LaTurbo Avedon, Rachel Clarke, and Claudia Hart in person! Film Series : Conversations at the Edge Fall 2017

The Real-Fake

2006-17, Various artists, Various nations, ca. 80 min.

Show Times

  • Thu, Oct 19th 6:00pm

In an epoch defined by avatars, reality bubbles, and the rapid spread of alt-facts, the role of computer simulation technologies and the parallel worlds they produce take on new dimensions. Curated by Claudia Hart, Rachel Clarke, and Pat Reynolds, "The Real-Fake" brings together 23 artists working with 3-D simulation tools to produce a new esthetic and ethic of the fake. For example, the Russian collective AES+F turns geopolitical hierarchies upside down in an uncanny digital trompe l’oeil; Moreshin Allahyari creates an imaginary space to explore the communication breakdowns caused by limitations to Internet access; and the avatar and virtual artist LaTurbo Avedon explores the Internet’s physical manifestations in a new work commissioned for this show. This program is part of a much larger and ongoing project, including additional screenings, gallery exhibitions, and writing. Hart and Clarke will introduce the program and be joined by Avedon for a discussion afterward. Digital file.

Artist LaTurbo Avedon and curators Rachel Clarke and Claudia Hart are scheduled to appear for audience discussion.