Department of Digital Art Fall 2011  Lecture Series
6 Wednesdays from 12:45pm – 1:45pm in Myrtle Hall – Lecture Rm 4E-3, 4th Floor
200 Willoughby Ave Brooklyn, NY | ddals@pratt.edu | 718.636.3411

Takehito Etani 9.28.11|Paddy Johnson 10.12.11|Man Bartlett 11.2.11|LoVid 11.9.11|Paul D Miller, aka DJ Spooky 11.16.11|Emily Hubley 11.30.11

Takehito Etani
Wednesday, September 28
bio: Takehito Etani creates work in such various media as electronics, wearable technology, installations, sculpture, performance, and video. His work often deals with the body and its daily activities, as well as their relationships to technology. Mundane reality is where he looks for the possibility for self transmutation. His work has been shown internationally including at the ISEA 2006 (International Symposium of Electronic Art), VIPER Basel Festival for Film, Video and New Media, Switzerland, and the Stuttgarter Filmwinter Festival for Expanded Media, Germany, as well as at Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum, Kawasaki, Japan, as a nominee for The 7th Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art. Etani was born in Aichi, Japan. Beginning in 1997, he traveled for two years throughout India, Nepal, Thailand and Israel, and these experiences continue to inform his work. He received his BFA from Pratt Institute in 2003, his MFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 2006, and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in the summer of 2006.

Paddy Johnson
Wednesday, October 12
bio: Paddy Johnson is the founding editor of the blog Art Fag City and a regular columnist for The L Magazine. Her writing has been featured in New York Magazine, Time Out New York, and The Daily Beast. She regularly lectures on art at universities around the country. In 2008, she became the first blogger to receive a grant from The Creative Capital Foundation. In 2010 she was nominated for a Rob Pruitt Art Award at The Guggenheim and her blog Art Fag City won best Art Blog at The Village Voice web awards.


Man Bartlett
Wednesday, November 2
bio: Man Bartlett (b. 1981) is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and

works in Brooklyn. He graduated with a BA in Theatre Studies from Emerson College in 2003.

Bartlett has created durational performances that incorporate social media in venues, galleries, and institutions including a Best Buy store, Port Authority Bus Terminal, PPOW Gallery, Winkleman Gallery (#class), Freies Museum (Berlin), and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others.

These performances are often an absurd convergence of his theater training and experience, years of corporate Internet Marketing jobs, and his interest with esoteric modes of physical and non-physical exchange.


Wednesday, November 9
bio: LoVid, (Tali Hinkis and Kyle Lapidus), has performed and exhibited at Graham Foundation, International Film Festival Rotterdam, MoMA, PS1, The Kitchen, Mixed Greens Gallery, Netherlands Media Art Institute, The Science Gallery (Ireland), Real Art Ways, Urbis, (UK), The Jewish Museum (NY), The New Museum, and ICA London, among many others. LoVid has received support STEIM, Smack Mellon, Harvestworks, free103point9, Alfred University, rhizome.org, Franklin Furnace, NYFA, LMCC, Experimental TV Center, NYSCA, turbulence.org, and Greenwall Foundation.


Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky
Wednesday, November 16
bio: Paul Miller (aka DJ Spooky), a graduate of Bowdoin College, is a

writer, artist and musician who lives and works in NYC. His award
winning first book Rhythm Science was published by MIT Press in 2005,
followed by Sound Unbound in 2008 and The Book of Ice in 2011.

Miller’s work has been exhibited at museums and biennials throughout
the world. He has performed in a wide variety of venues including The
Tate Modern, The Guggenheim Museum, and The Herod Atticus Theater at the Acropolis, and has collaborated with a wide variety of artists from Chuck D to Yoko Ono. The iphone App he developed with Music Soft Arts has been downloaded several million times.

The Book of Ice

Emily Hubley
Wednesday, November 30
bio: Emily Hubley has been making short animated films for over thirty years. Her feature, The Toe Tactic premiered theatrically at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC in 2009 and was released on DVD by Kino International. She has contributed animation to the films: William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe, Blue Vinyl and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and to the play, In Mother Words. She lives in South Orange, NJ.



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