Phillip Lewis
Since 2009
Works in Chattanooga United States of America

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EVENT

POLYMER at The Hunter Museum of American Art / Chattanooga


Dates:
Thu Mar 26, 2009 00:00 - Fri Feb 27, 2009

Location:
United States of America

POLYMER at The Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga
Video Screening + Live Sound Performance
Thursday March 26, 2009 / 6:00-10pm (6:30 lights off for videos / 8:00 sound performance)

location:
Hunter Museum of American Art
10 Bluff View Chattanooga, TN 37403
free and open to the public. please join us!
note: you must register for the guest list for the free admission.

POLYMER culminates with a one-night-only event at the Hunter Museum of American Art. Join us for an incredible line up of projects that expand the definition of art through video and sound.

schedule:
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[*]doors open 6:00, cash bar, seating is limited
[*]Video Screening 6:30-8pm (sequential works)
[*]Post Program Sound Performance with Patrick DeGuira and Greg Pond 8pm-10pm (outdoor performance)
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visit: http://polymer2009.wordpress.com/ for program and artist information.

SUPPORT
Support for artist run initiatives, makes Chattanooga a rich place to live and work. Thank you to the following sponsors: Lyndhurst Foundation, UTC Department of Art, the Hunter Museum of American Art, the Pulse, Green | Spaces, and Tanner Hill.

CURATORS AND PRODUCTION CREW
Phillip Andrew Lewis www.phillipandrewlewis.com / Nandini Makrandi www.huntermuseum.org / Adam Trowbridge www.atrowbri.com / Jessica Westbrook www.jessicawestbrook.com. / Adera Causey www.huntermuseum.org


EVENT

TEH / Media Art Installation in Chattanooga


Dates:
Sat Mar 21, 2009 00:00 - Fri Feb 27, 2009

Location:
United States of America

TEH :
Exhibition March 21 - April 4, 2009
Reception Saturday, March 21, 2009 / 6-8pm

location:
Tanner Hill Gallery in the Southern Saddlery on 3069 South Broad, Suite 3, Chattanooga
free and open to the public. please join us!

Continuing into a month of POLYMER events we are pleased to announce TEH, a media installation at Tanner Hill Gallery March 21 - April 4, 2009. A reception is scheduled for March Saturday 21, 2009 from 6-8pm.TEH is a collaborative art exhibition by artists Jessica Westbrook, Phillip Andrew Lewis. TEH is inspired by a shared habit of committing this common typographical error. Both artists explore language barriers and breakdowns in communications using video, computer processing, photographs, sound, and mixed media. This installation is framed around experiencing extreme weather conditions. POLYMER is produced by SEED in collaboration with Lyndhurst Foundation, UTC Department of Art, the Hunter Museum of American Art, the Pulse, Green | Spaces, and Tanner Hill.

Jessica Westbrook
Jessica Westbrook is an artist working with images, semiotics, and information design. Her projects explore desire, cues, and contradictory sensations that vacillate between fortune and catastrophe. Westbrook received her MFA from Tyler School of Art and has exhibited nationally and internationally. In 2005 she established SEED, an artist collective based n Chattanooga Tennessee. Recent activity includes publication in Static, the journal of the London Consortium and a feature on Chicago's artstorage.org. She is Assistant Professor of Art at UT Chattanooga.

Phillip Andrew Lewis
Phillip Andrew Lewis teaches and heads the photography+media program at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. In 2005, he established Medicine Factory, a contemporary art space in downtown Memphis. Lewis has exhibited widely is also the recipient of the 2007-2008 Individual Artist Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission, 2008 Public Art Grant from the UrbanArt Commission, Digital Art Commission from APSU New Media Program, and selected for Magenta Foundation FlashForward 2008.

Adam Trowbridge
Adam Trowbridge is a manner of speaking, focused on artistic research that fractures the intersection of sensation and cognition. Materially, his recent work has been in the form of theater, performance, computer-driven installation and video. Currently he is completing his MFA at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he also teaches time-based art and performance. His work has been featured nationally and internationally including Anthology Film Archives, NYC; Pleasure Dome, Toronto, Ontario; Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ; MicroCineFest, Baltimore, MD; and Square Eyes Festival, The Netherlands.


EVENT

Live Video Performance of “Sonor et Visio” / Kell Black and Barry Jones at Green|Spaces Chattanooga


Dates:
Thu Mar 05, 2009 00:00 - Fri Feb 27, 2009

Location:
United States of America

Kell Black and Barry Jones at Green|Spaces Chattanooga / Live Video Performance of “Sonor et Visio”
Thursday March 5, 2009 / 7-8pm

location:
Green|Spaces Chattanooga
63 e Main Street Chattanooga, TN 37408
free and open to the public. please join us!

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Kicking off a month of POLYMER events we are pleased to announce Black and Jones will be in Chattanooga to perform. POLYMER (Chattanooga, TN) is a series of cultural events presenting art work in contemporary expanded forms like video, sound, performance, and interactive installation. For complete details see http://polymer2009.wordpress.com/

POLYMER is produced by SEED in collaboration with Lyndhurst Foundation, UTC Department of Art, the Hunter Museum of American Art, the Pulse, Green | Spaces, and Tanner Hill.

Kell Black
Mr. Black was a founding member of Sluggo, a post-punk band in Boston in the early 80s. He was also the keyboard player for The TLC Band, a Latin/reggae/Creole group. In 2002 he composed a solo piano soundtrack for W. F. Murnau’s 1922 film, Nosferatu, the first of many screen adaptations of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Black holds an MFA in sculpture and drawing from the University of Connecticut, Storrs. He is a Professor of Art at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. Mr. Black has exhibited widely across the United States and in Switzerland, and he was also awarded an NEA Individual Artist’s Grant. His work will be featured in a group exhibition in 2008 at the Frist Center in Nashville.

Barry Jones
Barry Jones is a digital video and sound artist with far ranging interests in music, the history of film, and new technologies. He earned his BFA in photography at Austin Peay State University, and his MFA in 3d studies at the University of South Carolina. He is nationally and internationally known for his video installations, and has exhibited works at SPACElab in Cleveland, Ohio, at the Arlington Arts Center in Arlington, Virginia, and in Istanbul, Turkey, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Madrid, Spain. On a more local level, he was recently featured at the Brooks Museum in Memphis, and he has two digital works in the permanent art base collection of the New Museum of Contemporary Art’s new media branch, Rhizome. Mr. Jones is an assistant professor at Austin Peay State University. He lives in Clarksville with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children, Marlena, Aidan and Hope. He also performs in the vj duo [ fladry + jones ]