MTAA
Since the beginning
Works in Brooklyn, New York United States of America

PORTFOLIO (10)
BIO

Artists M. River and T. Whid formed MTAA in 1996 and soon after began to explore the internet, video, software and sculpture as mediums for their conceptually-based art. The duo’s exhibition history includes group shows and screenings at The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Postmasters Gallery and Artists Space, all in New York City, and at The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. In "New Media Art" (Taschen, 2006), authors Mark Tribe and Reena Jana describe MTAA’s "One Year Performance Video (aka samHsiehUpdate)" as “a deftly transparent demonstration of new media’s ability to manipulate our perceptions of time.” The collaboration has earned grants and awards from Creative Capital, Rhizome.org, Eyebeam, New Radio & Performing Arts, Inc. and The Whitney Museum of American Art.

TRACEPLACESPACE




New audio by Cary Peppermint, check it out…

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TRACEPLACESPACE
seven audio works .mp3 - Cary Peppermint 2007

The audio works of TRACEPLACESPACE were formed loosely in response to ever-accelerating technological developments, passing time, urgent ecological issues, and remarkable events of our globally connected system in process long before but brought to the forefront since the latter part of the year 2001. The works of TRACEPLACESPACE are components of a digital, multi-media, network-infused performance of the same title.

I like to perform this work in small community venues, outdoor gatherings, art-spaces, and galleries where everyone is welcome and can sit on the floor, talk to one another, and drink green tea. However I will perform TRACEPLACESPACE approximately anywhere.

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Filming Outside the Cinema


I have to admit that I'd not given much thought to film outside the cinema, web film or live video, or anything like that, but I've spent lots of time here hanging out with Peter Horvath and I'm impressed.

Peter Horvath, Tenderly YoursPeter makes very beautiful films for the web, and you can check them all out online. Today he showed us The Presence of Absence, which was comissioned for the Whitney Museum's Artport in 2003, and then Tenderly Yours from 2005, which "resituates the personal, casual and ambiguous approach of French new wave cinema in a net art narrative that explores love, loss and memory. The story is recited by a striking and illustrious persona, who moves through the city with her lover. Her willful independence is intoxicating, though her sense of self is ambiguous..." Gorgeous.

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Cut Piece - Yoko Ono


Cut Piece - Yoko Ono
Cut Piece (2006, 36.5MB, 9 min)

“Ono had first done the performance in 1964, in Japan,
and again at Carnegie Hall, in New York, in 1965.
Ono sat motionless on the stage after inviting the audience
to come up and cut away her clothing, covering her breasts
at the moment of unbosoming.”
from Bedazzled .

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Conglomco Media Network announces http://meta-cc.net live


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Conglomco Media Network is pleased to announce the official beta release of the META[CC] video engine at http://meta-cc.net.

META[CC] seeks to create an open forum for real time discussion, commentary, and cross-refrencing of electronic news and televised media. By combining strategies employed in web-based discussion forums, blogs , tele-text subtitling, on-demand video streaming, and search engines, the open captioning format employed by META[CC] will allow users to gain multiple perspectives and resources engaging current events. The system is adaptable for use with any cable or broadcast television network.

We hope that you will take a moment from your viewing time to add the RSS feed of a blog you find noteworthy. As more information sources are supplied to META[CC], the more intelligent the system becomes. As such, the META[CC] search engine is apolitical and influenced only by the news and information sources supplied by its viewers/users. We apologize, but at this time podcasts and vlogs are not supported.

Many thanks for your interest and participation,
The META[CC] team
http://meta-cc.net

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Open Call for Sound Works : WILD INFORMATION NETWORK


Cary Peppermint:

WILD INFORMATION NETWORK
The Department of Ecology, Art, and Technology
Open Call for Sound Works In Mp3 Format - Deadline April 1, 2006

http://www.restlessculture.net/deepwoods

If we encountered a pod-cast, or a streaming radio server in the woods, in the “natural

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DISCUSSION

Automatic for the People: ( )


Hey everybody,

Just a reminder that our new project is ongoing and on-line: http://www.mtaa.net/aftp/

We need YOU to vote for different aspects of a performance entitled "Automatic for the People: (We Solemnly Promise That No One Will Get Naked)" that MTAA will conduct in SFMOMA's freight elevator on Feb 7. The location and title were chosen by public vote.

Currently, we're voting on the duration of the performance.

http://www.mtaa.net/aftp/

EVENT

Automatic for the People: ( )


Dates:
Sat Nov 08, 2008 00:00 - Sun Nov 09, 2008

Check out our new SFMOMA-commissioned project!

"Automatic for the People: ( )"
http://mtaa.net/vote/


DISCUSSION

Three Transitions (1973) - Peter Campus


This is a great video. MTAA saw this in Video Acts (http://www.ps1.org/exhibitions/view/49) at PS1 a few years ago. This and some other videos in that show directly inspired us to create our Five Small Videos... (http://mteww.com/five_small_videos/)

Nice find on the youtubes!

DISCUSSION

Our Political Work


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It's a pretty obvious endorsement of the McCain/Palin ticket.

DISCUSSION

How to make a perfect Malevich using only basic HTML code (2006) - LUNK




C'mon Pall! Where's the xhtml 1.0 strict version?

LOL