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Michael will talk about his recent works in electronics & sound:
http://www.zenthesizer.com/

Michael Trigilio is a multimedia artist living in San Diego. Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, he received his B.A. in Humanities from the University of Texas at San Antonio. His fear of religion notwithstanding, he was ordained as a lay-ordained priest in the Zen Buddhist Tiep Hien Order (Order of Interbeing) in 1997, a role from which he resigned five years later. He received his M.F.A. from Mills College in 2003.

Michael’s work is inspired by material that balances sarcasm and prayer, giving rise to works that examine religion, humor, narcissism, and demystification. His recent digital film, Bodhisattva, Superstar (2010), was recently included in the 2010 HERE NOT THERE exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. In Fall 2010 Michael has begun an ambitious collaboration with Katie Faulkner, artistic director of San Francisco’s Little Seismic Dance. Michael and Katie were invited to a two-week residency at the Maggie Allesse National Center for Choreography where they made the dance film BRINK (2011) and began plans for a public dance-media project called We Don’t Belong Here(2011). Read more:

DATE and TIME: OCTOBER, FRIDAY 26 2012 | 5:00 – 6:30 pm.
LOCATION: SDSU Downtown Galley
Open to the public.

activism art digital media Net Art

Leslie García works in the development of electronic art projects and digital media. Her work explores the process of fusion between art and technology, using techniques such as the production of virtual tools, developing of electronic prototypes, audio production, net art pieces design and generative visual codes.

http://lessnullvoid.cc/content/blog/

She is a co-founder of the DreamAddictive collective of electronic media in Tijuana Mexico from 2003 to 2010. She has exhibited her work in different festivals, individual and group shows, in collaboration with: Media Lab Prado, Museo de Arte Reina Sofía, Eyebeam, O1SJ Biennal, Museum of LatinAmerican Arts, Piksel Festival, Ars Electronica in mexico, Centro Cultural de España, Public Art Lab Berlin, NOMAD Center for Media Research, Museum of Contemporany Art in Szczecin, Transitio_MX and others. She received a grant from CENTRO MULTIMEDIA CMM 2010 and has been a fellow in the FONCA (national found for the culture and the arts) at the young artists program for the following editions 2009-2010 and 2011-2012. She currently teaches undergraduate digital media design at the University CENTRO.

DATE and TIME: APRIL, Wednesday 4th 2012 | 7:30 – 9:00 pm.
LOCATION: sdspace 4 art
325 15th Street(between J and K) East Village

Open to the public.
There will be a cash bar!

 

art experimental typography Graphic Design Typography

Ben Van Dyke
benjaminvandyke.com/

Benjamin Van Dyke, MFA University of Michigan, BFA Kendall College of Art & Design. In 2006, Van Dyke was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to the Netherlands where he was artist-in-residence at NLXL in The Hague. During this time, he lent his talents to the implementation of experimental practices for the ministries of education and culture with an analysis on the cultural implications. He has continued his research through site-specific installations of experimental typography. He has been invited to exhibit his work across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Ben Van Dyke

Following his work in The Netherlands, Van Dyke was invited to join the Visual Studies faculty at The State University of New York at Buffalo, where he is Head of the Communication Design program. He also serves as Vice President of DesignInquiry — an international design collective focused on design research and education.

DATE and TIME: NOVEMBER, Wednesday 16th 2011 | 7:30 – 8:30 pm.
LOCATION: sdspace 4 art
325 15th Street(between J and K) East Village

Open to the public.
There will be a cash bar!

activism art digital media locative media mapping photography



http://www.kimstringfellow.com/

Kim Stringfellow is an artist and educator residing in Joshua Tree, California. She teaches multimedia and photography courses at San Diego State University as an associate professor in the School of Art, Design, and Art History. She received her MFA in Art and Technology from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2000.

Her professional practice and research interests address ecological, historical, and activist issues related to land use and the built environment through hybrid documentary forms incorporating writing, digital media, photography, audio, video, installation, mapping, and locative media. Her work investigates repercussions of human development within the western United States evolving out of a rigorously researched area of interest focused on a particular subject, community or region to discuss complex, interrelated issues of the chosen site. Within her research, she attempts to expose human values and political agendas that form our collective understanding of these places. Ultimately, her projects are designed to create awareness, educate, and create a rich dialogue in relation to the subject at hand.

DATE and TIME: OCTOBER, 19th 2011 | 7:30 pm
LOCATION: sdspace 4 art

Open to the public.
There will be a cash bar!