Mark Amerika : Digital Personas

Posted by Randall Packer | Mon Apr 3rd 2006 3:26 p.m.

New Media Arts Lecture
Presented by the Department of Art | Multimedia
American University
Washington, DC

Mark Amerika
"Digital Personas"

Time: Monday, April 10th, 4:00 pm
Location: Abramson Family Recital Hall
Katzen Arts Center, American University
Lecture is free and open to the public

Mark Amerika will present his work composed over the last 15 years, a
mix of personal narrative, philosophical inquiry, spontaneous
theories, and cyberpunk fictions, locating the emerging spaces where
new media artists operate when distributing their digital personas.

Mark Amerika, who has been named a "Time Magazine 100 Innovator," has
had four retrospectives of his digital art work. He is a Professor of
Art and Art History at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His net
art, DVD surround sound installations, and VJ performances have been
exhibited and featured all over the world including the Whitney
Biennial, the ICA in London, and the Walker Arts Center. He is the
author of two novels, has edited three published anthologies, and is
the Founder and Publisher of the Alt-X Online Network, a net art and
new media writing site started on the Internet in 1993
(www.altx.com). His forthcoming book of artist writings, entitled
META/DATA: A Digital Poetics, will be published by MIT Press later
this year. Mark Amerika is currently directing his first
feature-length film, entitled MY AUTOEROTIC MUSE.

For more information:

Department of Art | Multimedia
American University
Randall Packer
http://multimedia.american.edu
rpacker@zakros.com
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