Thursday, March 26, 2015

"Cloudy iii & Cloudy iv" Graham Ohmer

Cloudy iv video still

Cloudy iii; HD video; trt 6:22

Cloudy iv; HD video; trt 3:08
Graham Ohmer

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Silenced Thoughts

Silenced Thoughts video still

Silenced Thoughts; HD video; 5-minute loop
Angelica Verdan

Space is provided for some opinions to be heard.

Silenced Thoughts briefly explores the dynamic between minorities and majorities seen
in the media. Issues existing in the physical world are translated into the digital world
using recognizable icons and actions, allowing one to reexamine these situations in a
new, yet familiar light.

Appropriated Material:
Catcall Video Goes Viral, I Don’t Give a Fuck by Big Sean ft. E40

See more of Angelica's work here.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Monica Panzarino: Dec 10 - Jan. 10

I Wanna Be A Ship Captain (video still)

Monica Panzarino works with sound, video and performance.  Recently returned to her native New York City after an extended stay in Chicago to earn her MFA from the School of the Art Institute, Monica's work has been screened nationally and internationally.  More of her work can be seen here. 

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Maura Jasper: Nov. 10 - Dec. 10

Wish You Were Here (video still)
Maura Jasper is a visual artist and filmmaker whose work explores the intersections of history, pop culture and mass media in relation to collective and individual identity. Wish You Were Here addresses changes in the cultural and economic landscapes of Muncie, Indiana over the past 80 years by overlaying vintage postcards on their locations as they stand today.  Maura Jasper lives and works in Muncie, Indiana, where she teaches at Ball State.  More about her work can be found here.

Friday, October 10, 2014

chris mcdaniel: Oct. 10 - Nov. 10

pos + (tu)=late; (still from generative drawing)

chris mcdaniel works with electronic time and print-based media.  His work pos + (tu)=late; is a dynamic drawing written in the open-source programming language processing.  We watch as the drawing generates itself in real-time.  chris received his MFA from Alfred University in 2009.  He lives and works in Stanardsville, VA.  More of chris's work can be viewed here.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Jason Robinson: Sept. 10 - Oct. 10

Love Letter To Whatever (video still)

Jason Robinson makes images and sounds that strive to capture, magnify, and distort the delicate spaces in between the moments we hold as memories.  Love Letter To Whatever is a series of five analog feedback loops, performed live using vintage mixers and video processors. Jason lives and works in Charlottesville, VA, and teaches in the art department at Mary Washington University.  More information about his work can be found here.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Dessert! courtesy of Stop & Go: August 8 - September 3

Flatten (animation still)

Stop & Go is an on-going animation project curated by artist Sarah Klein in cooperation with associate producer David Kwan.  Over the summer, The Niche is featuring four courses of food, craft, and horticulture based animations organized out of the most recent program, Stop & Go: Made From Scratch.  The dessert course includes animations from Kay van Vree and Hugo de KokCaleb Wood, Dave Green, and Kijek/Adamski Sarah is based in San Francisco and her animations and curated programs have been screened world-wide. 
More about her work can be found here.