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<nettime-ann> Upgrade! Boston: Joseph DeLappe + Pete Froslie


Upgrade! Boston: Joseph DeLappe + Pete Froslie

March 11, 2010; 7:00 - 9:00 pm

MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology, 265 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Joseph DeLappe is an Associate Professor of the Department of Art at the University of Nevada where he directs the Digital Media program. Working with electronic and new media since 1983, his work in online gaming performance and electromechanical installation have been shown throughout the United States and abroad - including exhibitions and performances in Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Peru, China and the Netherlands. He was a 2008 Commissioned Resident Artist at the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York City. In his 2006 dead-in-iraq project, he began typing, consecutively, all of the names of America's military casualties from the war in Iraq into the "America's Army" first person shooter online recruiting game. More here http://turbulence.org/upgrade_boston/2010/02/joseph-delappe/

Pete Froslie received his MFA from the Studio for Interrelated Media at the Massachusetts College of Art in 2008. He moved to Boston in 2005 from Reno, Nevada, where he earned his BFA in Digital Media. He returns to Reno periodically to teach courses at the University of Nevada, Reno, and to remain an active part of the community. In 2008 he was recognized as one of the top five graduating visual artists by the Boston Globe. His work has been discussed and highlighted online and in print, including MAKE, Gizmodo, the Boston Globe, RN&R, and the Reno Gazette. Froslie explores diverse tangents ranging from alternative historical fiction and documentary, to electro-mechanical sculpture and prostheses. More here http://turbulence.org/upgrade_boston/2010/02/pete-froslie/

Jo-Anne Green
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