Margot Lovejoy
Since the beginning
Works in Queens, New York, Nebraska United States of America

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Margot Lovejoy is Professor of Visual Arts at the State University of New York at Purchase and author of \\\"Postmodern Currents: Art and Artists in the Age of Electronic Media\\\" (1997). She is recipient of a 1988 Guggenheim Fellowship and a 1994 Arts International Grant in India. Exhibited internationally, she has had many solo exhibitions in and around New York including those at the Alternative Museum; P.S.#1 Contemporary Art Center; Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art; Queens Museum of Art; Neuberger Museum of Art; Stamford Museum and the Islip Museum. Her work is in the collection of, among others, the Museum of Modern Art; the Getty Institute; the Neuberger Museum. Her website Parthenia has been archived by the Walker Art Center as part of the pioneering adaweb.com site. Her website TURNS was featured ib the 2002 Whitney Biennial. A multi-user installation aspect of the TURNS site is part of the Queens International exhibition at the Queens Museum Aug. 11 - Nov. 3, 2002. Apart from authoring numerous essays in various journals, and catalogs, she has also been an invited speaker at conferences on art and technology internationally. She has published several visual books: \\\"Labyrinth\\\" in 1991 and in 1995 \\\"The Book of Plagues\\\",\\\"paradoxic mutations\\\" and \\\"manifestations\\\".

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New Publication: Digital Currents Art in the Electronic Age


Margot Lovejoy's Digital Currents Art in the Electronic Age has
just been released by Routledge and is now available both in the US
and Europe. It surveys the major impact of video and digital
technologies on visual culture and artistic practice and examines the
extraordinary changes taking place in the role of the artist as
social communicator. It recounts the involvement of those artists who
pioneered early use of electronic mediums in the arts, describing the
development of entirely new forms of representation and practice such
as those associated with video and digital installations, net art,
viewer participation, sound works, and virtual, augmented reality.
In this expanded edition, Lovejoy discusses key works and the new
issues they raise in the context of today's major cultural shifts.
The book has an important companion website at www.digitalcurrents.com

Margot Lovejoy, Prof Visual Arts at S.U.N.Y. Purchase, has received
a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Arts International Grant amongst other
honors. Her multimedia work was featured in the Whitney Biennial and
at ZKM.