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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 Rolf Julius : Music in a Corner: Early Works

Review of Rolf Julius Music in a Corner: Early Works at Hyperallergic https://hyperallergic.com/404008/work-that-is-audible-to-the-naked-eye/ Advertisements

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Review of Dadaclub.online

My art review of Dadaclub.online at Galerie Charlot (Paris) has been published at Hyperallergic https://hyperallergic.com/403851/dada-net-art-galerie-charlot-paris/

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Review of Champignons (Mushrooms)

My art review of the Champignons (Mushrooms) exhibition at galeriepcp in Paris published at Hyperallergic https://hyperallergic.com/402810/magic-mushrooms-in-an-unmagical-show/

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Computer Virus 1.0 and the Return of Lazarus

Galerie Richard  121 ORCHARD STREET NEW YORK CITY presents Joseph Nechvatal Computer Virus 1.0 and the Return of Lazarus November 8th – December 10th 2017 Vernissage Wednesday November 8th from 6 – 8 pm From November 8th to December 10th … Continue reading

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A selection of my velours Odyssey pandemOnium paintings, last shown in 2015 in NYC at Galerie Richard on Orchard Street (NYC), have been reproduced on the cover (color) and in the current issue (black and white) of Cybernetics & Human … Continue reading

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Interview with Jay Murphy on Artaud’s Metamorphosis: From Hieroglyphs to Bodies Without Organs

My interview with Jay Murphy on his new book Artaud’s Metamorphosis: From Hieroglyphs to Bodies Without Organs at The Brooklyn Rail http://brooklynrail.org/2017/09/books/JAY-MURPHY-with-Joseph-Nechvatal

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Review of Paul Cézanne’s Portraits at Musée d’Orsay

Art review of Paul Cézanne painting show Portraits by Cézanne at Musée d’Orsay published at Hyperallergic https://hyperallergic.com/398215/the-portraiture-of-paul-cezanne/

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