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Artist Conversation


Artcards will launch “Artist Conversations” with an artist and curator roundtable discussion and performances. A select panel of artists and curators will examine today’s role of the internet as a tool for independent curators and artist-run collectives and the changing role of the gallery in an increasingly internet-dependent society. Benefits and challenges of the internet’s increasing role in the art community will also be discussed. The evening will launch with a pyrotechnic performance by Jesse Boardman Kauppila, followed by a short remixed/remediated/re-imagined homage to Dan Graham live act by G. Douglas Barrett. The panel discussion will be followed by a performance by sound artist Aki Onda presenting his analog soundscapes of exotic memories and field recordings.

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Panelists: Mark Tribe (founder, Rhizome), David Andrew Frey (founder, Culturehall), Kris Chatterson(cofounder, Progress Report, and painter), Vince Contarino (cofounder, Progress Report and painter), Caitlin Masley (multimedia artist), Chelsea Knight (video artist).

Wednesday, July 20

Performance at 7pm, 9pm
Panel Discussion at 7:30pm


The Main Gallery
51 Bergen St.

Earlier Event: July 18
John Moran Benefit
Later Event: July 24
Play Development Series