Pratt Announces Fall Lecture Series
BROOKLYN, NY -- Pratt Institute's Department of Digital Arts will present three lectures by four artists as part of its fall 2012 lecture series, Wednesdays from 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM in Myrtle Hall, Lecture Room 4E-3, on Pratt's Brooklyn campus. Ribuoli Digital (Jennifer Mahiman and Andre Ribuoli), Marina Zurkow, and Joy Garnett will give lectures to the Pratt community about their involvement and careers in the digital arts. John Dilworth and Mark Amerika delivered the first two lectures of the series in September. This lecture series is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited.
The Department of Digital Arts Lecture Series is a seasonal series organized by the Department of Digital Arts in the School of Art and Design at Pratt Institute. The series features critics, artists, and curators of digital art. The guests include both emerging talent and established pioneers in the fields of digital animation, motion arts, interactive artwork, and digital imaging. Please see below for this semester's full line-up, followed by more information on each of these acclaimed artists and writers:
“Inside the Collaborative Studio"
Ribuoli Digital (Jennifer Mahiman and Andre Ribuoli) on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 12:45 p.m., Myrtle Hall 4E-3
Andre Ribuoli and Jennifer Mahlman founded Ribuoli Digital, a collaborative fine art studio specializing in creating original artists' projects and editions utilizing digital technology and traditional printmaking techniques, in New York City in 2009. Mahiman works in a variety of print media and specializes in using photopolymer plates for photogravure. Along with collaborating with and printing for artists and studios, she also creates and exhibits her own prints.Ribuoli has printed for a number of fine art studios over the past 15 years. Prior to founding Ribuoli Digital, he was the director of Pamplemousse Press, the digital studio at Pace Editions.
“Intimacy, Agency, and Change”
Marina Zurkow on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 12:45 p.m., Myrtle Hall 4E-3
In addition to her November 7 lecture, Zurkow will exhibit work in the Digital Arts Gallery, fourth floor, Myrtle Hall from November 5-9. Regular gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10 AM to 8 PM.
Marina Zurkow makes media works about humans and their relationships to animals, plants, and the weather. By turns humorous and contemplative, these take the form of animation, print graphics, sculpture, and participatory temporary public art works. Since 2000, Zurkow has exhibited at the Sundance Film Festival, the Rotterdam Film Festival, the Seoul Media City Biennial, Ars Electronica, Creative Time, The Kitchen, the Walker Art Center, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Eyebeam, and other venues. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow, and has been a NYFA Fellow, a Rockefeller New Media Fellow, and a Creative Capital grantee. Zurkow is on faculty at New York University's Interactive Technology Program (ITP), and lives in Brooklyn, NY. She is represented by bitforms gallery.