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Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/15/2024
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Location
Holmes Auditorium

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Resident Artists Kara Güt and Clare Gatto, two image-based digital artists working collaboratively on hybrid installations inspired by fantasy role-play video game design, will give a public presentation on Thursday, February 8 at 4:30pm in Holmes Auditorium.


In Residence: February 5 – 18, 2024

The artists’ installations are based in the world of a fictitious fantasy of their own making, called “The Cloud of Unknowing.” Each installation serves as a “level” for the game, becoming a generated constellation of patterns and texture, using the image as its central building material. Using strategies of input/output, they construct spaces that collage the physical and digital, creating imperfect translations and impossible objects. Existing within this precarious duality, the works emerge as copies of copies, or artifacts extruded through digital space and back again. The duo attended Ohio State University and Cranbrook Academy of Art. They live and work in Detroit, MI and Cleveland, OH respectively. Each maintains an individual practice, are involved in the artist community of the Midwest, and exhibit nationally and internationally.

The Institute for Electronic Arts is a high technology research studio facility within the School of Art and Design, NYSCC, Alfred University, New York. The IEA encourages and supports projects that involve interactive multi-media systems, experimental sonic/video production, digital imaging, and publications. The IEA is committed to developing cultural interactions spurred by technological experimentation and artistic investigations.

The IEA is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, the Schein-Joseph Endowment and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr Foundation.

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