Join us for a very interesting talk:
Patrick Lichty will discuss his interest in the relationship of people to place (physical and virtual) through exploration of affect and feeling.
Patrick Lichty (b.1962) is a technologically-based conceptual artist, writer, independent curator, animator for the activist group, The Yes Men, and Executive Editor of Intelligent Agent Magazine. He began showing technological media art in 1989, and deals with works and writing that explore the affective relations between people, media and space. Venues in which Lichty has been involved with solo and collaborative works include the TED Conference, Whitney & Turin Biennials, Maribor Triennial, Performa Performance Biennial, Ars Electronica, and the International Symposium on the Electronic Arts (ISEA).
He also works extensively with virtual worlds, including Second Life, and his work, both solo and with his performance art group, Second Front, has been featured in Flash Art, Eikon Milan, and ArtNews.
He is also an Assistant Professor of Interactive Arts & Media at Columbia College Chicago.