Rebecca Mushtare: "Self-Disclosed" at IDEAS10, Vancouver, B.C.

© Rebecca Mushtare
Rebecca Mushtare's digital print, titled "Self-Disclosed", will be a part of IDEAS10: Art and Digital Narrative in conjunction with the International Digital Media Arts Association conference in Vancouver, B. C. (at Emily Carr University of Art and Design) from November 4 -6, 2010.

The conference's website describes its focus--"New digital technologies and mediums are informing, challenging and reinventing our notions of narrative structures and storytelling. Non- linear, virtual, artificial, interactive, and cyber culture have become common terms and concepts when describing the emerging integration of science, art, and sociology." In her print, she uses a colorful chart to simultaneously describe relationships between aspects of one's life in a way that may not be possible with representational artwork.

Mushtare, who works in digital media, installation, and fiber art, is an Assistant Professor at Marymount Manhattan College. Her website features an overview of her work, and a links section that contains many interesting resources for the digital artist.


Matt Frieburghaus: Waveforms at the Center For Digital Arts, Peekskill, NY

© Matt Frieburhaus

Matt Frieburghaus will be exhibiting at Westchester Community College Center for the Digital Arts, 27 N. Division St., Peekskill, NY 10566, from September 7 to October 16th.

An opening reception will take place on Tuesday September 14th, 5:30 - 7pm, with an artist talk at 6:30pm. The exhibit will show digital prints, single channel video, and sound.

Matt is interested in collecting sound, video, and other data and transforming elements digitally. He is interested in investigative procedures for manipulating the recorded data and presenting it as a visual or aural experience.

The Collaboration of Gene Gort and Ken Steen Tonight April 8 on CPTV

Gene Gort and Ken Steen will be discussing their work on "All Things Connecticut", on CPTV tonight, April 8 at 8 pm. Producer Ed Wierzbicki visited the artists during their residence at the I-Park Artists' Enclave in East Haddam during the summer of 2009.

During tonight's episode, Wierzbicki explores the theme "Technology--Changing the Way We Live" by showing the collaboration between Gort and Steen, who use visual media, musical composition and technology to create their work. Gene Gort is a professor of art at Hartford Art School in Hartford, CT and is a working artist in video, photography, sound, and electronic media. Ken Steen is a composer and professor of music at Hartt School of Music in Hartford, CT.

Their new work, "Each to Each" is a "new media chamber opera in one act for Soprano, Tenor, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, keyboard sampler, Max/MSP/Jitter, video projections and other visual elements". Their prior project, the "Reliquary of Labor" was created for for the opening of the New Britain Museum of American Art in November, 2006.

In addition to their creative collaborations, Gort and Steen have launched an online resource for artists who work in new media and composition. New Media New Music New England hopes to be a networking and promotion hub that will connect artists to venues, and will foster new projects in the northeast.

Check your local or digital listings to find your CPTV station.