DiVA FAIR in NYC 2008: Digital and Video Art Fair, March 22 – 30

An upcoming art fair unlike any other: the Digital and Video Art Fair which lists its focus as

“moving image-new media-digital photography” and its location as “Containers in West Chelsea.”

Chick here to enter the website and learn more about this fair, and where to view the works.

During the core of the art fair week in NYC, DIVA will over several interesting discussions under the banner “Digital Art: An Investigation of Media and Maker

From ArtInfo.com:

Daily panel discussions exploring contemporary new media and working practices featuring international video artists, curators, writers, editors and gallerists.

Louise Blouin Media proudly presents its collaboration with DiVA 2008 – the Digital and Video Art Fair, New York. Now in its fourth year, DiVA provides convenient access to digital and video art by setting up shipping containers on the streets of West Chelsea.

March 26th–30th
10:30am–12:00pm
White Box Gallery
525 W. 26th St., New York, NY

March 26
10:30am–
12:00pm
Online/Offline Social Networking Sites

How successful are social networking sites? How much of a community can we be?
Moderator: Don Porcella (NYC-based artist and part-time writer for ArtComments.com)
Panelists: Chris Frederick (Williamsburg, Brooklyn-based artist and designer); Laurence Lafforgue (Digital Media Strategist consulting on new media art businesses); Ann Lydecker (Director of Programming at Artists Talk on Art, works in Advertising Sales at Louise Blouin Media/ARTINFO.com and manages her own art business, Lydecker Fine Art); Manish Vora (co-founder and director of Artlog.com)

March 27
10:30am–
12:00pm
Final Cut: Time, Space and Visual Narratives with Digital Technology

Moderator: Peter Duhon (Director, ArtComments.com)
Panelists: Robert Ayers (artist and Senior Editor, ARTINFO.com); Lisa Dahl (NYC-based video artist, represented by Kenise Barnes Fine Art); Andres Laracuente (NYC-based video artist)

March 28
10:30am–
12:00pm
Final Cut: Uses of Video in Contemporary Art

Moderator: Peter Duhon (Director, ArtComments.com)
Panelists: Janet Biggs (video artist, represented by Claire Oliver Gallery); Andrea Merkx (NYC-based video artist who has done work with the Swiss Institute, among others); Jonathan T.D. Neil (art journalist and critic for Art Review)

March 29
10:30am–
12:00pm
Working Practice (Part I)

Hosted by Modern Painters
Moderator: Quinn Latimer (Assistant Editor)
Three DiVA artists will be selected by the editorial team of Modern Painters to dissect their working practice and their work.

March 30
10:30am–
12:00pm
Working Practice (Part II)

Hosted by Modern Painters
Moderator: Lyra Kilston (Assistant Editor)
Three DiVA artists will be selected by the editorial team of Modern Painters to dissect their working practice and their work.

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