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Building A Future Human Bodies

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Building A Future Human Bodies

Time: June 13, 2012 at 6pm to December 31, 2012 at 7pm
Location: The NYFA Gallery, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740 | Brooklyn, NY 11201
Street: 20 Jay Street, Suite 740
City/Town: Brooklyn, NY 11201
Website or Map: http://www.nyfa.org
Phone: chin@123soho.com
Event Discipline: new, media, with, interactive, performance
Organized By: Chin Chih Yang
Latest Activity: Jun 14, 2012

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Too often, it seems, artists use technology in a way that makes the works stand by themselves: mute, indifferent to human communication. In contrast with this kind of art, my work instances how technology can be used to further interactive communication, while at the same time indicating the potentials dangers (such as alienation) specific to mediated communication. I will use several of my projects to broach how artists use technology to present their art works: both positive and negative examples. The project will emphasize how some artists let technology overshadow their art, and also pose an alternative to this form of practice, showing how technology can be an essential tool when subordinated to aesthetic concerns.

The work is about what humans will become if modified by technological devices. Our future bodies will probably be significantly modified by technical appendages. The audience and I will present the potential of the human body, and the potential of technology as a fully integrated means of communication.

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