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Jenny Vogel: Project Blue Book Series
Shane Mecklenburger: Semi-Automatic
West Gallery
September 28-October 14, 2010
Lecture: Tuesday, September 28, 4pm
Press Release [doc]


Like A Blind Man #3 / Graphite on Xerox Transfer

Jenny Vogel (born in Germany) lives in New York and North Texas. She works in video, photography and computer arts. Vogel's art explores the world as viewed through new media technology using web-cameras, blogs and Google searches as source material. She received her MFA from Hunter College (NYC) in 2003. She is a NYFA fellow in Computer Arts and is currently an Assistant Professor of New Media Art at the University of North Texas. Her work has been screened and exhibited in group and solo shows in numerous locations and galleries: Art in General, NYC; Dallas Museum of Art; San Francisco Camerawork; Arnolfini Museum, UK; The Siberia Biennial, Russia; The Swiss Institute, NYC; EFA Gallery, NYC; Kunstwerke, Berlin; PS1 Contemporary Art Center, NYC.

'Semi-Automatic' Sculpture with 'Halcyon Atmosphere' Video

Shane Mecklenburger's work explores cultural value and identity. Recent projects examine the way popular media conflates entertainment, war, the market and art to construct masculinity. He is an Assistant Professor of New Media Art at the University of North Texas and received his MFA in Film, Video & New Media from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been exhibited in the U.S. and internationally at The Ubersee-Museum, Bremen, Germany; The Japanese-American College of the Arts, San Francisco; Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Axiom Gallery, Cambridge; and the University of Virginia Fine Arts Library, and the Dallas Museum of Art.

Selected images from the exhibition.


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