New Media in Mexico City!

From: jonCates (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Mar 30 2006 - 14:53:51 PST

New Media in Mexico City!
a panel discussion with: Eusebio Bañuelos, Arcángel Constantini and
Mario de Vega
on Wednesday 2006.04.05 4:30 PM
[FRAY] - Film, Video and New Media Department
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603

New Media in Mexico City, a panel discussion with Mexico City based
curators and organizers Eusebio Bañuelos (Video artist and Moving
Image curator at The CENTRO MULTIMEDIA), Arcángel Constantini (Net
Art, Web Art and New Media curator, organizer and artist) and Mario
de Vega (New Media, Sound artist and musician). Join us to hear from
and engage in conversation with hese accomplished and active young
curators and learn about the dynamic and very different ways in which
New Media manifests in Mexico City!

* Eusebio Bañuelos is the Moving Image and Video curator at The
CENTRO MULTIMEDIA (the Multimedia Center) in Mexico City. The CENTRO
MULTIMEDIA is a major hub of New Media arts in Mexico City if not the
premier venue and institution for New Media art.

* Arcángel Constantini curates Net Art, Web Art and New Media
projects and is the director of the encuentros efimeros (ephemeral
encounter) project. Constantini also curates the inmerso cyberlounge
museo tamayo (cyberlounge museum tamayo) space for New Media, Net Art
and Sound projects. As an artist, Constantini is a part of the
internally recognized New Media collectives and collaboratives, and

* Mario de Vega is a New Media and Sound artist working
collaboratively in the f4rm project. Mario de Vega is based in Mexico
City and has participated widely in international digital arts events
FESTIVAL 2002 and mutek.

* (A) MEXICAN r4WB1t5 macro.Fest brings these artists, organizers and
curators and 6 of their peers from Mexico City to Chicago to
organize, participate and perform these decentralized events. This
r4WB1t5 macro.Fest runs for 4 days from THURSDAY 2006.04.06 until
SUNDAY 2006.04.09 in 4 spaces. The CHI-TOWN ARENA (a Mexican
wrestling venue in Pilsen), EN3MY (Chicago's most recent art space
dedicated to sound and art in Wicker Park), BUSKER (audio/visual
projects and new media programming in East Village) and POLVO
(Pilsen's alternative art space) will all host individual micro.Fests
on each day of the expanded macro.Fest. These free and open events
are organized and curated by Eusebio Bañuelos, Arcángel Constantini,
David Somellera, Rogelio Sosa and Mario de Vega from Mexico City and
facilitated in Chicago by Amanda Gutierrez, jon.satrom and jonCates.

* [FRAY]
The New Media in Mexico City panel discussion is a part of the
distributed [FRAY] New Media series in the Film, Video and New Media
Department at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

* Upcoming [FRAY] screening at Conversations at the Edge:
Thursday 2006.05.04 @ 6:00 PM CALCULATIONS: Pioneers of Computer

* Upcoming [FRAY] Conference in the Department of Film, Video and New
Saturday, 2006.05.13 @ 2:00 - 6:00 PM Discussions with Annette
Barbier (UNREAL-ESTATES and Interactive Arts and Media Department
Columbia College), Ryan Griffis (The Temporary Travel Office,
YOUgenics and The School of Art & Design University of Illinois at
Champaign Urbana), Mark Hansen (Professor in English Language &
Literature, Cinema & Media Studies; University of Chicago), Lynn
Marie Kirby (California College of the Arts), PILOT TV, Rob Ray
(DEADTECH and dorkbot Chicago), Lincoln Schatz (OPEN-NODE and The
Upgrade! Chicago) and Daniel Tucker (AREA Chicago).

* Links:

Eusebio Bañuelos:
Arcángel Constantini:
inmerso cyberlounge museo tamayo: http:/ http:/ http:/
Mario de Vega:
(A) MEXICAN r4WB1t5 macro.Fest:
Conversations at the Edge:
Gene Siskel Film Center:
Video Data Bank:

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