Our 2015 annual juried exhibition took place at the Pearl Conard Gallery on the Ohio State University Mansfield Campus from Monday September 28 – Friday October 30. The closing reception with performances took place the evening of October 30 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
The exhibition explored the theme of INTERVENTIONS. The exhibition included artists’ works that explored: how scientific methodology intervenes between art and science or inversely; how art concepts contribute towards scientific research; how technological interventions create artistic spectacles within the intersection of art and technology; the aesthetic discourses between the natural and technological-“unnatural”; and how artists can use technological interventions in which organic things integrate with inorganic mechanical systems and interspecies.
Participating artists: Eric Souther (IN, USA), Sung-Jae Lee (S. Korea), Nicole Rayburn (Yukon, Canada), Leo Selvaggio (IL, USA), Friedhard Kiekeben (IL, USA), Susan Meyer (NY, USA), Kathleen Thum (SC, USA), John Cairns (OH, USA), Vasilios Papaioannu (NY, USA), Vincent Cohen (OH, USA), Alyson Ogasian & Claudia O’Steen (RI, USA), Andrew Demirjian (NY, USA), Scott Kildall (NY, USA), Carlos Rene Pacheco (ND, USA), Jessica Ann (OK, USA), Aaron Kutnick (NC, USA), Erek Nass (OH, USA), Shona Kitchen (RI, USA) & Ben Hooker (CA, USA), Heejin Jang (S. Korea)
The exhibition was juried by Tyler Cann (Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Columbus Museum of Art), Amy Youngs (Associate professor of Art & Technology, The Ohio State University), Alison Colman (Fuse Factory Founder and Executive Director), Kate Shannon (Associate Professor of Art, The Ohio State University at Mansfield), and Doo-Sung Yoo (New media artist and curator). Exhibition sponsors included Taivara, Inc. and Big Kitty Labs.