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Starts:
Jul
17
2015

She Said Boom: The Story of Fifth Column


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Fri Jul 17, 2015 21:00 - Fri Jul 17, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Kevin Hegge, She Said Boom: The Story of Fifth Column, video, 64min., 2012 She Said Boom: The Story of Fifth Column is a documentary about the pre-riot girl, all women, Canadian, queer, experimental punk band, Fifth Column. Fifth Column was formed in Toronto in the early 1980s by a group of women who didn't know how to play or write music. Their raw but determined D.I.Y. approach created powerful punk music from their very first ...


Starts:
Jul
18
2015

LOWTOY#2 Festival Barcelona Chipmusic & PostInternet Culture


Type:
Festival

Dates:
Sat Jul 18, 2015 00:00 - Sun Jul 19, 2015

Location:
Barcelona, Spain

Description:
Workshops, talks, exhibitions, performances. Post-Internet Art & Culture. Operating systems, Chip music, Installations.


Starts:
Jul
18
2015

Superstrata: 3D Printed Art


Type:
Other

Dates:
Sat Jul 18, 2015 18:00 - Sat Jul 18, 2015

Location:
Oakland, California
United States of America

Description:
The Compound Gallery is pleased to announce the forthcoming exhibition “SUPERSTRATA: 3D Printed Art.” 3D Printed focuses on innovative approaches to creating visual art using additive manufacturing. Artists across the country will use of 3D modeling as a form of artistic expression and 3D printers as an artistic medium. The show will run from July 18th-September 6th with the opening reception held on Saturday, July 18th 6-9pm. Much focus has been placed on industrial applications ...


Starts:
Jul
18
2015

Hot Dogs


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sat Jul 18, 2015 21:00 - Sun Jul 19, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
G.B. Jones, Hot Dogs, super 8mm on HD video, 1:34min. (loop), 1987/2015 Toronto punk icon G.B. Jones' Hot Dogs is a short, bite-sized video of juicy wieners slowly turning on their warming spigots, here looped in tantalizing and mundane perpetuity. Hot Dogs can be seen as a wry meditation on our society's phallocentrism and in dialogue with the Lower East Side's rich history of sidewalk vending and cruising (two activities which intermingle outside the public ...


Starts:
Jul
19
2015

Read Only Memory


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sun Jul 19, 2015 19:00 - Sun Jul 19, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
John Maybury, Read Only Memory, video, 186min., 1998 Filmmaker John Maybury (perhaps best known for Love is the Devil or the "Nothing Compares 2 U" music video) creates a portrait of his friend Leigh Bowery (who died four years before this video was completed) in this trip elegy to club culture. As Gary Morri writes, the epic dance/trance video takes in "gender politics, anticonsumerism, cultural imperialism, AIDS, bizarre computer art, trance music and imagery." Le ...


Starts:
Jul
20
2015

NAISA Youth Summer Sound Art Camp


Type:
Workshop

Dates:
Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:20 - Wed Jun 24, 2015

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Description:
Pre-registration required - go to https://naisa.ca/education/register/ For more information go to http://naisa.ca/education/youth/ part of the Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art Scholarships available (see below for details) General $75 This sound art camp is for youth aged 12-17 to create art entirely with sound, radio, electronics, and/or performance through exploration according to their own individual interest - through building a NAISAtron (a unique light-responsive mini synthesizer), a micro-transmitter, and working with basic recording and editing ...


Starts:
Jul
21
2015

Bad Asians Pt. 1 + Deux!


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Tue Jul 21, 2015 20:00 - Tue Jul 21, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Richard Fung, Steam Clean, video, 3:30 min., Canada, 1990 Erica Cho, School Boy Art, Super-8 on digital video, 10:50min., US 2004 Nguyen Tan Hoang, 7 Steps to Sticky Heaven, video, 24:00min., US 1996 Patty Chang & Anie Stanley, Paradice, Super-8 on digital video, 15:00min., US 1996 Lynne Chan, JJ Chinois, video, 5:31min., US 2002 A program that pays tribute to the original "Bad Asians," coined by film scholar Eve Oishi, as a pioneering movement of ...


Starts:
Jul
22
2015

6PM YOUR LOCAL TIME EUROPE


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Wed Jul 22, 2015 18:00 - Wed Jul 22, 2015

Location:
Brescia, Italy

Description:
The Link Art Center is proud to announce 6PM Your Local Time Europe, a huge distributed art event that on the evening of July 22, 2015 will involve museums, institutions, galleries and artists from all over Europe, coordinated by the Link Art Center from a temporary office installed in the fascinating location provided by the Castle of Brescia, Italy. 6PM YOUR LOCAL TIME http://www.6pmyourlocaltime.com/ MORE INFO http://www.linkartcenter.eu/ http://mastersandservers.org/ INFO AND PRESS CONTACT info@linkartcenter.eu or info@6pmyourlocaltime.com ...


Starts:
Jul
22
2015

Futurotica, Futurist Erotica @ the Con Artist Collective


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Wed Jul 22, 2015 19:00 - Sat Aug 01, 2015

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

Description:
Something sexy this way comes. We're prepping for a late July show of erotica with a futurist slant. What's the future hold for sex? Our collective artists take a crack at answering that question with artwork in mediums as varied as the spectrum of human sexuality itself. Check out our adult arcade booth, felted BDSM equipment, animated gif gallery, and more. NSFW and beyond. 18+ The opening party will not be one to miss. We're ...


Starts:
Jul
22
2015

Christopher's Chronicles + Trappings of Transhood


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Wed Jul 22, 2015 19:30 - Wed Jul 22, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Christopher Lee & Elise Hurwitz, Christopher's Chronicles, video, 30min., US 1996 Christopher Lee & Elise Hurwitz, Trappings of Transhood, video, 27min., US 1997 This program highlights the documentary work of late transgender filmmaker and activist Christopher Lee (1964-2012). Lee's first film, Christopher's Chronicles, a record of the artist's transition from female to male was among the very first films made by and about a transgender man of color and premiered at the 1997 Frameline Festival. ...


Starts:
Jul
23
2015

Sounds Images and Data


Type:
Conference

Dates:
Thu Jul 23, 2015 00:00 - Thu Jun 25, 2015

Location:
New York City,

Description:
The conference Sounds, Images and Data http://ocradst.org/sid2015/news-events/ due to the large amounts of requests extends its deadline to Sunday April 26, 2015; midnight (New York time). You can still submit for abstracts, music scores and sound artworks. Your submission can be made at this link: https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/SID2015/Default.aspx Sounds, Images and Data 2015 is a conference that analyzes the role of the artists and curators in creating new experiences and aesthetics in the 21st century. By mixing ...


Starts:
Jul
23
2015

The Doom Generation


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Thu Jul 23, 2015 20:00 - Thu Jul 23, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Gregg Araki, The Doom Generation, 35mm, 83min., 1995 Hit the road with Jordan White, Amy Blue, and Xavier Red, when a couple of angst-fueled teenagers rescue a wayfaring stranger from a gang of homophobic goons (played by Skinny Puppy). After a pit stop at a quickie mart turns homicidal, these lovers on the lamb are forced to coast through the candy colored hell of New Queer Cinema auteur Gregg Araki's first "heterosexual film." Former lovers ...


Starts:
Jul
24
2015

Material Environments: Sensing Time and Matter in Digital & Visual Culture


Type:
Conference

Dates:
Fri Jul 24, 2015 09:30 - Sat Jul 25, 2015

Location:
London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Description:
This conference seeks to explore the points of intersection at which the material and the digital, matter and the virtual, and embodiment and posthumanism push against each other in visual media. Through encounters with cinema, artist’s film and video, installations, and online archives, the aim of the conference is to conceive of new relationships between temporality, materiality and affectivity, tracing the ways in which matter becomes meaningful, or comes to resist meaning, in the digital ...


Starts:
Jul
24
2015

Tongues Untied


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Fri Jul 24, 2015 19:30 - Fri Jul 24, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Marlon Riggs, Tongues Untied, video, 55min., 1989 Tongues Untied is a film essay by Marlon Riggs, a Texas-born African American poet, filmmaker, educator, and gay rights activist. The film, which Riggs describes as his legacy, celebrates black men loving black men as a revolutionary act. The film, which features spoken word and poetry by Riggs and poet Essex Hemphill, is an artful visual statement about the queer black male experience and embraces authentic and radical ...


Starts:
Jul
25
2015

RASPBERRY PI FOR ARTISTS


Type:
Workshop

Dates:
Sat Jul 25, 2015 00:00 - Sat Jul 25, 2015

Location:
New York,

Description:
This workshop is for artists, developers, educators or anyone interested in experimenting with the Raspberry Pi. We’ll start from the basics and move quickly towards setting up the Raspberry Pi to run your own video projects. By the end of the workshop we’ll have built up an installation-ready Pi for your video based and interactive pieces. We will be discussing setup for gallery installations, installing software, adding your own video content, setting up playlists and ...


Starts:
Jul
25
2015

Extraordinary: Everyday objects & actions in contemporary art


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Sat Jul 25, 2015 00:00 - Sun Oct 18, 2015

Location:
Salford Quays M50 3AZ, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Description:
The exhibition, entitled Extraordinary: Everyday objects and actions in contemporary art brings together artists from the UK and Europe who use banal objects or deceptively simple actions to turn the everyday into art. Playful, imaginative and interactive, the exhibition will offer creative inspiration for families of all ages. Kate Farrell, special exhibitions manager at The Lowry, said: “There is a longstanding tradition of artists using everyday objects in their work, and this playful approach to ...


Starts:
Jul
25
2015

RASPBERRY PI FOR ARTISTS


Type:
Workshop

Dates:
Sat Jul 25, 2015 13:00 - Sat Jul 25, 2015

Location:
New York,

Description:
This workshop is for artists, developers, educators or anyone interested in experimenting with the Raspberry Pi. We’ll start from the basics and move quickly towards setting up the Raspberry Pi to run your own video projects. By the end of the workshop we’ll have built up an installation-ready Pi for your video based and interactive pieces. We will be discussing setup for gallery installations, installing software, adding your own video content, setting up playlists and ...


Starts:
Jul
26
2015

John Sex - The True Story


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sun Jul 26, 2015 20:30 - Sun Jul 26, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Various Artists, John Sex performance documents, 1983-1989 John Sex (1956 - 1990) was a wily and ribald staple of the East Village scene immortalized in books like Art After Midnight. With his sizzling singles like "Hustle With My Muscle" and "Bump and Grind It," Sex began his career developing signature looks and flyers for local bands before inventing his signature foot-high pompadour. With his busty backing dancers, The Bodacious Ta-Tas, Sex created a nightclub boylesque ...


Starts:
Jul
27
2015

Bathsalts Reunion


Type:
Performance

Dates:
Mon Jul 27, 2015 22:00 - Mon Jul 27, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Bathsalts was a weekly "drag night for fuck ups," hosted by Macy Rodman, the first recipient of the crown for M(r)s. Williamsburg, and Severely Mame. Located in a dive bar which typically caters to rock shows, Bathsalts brought a queer clientele to the bar, in large part due to the weekly screenings of RuPaul's Drag Race, in advance of the performance floor shows and talk show "Salty Talk" which precede them. Local performers have included ...


Starts:
Jul
28
2015

Bad Asians 3.0


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Tue Jul 28, 2015 20:00 - Tue Jul 28, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
ManChyna, Chinese Up Them Eyes Like Beyonce, digital video, Canada, 2014 Lu Yang, Uterus Man, digital video, 11:19min., Shanghai, China, 2013 Alison S. M. Kobayashi, Dan Carter, video, 15min., Canada, 2006 Tanwarin Sukkhapisit, I’m Fine, video, 3:20min., Thailand, 2008 Yozmit, Sound of New Pussy, digital video, US, 2012 Yvette Choy, Part-Time Lover, video, 5min., US, 2010 A second program of Bad Asians. This program highlights contemporary film and video work produced within the past decade ...