Danielle Siembieda
Since 2009
Works in oakland, California United States of America

BIO
ZER01: the Art and Technology Network is the producer of the 01SJ Biennial. Our mission is Inspiring creativity at the intersection of art, technology and digital culture.

The primary enterprise of ZER01 is the 01SJ Biennial a multi-disciplinary, multi-venue event of visual and performing arts, the moving image, public art, and of course, interactive digital media. 01SJ will become the Ars Electronica of North America; the undisputed Sundance and South by Southwest for independent digital media, and a globally recognized biennial of contemporary art on the order of the Liverpool Biennale and the Edinburgh Festival. ZER01 year round signature programming leading to the 01SJ Biennial serves to educate and cultivate audiences, build partnerships, and maintain visibility for the organization through lecture series, artist salons, workshops, and family-oriented special events. In addition to exhibitions at participating museums and galleries including the San Jose Museum of Art and SOFA Galleries, ZER01 envisions presenting innovative forms of interactive and digital art throughout the downtown core and city environs as part of the 3rd 01SJ Biennial and through year-round programming initiatives. ZER01 plans to create a legacy of temporary and permanent works of public art that remain on display throughout the year and support the goal of San Jose/Silicon Valley as a cultural hotspot and destination.

ZER01 is a 501(c)(3) non profit.
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EVENT

POLAR IDENTITY


Dates:
Fri Sep 04, 2009 00:00 - Wed Sep 02, 2009

Location:
United States of America


POLAR IDENTITY
An international exhibition


Can’t make it to downtown San Jose? Join us virtually at SWITCH switch.sjsu.edu. We will have live streaming of the opening. See the opening through U-Streamed Live! http://www.ustream.tv/channel/works-live go to for First Friday action.

Global climate change has far reaching ramifications, and as a result the world as we know it will not be the world of 100 or perhaps even 10 years. Armed with an awareness of how our actions impact the environment, how will this affect our ideas about who we are? This was the question posed by CADRE New Media Lab at San Jose State University in an open call to artists earlier this summer.

From entries all over the world, six finalists were chosen. Leading artist Andrea Polli, seen at 01SJ 2008, will be exhibiting her work Sonic Antarctica We are also excited to feature the work Markers and 100,000-year journey by Xavier Cortada. Other works exploring the poles include Jerome Gueneau and Catherine Rannou, Phil Boissonnet, Andrea Juan, and Erika Blumenfeld. The jurors for the exhibit include surveillance artist Hasan Elahi, new media artist Robin Lasser and writer/curator Annick Bureaud.

SPONSORS: Zero1, SWITCH, CADRE New Media Lab, WORKS San Jose.

EXHIBITION DETAILS:
2nd Opening: September 4, 2009, during South First Friday Art Walk
7pm-11pm.
Location: WORKS/SJ 451 S. First St. , San Jose, CA 95113
www.workssanjose.org

ONGOING: All art POLAR IDENTITY will also be exhibited virtually at http://switch.sjsu.edu/events/polaridentity/
FUTURE POLAR: Panel on Polar Identity and Global Warming. If you are interested in being on the panel please contact dsiembieda@wildmail.com
CLOSING (BUT NOT ENDING):
 September 11, 2009, 7pm
 WORKS/San Jose 
451 S. 1st St., San Jose, CA 95113