CURRENTS NEW MEDIA 2020

June 12-21, 2020

2019 Partner Openings

Stitching and Weaving in the Digital Age, curated by Christine Duval

Opening Reception: Friday, May, 24th from 6-9 pm @ CURRENTS 826 / free

This exhibition “Stitching and Weaving in the Digital Age” presents the many unexplored relationships between craft and technology and shows through the work of a group of artists, how contemporary art practice has seamlessly embraced both.

Beyond Punch Cards curated by Francesca Rodriguez Sawaya and Renata de Carvalho Gaui
Opening Reception: Friday, May 31, 5 – 7pm @ form & concept center

The artists behind the traveling workshop project Weaving to Code, Coding to Weave curate this international group exhibition. The show features glowing tapestries and robotic looms, offering unexpected perspectives on the links between technology and textiles.

Vasulka Studio Visit
Open Studio: Saturday, June 8, 2pm – 10pm @ Vasulka Studio / free

Take the rare opportunity to visit the Vasulka’s Studio where you will have the chance to see the latest chapter of electronic arts pioneer Woody Vasulka’s constantly evolving experiments in art making – from massive prints to his latest table top work.

People on the Fly by Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau
Opening Recption: Friday, June 14, 5-7pm @ Art House / free

Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau’s People on the Fly makes its U.S. debut at Art House, Santa Fe. In this 2016 interactive installation, the artists’ custom swarming algorithm attracts a virtual swarm of houseflies to a visitor’s captured image.