Chris Vecchio
Since 2006
Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States of America

BIO
In the early 1990s Chris Vecchio began creating active devices, installations, and interventions in an effort to better understand the relationship between man and technology. His creations serve as props which precipitate interaction with, and encourage dialog about, technology. He is particularly interested in the emotional history of applied science, the narrative potential of electronic circuitry, and the use of ambiguous but suggestive user interfaces to generate new modes of interaction.

Chris holds BS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and has over 20 years of analog, digital, and software design experience. Over the course of the past 10 years his work has been exhibited frequently in both the US and Europe. He is currently on the Board at Nexus, Foundation for Today's Art and works as an independent consultant on medical and industrial ultrasound and interactive exhibition design.

www.noisemantra.com
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DISCUSSION

Working Artist Org. / $1000 Working Art Grant / Art Purchase Award / Call for Submissions / November 30, 2014


A $1000 "grant" with a $25 application fee is a raffle not a "grant" (as has been noted before). Please stop posting this spam.

DISCUSSION

Deep Wireless performances - eletromagnetic medium


Do you really have to spam the list with 10 separate postings about events at the same venue?

DISCUSSION

CologneOFF V - features for one day


The entire festival can be accessed online directly via
http://coff05.newmediafest.org"

OK THEN WHY ARE POSTING NOTICES EVERY DAY TO THIS LIST ???

DISCUSSION

Screening — Made in U.S.A., with Kaja Silverman and Jonathan Everett Haynes in conversation


Couldn't you just send a link to the screening schedule
and maybe a reminder instead of clogging the list with 30 emails???

EVENT

Mixed Body


Dates:
Fri Sep 18, 2009 00:00 - Tue Sep 15, 2009

In this interactive dance project, an kiosk incorporating a video camera and a hand/finger position tracking algorithm lets audience members control the images projected on stage and direct the motions of the dancers in real time.

The fingerprint, the criminalizing identifier, becomes a gestural tool,
anonymously controlling and restricting the actions of others.

The performance is composed of three short (3-5 minute) parts which will cycle continuously from 4-6pm.

Conwell Dance Theater @ Temple University
North Broad Street & Montgomery Avenue
Friday, September 18th 2009
4-6PM

FREE ADMISSION

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FOUR PERFORMANCE CYCLES AT: 4:00, 4:30, 5:00 & 5:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION

“Mixed-body” is an interactive video installation and improvisational dance performance that focuses on the body as a source of identity in both the physical and virtual realms. It looks at the experience of the “body as data” in the center of the narrative recounting how measurable and collectable aspects of corporeality are utilized to establish and legitimize a person’s identity.

In this project, the documentary trace, "fingerprint", is a cipher of social control [and] becomes a trace of the televisual body or hybrid live representation that actively engages relational processes with other bodies. The fingerprint, the criminalizing identifier, becomes a gestural tool, anonymously contributed from multiple input points to a performance space as dynamic scenery for dancers. Anonymous live participants generate through physical/digital traces in a reversal of their documentation. A social/performance event is created by these documented and undocumented bodies.

~Sarah Drury, 2009
http://www.subtle.net/empyre/