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Thursday, November 8 • 11:00am - 12:00am
Art in the Digital Age

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Over a decade ago, Napster became a household name when they started a music revolution, transforming the way music is distributed and shared and challenging the role of record labels in an artists' career. Could we be on the verge of a similar revolution in the art world? In an age when artists can easily promote and distribute their own work through online portfolios, social media, personal websites and more, what is the role of the gallery in the 21st century? Are there lessons that visual artists, filmmakers, and creatives of all types can learn from the music industry? 

 


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avatar for Ryan Holladay

Ryan Holladay

Moderator Ryan Holladay is the New Media Curator at Artisphere and one half of the music duo, BLUEBRAIN, along with his brother Hays. Their work is primarily focused on exploring the intersection of art and technology,with projects ranging from a multi-channel walk-through sound installation in an abandoned funeral home to location-based music compositions, designed as iPhone apps for parks such as The National Mall and... Read More →
avatar for Martin Irvine

Martin Irvine

Martin Irvine has been a Professor at Georgetown University for over 20 years, and has done research and teaching in a wide range of interdisciplinary fields, including classical and modern languages and literature, philosophy, semiotics, art history, computer technology, and digital media.  He has a Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he also learned computing on a Unix system in the 1980s and became the first liberal arts... Read More →
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Chris Jagers

Personal Blog: http://chrisjagers.com Chris Jagers is the Founder and CEO of SlideRoom.com. His company provides a web-based applicant management system for organizations to receive and review large numbers of submissions, which usually include creative materials. His background in the arts have fueled his current passion for the web and innovation in general. He received his BFA in studio art from SMU: Meadows School of the Arts, and later an... Read More →
avatar for Jonathan Monaghan

Jonathan Monaghan

Jonathan Monaghan is an artist working in computer animation and 3D printing. His work has been exhibited extensively, including venues such as the BFI Southbank in London, the International Rotterdam Film Festival, the Today Art Museum in Beijing, the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC, and the Anthology Film Archives in New York. He has lectured at Ravensbourne College in London, the College Arts Association, and Tsinghua University in... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2012 11:00am - 12:00am
Artisphere 1101 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22209
  • Room Ballroom

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