The Infinity of Being Invisible
arose from the act of mass demonstration, specifically the image of tear gas being thrown to masses of protestants and these, scattering to disappear from the area. For a few seconds there is a moment of emptiness, smoke, and semi silence…the idea is to reconstruct this moment of emptiness and almost silence where the tear gas begins to disperse as the demonstrators leave the place.
The Spirit Seam: Sets and Clips
, features sets and clips from her animated film The Spirit Seam
January 23rd - February 13th, 2018 (January 23rd opening reception)
is an immersive, interactive inquiry into how a computer meditates. Or perhaps it's a phenomenological reflection on the iterative nature of human prayer. In either case, it is a digital meditation on an image from the inside out.
October 24th - November 14th, 2017
misbits Open Studio
, as part of the Oxford Art Crawl, featured works in progress both for upcoming misbits events and art work by Valerie Guinn Polgar.
September 26th, 2017
, a false gallery displaying false paintings.
August 3rd - 22nd, 2017
Small Small Things
is the product of a collaboration between composer/sound artist Reiko Yamada and biologist and fruit fly behavior specialist Robert Huber. As an artist-in-residence at IEM this year, Yamada has been exploring new, hybrid media in her own work.
May 23rd - June 10th, 2017
is an interactive media installation and two single-channel videos concerning tourism and Hawaii.
April 25th - May 14th, 2017
Valerie Guinn Polgar
, Open Studio
(work in progress) is an exploratory multilayered experience navigated through touch. Inspiration comes from external and internal human anatomy. The final version of this piece is to be experienced as an interactive installation.
March 28th, 2017
Pause, Rewind, Play
invites visitors to enter a space centered around the theme of distorted memories. Once inside, visitors are asked to add to the piece by sharing a memory of being captured(through film, tape, digitally, etc.) and by crocheting VHS tape.
February 28th - March 21st, 2017
Mark Ramos, "Motherboard"
is comprised of fabric circuit boards embroidered with electrically conductive thread and patched together as a quilt. The circuit board patches send signals to a program that generates a virtual quilt.
January 24th - February 21st, 2017