Krowswork is very pleased to announce the Summer of Video Art: Oakland Video Vague—a rolling wave of video projects, installations, performances, and single channel works to be presented over the course of July and August. The program begins on July 1st, with the Oakland Art Murmur First Friday and continues through August 27th.
Krowswork is also pleased to welcome Glenn Phillips, curator of media art at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, who will talk about the state of video art in California. Lecture at 4 pm, Saturday, August 13th. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
The second wave, The Feel of the Water, begins on First Friday, August 5 and features:
"Because" - an installation/video environment by Dale Hoyt that explores the space of the room he lives in, emulating the colors, textures and light associated with that space. Featuring eleven of his neighbors, the video was all shot within ten feet of his bed.
"Video Landscapes" by Kim Miskowicz
"Untitled (June 4, 2007 Anniversary of Tiananmen Square)" by Lisa K. Blatt
"Red/White" by Carolyn Radlo and Alanna Simone
"Whispering Beast" by George Pfau
"Backyard Unicorn" by Monica Peck
"Drift" by Darrin Martin "Green Globe" by Peter Max Lawrence
"Explicate no.2: Nothing to be Understood" by Conrad Meyers
"Wheels of Fortune" by Lucinda Luvaas
"Revealed" by Daniel Konhauser
"Yellow Mobilers" by Torsten Zenas Burns
"Animal Stories" by Carol Selter
"Allegory: Michael Jackson" by Sian Amoy
On view through August 27th
August 13th - Conversation with Getty curator Glenn Phillips
August 26th - The Spontaneous Underground Presents Laser Fest: underground video and performance curated by Shalo P
August 27th - Just announced: Conversation with SFMOMA assistant media arts curator Tanya Zimbardo followed by live video performances by Kim Miskowicz and Tommy Becker.
The first wave began on First Friday, July 1st (through July 23rd), with
The Shape of the Wave, featuring:
In the Project Room: Will Erokan's video wall installation, "RAINBOW Programming," an exercise in Physiological/Spiritual Tactile Manipulation. The piece probes methods of control pioneered by both religious and intelligence groups (Binaural Frequencies, Stroboscopic Visuals, Reactive Mind Commands, the 25th Shot System, Monarch Programming, Infrasound, etc).
In the Main Space: "MOTJ above TMCJ Under" video + performance by Wafaa Yasin (performance at 7 pm & repeated at 8) "Ground Breaking" by Michael Zheng Video installation by Cybele Lyle
In the Pew Room: "Lodge" by Reece Camp Carter "Phoenix" by Dickson Schneider "RFB in Three Dimensions" by RKDB
In the Studio: "Mortal Treasures" by Farley Gwazda "Fourth Dementia" by Matthew Draving "Double Shadow" Installation by Hunter Longe "Slaves" by Elizabeth Orr
Outside: Chris Sollars presents a new video work, created in tandem with his work at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Bay Area Now 6.
And at 9 pm a live audio performance by sound installation artists Eurostache in the Pew Room
July 23rd, 8PM- DOUBLE HEADER SCREENING: FACE TIME featuring Steve Reinke, Steina, Kristin Lucas, Kerry Laitala, David Hevey, and Anthony Discenza, curated by Darrin Martin. FOLLOWED BY VIDEO AGAINST VIDEO featuring Buky