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Selected Exhibitions, Screenings and Public Art Events

2021

Mother Water, group exhibition curated by Kristen Accola and Kat Griefen; other artists in the show include Mary Beth Edelson, Andrea Chung, Nancy Cohen, Merrit Johnson, and Alicia Smith. Accola Griefen Gallery, NYC.

Women’s Punk Art Making Parties, group screening curated by Mary Billyou of “In Residence: A History of A.I.R. Gallery” alongside Johanna Demetrakas’s documentary “WomanHouse.” Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, NY.

2020

Search for Delicious, Solo Screening of nine videos as part of Microscope Gallery’s event series. Curated by Andrea Monti. Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

Teachable Moment, group show curated by Mike Calway-Fagen. Stove Works art space and residency, Chattanooga, TN.

Women’s History Month Screening Series, “In Residence: A History of A.I.R. Gallery” screening alongside artist talk by A.I.R. founder Howardena Pindell. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Governors Island Unearthed, Issue 16, Underwater NY’s online journal. NYC.

2019

Works on Water Summer Project Room. Two-person Show in the Works on Water project space, Governors Island, NYC.

Feels Like a New Beginning, curated by Peter Fulop + Brigitta Varadi. Chashama 1 Brooklyn Bridge Park, NYC.

Best Foot Forward, Current Seen: Big Ideas, Small Venues, RIT’s City Art Space, group show curated by Cecily Culver. Rochester, NY.

Conditions of Exchange, group show curated by Abigail Simon + Esther Boesche. 80 Nassau, NYC.

Light Years: Tales of Diverted Reality | Group screening on the Manhattan Bridge, curators Peter Fulop + Brigitta Varadi | Brooklyn, NY

2018

Pool Party II. Group screening curated by Elle Burchill. Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Works on Water. Group show curated by Underwater NY. House 5B, Governors Island, NYC

Green, Society for Literature, Science and the Arts. Group show. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Another Experiment by Women Film Festival. Group screening curated by Lili White. Anthology Film Archives, NYC

aDifferent Film Festival aCinema. Group screening, curators Janelle VanderKelen + Takahiro Suzuki. Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, WI

animateCologne 5. Group screening curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne. Cologne, Germany

2017

Bio-creation and Peace, ISEA. Group show curated by Walter Castaneda + Sergio Sierra. Manizales, Colombia

Sex Work: Feminist Art + Radical Politics. Special project and historical survey 45 Years of AIR Gallery. Frieze London, London, UK

Vagabond Time Killers. Summer-long group show curated by Eve Biddle, Bowie Zunino + Jeff Barnett-Winsby. Maxon Mills, Wassaic NY

Film-makers’ Coop Annual. Group show curated by Mary Billyou. Next to Nothing Gallery, NYC

2016

Underwater NY. Group show curated by Nicole Haroutunian for Marie Lorenz’s Flow Pool. Recess Art, NYC

Appetite for Destruction. Group Show curated by Eve Biddle, Bowie Zunino and Jeff Barnett-Winsby. Maxon Mills, Wassaic, NY

Push Comes to Shove, Group show curated by Sara Cochran. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ

2015

Fish Stories Community Cookbook created with Rachel Stevens, commissioned by Paths to Pier 42: Two Bridges Neighborhood Council, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, LES Ecology Center, and the Hester Street Collaborative, NYC

Happenland. Group show curated by Eva Davidova and Almudena Baeza Medina. Radiator Gallery, Queens, NY

Embodied Mapping movement research. Supported by iLand + the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC

Mar Sea Sol movement research, Orchard Beach. Collaboration w/ Grisha Coleman + Estrella Payton, produced by iLand, NYC

2014

Locations ISEA, Group show within a pop-up gallery in a traditional wind-tower building in the Al Fahidi Historic District, Dubai, UAE

Billion Oyster Project with the NYC Harbor School, NYC

The Last Brucennial. Group show curated by the Bruce High Quality Foundation, NYC

Meat Cleavers and Screen Savers for the New Age. Group show curated by Jody Wood. Kunsthalle Gallery, Galapagos Art Space, NYC

2013

Now Filmambiente International Environmental Film Festival | Rio de Janeiro, BR

Open Studios, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Swing Space, NYC

Green Screens, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, NYC

Terrestrial Transmissions at the University of Virginia’s Ruffin Gallery. Group show curated by Lydia Moyer. Charlottesville, VA

2012

Scope Art Fair Miami, Pyrite, AR game made with Mitch Miller included as special project, Miami, FL

Machine Wilderness 2012 International Symposium of Electronic Arts, Albuquerque, NM

i-Docs Interactive Documentary Symposium, Bristol, UK

Scope Art Fair NYC, Special Project Pyrite, NYC

2011

Cool Stories II, Shelia C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School, NYC

Scope Art Fair Miami, Special Project Pyrite, Miami, FL

MobilityShifts. The New School, NYC

Cool Stories II. Group screening (daily for a week). Big Screen Plaza on 6th Avenue, NYC

Sea Worthy. Group show curated by Dylan Gauthier. Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NYC

Permutations. Group show curated by Jennifer Parker. Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Cinema Planeta. Environmental Film Festival, Mexico City, MX

Force Majeure. Online screening of my video profile of Helen + Newton Harrison. College Art Association, NYC .

2010

(Re-) Cycles of Paradise. Film festival, Mexico City, MX

Degrees of Separation. Film festival, Playa Del Carmen, MX

Empire. Group show curated by Alison Ward. Conversions Gallery, Bronx, NY

SyFy LowFy.  Group screening curated by Zach Layton. Scope Art Fair, NYC

2009

Living and Dreaming, Artist in the Marketplace group show curated by Micaela Giovannotti. Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

Cool Stories II. Group screening curated by Ann-Marie Melster. City Hall Square, Copenhagen, DK

Cool Stories II. Group screening curated by Ann-Marie Melster. Museo Valenciano de la Illustracion y la Modernidad, Valencia, ES

Meredith Drum. Solo screening curated by Suzanne Fiol. ISSUE Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

ArtPort MakingWaves. Group screening curated by Ann-Marie Melster. Focus 09 Voltahalle, Basel, CH

New On . Group show curated by Kat Griefen. Floating Galleries, Brooklyn, NY

Short Shorts. Group screening curated by Erika Yeomans. Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2008

AIR History Show. Tracey/Barry Gallery, New York University NYC

Night Air.  Group screening curated by Lili White. A.I.R. Gallery, NYC

MT Picks. Group screening curated by Montgomery Knott. Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY

A.I.R. History Gallery Gala. Puck Building, NYC

2006-07

Dance on Video. Group screening curated by Felicia Ballos. Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY

MT Picks. Group screening curated by Montgomery Knott. Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY

Apparitions. Group screening curated by Bradley Eros. Participant, Inc.,  NYC

New Directions. Group screening. Anthology Film Archive NYC

Opens Here. Group screening curated by Marie Lozier. Ocularis Cinema at Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

 

Residencies and Fellowships

2018 – Atlantic Center for the Arts. Three-week live-work residency, May-June. New Symrna Beach, FL

2018 – ChaNorth. Four-week live-work residency, July. Pine Plains, NY

2018 – Underwater New York and Works on Water. Two-week studio space, August. Governors Island, NYC

2017 – Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Two-week live-work residency, June. Amherst, VA

2015 – Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space with Paths to Pier 42.  March-December. 100 Wall Street, NYC

2015 – iLanding Residency with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. May-August. NYC

2014 – Wassaic Artist Residency. Two-month live-work, June-July. Wassaic, NY

2013 – Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Swing Space Residency. Mar-July. Governor’s Island, NYC

2010-2011 – HASTAC Scholar (online fellowship) digital humanities initiative, Duke University

2010 – SSUE Project Room. Artist in Residence. Brooklyn, NY

2009 – Bronx Museum of the Arts Artist in the Marketplace Residency. Bronx, NY

2009 – Robert Flaherty Film Seminar Student Fellowship. Colgate University, NY

 

Selected Grants

2021 – Institute for Creativity Arts and Technology at Virginia Tech for Future Monuments. $21,000.

2021 – Center for Human Computer Interaction at Virginia Tech, matching funds grant for Future Monuments. $5,000.

2015 – Lower Manhattan Cultural Council for Fish Stories Community Cookbook, collaboration with Rachel Stevens. $10,000

2015 – iLand (Interdisciplinary Lab for Art, Nature and Land) for Embodied Mapping. $1000 each

2012 – Wave Farm Distribution Grant for Louisiana Re-storied (a NYS Council on the Arts re-grant). $2,250

2010 – University of California Institute for Research in the Arts Planning Grant. $750

2010 – ISSUE Project Room, Emerging Artist Commission. $1,000

2008 – Experimental Television Center, Finishing Funds Grant for The Double $2,000

 

Selected Paper Presentations + Artist Talks

2021 – ADD + ART. University of Barcelona and online. Peer-review paper. Barcelona, Spain.

2020 – Why Sentience? International Symposium of Electronic Arts” and “Printemps Numérique.” Peer-review paper. Montreal, CA.

2020 – Dematerialization of the Art Experience. New Media Caucus Panel, College Art Association Conference. Peer-review paper. Chicago, IL.

2019 – Lux Aeterna “International Symposium of Electronic Arts.” Peer-review paper. Asia Cultural Center, Gwangju, Republic of Korea.

2018 – Livingroom Light Exchange. Curated by Sarah Burke, Nupur Mathur and Moreshin Allahyari. Invited artist talk. Brooklyn, NY.

2018 – L.A.S.E.R. series sponsored by Leonardo/ISAST, curated by Piero Scaruffi. Invited artist talk. University of San Francisco, CA,

2018 – Green, “Society for Literature, Science and the Arts.” Peer-review paper. University of Copenhagen.

2018 – Intersections, “International Symposium of Electronic Arts.” Peer-review paper. Durban Institute of Technology, Durban, South Africa.

2017 – Bio-Creation and Peace International Symposium on Electronic Art. Peer-review paper. Universidad de Caldes, Manizales, Colombia.

2014 – Locations International Symposium on Electronic Art. Peer-review paper. Zayed University, Dubai, UAE.

2014 – Bodies in Between: Corporeality + Visuality from Historical Avant-garde to Social Media.  Babes-Bolyai University. Peer-review paper. Cluj, Romania.

2013 – iDMAa International Digital Media and Arts Association Conference. Laguna College of Art and Design. Peer-review paper. Laguna, CA.

2013 – PHATT-B. Pratt Institute. Panel Chair; panelists – Teri Rueb, Sarah Drury, Mark Skwarek + John Craig Freeman. NY, NY.

2013 – Pratt Manhattan Gallery. Invited artist talk. Pratt Institute NYC

2013 – University of Maryland, Digital Cultures + Creativity Honors College. Invited artist talk. Maryland.

2013 – New Media Caucus during CAA Conference. Invited lightening talk about. NY, NY.

2013 – University of Virginia, Ruffin Gallery. Invited artist talk. Charlottesville, VA.

2012 – Machine Wilderness International Symposium of Electronic Arts. Peer-reviewd artist talk. Albuquerque, NM.

2012 – Mobility Shifts International Future of Learning Summit. Peer-reviewed artist talk. NY, NY.

 

Published Scholarly Articles

2013 | “Place-based, Somatic Augmented Reality as Critical Practice” | AR(t) Magazine. Web.

2013 | “Somatic Shifts: Augmented Reality and the Corporal Body” | Media-N Journal. V9.

 

Invitational Participation in Benefits

2019 | Filmmakers Coop Summer Benefit, Oct 2019

2017 | Filmmakers Coop Summer Benefit, invited by Mary Billyou, August 2017

2017 | Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Spring Benefit, invited by Kay Takeda, May 2017

2017 | Wassaic Project Spring Benefit, invited by Eve Biddle, February 2017

2016 | Wassaic Project Spring Benefit, invited by Eve Biddle, February 2016

 

Selected Press, Interviews and Discussions in Academic Texts

2018 Barbara Brown Wilson. Resilience for All: Striving for Equity Through Community-Driven Design. Island Press. | Discussion of Paths to Pier 42 including Fish Stories Community Cookbook (collaboration with Rachel Stevens). Print.

2017 Gu, Yan. “Interviews with Feminist Experimental Filmmakers.” | Published online by Irene Lusztig and Julie Wyman. Online.

2015 Yip, Jennifer. “The Making of Paths to Pier 42” Online.

2015 | Miguel Aguando, Juan. Emerging Perspectives on the Mobile Content Evolution IGI Global.  Print.

2014 | Lester, Paul. Digital Innovations for Mass Communications: Engaging the Users. Routledge | Discussion of Oyster City. Print.

2013 | Moyer, Lyda. “Terrestrial Transmissions: Notes from a curator.” in At Length. Online.

2013 | burrough, xtine. Foundations of Digital Art and Design. New Riders/Peachpit Press | inclusion of Oyster City. Print.

2013 | “Interview with Meredith Drum” | Stigmart VIDEOFocus. Online.

2012 | Machine Wilderness ISEA 2012 catalog | inclusion of Desert Oyster. Print.

2009, July 9 | Johnson, Ken. Arts Section, New York Times. | review of AIM 29 at the Bronx Museum of the Arts; Johnson’s review favored my video The Double. Print and online.

 

Published Creative Writing

2017 | “A Score for Mar, Sea, Sol” in A Field Guide to iLanding, 53 State Press and iLand, NYC

2002 | “Asha” (short story) in Pierogi Press, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2001 | “On the Ramparts” (short play) in Insurance Magazine, NYC

2000 | “Hands”, “Hotel Delano”, “The Mattress”, + “Civic Remedy Almanac” (poems) selected by Guest Editor Paul Muldoon | Ploughshares, Boston, MA

 

Curatorial Experience

2021 | Beyond Tyranny and Fear: the River is Here: Light Year 66 |  screening projection on the Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn. Co-curated with Eva Davidova. Included work by Tabita Rezaire, Jen Liu, Gretta Louw, Kaya Joan, and Jessica Segall. Produced by the Leo Kuelbs Collection. 

2017 | Electric Breath | Emerge 2017. Included work by Katie Torn, Claudia Hart, Marina Zurkow, Eva Davidova | Tempe, AZ

2017 | Nasty Women Phoenix exhibition and Planned Parenthood Arizona benefit, Phoenix, AZ

2010-2011 | Wednesday Night Cinema Society co-programmed w/ Associate Professor Irene Gustafson, screening series, UC Santa Cruz.

2010 | Hurricane Season co-programmed w/ Rachel Stevens, ISSUE Project Room.

2009 | On the Contrary: Recent Artists’ Videos Concerning War in the Middle East, co-programmer w/ Mary Billyou, SCOPE NYC.

2009 | Women’s Experimental Cinema, co-programmer w/ Suzanne Fiol, Marie Losier + Rebecca Cleman, ISSUE Project Room.

2007 | Material Matter: American Abstract Artists Annual Show, co-curator with Kat Griefen, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2007 | Curator / Producer, The First Annual Bronx Youth Film Festival, Crotona Park, Bronx, NY.Mike C

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