ATNE Salon

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Art Technology New England and Boston Cyberarts, Inc.

Considerations For The Creation Of New Media Art

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Art and technology have coexisted, with varying degrees of comfort, for a long time. As computer based technology proliferates and previously unimaginable tools become democratized, how do artists find a way to incorporate such advances into their work? And how does the artist create using modern technology without abandoning the basic transformative ideas of art? This ATNE Salon will present high level issues in contemporary New Media Art creation and explore tools and considerations for the lifespan of such art. Profiling a number of New England new media artists, their methods, priorities, and ideologies, this salon will provide a foundation for a discussion.

When: Wednesday, Sept 25th, 7:30pm
Where: Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St., Jamaica Plain, MA [Map]
Presenter: Chris Clepper
Free event: Space is limited. REGISTER NOW, Contact at info at atne dot org or visit the website

About the Presenter
Chris Clepper has worked with art and technology since the 90s. During that time he has helped pioneer the laptop as a musical instrument with the Vienna based Mego label, developed and performed with a groundbreaking live video system for the band Tortoise, and created ‘memory based’ video portrait installations with Lincoln Schatz. He worked and taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Currently, Chris does Research and Development for synthesizer manufacturer TipTop Audio.

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