As believers in new methodologies and experimentation in the arts, the organizers of SVC have dedicated five areas of the Fair to new media. These areas represent the five different subsets of moving image art being explored today and each area is dedicated to some of the world’s leading practitioners working within those areas.
- Gary Hill, who’s recognized worldwide for his pioneering work in video, will showcase “Depth Charge”, a large-scale 6-channel installation featuring guitarist Bill Frisell and the artist himself.
- The Marina Abramovic Institute, which is devoted to ideas of performance and duration, will present “Mutual Wave Machine,” a large-scale interactive artwork designed for audience participation
- The British Duo Thomson & Craighead will present “Horizon,” which they describe as a ‘narrative clock’ that pulls feeds in real time from different webcams around the world.
- The LOOP/Screen Theater will offer a half dozen artist-films made by some of today’s most significant artists working in film and video.
- The Moving Image Experience Pavilion will offer seven looping video works as presented by an international array of galleries.
Presenting seven important artists by seven prominent galleries on 46 inch single channel HD TV screens.
Marianne Boesky, NYC
Presenting work by Jacco Olivier
Fleisher/Ollman , Philadelphia
Presenting work by Jennifer Levonian
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica
Presenting work by Marco Brambilla
Presenting work by John Wood & Paul Harrison
Postmasters Gallery, NYC
Presenting work by Guy Ben-ner
Honor Fraser, LA
Presenting work by Jeremy Blake
David Castillo Gallery, Miami
Presenting work by Kate Gilmore
Paul Young is a journalist and curator based in Los Angeles. He has been published widely, with articles appearing New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, Variety, Artnews, Art LTD, and Art & Auction. He has also been an art columnist for the Los Angeles Times and written on the work of Raymond Pettibon, Paul McCarthy, Cindy Sherman, Ed Ruscha, Tony Oursler, Chris Burden, Rafael Lozano Hemmer CK, Jillian Wearing CK, Jennifer Steinkamp, TMEMA, David Lynch, Dominik Stauch and many more.
Previous to that he worked as a filmmaker and won numerous awards for his short films and documentaries, and later became an editor at Daily Variety. More recently, he authored Art Cinema (Taschen), a comprehensive overview of how art practices have converged with moving imagery and he curates video programs and exhibitions worldwide. Recent large scale exhibitions include: The AIVA video art festival in Angelholm (2012), “Supertemporal” at the Kulturhuset Museum in Stockholm (2012); “Portugal Arte”, Lisbon’s fist biennial; “The Humorous” at REDCAT/Disney Hall (2011), “CinemaLoop” at the 2010 edition of Arco in Madrid, and “Remote Viewing,” a large scale exhibition of international video art at the ASM in Barcelona (2010).
Mr. Young has also lectured widely on the subject of video art at such venues as the CCCB in Barcelona, the LOOP fair in Barcelona, the Fresh Paint Fair in Tel Aviv, Art Forum Berlin.
He is also the founder and director of Young Projects Gallery in Los Angeles, which is a contemporary art space devoted to moving image art forms. There he has presented the work of Roman Signer, Wood & Harrison, Gary Hill, Michael Snow and many more.