A special program of seated screenings of recent video by internationally-known artists including !MedienGruppe Bitnik, Cécile B. Evans, My Barbarian, Laure Prouvost, Sheila + Nicholas Pye, Harm van den Dorpel, and Addie Wagenknecht + Pablo Garcia. For the Dallas Medianale, Feb. 28, 2015 at the MAC, Dallas.
Co- Re-Creating Spaces
An exhibition surveying how artists are questioning, re-imagining, and re-creating contexts or spaces such as the law, the economy, the news media, and language, recognizing that “reality” itself can be both art medium and art object, and speculating how developments in the virtual and the actual might affect one another. With works by Nadav Assor, Morehshin Allahyari, Amy Balkin, Aram Bartholl, Irina Botea, Martha Colburn, Michael Corris, eteam, Cao Fei, Yevgeny Fiks, the Institute for Wishful Thinking, Oliver Ressler, Martha Rosler, Dread Scott, the Yes Men, and more. Co-curated with Michael A. Morris; at CentralTrak, Dallas, Nov. 17, 2012 - Jan. 5, 2013. Mentioned by the Dallas Observer as among the top twelve most newsworthy art events in 2012.
A program of 14 new video art works for the 20-storey, 999-foot long LED screen wrapping the exterior of the Omni Dallas Hotel, Texas, with audio simulcast by 91.7 KXT; screened Sept. 26, 2012; curated with Bart Weiss and Michael A. Morris. I also led the effort to create a template to enable artists to create works for the display, coordinated the project, edited the compilation, and created one of the works included. Listed by the Dallas Observer as the # 1 most newsworthy art event in Dallas in 2012 and mentioned by D Magazine as among the "trends and names that shaped 2012."
ART WORK in dallas
A series of events May 22 - July 24, 2010 relating to the ART WORK newspaper/project by Chicago art collective Temporary Services, exploring how hard times affect artistic compensation and process and how artists respond in their own and others' behalf. The series included: a symposium organized by SMU's Meadows School of the Arts; an exhibition, The Non-Profit Margin, at CentralTrak, co-curated with its Director, Kate Sheerin; a readings program organized by me with support from Undermain Theatre; and I also installed displays of the newspaper in the Sustenance exhibition curated by Stephen Lapthisophon and at other venues around Dallas-Fort Worth. The Non-Profit Margin exhibition was reviewed in Art Lies.
I served as principal curator for the first The Program, a series of exhibitions of recent video and other media-based art works opening on five consecutive weekends, presenting more than 50 works by over 40 artists. My selections included works by Matthew Barney, Michael Bell-Smith, Guy Ben-Ner, John Bock, John Michael Boling, Nathalie Djurberg, eteam, Cao Fei, Yang Fudong, JODI, Meiro Koizumi, Liz Magic Laser, Guthrie Lonergan, Kristin Lucas, Shana Moulton, Yves Netzhammer, Steve Reinke, and Ryan Trecartin, among others. Curated by me with Charles Dee Mitchell and Bart Weiss; at Conduit Gallery, Dallas, July 26 - Aug. 30, 2008. Reviewed in might be good ....
i heart video art
A series of five evenings of "greatest video art hits" from the archives of the Dallas VideoFest, co-curated with Danette Dufilho, beginning June 29, 2007; at Conduit Gallery, Dallas. A selection of videos from this series was included in the DallasSites exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art.
Tech-Art Activism (scroll down to Fri., 8/3, 7pm)
A program of videos by Graffiti Research Lab, Steve Lambert, and Mark Jenkins showing creative uses of technology (sometimes kinda hi-tech and sometimes low-) to challenge perceived abuses of power or public resources; screened Aug. 2, 2007 at the Dallas VideoFest.
Curatorial Assistance to the Dallas VideoFest
Artists whose work I brought to VideoFests 2004 - 2012 include Doug Aitken, Rebecca Baron and Douglas Goodwin, Guy Ben-Ner, Harun Farocki, Rodney Graham, Brent Green, Meiro Koizumi, Chris Larson, Kalup Linzy, Daria Martin, Laurel Nakadate, Alix Pearlstein, John Pilson, Ulrich Polster, Nicolas Provost, Laurie Jo Reynolds, Aida Ruilova, and many more.