Portland2014 Curator Amanda Hunt will host a conversation with biennial artists Alex Mackin Dolan, Travis Fitzgerald, and Zachary Davis about the Networks video program on view at White Box, curated by the former members of Appendix Project Space. Portland-based artist Krystal South will join the discussion. Following the screening, the participants will discuss the curation of the video program and the individual artists’ contributions, touching on the necessity of communication, the nature of a network particular to this community of artists’, and the space of the global, online network itself. One video from the program is installed at the venue each week of the Biennial (through April 27), this is the first and only time the series will be seen in succession as a program, debuting them as a collective whole. The video series is comprised of work by Birch Cooper, Bea Fremderman, Zachary Davis, Jason Hirata, and Sara Ludy.
How does our use of Gmail Chat, memes, Tumblr, and Twitter change what ‘literature’ might be? Oscar Schwartz leads a panel of alternative and experimental internet writers to discuss how new online-first literary movements are making new forms of literature possible.