September 13, 2009
Conversation with new media artist Antoinette LaFarge
Long Beach-based artist Antoinette LaFarge teaches at UC Irvine as an associate professor of Digital Media, is a faculty member for the Arts Computation Engineering (ACE) graduate program in the Department of Studio Art, and is the director of Academic Computing for the Claire Trevor School of the Arts. Her digital print "World of World: The Adventures of Malbec and Player" was involved in Laguna Art Museum's "WoW: Emergent Media Phenomenon" exhibition (June 14-October 4, 2009).
Antoinette LaFarge was born in New England and lives and works in Long Beach, California. Her recent practice involves multi-year projects to create mixed-reality, multimedia, and telematic performance works including Playing the Rapture (2008); Demotic (2006/2004); The Roman Forum Project (2003); Reading Frankenstein (2003); The Roman Forum (2000); and Still Lies Quiet Truth (1996). Her work has also been presented in the group exhibitions Institute: Under Hand, Institute of Cultural Inquiry, Los Angeles (2009); Mediated, California Museum of Photography, Riverside (2009); Scalable Relations: Playing the Worlds, Gallery@CaliIT2, University of California San Diego (2009); and Out of School, Brea Art Gallery, Brea, California (2009).
Video courtesy Lev Anderson.