Ursula Endlicher
Since the beginning
Works in New York, New York United States of America

Ursula Endlicher's work resides on the intersection of Internet, performance and multi-media installation. Since the mid 1990ies her practice has been bridging the gap between the World Wide Web and physical reality. She translates the social and structural components of the Web into choreography for performances, into installations, and objects. She just recently showed her new online data performance called "Light and Dark Networks" (2012), commissioned by The Whitney Museum for Artport, on Whitney.org. She has exhibited and performed her work internationally in venues such as ZERO1 Biennial in San Jose, the transmediale festival in Berlin; SIGGRAPH Asia, Japan; Jersey City Museum, NJ; Postmasters Gallery, New York; the Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn; and at the Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland. Her net-art work has been commissioned by Turbulence, and by the Whitney Museum for artport; her Internet/theater work has been presented by the "Theater am Neumarkt" in Zürich, Switzerland. She participated in the Virtual Residency 2.0 at Location One, and was invited to several international Festivals on networked culture and performance. She recently gave a "Lightning Talk" at the LISA Conference at the Guggenheim Museum, NY. Her work is part of the ursula blickle's videoarchiv at the Kunsthalle Wien in Vienna, Austria, and the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art at Cornell University.
Her website is www.ursenal.net.
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Upcoming shows and events in Europe

Hi all,

I hope you all are having a great summer.
I wanted to let you know about several shows and events I am having in September in Europe.
Should you be in these places at the given time, please come by.
Would be fantastic to see you here or there.

All best --



*Website WIgs*
in 'Contemporary Baroque - extreme excess', at BM-Suma Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey -- opens September 3, 6 PM.

I will be showing a selection of my 'Website Wigs' and 'Website Wigs, Interrupted' Series.
'Website Wigs' are visualizations of the hypertext link structure of websites. Html code is braided into hair representing each Website's link structure as a hair-do. Websites being portrayed as wigs are google.com, intel.com, among others.
In 'Contemporary Baroque - extreme excess', at BM-Suma Contemporary Art Center, Bankalar Cad. Yanikkapi, SOK.3 #2, Suma Han, Karakoy - Istanbul -Turkey.
Curated by Michele Thursz. Opens September 3. The show runs from September 3 - October 3.


Website Wigs, Interrupted: http://www.ursenal.net/websitewigs/ww\_interrupted
Website Wigs: http://www.ursenal.net/websitewigs


in 'UN\_SPACE', at paraflows07 Festival, at MAK-Gegenwartskunstdepot Gefechtsturm Arenbergpark, Vienna, Austria -- opens September 13, 7 PM.

'html\_butoh' inhabits a web-based performance space which is shared by a "global" mix of participants - its contributors and audiences come from cross-cultural and cross-national backgrounds.
UN\_SPACE is the title of this year’s paraflows festival in Vienna, exploring inaccessible, invisible, theoretical, and immaterial spaces.
The location of this exhibition is the Contemporary Art TOWER that belongs to the Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna: MAK-Gegenwartskunstdepot Gefechtsturm Arenbergpark, 1030 Vienna, Austria. Opens September 13. The show runs from September 13 - September 23.


html\_butoh: http://turbulence.org/works/html\_butoh


*Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited #4 - www.youtube.com*
at Gallery Tristesse Deluxe, Berlin, Germany -- performance event: September 20, 8 PM.

'Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited' is a live performance series utilizing the html-movement-library for enacting and re-interpreting the source code of the “ten most popular” websites.
I will perform another sequence from this series -- this time I will enact "www.youtube.com".

Galerie Tristesse Deluxe, Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin Mitte, Germany.


Presented by Upgrade!Berlin: http://www.upgrade-berlin.net/

Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited: http://www.ursenal.net/wi\_ttmv
html-movement-library: http://turbulence.org/works/html\_butoh


3/28: Ursula Endlicher: Singing Website Wallpaper + html-movement-library at MediaNoche

Wed Mar 28, 2007 00:00 - Tue Mar 27, 2007

The html-movement-library plus Singing Website Wallpaper
Two web-driven installations by Ursula Endlicher

Opening Reception: Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 6PM - 8PM
Artist's talk: Saturday, April 14, 4PM
Performance: Saturday, May 12, 8PM

161 East 106th Streeet, First Floor
New York, NY 10029

Invite: http://www.ursenal.net/medianoche/UEinvitefront.jpg

Excerpt of Press Release:

MediaNoche, Uptown's gallery devoted to new media, presents the html-movement-library and Singing Website Wallpaper, two web-driven installations by Ursula Endlicher.

In the html-movement-library artist Ursula Endlicher uses physical movement and gesture to re-invent html as a lexicon for choreography. The html-movement-library is an online database of video performances articulating html code through gesture, movement and dance. Visitors at MediaNoche are invited to contribute to the ever-expanding repository of movement by allowing themselves to be video-captured within the installation. They can also browse the library.

In Singing Website Wallpaper Endlicher gives voice to html by re-interpreting code as a musical score and visualizing the scales as printed patterns on wallpaper. While the sound component of the installation is influenced by the actual "flow" of activity on yahoo.com, msn.com and google.com, the wallpaper is "frozen" source code from each site translated into a visual set of functionality-related symbols.

According to Endlicher, "Both installations are data enactments: Singing Website Wallpaper is a graphical and musical representation of the activities on various Websites. The html-movement-library translates the Web's data representations into choreography." In addition, other art projects are utilizing the library's collection of videos and images: Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited and html_butoh are current examples of works that source content from it.

Website Impersonations: The Ten Most Visited will be performed by the artist at the end of the exhibition. The performance will be generated by real-time source code from the Web combined with material collected in the show and submitted online.


Shows in March

Hi all,

I wanted to let you know about upcoming and ongoing shows in March:


March 28: Opening @ MediaNoche, New York

I am having a solo show with two web-driven installations uptown at MediaNoche: I am showing a new piece called "Singing Website Wallpaper", which gives voice to html by re-interpreting the code on the fly as a musical score and by visualizing the scales as printed patterns on wallpaper.  The second piece I am showing is the "html-movement-library" (*), an online database of video performances articulating html code through gesture, movement and dance, as an installation/environment in the gallery. Visitors are invited to contribute their ideas to the ever-expanding repository. Workshops, an artist talk, and a performance (a new sequence of "Website Impersonations") at the end of the exhibition will round up the program. The show will run from March 28 - May 12.

161 East 106th Streeet, First Floor
New York, NY 10029


Still on view till March 31 @ Wood Street Galleries in Pittsburgh: Thread

Should you be visiting Pittsburgh this month, make a stop at Wood Street Galleries to see Thread, a group show curated by Michele Thursz. I am showing six "Website Wigs" splayed out as a "networked" environment that spans across a large section of the gallery wall. Website Wigs are html code taken from Websites such as Google.com, Microsoft.com or Intel.com, and braided into hair, representing each Website's hypertext link structure as a hair-do. The wigs are interconnected in the form of a "hairy" diagram, showing how the sites link to each other online.

For more info, videos - a peek into the installation - and reviews please go to my website: <http://www.ursenal.net>http://www.ursenal.net

Wood Street Galleries
601 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, PA


(*) Ongoing call for submissions to the html-movement-library:

The html-movement-libary is an ongoing project welcoming submission to its online database of video clips and images. Contributors to the library become instantly part of web-based participatory performances such as html_butoh and are co-choreographing performances such as the "Website Impersonation" series...

Check it out, read about it, participate, enjoy at: <http://turbulence.org/Works/html_butoh>http://turbulence.org/Works/html_butoh
Read reviews for both, the html-movment-library and html_butoh, on my website: <http://.www.ursenal..net>http://.www.ursenal..net

The "html-movement-library" is supported in part by a grant from Turbulence.org.
"html_butoh" is a 2006 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc., (aka Ether-Ore) forits Turbulence web site. It was made possible with funding from the Jerome Foundation.


Hope to see you around - either at the opening, or online.