Monday 24 July 2006, 6pm
The Physics Room
Nina Czegledy will talk about the intersection of art and science in her practice, focusing particularly on her latest project Resonance http://www.resonance-electromagneticbodies.net.
Nina Czegledy, media artist, curator and writer, has collaborated on international projects, produced time based and digital works, and participated in workshops, forums and festivals worldwide. She has exhibited her work with the ICOLS group and toured with the Girls&Guns collective and the Achtung Baby! project in East Europe.
Czegledy's latest Aurora Feast Public Art Collaborative Project has been presented at Heureka the Finnish Science Centre, Finland, and is invited to the upcoming Waves Fesitval in Riga, Latvia. Resonance, the Electromagnetic Bodies Project, Digitized Bodies Virtual Spectacles and the Aurora Projects reflect Nina's art&science&technology interest. These projects focus on the changing perception of the environment and the human body and are presented via on-line and on-site events. The Resonance project is touring in five European capitals in 2005/2006. Czegledy initiated Points of Entry, the first Canadian/ Australian/New Zealand digital arts collaboration. Code Zebra, Sifting Time, Shifting Space curated by Czegledy was shown at Women Arts Resource Center, Toronto (2005) and the Reconnaissance, Finnish exhibition atInterAcces,Toronto (2006). Over the years Czegledy produced over 35 digital art/video programs presented in more than 25 countries.
Her academic lectures and international conference presentations lead to numerous publications in books and journals worldwide. Czegledy is the president of Critical Media, a Canadian based Knowledge Institute. She is a member of the LEAuthors as well as the Leonardo SpaceArt Network. An advisor to the UNESCO DigiArts Portal and the international space art network.
Nina Czegledy is a Senior Fellow at KMDI, University of Toronto, Adjunct Associate Professor at Concordia University, Montreal and the current Chair of the Inter Society for the Electronic Arts (ISEA).