6 MAY 2022
TECHSPRESSIONISM: Digital and Beyond is open now.
Many artists from different countries congratulate the curator Colin Goldberg for presenting such a large physical international event at the prestigious gallery of Southampton Art Centre, New York, the native place of the curator and the doyen of the 21st century social art movement.
Colin Goldberg first coined the term “techspressionism” as a title for a solo Exhibition in 2011and later celebrated the movement all over the world. He along with curator, art historian and critic Helen Harrison and eminent artists Patrick Lichty, Steve Miller and Oz Van Rosen developed this collaborative art movement using digital technology to convey subjective, emotional experiences.
TECHSPRESSIONISM: Digital and Beyond includes paintings, sculptures, NFTs, videos, animations, installations and prints of over 90 artists of Techspressionism all over the world including eminent artists Colin Goldberg (USA), Victor Acevedo ( USA), Suzanne Anker (USA), Clive Golden (Canada), Steve Miller (USA), Ikatch (Germany), Joseph Nechvatal (France), Andy Thomas (Australia), Malavika Mandal Andrew (India ), Frank Gillette (USA) and Patrick Lichty (USA), Negin Ehtesabian (Iran) and Cynthia DiDonato (USA).
Here the artists meet bi-weekly to present their work and discuss matters relating to art and technology at Salons, a place in cyberspace.
The first Techspressionist Salon was held on 1 September 2020, in which the working definition of Techspressionism was decided as “an artistic approach in which technology is utilized as a means to express emotional experience” and a “21st century artistic and social movement.”
Salons are attended by artists listed in the Techspressionist Artists Index and each meetup opens with artist presentations of 20 minutes duration followed by Question & Answers (Q&A) and open discussions.
The Salons session will open at 5.0 PM to 7 PM (ET) and artists as well as public can attend.
The upcoming salon, FEMME TECH will be on 11 May 2022, 5.30 to 7.00 PM Eastern Time (ET).
The renowned artists Anne Spalter, Nina Sobel, Cynthia Beth Rubin, Karen LaFleur, Renata Janiszewska, Darcy Gerbarg, Negin Ehtesabian, Dubwoman aka Glovanna Sun, Cynthia DiDonato and Sue Beyer will be attending the Salon.
The FEMME Tech Salon will be moderated by Roz Dimon, a pioneering digital artist and known for her interactive media paintings like PALE MALE, an edition in the collection of The 9/11 Memorial Museum.
On 17 May 2022 (6. 00 PM – 7. 00) (ET), TECHSPRESSIONISM – DIGITAL & BEYOND Curator Colin Goldberg will discuss Techspressionism’s genesis, survey its present flowering and imagine its potential, moderated by Helen Harrison, the Exhibition advisor and director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Centre.
On 22 May 2022, TECHSPRESSIONISM artist Christine Sciulli, the renowned installation artist will discuss her exhibition installation and process in the event. Her installations have shown widely including American Academy of Arts and Letters 2014 Invitational, Guild Hall Museum, Parrish Art Museum and Cologne’s MAKK.
EAST END TECH Salon will be held on 25 May 2022, moderated by Steve Miller, the eminent multi-media artist who makes paintings, screenprints, artist books and sculptures. He explores the influence of science and technology through his art and has exhibited at many countries including at the National Academy of Sciences, the Hong Kong Art Centre, Rose Art Museum.
On 31 May 2022, internationally renowned artist Shimon Attie will respond to the Exhibition in light of technology’s expressive potential for re-imagining relationships between space, time, place, memory and identity in a Virtual Talk – “Responding to Techspressionism.”
Shimon Attie is an internationally renowned visual artist whose work spans photography, video, installations, public projects and new media.
Techspressionism – Digital & Beyond is on show till 4 June 2022 at the Southampton Arts Center, New York.
Images credit: Hamptons Drone Images / Joanna Steidle, Oz Van Rosen, Colin Goldberg