Natalie Bookchin (USA) My Meds, from the series Testament (2009 1:10 min.)
Natalie Bookchin (USA) My Meds, from the series Testament (2009 1:10 min.)

ENHANCED VISION – DIGITAL VIDEO talk with Kathy Rae Huffman

April 14, 2016 – 7pm to 8:30pm

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, in partnership with Video Pool Media Arts Centre, is pleased to present a talk by curator Kathy Rae Huffman. Huffman will deliver a lecture on Enhanced Vision-Digital Video exhibition, the first online video exhibition presented by the ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community, Enhanced Vision.

Enhanced Vision – Digital Video focuses on digital methodologies to enhance the moving image, especially looking at how effects can reveal specific meaning and content. Each work brings its own unique,original artistic style to reveal a socially significant issue, such as pollution, surveillance, personal/public space, and disaster (political, natural, nuclear, and technological).

Video Pool Media Arts Centre will host Kathy Rae Huffman from 10 – 17 April, 2016 while she researches Video Pool’s archive of videos.

Kathy Rae Huffman is a freelance curator, networker and media art collector. She has held curatorial posts at the Long Beach Museum of Art, The ICA Boston, and Cornerhouse, Manchester (UK). She was Professor of Electronic Arts at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. From 1990, she was based in Vienna, then in Northern England and lastly in Berlin until 2013. Huffman currently resides in Ventura County, Southern California. Her current curatorial project is Enhanced Vision – Digital Video, an online exhibition for the SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community .