Category Archive: Time-based media art

Paik Conservation Symposium @ Smithsonian

The National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Lunder Conservation Center put on this one-day symposium, which examined the conservation and restoration of works by Nam June Paik. This is what… Continue reading

Kelly Richardson: Legion

I went out to see Kelly Richardson’s show Legion at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY, and I wanted to leave that place and go home to find my favorite sci-fi books.… Continue reading

Cloud Music

Cloud Music, Robert Watts, David Behrman, Bob Diamond, 1974-79, custom audio and video electronics, camera, amplifiers, speakers, video monitors. On display at the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum, this piece is very interesting. A… Continue reading

Jennie C. Jones at the Hirshhorn

Jennie C. Jones’ Higher Resonance at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum is a pensive, minimalist exhibition that pushes the boundaries of audio as fine art. Using acoustic panels as visual pieces hung on the… Continue reading

An Electronic Medium: Robert Wiegand as video artist

An Electronic Medium: Robert Wiegand as video artist Last summer’s work at the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art meant diving into the Robert Wiegand collection, including some rich video art pieces that I… Continue reading

Nam June Paik: Art and Process

The Smithsonian American Art Museum held a one day event, Nam June Paik: Art and Process, combining talks by academics and artists on Paik, a gallery tour of the Paik show in the galleries-… Continue reading

The Armory Show 2013

While I tend to agree with some of reviews- that the annual Armory Show on the NY Pier tends towards safe and sellable art- that is the whole point of the show, really… … Continue reading

INCCA NA Artist Interview Workshop

The INCCA NA Artist Interview Workshops were at the Guggenheim in NYC. In a room of art conservators, I was the media preservationist trying not to always talk about media. Led by Professor… Continue reading

Asheville Art Museum

On our short trip to Asheville this weekend, we spent a little bit of time at the Asheville Art Museum. I went for the new media gallery to see the Fluxus films, Flux… Continue reading

Ser y Durar

Three screens and three projectors. One Dark Room. 20 minutes. Nowhere to sit. Ser y Durar [To Be and To Last] by the Spanish duo Democracia, is an amazing and electrifying piece at… Continue reading