May 28, 2011

Gene McHugh, Brad Troemel and Laurel Ptak will discuss the position of internet art and its relation to its medium and new ways of online reflexivity.

This conversation is moderated by Sohrab Mohebbi, Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund Curatorial Fellow at the Queens Museum of Art.

This program is the first in the series Chat Room that will take place at the Queens Museum of Art during the summer of 2011.

Gene McHugh is an art writer based in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in Artforum and Rhizome, and he was the recipient of the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for his blog, Post Internet. McHugh is currently the Kress Fellow in Interpretive Technology at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Brad Troemel is an artist, professor, and graduate student at New York University. He writes about and creates art projects on the Internet. His work can be seen at bradtroemel.com/.

Laurel Ptak is an independent curator based in New York whose interests in contemporary art veer towards network culture, image-based practices, socially-engaged work, and open culture. She has previously worked for arts institutions and organizations including the Aperture Foundation, Guggenheim Museum, MoMA/P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, and Art:21. Ptak is founder of the popular blog i heart photograph.

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