Since the beginning
Works in Brooklyn, New York United States of America


Artists M. River and T. Whid formed MTAA in 1996 and soon after began to explore the internet, video, software and sculpture as mediums for their conceptually-based art. The duo’s exhibition history includes group shows and screenings at The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Postmasters Gallery and Artists Space, all in New York City, and at The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. In "New Media Art" (Taschen, 2006), authors Mark Tribe and Reena Jana describe MTAA’s "One Year Performance Video (aka samHsiehUpdate)" as “a deftly transparent demonstration of new media’s ability to manipulate our perceptions of time.” The collaboration has earned grants and awards from Creative Capital,, Eyebeam, New Radio & Performing Arts, Inc. and The Whitney Museum of American Art.

Upgrade Vancouver//with Jeremy Isao Speier

Kate Armstrong:

It's that time again!

At the Upgrade on Wednesday, December 14th at 8pm we will be hearing from Jeremy Isao Speier. After the talk we'll adjourn to the Whip Gallery [209 east 6th avenue] for a little holiday drink. Join us for the last Upgrade of 2005!

In his work Isao Speier manufactures objects using obsolete technologies, creating new art forms and visual models. Isao Speier will talk about his kinetic sculptures, which work with rudimentary technology and explore the science of motion, space and time, and about the process of working with electro - mechanical bodies of motion. He will also talk about his background in film and painting, and show work from his installation, Kinetics.

Jeremy Isao Speier is a graduate of The Emily Carr College of Art & Design. A Japanese-Canadian, Speier is an interdisciplinary artist who works in film/video, new media, kinetic sculpture and sound, painting and assemblage and installation. He is a Vancouver based artist and his work has been exhibited in Canada in various group or solo exhibitions, including at: The Red Head Gallery, Latitude 53, Access Artist Run Centre, Vancouver New Music, p | m Gallery, Helen Pitt ARC, The Ministry of Casual Living, Gallery 101, The Western Front.

When: Wednesday, December 14th at 8pm
Where: Western Front, 303 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver, Canada
FREE! Everyone welcome.


On NowPublic:

READ ON » #3 will launch its new website at Artist Space on Tuesday, Dec. 13th from 6-9 p.m.. Artist Space is located at 35 Green Street. Admission is free. was created in 2000 by co-founders Warren Neidich and Nathalie Anglès, as a site for works of visual art, film, writing, architecture whose ideas are in the territory of perception, cognition and cultural studies.

For more information contact: Stefania Heim at Artists Space (212)-226-3970 EXT. 306 or Liz Webster at Pointed Leaf Press (212) 535-1086.


Launch: Inaugural Issue of Octopus

Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 17:50:01 -0800 From: kelly kirshtner Subject: Octopus: A Journal of Visual Studies To: shannon kirshtner Greetings: The graduate students of the Program in Visual Studies at the University of California, Irvine are happy to announce the inaugural issue of Octopus, a new journal in the field of Visual Studies. Scheduled to be [...]


Images from Bill Viola Show

Bill Viola
Images from Bill Viola Show (2005, 17MB, 3:12 min.)

The New York gallery James Cohan is currently presenting an exhibition of new works by pioneering video artist- Bill Viola.
gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10-6 PM. (until Dec. 22 2005).


December on Empyre: Art and cognition- empyre december

———- Forwarded message ———- From: “raquel renno” To: Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 02:28:28 +0100 Subject: art and cognition- empyre december Art and cognition- empyre december There are many approaches to the art and cognition theme that we hope that will take place according to the different points-of-view of the guests (Luigi Pagliarini, David Cuartielles,Andy Gracie and Raquel Paricio) and empyre members. [...]