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March 19, 2007

[ ESC ] : electronic social club


mixer & presentations

[ ESC ] : electronic social club mixer & presentations :: Thursday, March 22, 7 - 10 pm :: Hunter College, 695 Park Avenue, Black Box / Hunter North Room 543 :: / new media / experimental / video / installations / interactive / sound projects / media art /

Like a social club, [ ESC ] is formed around a common interest, activity or location. We bring together MFA students from across New York City to meet and showcase their graduate art work, and to form a common network around the theme of creating social dialogue through art and media. resentations:

freeformed by Catherine Colman, Megan MacMurray, Jadie Oh, Nanna Halinen, Yonatan Kelib (NYU ITP): A community-centred media sharing service for web and mobile phones.

Document by Karl Mendonca, Marcus Pingel, Charles Earl Love Yust (Parsons Design & Technology): An interactive installation that records situated history narrated by pedestrians in Washington Square Park.

Interactive performance by Sherrard Bostwick, Ann Adachi, Juliana Cope (Brooklyn PIMA): Images and sound will be projected into a space sculpted by transparent cloth and clear reflective plastics.

Interactive installation by Fabio Corredor (Hunter College): A multidisciplinary installation and experiment in augmented reality, centred on an iconic image of a prisoner of war from Abu Ghraib.

Video installation by Pilar Ortiz and Francisca Caporali (Hunter College): An experimental video on taxi cabs in New York, conceptualised in a master class with internationally acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.

ShiftSpace by Mushon Zer-Aviv, Dan Phiffer (NYU ITP): ShiftSpace creates a new public space on the Internet by adding an open source layer above any website.

Directions: take the 6 train to 68 Street; walk North to the entrance on 69th St. between Park and Lexington; Fifth Floor -Hunter North Room 543

for information: electronicsocialclub[at]gmail.com

Posted by jo at March 19, 2007 12:55 PM