This program has finished.
- Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016, 7:00 pm
- Venue: Lecture Hall, International House of Japan
- Artist: Alex Dodge (Visual Artist; US-Japan Creative Artists Program Fellow)
- Language: English (with consecutive interpretation)
- Co-sponsored by the Japan-US Friendship Commission (JUSFC)
- Admission: Free (reservations required)
In this artist talk, visual artist Alex Dodge will address the complexity of creating a physical art object in the age of digital networks and how evolving technologies continue to reshape the role of the artist as cultural agent. Beginning with the question, “How can we create something that we cannot imagine?,” Dodge will guide us through his work and his personal journey through information theory, philosophy, computer code, linguistics, and Japanese culture.
Bio: Alex Dodge lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Dodge’s studio practice has consistently explored the promise of technology as it interacts with and shapes human experience. His work is deftly located between new media and traditional fine art disciplines including painting, printmaking, and sculpture. His work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. He holds degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA Painting) and New York University, Interactive Telecommunication Program (MPS).
- Artist’s website: alexdodge.com