PUBLIC TALK: MATTHEW WILLIAMSON AND SARAH TODD
Art and Non-Art on the Internet
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
InterAccess is pleased to present Matthew Williamson and Sarah Todd: Art and Non-Art On the Internet, Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 at 7pm.
This is event is pay-what-you-can and tickets can be purchased in advance here.
In conjunction with Constellation of a Consciousness, his solo exhibition at InterAccess, Matthew Williamson will join Sarah Todd, Media Arts Curator at Western Front, to discuss their respective practices, the exhibition at InterAccess, and internet art practices. Todd and Williamson will speak about features of online culture and how and why they may or may not be considered art.
InterAccess is known for being at the forefront of art and technology. In 2013, we celebrate our 30th Anniversary with expanded programming including an upcoming speakers series and other special events. In 2014, InterAccess will move into a new custom built cultural facility on Queen Street West with a number of Toronto's other longstanding media arts organizations. Your donation supports InterAccess as we pursue these exciting new developments and look forward to the next 30 years of electronic and digital art.
Biographies: Matthew Williamson examines the cohesion between the internet and so-called 'real life'. While working in a broad range of formats from print to video, websites to electronics, his work is focused on the humorous relationships we forge with our machines. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art & Design and an MFA candidate at Syracuse University, Williamson will be presenting at "Too Soon: The Contemporary as Method" conference in Toronto in March 2013.
Sarah Todd is a curator currently based in Vancouver. She went to school at the Ontario College of Art and Design and the University of British Columbia, and has worked at a number of institutions including InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre, XPACE Cultural Centre, and The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. She has presented curatorial projects at the Toronto Free Gallery, Goethe Institut Satellite, Vtape Video Resource Centre, and Kunstverein Munchen. She is currently the curator of Media Arts at Western Front and Akimbo's West Coast Art + Tech correspondent.