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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 http://openhumanitiespress.org/immersion-into-noise.html. You can follow him on Twitter at @twinkletwink Homepage here: http://www.nechvatal.net

Review of Souvenirs de voyage: The Antoine de Galbert Collection

My Hyperallergic review of Souvenirs de voyage: The Antoine de Galbert Collection at Musée de Grenoble has been published here: (image: Rachel Kneebone, “Grief Study II” (2010) porcelain sculpture) https://hyperallergic.com/503673/an-exhibition-tells-the-tragicomic-story-of-a-former-gallerists-collection/ Advertisements

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Book Review of Mentors: The Making of an Art Historian by Francis M. Naumann

My book review of Mentors: The Making of an Art Historian by Francis M. Naumann has just been published at Hyperallergic here https://hyperallergic.com/498915/mentors-the-making-of-an-art-historian-by-francis-m-naumann/ 

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Review of Braque, Miro, Calder, Nelson: a constellation of artists at Varengeville-sur-mer

My review of Braque, Miro, Calder, Nelson: a constellation of artists at Varengeville-sur-mer at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen (Esplanade Marcel Duchamp 76000 Rouen) and at Varengeville-sur-Mer (Normandy) has been published at Hyperallergic here: A Creative Colony of Modernists in Coastal … Continue reading

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Review of Isidore Isou at the Pompidou

My review of the Isidore Isou show at the Centre Pompidou has been published at Hyperallergic here: Isidore Isou’s Radical Quest to Reinvent Language

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Viral Venture at Zentrum für Kunst und Medien

The Open Codes Curatorial Team and Peter Weibel invited me to participate in the Art and Artificial Intelligence presentation taking place on the 18th and 19th May 2019 in Karlsruhe at the ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medien Karlsruhe … Continue reading

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Association with Earth Libraries / Step Pepper

I am delighted to announce my new publishing association with the indi labels Earth Libraries / Step Pepper, who will be releasing my ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~venus©-~Ñ~vibrator, even (with electronic music by David Lee Myers) and viral symphOny recordings.

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Review of Van Gogh, Starry Night at Atelier des Lumières

My review of the Van Gogh, Starry Night show at Atelier des Lumières has been published at Hyperallergic here: https://hyperallergic.com/496300/van-gogh-starry-night-culturespacess-atelier-des-lumieres/

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