motion graphics in the 3rd dimension.
music includes works for orchestra, solo piano, chorus and various
chamber ensembles and had been performed widely in Chicago and
elsewhere, including the Tanglewood, Aspen and Door County, Wisconsin,
festivals. Recent works include Journeys, a setting of seven American
poems for alto saxphone, chamber chorus, speakers, percussion,
celesta and piano, and Preludes, for solo bassoon and brass septet.
Austin studied composition with Roy Harris, Robert Lombardo at
Roosevelt University (M.M., 1973) and Ralph Shapey at the University
of Chicago (Ph.D. 1981). Inquiries: John Austin, 2801 Girard Ave.,
Evanston, IL 60201.
is a doctoral candidate at Case Western Reserve University. In
2002, Bradley will be teaching a class on postmodern art at Cleveland
State University, in addition to being an adjunct professor at
Baldwin-Wallace College in Ohio.
Barnes was born in 1934 and became an acclaimed flyweight boxer
in Chicago before the age of seventeen. Neither an abstract nor
a realist painter, from early on he was inspired by writers like
James Joyce. Mafia-affiliations in NY in the 1950's; acquaintance
with a number of Surrealists, incl. Duchamp, Matta, and Max Ernst.
Studying and showing his art in the US and Europe (mostly London
and Paris, later Umbria, Italy), he accepted a professor position
at Indiana University, Bloomington, in 1964. Recently settled
in Maine and elected member of the Academy of Design, he continues
to have sold-out shows in both New York and Chicago.
Betancourt is an artist currently pursuing an interdisciplinary
Ph.D. at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, which
he expects to finish this fall.
of Los Angeles, California, Sanford Biggers has been a resident
of New York since 1999. He has been widely exhibiting his work
internationally over the last few years while reviews of his art
have been featured in numerous art magazines and newspapers. An
accomplished musician, Mr. Biggers often incorporates performative
elements into his sculptures. Biggers has won several awards including
a Rema Hort Mann Foundation Award Grant; a James Nelson Raymond
Fellowship from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; the
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council World Views Artist In Residence
program in 2001; PS 1 National Studio Program, the Studio Museum
in Harlem Artist in Residence (AIR) program in 2000. Exhibitions
in New York included "Freestyle," curated by Thelma Golden at
the Studio Museum in Harlem. This year, Biggers will be presented
in the 2002 Whitney Biennial and have two solo exhibitions in
California and Texas. He will also participate in a two month
residency at the Trafo Gallery in Budapest, Hungary. Biggers currently
is the instructional coordinator of the Saturday Outreach program
at Cooper Union.
was born in Chicago, and earned his M.A. in English Language and
Literature from the University of Chicago in 1952. He was the editor
of Chicago Review, Big Table Magazine and Chicago
Magazine during the 60s. His poems and interviews appeared in
various journals around the country, such as Accent, Chicago
Sun Times, Big Table, Black Mountain Review, Chicago
Daily News, Chicago Review, New York Herald-Tribune
Book Section, The New Republic, The New Yorker,
and Paris Review. His had published many books including
New and Selected Poems, The Luke Poems, Chicago Tales,
and Straight Poets I've known & Loved..., etc. Mr. Carroll
taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago and retired as Professor
Emeritus of English. His papers are archived in special collection
at the Regen Stein Library in the University of Chicago. The Poetry
Center of Chicago is currently in an expansive development involving
publication of Mr. Carroll and the Big Table. firstname.lastname@example.org
is managing editor of Tout-Fait, and researcher at the
Art Science Research Laboratory in New York City. She used to
serve as executive editor and writer for Life magazine,
a quarter-annual publication focusing on art, architecture, and
social concerns in Taiwan. She has MA in Art History from Queens
College of the City University of New York, and is currently working
on her doctoral study in Art and Art Education at the Teachers
College, Columbia University.
Enßlen, PhD in Philosophy, studied theoretical physics and philosophy
in Marburg and Heidelberg. He is one of the general editors of the
Heidelberger Hefte and member of the board of the Heidelberg Society
of Humanities and Social Sciences. His research focuses on Kant,
Adorno and the philosophy of art. Currently he is editing jointly
with Elsbeth Kneuper respectively with Gianluca Garelli books on
war and subjectivity and on the reception of German philosophy in
Italy. He also plans a research project on Duchamp and the philosophy
|| Sarah Skinner Kilborne is an author, editor and translator. She has
translated Robert Lebel, Jean Clair, Jean Suquet and Andre Gervais for
Toutfait. She has won several awards for her non-fiction, including the William Faulkner Award for the Personal Essay. She is published by Knopf and Simon & Schuster. She lives in New York City.
has performed with the Florida Orchestra, the Atlanta Symphony
and Chicago's Lyric Opera and is currently a member of the Colorado
Symphony and the Chicago's Grant Park Orchestra.
poet and essayist, André Gervais teaches literature at the Université
du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR). He is the author of two books: La
raie alitée d'effets. Apropos of Marcel Duchamp, Montréal, Hurtubise
HMH, coll. "Brèches," 1984, and C'est. Marcel Duchamp dans "la
fantaisie heureuse de l'histoire," Nîmes, Éditions Jacqueline
Chambon, coll. "Rayon Art," 2000. He also is the editor of Entretiens
avec Marcel Duchamp (one book and two CDs), by Georges Charbonnier,
Marseille, André Dimanche éditeur, 1994. Andre_Gervais@uqar.qc.ca
Girst is research manager at the not-for-profit Art Science Research
Laboratory, New York, and co-publisher of the Berlin-based Die
Aussenseite des Elementes, a semi-annual compilation of contemporary
international art and literature. He occasionally writes fiction
and is the editor-in-chief of this online journal. His articles
have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines in the U.S.,
Canada and Germany. He studied Art History, American and German
Studies at Hamburg University (MA) and NYU and is currently working
on his PhD.
Giunti is mathematics teacher in Brescia (Italy). He published several
pedagogical books and articles. His major research field is Klee's
work, especially from a mathematical viewpoint. He showed several
and meaningful contact points between Klee's thought and modern
biological and mathematical concepts, also using computer simulation
with biomathematical models. Currently he is studying the relations
between the art of the first half of the 900's and the emergence
of the so called complexity sciences. His interest in duchampian
studies fits into this context.
Gould is the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor
of Geology at Harvard University and Curator for Invertebrate
Paleontology at the university's Museum of Comparative Zoology.
He also serves as the Vincent Astor Visiting Professor of Biology
at New York University. He is the Co-director and founder of Art
Science Research Laboratory, New York City.
Lanier Graham began his curatorial career at New York's Museum of
Modern Art. While there he played chess with Duchamp and dedicated
to him his first book, Chess Sets (1968). Graham has written and
published a large number of articles, books, and catalogues on Modern
art and philosophy, as well as world art and sacred symbolism. His
research focuses on relationships between traditional art and Modern
art, especially symbolism of the transcendent. He has taught Art
History, Religious Studies, and Museum Studies at several institutions
including the University of California, Berkeley. He now teaches
Art History at California State University, Hayward, where he also
directs the University Art Gallery. His most recent exhibition there
was "Marcel Duchamp: Artist-Humorist-Philosopher."
has earned a BA (Hons) in Fine Art, an MA in Fine Art, and an
MA in the History of Modern Art and Theory. (He has exhibited,
but finds such exercises a bit hammy). He considers himself an
amateur breather + train traveler, artist. He is presently living
on the fringes of England's Constable. He works for a living in
London as a railway stations manager (to avoid the art scene as
much as possible though not through distaste). He has aspirations
to do nothing but read and do things vaguely related to what might
be called art - (A proposal for a PhD on Duchamp at the University
of Essex is, like the trains, is being delayed).
in 1957 in Bern, Switzerland, Thomas Hirschhorn lives and works
in Paris since 1984. One of Europe's most important contemporary
artist, he received his formal training at the Schule für Gestaltung,
Zurich, between 1978 and 1983. In the year 2000, he was the recipient
of the Prix Marcel Duchamp, Paris and solo exhibitions in 2001 were
held, among others, at the Kunsthaus, Zurich, and the Centre Pompidou,
Paris. Other venues include the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, and the
Guggenheim Museum, New York. Hirschhorn has been featured in Parkett
in 1999 and was the subject of many cover-stories of international
art magazines and newspapers.
Hughey is a painter now living in Paris after long-term residence
in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His work has been shown internationally
in over 50 one-man exhibitions and is represented in many public
and private collections. He is currently developing a series of
paintings entitled Shibuyi, abstractions based on Japanese haboku;
completing a long poem, Runner, and a collection of essays, From
the Garden. He holds an M.A. from St. John's College and is profiled
in Who's Who in American Art.
Hundley was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1976. He received a BFA
in Studio Art (Painting) at SWT University, in San Marcos Texas
in 1998 and currently resides in Austin, Texas where he is exhibiting
work in galleries, shooting for local magazines, and filming an
underground digital movie. He plans to apply to an MFA Transmedia
program at the University of Texas in February 2002.
||Antoinette LaFarge is an artist, writer and Assistant Professor of Digital Media in the Studio Art department at the University of California, Irvine. With a particular interest in fictive realities, she is the founder and director of the Museum of Forgery, a virtual institution dedicated to promoting an appreciation of the aesthetics of forgery. She is also the founder and director of the Plaintext Players, an online improvisational performance troupe that has appeared at numerous international venues, including the 1997 Venice Biennale and documenta X. In 2000, she worked with theater director Robert Allen and the Plaintext Players to create "The Roman Forum," a hybrid online/offline event focusing on the U.S. presidential campaign, and she is currently working on "Roman Forum II". Her writing has appeared in several books as well as in such publications as Wired, Leonardo, and Gnosis.
Merrington is a practicing artist who works sculpturally with light,
glass and water. Lyn also paints. Lyn is currently writing a PhD
thesis: Marcel Duchamp - from the fous littéraires to visual folly,
at the University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. What did
Roussel say about Perth? Hmm.
Morgan performs widely in the Chicago area. He is a member of the
Lyric Opera Orchestra, Symphony and the Music of the Baroque ensemble.
Mr. Morgan teaches in the DePaul School of Music.
received a general education from Upper Canada College and the
University of Toronto, Canada. He received his art education at
the Slade School (University of London), the Byam Sha School (London),
the Grande Chaumière (Paris), and the Academy Simi (Florence).
He has studied under Salvador Dali, Pietro Annigoni and Augustus
John. He has had showings in London, Paris and New York; collections
in Spain, Germany, the UK, the US and Canada; and commissions
from the Commissioner of Mauritius (to the Republic of South Africa),
the late Maxime Series, and numerous clients in Canada and the
champion of new music, Diane Regains is noted for her wide repertoire
in performances with such groups as the Chicago Opera Theater, the
Contemporary Chamber Players of the University of Chicago and the
Grant Park Orchestra. Ms. Ragains teaches in the School of Music
at the University of Illinois at De Kalb.
del Rivero's art concerns itself with whether work becomes daily
routine or daily routine becomes work. Her work connotes the domestic,
the everyday. For the last five years, she has been involved in
labor-intensive multi-media installations. Born in Valencia (Spain),
she arrived in the USA in 1991. Both a Creative Capital Foundation
grant and a NYFA were awarded to her this year. Her education includes
printmaking, painting, and English literature from institutions
in Spain and England, and she has participated in several solo and
group exhibitions, including the Drawing Center (NYC) and the Reina
Art History, Columbia University, 2000 Dissertation: "Irony, Melancholy
and the Avant-Garde: Francis Picabia, Gorgio de Chirico, Rene Magritte"
Currently: Assistant Professor of Art, Agnes Scott College.
Shambroom is a writer and artist. He studied philosophy and painting
at Yale University. Since 1968, when he read Calvin Tomkins' The
World of Marcel Duchamp during a high school physics class,
he has been inspired and encouraged to paint by Duchamp's decision
to give it up. His work has been acquired by the Metropolitan Museum
of Art in New York and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. A recent
series of paintings, "The Juggler of Gravity," depicts a figure
based on himself who is flying, falling or suspended in space.
Roland Shearer, New York artist and Director of Art Science Research
Laboratory, has been represented by the Wildenstein Gallery since
1986. Shearer has had numerous exhibitions including a museum tour,
in the mid-1990s.
3-D Modeler and animator at the Art and Science Research Lab in
New York. He holds a MS in electrical engineering and a MFA in reanimating
pixels in 3D space and for some time now even in 4D.
Valentine is a playwright living in Brooklyn, New York. He holds
a BA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, 1993.
He is unsure about future plans and maintains a marvelous web site:
hungry, but scared.
David van der Velden
David van der Velden studied law at the University of Maastricht,
the Netherlands (1990 -1995) and Paris (1995). He now works at the
University of Amsterdam as law faculty. He is a PhD student, researching
the legal position of minority languages, he is also an exhibition
organizer, specializing in avant-garde. He has been published in
(Paris) and has coorganized exhibitions such as Toorop-Fernhout,
Centraal museum, Utrecht (The Netherlands) (including
a text in the catalogue). He has also designed the weblog.
Velthuis studied Economics and Art history at the University of
Amsterdam, and Sociology at Princeton University. He taught economics
and art history at the College for Economic Studies and Erasmus
University, Rotterdam. At the latter department, he is currently
finishing a Ph.D. Dissertation on the market for contemporary art
in Amsterdam and New York. Velthuis writes about art and economics
for Dutch media.
Wilcox is currently pursuing both a B.A. and B.S. in computer science
and a minor in mathematics at Columbia University. Her interests
lie in the merging of technology and the visual arts, while keeping
with traditional craft like approaches, aesthetics and ideas. Her
interest in Marcel Duchamp led her to the Art Science Research Lab,
where she has been interning since July this year. Lauren also enjoys
taking studio art classes and studying aspects of mathematics and
engineering in terms of their theoretical roles in the visual arts.