: WHEN: October 26, 7:00-9:00 p.m. :: WHERE: Art Interactive, 130 Bishop Allen Drive, at the corner of Prospect Street, Cambridge. Free parking in the lot on the corner or take the T to Central Square and walk 1 block.

WILL PAPPENHEIMER is currently an assistant professor of Digital Media at Pace University. He received his MFA from the Museum School/Tufts University, Boston and BA from Harvard. His work in video, mixed media, installation and new media has been exhibited in over 50 solo and group exhibitions internationally, including the The ICA (Boston), the Stedman Art Gallery (NJ), Exit Art, New York, "immedia: 1901," MI, "Free Biennial," New York and Art Basel Miami Beach 2003. Recent work resulting from collaborations with New Media theorist Gregory Ulmer has been the subject of articles in Visual Culture, ArtUS and a chapter of Ulmer's 2005 book, "Electronic Monumentality."

Pappenheimer’s recent projects reconfiguring webcam and home surveillance networks have been presented at "Interactive Futures05" in British Columbia, FILE 2005 in Sao Paulo, Brazil and ISEA 2006/ZeroOne at the San Jose Musem of Art (CA). He was recently chosen for one of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts’ prestigious Traveling Scholars Awards and will exhibit work from this grant at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2008. http://willpap-projects.com/

Upgrade! Boston is curated by Jo-Anne Green for Turbulence.org in partnership with Art Interactive. It is one of 22 nodes currently active in Upgrade! International, an emerging network of autonomous nodes united by art, technology, and a commitment to bridging cultural divides. If you would like to present your work or get involved, please email jo[at]turbulence.org.

Posted by jo at October 24, 2006 09:30 AM