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Catalog view is the alternative 2D representation of our 3D virtual art space. This page is friendly to assistive technologies and does not include decorative elements used in the 3D gallery.

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ExFEST

Within the World Titled ExFest
Credited to ExTV (SAIC)
Opening date October 21st, 2020
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Artworks in this space:

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The Bonsai Paradox, Pt. 1

Artist name Gloria Duan
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4:22, 1920 x 1080 px, Color, Stereo. 'This work explores transplantation, simulacra, and what is natural for individuals that contend with cultural sensitivities and traumas from being seen as artificial or other. Similar to how celadon became of material interest separate from and including its relationship to jade, bonsai became of spiritual significance separate from and including its relationship to landscape, and digital space exists separately from but also included in the physical-- Asian Diasporas are complex and unique cultural modalities separate from and including their Asian and locally assimilated cultures.'

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Finish Line

Artist name Chanina Katz
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toy car, big dreams

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Carving Carp

Artist name Meimei Song
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7:55, 1920 x 1080 px, Color, No Sound. 'Since fall 2019, I have started a project trying to use physical installation and performative lectures to illustrate the “Asian Carp issue” in the United State. These adaptive and fast-growing carp fish were framed as a national issue concerning millions of Americans. As an artist and a foreigner who has living in the state for over a decade, the mixed usage of languages around the so-called Asian Carp is not only concerning, but points to our deeply tangled relationship with our land, ecosystems, and nature. Carving carp is a browser based video that creates an alternative narration to the story of Asian carps. In attempt to deconstruct the language used to weaponized the fish.'

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Touchless Voyeur

Artist name Kelly Xi
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1:57, 1080 × 1920px, Color, Stereo. Made in quarantine for Selenas Mountain 'Reality used to be a friend of mine' in benefit of the NAACP and The Audre Lorde Project. Closing a chapter of work on disembodiment and deimatic adaptation against predation, we willow limbless against the wind, a sapling splitting against any staying aid, no more. The short, text-driven 3D performance whips through exploit, power, and love in coexistence, a fickle latency only realized in the airlessness of void. At the forefront of my obsessions are bioarchitected speculative ecologies, detritivorous nutrient cycling, epigenetic change and immunomodulation.

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A Digital Landscape

Artist name Chanina Katz
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two selves

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Leap Frog

Artist name Chanina Katz
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jacking eadweard muybridge's work

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Mushroom's World

Artist name Michelle Flitman
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A glimpse into Mushroom's World.

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Sun Hottie

Artist name Alexander Paide
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Sun babe relaxing in the clouds

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Shore

Artist name Alexander Paige
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Foggy shoreline

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Social Connection

Artist name Anavi Bhushan Nugyal
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reflection on now

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Liquid Cats

Artist name Sam Hoffman
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Just some cats being poured like liquids

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Liquid Cats

Artist name Sam Hoffman
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Just some cats being poured like liquids

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Sie Wird Heute Mutter

Artist name Jinlee
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0:23, 720 x 480 px, B/W, Stereo. Jinlee makes work today. She is going to be a mother today.

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ExFEST 2020 Online Exhibition

ExFEST 2020 Online Exhibition
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ExFEST Artists 2020

ExFEST Artists 2020
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Origins

Artist name Cecilia Tyrrell
Artwork Description:

8:58, 1920 x 1080 px, Color, Stereo. Cartography, caves, oracles and vessels, Origins exists as a collection of animations, born from a single pulsing orb. Originally intended as a multi-surfaced installation, the work has now shifted and transformed to an online presence for the viewer to immerse themselves within and explore. For a long time I’ve been interested in an area called Dungeness, a shingle beach in the south of England, UK. The site is home to an ecological reserve and as its backdrop a vast nuclear power station. I’m drawn to the eerie nature these two create together and has influenced the sound for this piece. I decided to use a combination of ‘predictive’ rhythmic sounds and more organic dysfunctional sounds to embellish the lurking nature of the sonic landscape.

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I Can't See!

Artist name Elliot Seon
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2:54, 1920 x 1080 px, Color, Stereo. My bad eyesight causes me a lot of existential anxieties; as my eyesight worsens my connection to things becomes indefinite, obscured, vague. The process of trying to correct my poor eyesight is uncomfortable and visceral. Though going blind is one of my greatest fears, I am already experiencing a type of blindness and I explore what that does to a person's perception and experience.

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Repair The Mother

Artist name Keming Li
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4:11, 1920 x 1080 px, Color, No sound. Repair the Mother is an animation about healing the historical trauma through collective retelling of history. With highly symbolized characters and frames, the animation shows how the "Mother", the group that's been through trauma, was hurt by the representations of war, famine, homelessness and massacre, and was finally healed by her children (the people, in our era). Through remembering and retelling the history, we are able to take back the lost voices in the traumas, see the history in a new light, and finally, gain the strength to heal the broken souls of the past.

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Degrading (PREVIEW)

Artist name Wantong Yao
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Browser-based media. Degrading is a real-time generated environment utilizing first-person shooting mechanism to talk about memory loss, data degradation, and aggression of gaze. Unlike traditional shooting games, degrading allows only minimal, passive interactions merely through the action of gazing.

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Undertow (PREVIEW)

Artist name Quick Abdullah
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Browser-based media. An interactive 360/VR Short exploring enviornments created from and textured by the fractured street maps of minority neighboorhoods adjacent to industrial sites.

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Cottage (The Romantic App)

Artist name Max Reber
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The Romantic App, an augmented-reality application, uses the Art Institute of Chicago’s Impressionist, Post Impressionists and entire nineteenth century painting and decorative arts collection as augmented trackables. The objective goal of the class was to curate and intervene with the canonical works in collaboration with the long-dead creators and bring revitalized meaning to the people of the twenty-first century. https://www.arthistorians.net/pilot/virtual-installations

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Tehamana (The Romantic App)

Artist name Audrea Wah
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The Romantic App, an augmented-reality application, uses the Art Institute of Chicago’s Impressionist, Post Impressionists and entire nineteenth century painting and decorative arts collection as augmented trackables. The objective goal of the class was to curate and intervene with the canonical works in collaboration with the long-dead creators and bring revitalized meaning to the people of the twenty-first century. https://www.arthistorians.net/pilot/virtual-installations

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The Bathers (The Romantic App)

Artist name Parinda Mai Waniwat
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The Romantic App, an augmented-reality application, uses the Art Institute of Chicago’s Impressionist, Post Impressionists and entire nineteenth century painting and decorative arts collection as augmented trackables. The objective goal of the class was to curate and intervene with the canonical works in collaboration with the long-dead creators and bring revitalized meaning to the people of the twenty-first century. https://www.arthistorians.net/pilot/virtual-installations

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The Event Will Tell (The Romantic App)

Artist name Yshao Lin
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The Romantic App, an augmented-reality application, uses the Art Institute of Chicago’s Impressionist, Post Impressionists and entire nineteenth century painting and decorative arts collection as augmented trackables. The objective goal of the class was to curate and intervene with the canonical works in collaboration with the long-dead creators and bring revitalized meaning to the people of the twenty-first century. https://www.arthistorians.net/pilot/virtual-installations

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