Destroyer of Naivetés by CAVE BACCHUS

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CAVE BACCHUS’s Destroyer of Naivetés is a 1:10 min collaborative recording of Joseph Nechvatal’s epic sex farce poem Destroyer of Naivetés on Punctum Books. CAVE BACCHUS is made up of Black Sifichi, Rhys Chatham and Joseph Nechvatal. There will be a full audio presentation of CAVE BACCHUS’s Destroyer of Naivetés at Galerie Richard (121 Orchard Street, NYC) Saturday, November 21st (2015) from 6-7:10 pm as part of the signing/reading of the Destroyer of Naivetés book.

The digital animation seen here with short audio excerpt of CAVE BACCHUS’s Destroyer of Naivetés is by Joseph Nechvatal, with the programming  help of Stephane Sikora.


About josephnechvatal

Since 1986 Joseph Nechvatal has worked with ubiquitous electronic visual information, computers and computer-robotics. His computer-robotic assisted paintings and computer software animations are shown regularly in galleries and museums throughout the world. From 1991-1993 he worked as artist-in-resident at the Louis Pasteur Atelier and the Saline Royale / Ledoux Foundation’s computer lab in Arbois, France on The Computer Virus Project: an experiment with computer viruses as a creative stratagem. In 2002 he extended that artistic research into the field of viral artificial life through his collaboration with the programmer Stéphane Sikora. Dr. Nechvatal earned his Ph.D. in the philosophy of art and new technology at The Centre for Advanced Inquiry in the Interactive Arts (CAiiA) University of Wales College, Newport, UK and occasionally teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City (SVA). His book of essays “Towards an Immersive Intelligence: Essays on the Work of Art in the Age of Computer Technology and Virtual Reality (1993-2006)” was published by Edgewise Press in 2009. In 2011 his book “Immersion Into Noise” was published by the University of Michigan Library’s Scholarly Publishing Office in conjunction with Open Humanities Press You can follow him on Twitter at @twinkletwink Homepage here:
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