Pat Badani
Since 2008
Works in Chicago, Illinois United States of America

Pat Badani's intermedia works explore social space and connectivity across several media platforms. She creates communicational spaces to investigate personal and collective territorial boundaries and aspects of globalization such as migration, nomadism, translocal identities and language convergence. She is also interested in the migration of images-in-motion brought about by electronic mediation where images migrate from every-day public spaces to video-screening rooms, to exhibition-spaces, and to Web-spaces. 

Her projects have been discussed and shown in numerous international New Media Festivals and Symposia, as well as in Museums, Contemporary Art Centers and galleries in Canada, the USA, Europe and Latin America. Some of these venues include ISEA (United Arab Emirates, Australia, Turkey, Ireland & France); FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE LA IMAGEN (Colombia); VideoAKT International Biennial (Spain); FILE (Brazil); NEW FORMS FESTIVAL (Canada); MECAD Media Center (Spain); ESPACIO FUNDACION TELEFONICA (Argentina); MEDI@TERRA (Greece); MUSEO DE ARTE MODERNO (Mexico); MUSEO DE MONTERREY (Mexico); CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTER (Paris, France); MUSEE DE BAS ST. LAURENT (Canada); HEXAGRAM RESEARCH INSTITUTE (Canada); and FRAC (Corsica, France); to name a few.

She has received 20 awards and commissions, and her works have been subject of monographs and cited in numerous publications in several countries: "Nouvelle revue d'esthétique", Presses Universitaires de France; "Tower-Tour", Esplanade Publications, France; “Extranjerías”; Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Buenos Aires, Argentina; “Extranjeros en la Tecnologia y en la Cultura”, Espacio Fundación Telefónica & Ariel Publishers, Argentina/Spain; "Advances in Visual Methodology", Sage Publications, UK; "Ser y ver mujeres en las artes visuales", Plaza & Janez, Spain; "Latin American women artists", Greenhood Press, USA; “Géographiques: territoires vécus, territoires voulus, territories figures”, FRAC CORSE, Ministère de la Culture, France; L'Oeil, France; Art Papers Magazine, USA; Afterimage: The journal of media arts and cultural criticism, USA; Art Nexus, International; Vanguard, Canada; HZ-Journal of New Media, Sweden; JIP - JavaMuseum, Forum for Internet Technology in Contemporary Art, Germany; to name a few. 

Born in Argentina, Pat Badani is a Canadian artist (with USA citizenship) who has lived in 7 countries in the Americas and Europe, and relocated to Chicago in the USA in 1999 after a decade-long residence in Paris, France. She earned a BFA from the University of Alberta in Canada, and an MFA from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago. She is a full-time artist, curator, writer and educator having created and taught a digital media curriculum in the School of Art at Illinois State University, USA. In 2007-08 she was full time Lecturer and acting director of the Interdisciplinary Arts (Media) program at Columbia College, Chicago (USA). Currently, she is Editor-in-Chief of "Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus."
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Call for Reviews/Commentaries/Papers/ for Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus – Spring edition.

Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:30

Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus is making an open call for submissions to the Reviews, Commentaries and Papers section of our upcoming spring issue.

The deadline for submission is February 10th.

The Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board will review submissions. Selected authors will be notified by February 29th.

This section of the journal offers opportunities for authors to address topics of current interest in brief, exploratory essays of 1,500 words. Please note that Media-N must be the first publisher of the submitted text.

Please send your submission to Pat Badani, Editor-in-Chief:

Please follow these guidelines when submitting your essays:

Name(s) Last name(s):_
Title/Affiliation: (such as the institution/organization you work with - if applicable, or independent scholar/practitioner.)_
Submission Title: (also indicate whether you are submitting a: review, commentary or paper.)_Review, commentary or paper length: word count 1,500._
Author's Bio: word count 50._
Supporting material (Media): 2 images, or 2 videos- with 2 stills, or 2 sound files.

Please indicate media formats, locations for insertion within the text, and captions. Also pay special attention to our publication guidelines and the specifications in our media submission guidelines found in the links below:

General formatting:

Media submission guidelines and formats: