Collaborating with Technology


Collaborating with Technology

Telerobotic robot “Kiru”
by Adrianne Wortzel, on exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 2001.

Keynote Speaker: Adrianne Wortzel

Adrianne Wortzel is a new media artist creating fictive web works, robotic installations, and performance productions. Her telerobotic installation Camouflage Town was exhibited in Data Dynamics at The Whitney Museum of American Art in the Spring of 2001. Sayonara Diorama, her performance production with robots, live performers and responsive remote performances via videoconferencing, was made possible by an Artist-in-Residence Grant at Lehman College Art Gallery funded by the Electronic Media and Film Program of the New York State Council on the Arts. She has produced international performative webcasts, and was co-host and content provider for Art Dirt, a weekly live video-streamed interview format webcast, originating from Pseudo TV and now in the collection of the Walker Art Center. Her works are documented at She has a history of collaborating with scientists and engineers.

She will speak about her experience as an artist and educator in creating interdisciplinary art and technology projects, performative works, and learning environments. She will discuss and display her performative works, Camouflage Town and Sayonara Diorama.

Sponsored by Union College with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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