Are you interested in new media art and technology? Do you want to transform your craft and shape the future of art? Join the community!
At OK! Transmit No.5 we're excited to continue our speaker series!
Santiago Echeverry is a Colombian American New Media Producer and Artist, with a background in Television, Video and Performance Art. Thanks to the Fulbright Grant, he received his Master's degree from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at NYU. He taught Interactivity at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and then relocated to Florida in the Fall of 2005 to teach Interactive Media at the University of Tampa. He started exhibiting internationally in 1992, participating in festivals such as Siggraph, FILE and the Japan Media Arts Festival, among others. His interests are non-linear narration, video-art, interactive design, creative code and queer expressions. His latest project, the Cabaret, is a series of videos and prints created with the Kinect sensor with code in Processing 3.0, that studies drag queens, go-go dancers, DJs, nudists and bartenders, members and supporters of a vibrant LGBTQ community. All his works are available online at www.santi.tv
Gregg Perkins was born in Madison, Wisconsin, and currently lives in Tampa, Florida. He received a BA in philosophy and an MFA in painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Utilizing film, video, photography, digital media and historical research, his work questions how the fictional can alter the construction of cultural and social narratives. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, recently appearing at Bleu Acier Gallery, Tampa, FL, the North Carolina Museum of Art, and the St Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL. His films have screened at the Dallas, Sarasota, SoundUnseen and Wisconsin Film Festivals. He is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of the Film, Animation and New Media Department at The University of Tampa.
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OK! Transmit seeks to build a diverse and collaborative community focused on cross-disciplinary art and technology practices.
Topics and interests include: Creative Coding; Algorithmic & Generative Art; Machine Learning; Bio Art; Robotic & Kinetic Art; Interactive Media Installations; Experimental Light & Sound; Experimental Music & Sound; Film & Animation; AR/VR & Game Art; as well as Traditional Crafts Transformed.
This meetup is supported by a grant from the Saint Petersburg Arts Alliance, and by Duncan McClellan Gallery (DMG).