>get >put :::: Opening First Friday :::: 11.02.2012

>get >put :::: Opening First Friday :::: 11.02.2012

Giselle Zatonyl | Travess Smalley | A. Bill Miller | Alexandra Gorczynski | Derek Frech | Benjamin Farahmand

>get >put is an exploration of the interplay between physical, social and digital space — it is an exhibition about the ways in which identity, experience, aesthetic and meaning oscillate through the networked world and the real.

Uploading and downloading are ubiquitous behaviors in our day-to-day, and so the virtual invades the real, data sets mesh, personalities blur, and aesthetics run rampant. With a book from The Institute of Social Hypocrisy as inspiration, six artists put “The Sound of Downloading Makes me want to Upload” into form.

The work takes shape as digital compositions anchored in spatiotemporal objects, developed through IRL + online practice for this exhibition.  Curated by Kelani Nichole

O P E N I N G on F I R S T F R I D A Y

November 2nd, 6PM to Midnight at little berlin gallery [join us]

LIVE PERFORMANCE: grdwrks6000 by A. Bill Miller

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grdwrks6000 is a live audio/video performance piece developed by a. bill miller. The video incorporates a realtime video feed from a camera pointed at the projection field. This input is processed through a feedback loop and as ASCII art. In performance, the artist controls audio samples that coincide with changes in the visual characteristics.

As the piece is performed, elements of improvisation and interactivity are introduced to the unique and transitory elements into the mix between analog presentation of digital environments. The work has been performed in a range of live venues in Chicago, St. Paul, and Milwaukee. It was presented with an interactive component during BYOB Philly at the Little Berlin Gallery.[][][][][][][][][][][][][][[[[[[[[
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////// Downloadables + programming will be available throughout the month of November to accompany the exhibition ///////

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