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Karen Hanmer, RetroTech

Altgeld Hall 116, First floor, West end
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
60115 DeKalb
Illinois

August 25th, 2009 - October 10th, 2009
Opening: August 25th, 2009 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside areas listed)
EMAIL:  
artmuseum@niu.edu
PHONE:  
815-753-1936
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday Noon - 7 p.m.; Sunday Noon - 4 p.m.
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
NIU Art Museum
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Northern Illinois University
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION
Karen Hanmer: Retro Tech
Chicago artist Karen Hanmer looks back at early forms of technology to see their impact on us. Her History and Technology series of artists books links the creative process of the artist with that of the inventor, explorer or scientist.

The BEAUT.E (CODE) installation explores aesthetic values in the art of computer programming and includes creative documentation of interviews with software engineers regarding what they find beautiful or compelling about well-written software.