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Ricardo Dominguez - Border Disturbance Art

Arts Activism Lecture & Events Series Winter 2007

March 7, 2007, 4:00 pm   » 

UCLA Center for Performance Studies presents:
RICARDO DOMINGUEZ
Border Disturbance Art in an Electronic Age
Wednesday, March 7th, 4:00pm
EDA, rm 1250, Broad Arts Center
Live streaming: http://eda.ucla.edu/main/index.php

Ricardo Dominguez is a co-founder of The Electronic Disturbance Theater
(EDT), a group who developed Virtual-Sit-In technologies in 1998 in
solidarity with the Zapatista communities in Chiapas, Mexico. He was
co-Director of The Thing (www.thing.net) an ISP for artists and
activists from 2000 to 2004, and a former member of Critical Art
Ensemble. His performances have been presented in museums, galleries,
theater festivals, hacker meetings, tactical media events and as direct
actions on the streets and around the world. Ricardo also collaborated
with Coco Fusco on the net.art work (turistafronterizo.net) for the
International inSite_05 (insite05.org) Art Interventions Festival. He
also recently collaborated with artist Diane Ludin on *Particles of
Interest: Tales from the Matter Markets* (pitmm.net) at ISEA 2005 and
(ibiology.net) which was presented at ISEA 2004 and at the MadridMedia
Lab. Another recent collaboration was (specflic.net) a speculative
distributed cinema project with artist Adriene Jenik as the
*nano_Janitor*. He is an Assistant Professor at UCSD in the Visual Arts
Department and is also a Principle Investigator at the new edge
technology institute Calit2 (www.calit2.net) where he will be
researching and developing a performance project on nanotechnology
entitled *b.a.n.g lab*.

This presentation is cosponsored by The Chicano Studies Research
Center and by the UCLA Art|Science Center as part of the Art+Activism
series, a joint program with the Art|Global Health Center at UCLA.
Light reception following hosted by the Art+Activism series.

Links:

- EDA, map and directions: http://eda.ucla.edu/main/index.php
- Center for Performance Studies: http://www.performancestudies.ucla.edu/
- Chicano Studies Research Center: http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/
- UCLA Art|Science Center: http://artsci.ucla.edu

More info

EDA  (Map)
Broad Art Center
240 Charles E. Young Drive, Room 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90095
+Parking is $12 all day, and is available in structure 3, adjacent to the building. For more information, call 310.825.9007.