Aron Namenwirth
Since 2005
Works in Brklyn, New York United States of America

BIO
Aron Namenwirth is a painter, media artist , curator , and co-director of artMovingProjects founded in 1995. Aron was born in Ipswich Mass. He got his M.F.A. in Painting in 1987 from Yale. He works and lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Aron’s work is involved in contemporary American politics, war and consumerist culture. He recently showed at Momenta , vertexList. and Galapagos. Namenwirth’s Video and Animations have been screened at Diva in Miami. He has written and curated for Zing Magzine. His work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Brooklyn Rail, Time Out, Italian Vogue, and Broadcast on PBS and CNN.

http://aronnamenwirth.blogspot.com/
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EVENT

Luke Murphy The longest Painting of Death


Dates:
Sat Dec 01, 2007 00:00 - Thu Nov 22, 2007

artMovingProjects
166 N.12th St, between Bedford and Berry Sts., Williamsburg (917-301-6680, 917-301-0306).
Subway: L to Bedford Avenue  Thurday -Sunday, 1pm - 6pm www.artmovingprojects.com artmovingprojects.blogspot.com
info@artmovingprojects.com

Opening December 1st reception 7-9 pm. Feb. 10th 2008

New Media Project Space

Luke Murphy

The Longest Painting of Death is a digital work that takes an image of Albert Pinkham Ryder’s “The Race Track” (Death on a Pale Horse c.1896), enlarges it to the painting’s original size of 27 3/4" x 35 1/8", stretches it digitally until it is one mile in length and then traverses it in 02:11:20 min, the average speed of the still fastest race horse, Secretariat. This piece is an extension of two “minimalist” works done almost ten years ago. The Mile Long Page and the Square Mile Page, both digital updates of Walter de Maria’s Vertical Kilometer, consist of a mile-long line of single black pixels and a square mile of black pixels respectively. In The Longest Painting of Death, Murphy stretches the painting to the length of a race track, “moving” along the track on the screen, thereby encouraging the viewer to switch from the side of the course to the perspective of Death watching the landscape as it passes by.

http://www.lukelab.com/

closed Jan. 18-20, by appointment: Dec. 21-jan.13


DISCUSSION

EVENT

Natalie Moore and Marcin Ramocki@artMovingProjects opens Saturday 7-9


Dates:
Sat Oct 20, 2007 00:00 - Sat Oct 20, 2007

artMovingProjects
166 N.12th St, between Bedford and Berry Sts., Williamsburg (917-301-6680, 917-301-0306).
Subway: L to Bedford Avenue Thurday -Sunday, 1pm - 6pm www.artmovingprojects.com artmovingprojects.blogspot.com
info@artmovingprojects.com
Opening 7-9 Saturday, October 20 - November 18th

Natalie Moore
mirage

A sculptural landscape. When the sun sets and after the sunsets and before it is night, the sky has light but there is no actual sun. The light is very soft and there is something magic about it. It limits with some kind of magic look, a softening beauty and fragility.

Project Space: new doors by John Giglio

Marcin Ramocki

blogger skins

“blogger skins” is a project based on time-specific capturing of image Google searches.
The community most sensitive to this new phenomenon, and par excellence conceptually most related, is the world of pro-bloggers. For this project I chose five art bloggers: Tom Moody (tommoody.us), Paddy Johnson (artfagcity.com), Regine Debatty (we-make-money-not-art.com), James Wagner (jameswagner.com) and Joy Garnett (newsgrist.typepad.com) and performed specific image searches on their names. The thumbnails of first 100 images were imported (in the order of appearance) into an HTML editor and compiled into an image map, reflecting the original Google layout and popularity of search items.

John Giglio
New Project Space Location rear Door and Installation by John Giglio.
In keeping with the Front Doors designed by Giglio in 2004 the rear door expands aMP's new media ambitions.


EVENT

Abstract Horror at Galapagos


Dates:
Sun Oct 14, 2007 00:00 - Thu Oct 11, 2007

Galapagos Abstract Horror Sunday 7.30
Program Abstract Horror

7.30-7.45 Matt Freedman and Tim Spelios (performance)
In this collaboration these multi-talented artists riff off each other, Matt drawing cartoons as Tim drums. Satire meets absurdity in this off-beat combination.

7.50-8.05 Ken Butler (performance)
Ken Butler’s Voices of Anxious Objects The artist-musician performs mesmerizing world textures and driving melodic gypsy grooves with passion and purpose on an amazing arsenal of amplified hybrid string instruments made from household objects and tools. Duchampian Dada meets Hybrid Hindu Hendrix as function and form collide in an environment ofhyperactive hardware. Perhaps he will drag out some of the more “dangerous” instruments for this show. Guns, swords, axes, and knives may sing for their supper.

8.10-8.17 Oliver Michaels “Marching to the Sun” quicktime movie A ridiculous video sculpture that spits and spews various mundane objects, so questioning perpetual energy and common sense.

8.20-8.8.23 Richard Kern (“Lulu in the woods”1 minute. A short video of a beautiful young woman (lulu) moving around in nature in her underwear. Innocence mixes with anticipation of some action.

8.25-8.30 Marcin Ramocki “Serenity” dvd “Serenity* is a short and funny video depicting a group of people discussing the artistic merits of the
sci-fi feature "Serenity”

8.32-8.33 Jillian Mcdonald “Zombie Animation” A motley crew of zombies - images downloaded from www documentation of flash mob “zombie-walks” - lumber through post-industrial cityscapes long gentrified and now rezoned for condo living.

8.34-8.40 Linda Post ( Mortal Storm) dvd Mortal Storm appropriates the opening footage of a Hollywood film of
the same title from 1940. A god-like voice booms over storm clouds,
lamenting human the weakness to resort to violence. The scene is
repeated, locking us in a loop of the dilemma.

8.41-8.46 William Stone “Savage Ferox” dvd
In 2005 Stone traveled 150 miles up a jungle river in Guyana South America with Mark Dion and Bob Braine. Shark the guide tells a story of the only movie that he had ever seen on a big screen as a few bottles of rum were consumed around the jungle campfire. It was an Italian movie called Savage Ferox (sometimes called Let them Die Slowly) that was banned in Italy because it was rumored that real human corpses were used.

8.50-9.05 Tom Moody (performance) For this performance Moody will play a selection of his tunes accompanied by looping animated GIFs from his website.

9.10- Bubbly Fish (performance) Playing with a gameboy Haeyoung Kim creates penetrating 8-bit music .

Galapagos http://www.galapagosartspace.com/newmedia.html


EVENT

Ken Butler and Perry Hoberman at artMovingProjects opens Sept. 8th


Dates:
Sat Sep 08, 2007 00:00 - Sat Aug 04, 2007

artMovingProjects
166 N.12th St, between Bedford and Berry Sts., Williamsburg (917-301-6680, 917-301-0306).
Subway: L to Bedford Ave.Thu-Sun, 1pm - 6pm www.artmovingprojects.com
info@artmovingprojects.com
Opening 7-9 Opening Saturday September 8th - October 14th

Ken Butler http://www.mindspring.com/~kbhybrid/

Drawing and Driving

Ken Butler re-visits a childhood obsession with exotic racing car prototypes and model building and presents a 40ft. slot car track along with a stable of 1/32nd scale “hybrid” slot cars constructed from found objects.

http://slotcarnews.blogspot.com/

In addition, a suite of detailed drawings elaborate this theme, along with other works that extend the artist’s ongoing exploration of sound and image installations.
Bicycles, pianos, projectors, musical chairs, racing cars, and
dinosaurs are subjected to transformation and re-construction.

Also, the artist presents a sit-down race-driving simulator
(with steering wheel and pedals) utilizing a Playstation 2 and Gran
Turismo 4.

While in high school in Portland, Oregon, the artist won a
first-in-state award from The Fischer Body Company Craftsman’s Guild
for the design and construction of a sports car prototype, laboriously
carved from sugar pine. He had dreams of going to Europe to work with
high-end automobile design firms like Pininfarina, Bertone, Zagato, and
the like.

Project Space

Perry Hoberman

http://www.perryhoberman.com/