Recent Press and Publications…

I did an interview with Nadja Popovich on my work and the work of F.A.T. Lab for the Guardian. Article here.

I also did an interview with Jacki Lyden from National Public Radio’s ‘All Things Considered, Weekend Edition’. You can listen to an archived version below (full article here):


Lastly, I contributed some work to a very interesting book that comes out October 8th. The Best American Infographics, edited by Gareth Cook with introduction by David Byrne, is published by Mariner Books and can be pre-ordered here.

Solo Exhibition at Parsons Paris…

I’m honored to be showing at the inaugural exhibition at the gallery of the new Parsons campus in Paris. The exhibition will consist of pieces ranging from work that started while I was a graduate student at Parsons (in NYC) leading up to work that I have made while living in Paris the last three years. The exhibition also serves as an overview of my past work in anticipation of my first major solo exhibition in Paris at XPO Gallery (opening October 10). The opening is from 6pm to 9pm tomorrow (September 6), if you’re in Paris please join.

Evan Roth: New York to Paris
September 6-27, 2013
Parsons Paris Gallery
45 Rue Saint-Roch, Paris 75001

http://events.newschool.edu/event/evan_roth_new_york_to_paris

Beyond The White Cube (Dual Exhibition w/ Constant Dullaart)


Internet Cache Portrait: Constant Dullaart, June 2013
by Evan Roth
Vinyl Print
Paris
2013


Internet Cache Portrait: Evan Roth, June 2013
by Evan Roth
Vinyl Print
Paris
2013


The Revolving Internet
by Constant Dullaart
Router, internet connection, display pedestal
Dublin
2013


The Sleeping Gallery
by Constant Dullaart
Lighting equipment, light fixtures
Dublin
2013

Beyond The White Cube is a dual exhibition of new works created via a collaborative exchange between myself and Constant Dullaart. The exhibition is a part of Run Computer Run curated by Nora O’ Murchú at the Rua Red South Dublin Arts Center.

Art Website Sales Contract…


(Image courtesy of XPO Gallery, Paris)


http://blimp-on-deepskyblue.com, collection of Hampus Lindwall.

I am using a modified version of Rafael Rozendaal’s art website sales contract for the sale of web based art pieces. Rafael’s model is an important one that allows for the collection of Internet based art while still keeping that art available online for free for all to view. My fork of this contract is free to use and modify as well and can be downloaded here (.pdf). Both contracts are conceptually similar and involve the purchase of art websites in exchange for the transfer of the domain name (the URL), credit in the TITLE tag, digital files on a media device (in this case a wifi router) and a certificate of authenticity.

blimp-on-deepskyblue.com was shown at XPO Gallery’s Offline Art exhibition, curated by Aram Bartholl. The piece is part of the Tribute To Heather series, which is currently on display at the Museum of Moving Image.

Ideas Worth Spreading (TED Talks)…

Bring your own Power Point presentation to Eyebeam and deliver, document, edit and upload your own pirate TED talk. Ideas Worth Spreading is part of F.A.T. Lab’s FAT GOLD exhibition, which is on view until April 20th.

(Use the keyword #pirateTED when uploading your TED content.)

TED Talk

TED Talk

TED Talk

TED Talk

TED Talk

TED Talk

TED Talk

The following may be helpful in editing your TED talk:

Flight Mode

This Wednesday at 7pm my new solo show will open at the Aksioma Institute for Contemporary Art in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The exhibition, Flight Mode, is a collection of new and existing work that was created entirely in airports and airplanes. More info here.

Flight Mode
Aksioma | Project Space
Komenskega 18, Ljubljana
Artist’s presentation and exhibition opening: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 7 pm
March 27 – April 12

Big thanks to Janez Janša and everyone at Aksioma (Sonja Grdina, Mojca Zupanič and Valter Udovičić) for making this happen. Additional thanks to Roman Ulčnik and Adria Tehnika for their support.

Offline Art exhibition at XPO Gallery


(http://blimp-on-deepskyblue.com by Evan Roth, 2013, collection of Hampus Lindwall.)

http://blimp-on-deepskyblue.com is a new piece that premiered at XPO Gallery’s OFFLINE ART: new2 exhibition in Paris, curated by Aram Bartholl on February 21, 2013. The piece is part of a larger series named http://tribute-to-heather.com, which was commissioned by the Museum of Moving Image in New York City.

OFFLINE ART: new2 was one of the more interesting art openings I have been to in a long time, due primarily to Aram’s concept and curation, Olia Lialina’s opening remarks and the vision of XPO Gallery. I was very happy to be exhibiting with Aram along side Cory Arcangel, Kim Asendorf, Claude Closky, Constant Dullaart, Dragan Espenschied, Faith Holland, JODI, Olia Lialina, Jonas Lund, Phil Thompson, Emilie Gervais & Sarah Weis.


Photos courtesy of Aram Bartholl


Photos courtesy of Aram Bartholl


(Click image for full resolution, or here for online version.)

A Tribute To Heather

I’m excited to announce the launch of a new series of pieces commissioned by the Museum of Moving Image in New York. A Tribute To Heather is a collection of ten new One Gif Compositions created from single animated gif files found on Heather’s Animations. Heather’s Animations is a hand crafted personal archive of early Animated Gifs that has remained online, free for all and relatively unchanged since 1999.

The exhibition can be seen online at http://tribute-to-heather.com and on the 50 foot projection wall at the Museum of Moving Image until June 30. Each piece will be exhibited for a full day on a two-week cycle. More info can be found on the Museum of Moving Image’s site here.

Big thanks to the Museum of Moving Image for commissioning the series and Jason Eppink for all of his help in making it happen.

Works include:

blimp-on-deepskyblue.com

deer-on-silver.com

email-on-floralwhite.com

fighterjet-on-lightcyan.com

flower-on-lightgrey.com

heather-on-cyan.com

hotairballoon-on-whitesmoke.com

keyboard-on-deeppink.com

revolver-on-mintcream.com

shuttle-on-dodgerblue.com

‘Casual Computing’ Solo Exhibition


Solo exhibition by Evan Roth

January 23, 2013 – May 10, 2013

Kibel Gallery
University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation
Building 145, College Park, Maryland 20742

I’m really excited to return to my alma mater for this solo exhibition at the University of Maryland’s Kibel Gallery. Photos coming soon.

Description:

“Casual Computing is a selection of new and existing works from Evan Roth that highlight his interest in the role of technology in society. With pieces including prints, sculptures, videos and websites, his work is less defined by medium and genre than by its appropriation of popular culture. Whether realized online, in the studio, in the city or at the airport, Roth questions the sacred nature of technology and experiments with showing it creative disrespect. Roth is fascinated with the misuse of seemingly rigid systems, and the effect that philosophies from hacker communities can have when applied outside of computer screens. Casual Computing highlights a changing and empowering approach towards technology as it becomes more commonplace.

Casual Computing will be on display at the University of Maryland’s Kibel Gallery in the School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation from January 23, 2013 – May 10, 2013. This will be Roth’s first time displaying work in UMD’s School of Architecture since he graduated there in 2000. This exhibition, curated by Ronit Eisenbach, is an exciting homecoming for the artist.”


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