12/06/18 Diann Bauer – Artist Talk

Posted in anouncements, events, lecture

The talk is is scheduled for 12:15PM on Thursday 12/06/18 in the DIAP Studio, Shepard Hall room 408/

Diann Bauer is an artist and writer based in London. Much of her current work is collaborative and interdisciplinary. Ongoing projects include: Laboria Cuboniks (laboriacuboniks.net)
A working group redefining a feminism adequate to a global 21st century with whom she wrote and published Xenofeminism, A Politics for Alienation in 2015. It has now been translated into 10 languages. Recently they have participated in a collaborative project with H.A.U.S. (robotics lab, TU,Vienna) towards a performative event call Vermögen-The Future of Demonstration.

She has written for publications including Harvard Design Magazine and Angelaki, Journal of the Theoretical Humanities. She will be a guest artist at CERN and is currently working towards an exhibition with Arts at CERN that will open at FACT in Liverpool in 2018, traveling on to Barcelona, Nantes, Brussels and CERN.


10/25/18 N. Adriana Knouf – Artist Talk

Posted in anouncements, events, lecture

N. Adriana Knouf is an Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA. She is a media scholar and artist researching noise, interferences, boundaries, and limits in media technologies and communication. Her current research project, The Xenology Notebooks, explores practices of “making strange”in terrestrial and extraterrestrial media. This includes new performance works for humans, drones, satellites, and radio transmission. She is also the author of How Noise Matters to Finance (2016) and numerous scholarly articles about such varied topics as surveillance, networking, papermaking, radio, satellites, and video games and feminism.


DIAP MFA Thesis Shows April 27- May 10, 2018

Posted in anouncements, events, exhibition, lecture, live, participation, thesis, Uncategorized

We hope you will come to the thesis shows for the DIAP MFA class of 2018!


Lorenna Gomez-Sanchez /// Teen Dream

One Night Only Event: Tuesday, May 8th, 7pm – 9pm
Directions – The Living Gallery Outpost, 246 E 4th St, New York, NY 10009

click for more info
Opening Reception: Wednesday May 9th, 6pm – 8pm
Exhibition: May 9th – 12th
Directions – Loisaida Center, 710 E 9th St, New York, NY 10009

Lori Brungard /// Qualia
click for more info
Event: Thursday May 10th, 5pm – 7:30pm and Friday May 11th, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Directions – The City College of New York, Shepard Hall, 259 Convent Ave, Rm 408, DIAP Studio

Karla Carballar /// Oscillations

Immersive installation 
(Preview: Thursday, April 26th. 6:30pm – 8:30 pm.)
Reception/Event: Friday, April 27th, 6:30pm – 9pm.
Directions – The City College of New York, Shepard Hall building, Room S-305, 160 Convent Ave (Below 138th St.), New York, NY 10031

Brick Shoemaker /// Total Noise

click for more info

Reception/Event: Sunday, April 29th, 4pm – 6pm.
Directions The Sheridan, 1829 West Farms Rd, Bronx, NY 10460


Artist Lectures for Spring 2018

Posted in anouncements, events, lecture, live, participation

February 27, 2018 talk at 6- 8pm in the DIAP Studios
D. Graham Burnett

D. Graham Burnett works at the intersection of historical inquiry and artistic practice. He is interested in experimental/experiential approaches to textual material, pedagogical modes, and hermeneutic activities traditionally associated with the research humanities. Recent (collaborative) performances and exhibitions include: “The Work of Art Under Conditions of Intermittent Accessibility” (Palais de Tokyo, Paris); “The Trochilus Exercise” (Asian Arts Theater, Gwangju, South Korea); “Boğaziçi Rolls” (SALT-Galata, Istanbul), “The Ketchem Screen” (Manifesta 11, Zurich), and “Schema for a School” (2015 Ljubljana Biennial). Several of these projects emerged in association with the speculative historiographical collective known as ESTAR(SER). Burnett trained in History and Philosophy of Science at Cambridge University, and currently teaches at Princeton University. He is an editor at the Brooklyn-based Cabinet magazine, and the author of a number of books and essays.

March 9, 2018 studio visits 6- 7:30pm (6 total) and 8:30pm talk/performance
in the DIAP Studios
Audrey Chen and Martha Colburn

Audrey Chen uses the cello, voice and occasional analog electronics, to delve into her own version of narrative and non-linear storytelling. Her playing explores the combination and layering of the homemade analog synthesizer, preparations and traditional and extended techniques in both the voice and cello. Recent projects, aside from performing solo, include her long running voices duo with London based artist, Phil Minton. Her most recent album releases (2013) include, a quartet LP with Nate Wooley, C. Spencer Yeh and Todd Carter on Monotype (Warsaw), and a duo record with Phil Minton on Subrosa (Brussels). Chen has performed across Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Taiwan, Brazil, Argentina, Canada and the USA. http://www.audreychen.com/

Martha Colburn is an artist filmmaker based in Pennsylvania, USA and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She travels extensively exhibiting and lecturing on her work. She has a B.A. from Maryland Institute College of Art and MA equivalent from Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunst in the Netherlands. Her films are included in a number of exhibitions and films premiering in Sundance Film Festival (a collaboration with the performance artist ‘Narcissister’ and she is included in the Rotterdam International Film Festival with a live performance with composer Jeroen Kimmans’ musical group ‘Orquesta del Tiempo Perdido’ and her newest film, created with a grant from the Creative Capital Foundation Award for film ‘Western Wild…or how I found Wanderlust and met Old Shatterhand’. http://marthacolburn.com/about/

March 28, 2018 talk at 6pm in the DIAP Studios
Taeyoon Choi

Taeyoon Choi is an artist, educator, and activist based in New York and Seoul. His art practice involves performance, electronics, drawings, and installations that form the basis for storytelling in public spaces. He co-founded the School for Poetic Computation where he continues to organize sessions and teach classes. He is a fellow at the Data and Society Research Institute for 2017-2018. http://taeyoonchoi.com/

April 17, 2018 talk at 2pm in the DIAP Studios
Aliza Shvarts

Aliza Shvarts’ work deals broadly with queer and feminist understandings of reproductive labor and temporality. Using text, video, sculpture, sound, and performance, she explores questions of duration, as well as how the body can function as a political organ in time. She holds a BA from Yale University and is completing a PhD in Performance Studies at NYU. Her artwork has appeared at the Slought Foundation in Philadelphia, MoMA PS1 in New York, and the Tate Modern in London. Her writing has appeared in TDR: The Drama Review, Extensions: The Online Journal of Embodiment, and Technology, Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory, and The Brooklyn Rail, among other publications. She was a 2014 recipient of the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant, a 2014-2015 Helena Rubinstein Fellow in Critical Studies at the Whitney Independent Study Program, and is currently a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In May 2018, Artspace (New Haven) will present a survey exhibition of her work entitled Off Scene. www.alizashvarts.com


May 2, 2018 talk at 2pm in the DIAP Studios
Allison Parrish

Allison is a computer programmer, poet, educator and game designer whose teaching and practice address the unusual phenomena that blossom when language and computers meet, with a focus on artificial intelligence and computational creativity. She is a Teacher at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, where she earned her master’s degree in 2008.

Named “Best Maker of Poetry Bots” by the Village Voice in 2016, Allison’s computer-generated poetry has recently been published in Ninth Letter and Vetch. She is the author of “@Everyword: The Book” (Instar, 2015), which collects the output of her popular long-term automated writing project that tweeted every word in the English language. The word game “Rewordable,” designed by Allison in collaboration with Adam Simon and Tim Szetela, was published by Penguin Random House in August 2017 after a successful round of Kickstarter funding. Her first full-length book of computer-generated poetry, “Articulations,” was published by Counterpath in 2018. www.decontextualize.com


04/27/17 Olaf Breuning – Artist Talk

Posted in events, lecture

Please join us on Thursday April 27th at Noon for an artist talk by Olaf Breuning.

The talk will be held in the DIAP MFA Studio room 408, Shepard Hall.

Olaf Breuning is an artist living in New York and showing with Metro Pictures. His work incorporates discerning humor to conflate the tropes of so-called high and low artistic practices. He is internationally recognized for his playful drawings and large public sculptures, as well as his film trilogy Home. In 2016, the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf organized a retrospective of his work. Breuning has had additional one-person exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Chisenhale Gallery, London; Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany; Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway; and the Paul Klee Museum, Bern. Public exhibitions of his work include the Public Art Fund commission Clouds (2014), Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park, New York, as well as the Public Art Fund exhibition Lightness of Being (2013), City Hall Park, New York. He participated in the 2008 Whitney Biennial and has also been has been featured in group exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Pompidou Center, Paris; Haus der Kunst, Munich; Kunsthalle Zürich; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Jeu de Paume, Paris; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; Whitechapel Gallery, London; and the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo.