Saturday, April 27, 2013
These events are organized in conjunction with the exhibition “Kinesthetics: Art Imitating Life,” on view through April 27th. Both events and exhibition are free and open to the public.
“How it Works” Interactive Media Presentation
This presentation will explore the possibilities of interactive media in art and design through practical demonstrations with controlling LEDs, motors, and sensors, and light.
Taezoo Park (taezoo.com) is a Brooklyn-based interactive media artist. He holds an M.F.A. in Digital Arts from Pratt Institute and a B.F.A. in Animation from Hongik University, Seoul. Mr. Park has collaborated with many new media artists as a technical assistant through his work at Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center. In 2012 he was chosen as a featured artist by ARTE FUSE and presented his kinetic artwork “Digital Being” at the New York Maker Faire.
Lunch break; refreshments will be provided.
Augmented Reality Presentation
Meredith Drum (meredithdrum.com) creates cinema projects as linear screenings, interactive exhibitions, and augmented reality walking tours. Recent initiatives investigate environmental governance, urban wildlife and the shifting boundaries between the categories human and animal within the realms of ecology, art history, gastronomy, economics, sociology, urban planning, land management and cultural studies.
Pratt Manhattan Center
Room 213 (adjacent to the Pratt Manhattan Gallery)
144 West 14th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011
Pratt Manhattan Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday, 11 - 6; Thursday until 8 pm