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LEE TUSMAN - Spam.cafe

Opening Reception Solo Exhibition

May 3, 2016, 5:00 pm

Spam.cafe
Tuesday May 3, 5-9pm

Spam.cafe is a solo exhibition of recent work by Lee Tusman. Tusman is a new media artist interested in the application of the radical ethos of collectives and DIY culture to the creation of, aesthetics, and open-source distribution methods of digital culture. His artistic output includes interactive media, video art, net art, experimental videogames, sound art, websites, twitter bots and pirate radio stations.

The artworks and artware of Spam.cafe feature themes of self-identity, mistranslation and new methods of communication in contemporary internet culture. The presented works include a personal spam-bot, an implementation of the Mechanical Turk, The Cinema of Unknown YouTube, hacked children's software, a personalized generative business generator, and hacks of violent videogames into exploratory surreal artspaces.

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.



ANNE NIEMETZ

Art|Sci Pop Up Lecture

May 3, 2016, 6:00 pm

Anne Niemetz is a media artist and designer working in the fields of wearable technology, interactive installation and audio-visual design. She is particularly fascinated by the convergence of art, science, design and technology, and she pursues collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects.

Anne holds a Media Arts degree from the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, with a focus in digital media and interactive sound installation, and an MFA in Design|Media Arts from the University of California Los Angeles. Since 2007 she’s been living and working in New Zealand, where she holds the position of Senior Lecturer and Programme Director in the Media Design programme at Victoria University of Wellington.

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.