G.H. Hovagimyan


Member Since January 1, 1996

G.H. Hovagimyan is known for his pioneering work on the internet. He is one of the core members of artnetweb. His streamed video talk show, Art Dirt, the first artists talk show on the web, is now part of the Walker Art Centers digital studies archives. His performance works start with Punk Performance in the 1970's and continue to interactive web jamming in the 1990's. The robotic performance work, A SoaPOPera for Laptops, created with Peter Sinclair won honors in the computer music category at the 1998 Ars Electronica festival.

Selected Exhibitions - List Visual Arts Museum at M.I.T, Museum of Contemporary Art, Marseille, FR, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, FR, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY

Performances/ Festivals - Ars Electronica '98, Les Musiques '98, Marseille, FR, Musiques en Scene '99, Lyon, FR, SVA Digital Salon 99, Les Nuits Savoureuse '99, Belfort, FR, Interferences 2000, Belfort, FR

Awards/ Honoraria - Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (program for Innovative Teaching and Learning), MTA Arts in Transit & Creative Time, CICV residency, Montbelliard, FR, Prix Ars Electronica '98 (honorable mention), CICV (International Center for the Creation of Video) Belfort, FR, 1 month residency

Collections - Digital Studies Archives, Walker Art Center, Thing.net, artnetweb