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NMC at CAA 2020

NMC at the 2020 College Art Association Annual Conference  Chicago, February 12th – 15th Wednesday_ 2/12/2020, 10:30am-–12:00pm HERSTORY: Digital Innovations     Hilton Chicago, Room: Wilford C   Since the inception of this seminal oral history project, our goal has been to reveal infrequently told stories of women active in the arts during the digital revolution from the 1970s through the 1990s. Although cultural revolutions are rarely isolated, undeniable midwestern events gave rise to artistic innovations that played a major role in the birth of New Media Arts. Social developments, including the emergence of civic leadership in education and the arts, aligned…

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The Judson-Morrissey Excellence in New Media Award

The New Media Caucus (NMC) invites applications for The Judson-Morrissey Excellence in New Media Award: Conference Attendance Scholarship for Students of Color. The scholarship fund provides three $500 awards for students of color working in the field of new media art (artist, practitioner, history and/criticism) to attend the College Art Association Conference Chicago, IL, February 12-15, 2020 This award is consistent with the vision of the NMC and our commitment to cultivating inclusivity within the new media arts community. One goal of the scholarship is to facilitate connections with the New Media Caucus community of artists and scholars at the…

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NMC Election Cycle Results

The New Media Caucus is happy to welcome the following continuing and new board members following a successful election cycle.   Chair of Communication Committee KT Duffy Assistant Professor of Art, Northeastern Illinois University   Board Members Farhad Bahram Assistant Professor, Indiana State University   Victoria Bradbury  Assistant Professor, The University of North Carolina – Asheville   Meredith Drum Assistant Professor, School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech   Zach Duer Assistant Professor, School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech   Sue Huang  Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut   Chelsea Thompto Visiting Professor, Grand Valley State University  

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Member Spotlight: Alejandro T. Acierto

Alejandro T. Acierto is an artist and musician whose work is largely informed by the breath, the voice, and the processes that enable them. He has exhibited artworks at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Issue Project Room, MCA Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, and Roman Susan and presented performance works at Rapid Pulse Performance Art Festival, the Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival, the KANEKO, Center for Performance Research, and Center for New Music and Technology. Recent projects were shown at the 2019 Havana Biennial in Matanzas and Boundary Gallery in Chicago. Noted for his “insatiable” performance by the New…

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CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: NMC Showcase during CAA 2020 Chicago

The eleventh annual New Media Caucus Showcase will be held during CAA 2020 on Thursday evening, February 13th at Bar Louie in Chicago, IL from 8-10pm.   The NMC showcase is a series of rapid-fire presentations by 10 NMC members (6-minute presentations). It has proven to be an excellent forum to get to know the work of fellow new media artists and scholars in a lively atmosphere. Several spots are reserved for graduate students currently enrolled in MFA or PhD programs. Due to the short presentation slots, presenters may only present one work, rather than a retrospective of their careers. …

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Member Spotlight: Tony Lugo

  Tony Lugo is an artist working with algorithms as a means to explore form/bias/agency through decomposition, analysis, and re-synthesis. He currently lives and works in Baltimore, MD.   “I am interested in investigating the intersections of virtual and physical reality, of work or life as put into place by systematic designations, often those that can be categorized as artificial intelligence, but also (quite importantly) what can be seen as the marginalization of people through a societal framework. Increasingly, these systems blur together and my work aims to disintegrate their implications, results, and effects for aesthetic products.”   Note: A…