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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

Art review of Dada Africa: Non-Western Sources and Influences

My art review of Dada Africa: Non-Western Sources and Influences at Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris has been published at Hyperallergic https://hyperallergic.com/425850/the-dadaists-fevered-dreams-of-africa/ Advertisements

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Review of Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Art review at Hyperallergic of Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art https://hyperallergic.com/424815/michelangelo-traces-the-states-of-being-and-non-being/

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Review of Jean Prouvé: Architect for Better Days

My Hyperallergic review of Jean Prouvé: Architect for Better Days at LUMA Arles has been published https://hyperallergic.com/425236/jean-prouve-luma-foundation-arles-prefab-architecture/

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Trouble Light (1977)

Trouble Light (1977) by Joseph Nechvatal Performed as part of the European Art Performance Tour with Joseph Nechvatal, Carol Parkinson and Cid Collins in 1978. Performed at Tour Centre of Experimental Theatre, Antwerp, Ecole d’Architecture in Tournai and at the Theatre on the … Continue reading

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M/E/A/N/I/N/G & Portrait of the 45th President of the United States

M/E/A/N/I/N/G: The Final Issue (167 pages) online with my Portrait of the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump. It is Susan Bee & Mira Schor’s 30th anniversary & final issue of M/E/A/N/I/N/G about meaning in the post-Trump election period. http://writing.upenn.edu/pepc/meaning/MEANING-2016.pdf

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MARK ME

Delighted to be showing this early 80s drawing in MARK ME: Group Drawing Show at Cross Contemporary Art at 99 Partition St. Saugerties, New York – Opening Reception is on Sat. February 3, 5-8pm http://www.crosscontemporaryart.com/mark-me-group-drawing-show/  

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1978 : only two days later he got her to his room

Recto verso of my early drawing Only two days later he got her to his room (1978)

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