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Thursday, May 5 • 10:30am - 11:15am
App Art : a new medium

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App Art is a new medium of art in the form of software apps created and distributed by artists across mobile device platforms, such as iOS and Android. This panel will discuss and explore the nascent movement and its evolution since 2008, sharing examples of past and current work and the connectivity to past art movements.


Seth Carnes, Artist, co-founder of +ArtApp and creator of Poetics app
Paulina Bebecka, Director, Postmasters Gallery and co-founder of +ArtApp
Roddy Schrock, Director, Eyebeam
Megan Newcome, Digital Art Auctions, Phillips
Joshue Ott, Artist, creator of Thicket and Variant apps

The discussion will include the recent petition by +ArtApp requesting that Apple create an Art category for all arts-centered apps worldwide.  The petition has over 13,000 signers, with support from The Warhol Museum, Artsy, Phillips Auction House, Kickstarter, DeviantArt, ArtStack, Saatchi Art and many more artists and art organizations.  Please see the site for more information:


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Paulina Bebecka

Co Founder, +ArtApp
Co-founder of +ArtApp, an organization dedicated to exploration, research and development of the history and future of art apps. Director of Postmasters Gallery, a NYC staple dedicated to supporting art reflective of our time since 1984.
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Seth Indigo Carnes

Seth Indigo Carnes is an artist whose work explores the boundaries of contemporary culture: high/low, private/public, self/group, nature/machine. His latest projects include Poetics, a visual poetry app, and +ArtApp, an organization researching and expanding knowledge around the... Read More →
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The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center

The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center Inc. (The Clemente) is a Puerto Rican/Latino cultural institution that has demonstrated a broad-minded cultural vision and a collaborative philosophy. While the Clemente’s mission is focused on the cultivation, presentation... Read More →
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Joshue Ott

Principal, Interval Studios
Interactive Artwork Ambient Electronic Music OpenGL Mobile Applications
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Roddy Schrock

Executive Director, Eyebeam
In addition to his work at Eyebeam, Roddy is an active digital artist, having presented work at the Kennedy Center for the Arts, SFMoMA, Super Deluxe (Tokyo), RedCat Theater, Hammer Museum (Los Angeles). He has toured, spoken, and curated widely. His essays have been published by... Read More →

Thursday May 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am EDT
Clemente Center
  Arts Hub, Panel