More Light: Media Art From Atlanta

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This year's Experimental Film and Media/CinemArts event will will be the opening night reception for the gallery exhibition MORE LIGHT: Media Art from Atlanta.

Thursday, March 31
8pm-midnight
Eyedrum (http://www.eyedrum.org/)
88 Forsyth St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

FREE for SCMS members/$5 general public

MORE LIGHT features work by 15 Atlanta artists who consider the ways the materiality of the moving image holds and haunts the future of time-based art, making images and systems that transfer, change, degrade, or breakdown into other forms and formats. Through an engagement with the technological specificities of various media—from light boxes to 16mm projection, from augmented reality to site-specific installation—these artists create work at the interstices of material and the immaterial, of representation and abstraction. Manipulating light and time via data, codec, algorithm, celluloid, and videotape, these artists offer meditations on the material nature of process of media art. Together the works express the visual and physical transformations of the image made possible at the limits of time-based media.

Dara Birnbaum will also be contributing a newly-digitized documentation of her now-lost Rio VideoWall (1989), a public art piece made for a shopping mall here in the city.

Featuring work by:

Robbie Land
Anna Spence
Kristan Woolford
Mark Leibert
Bojana Ginn
Marcus Rosentrater
Jonathan Bouknight
Mark Crowley
Karen Tauches
Cameron Kunzelman
Jay Bolter and Maria Engberg
Christina Price Washington
Micah + Whitney Stansell
Dara Birnbaum

Curated by Kristin Juarez and Gregory Zinman

for artist and curators' statements, visit: http://morelight.lmc.gatech.edu/

Sponsored by the Experimental Film and Media, CinemArts, and the Nontheatrical Scholarly Interest Groups in the Society for Cinema and Media Studies; the School of Media, Literature, and Communication at Georgia Tech; liquid blackness: a research group in the Department of Communication at Georgia State University; Eyedrum; Contraband Cinema; and Dashboard Co-op.
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