Fernanda D'Agostino Plus

Portland, Oregon

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Since 1984 Fernanda has completed twenty-five public commissions and fifteen solo exhibitions, many incorporating moving images in novel ways. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally. Her work has been recognized by a Bronson Fellowship, a Flintridge Foundation Fellowship, Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and The Andy Warhol Foundation, and state fellowships in Montana and Oregon. Recently she received a Ford Family Foundation Opportunity Grant to fund her installation, “The Method of Loci.” Fernanda is a pioneer in the use of outdoor video projections in public art. “Celestial Navigations,” video projections on a monumental navigational instrument, is sited at Seattle International Airport. (SEATAC) Portland State University’s “Intellectual Ecosystem” was a 2011 USA National Year in Review selection for its innovative use of moving images in a public place. Video from her installation, Motion Studies, has screened at Rencontres Internationales Sciences et Cinémas, France; 809 International New Image Art Festival–China; Technarte, Spain; Madcat International Film Festival; EVA, London; Flying Films Festival, Berlin and at the Mumbai International Film Festival where it was a National Film Board of India selection in Experimental Media. Recently Fernanda was a visiting artist at the American Academy of Rome, to begin development of “The Method of Loci” a multi-chambered interactive video installation. Her 2011 interactive video installation “Pool” was exhibited as part of the Bronson Foundation’s 20 Year Anniversary Exhibition at the Eric and Ronna Hoffman Gallery of Art, since then video from the project has screened at experimental video festivals around the world, including Cyberfest St Petersburg, Russia, NMinutes Festival Shanghai, and Video Guerrilha, Sao Paolo Brazil. “Pool” was installed in its entirety at “Currents; The Santa Fe International Festival of New Media” in June 2012. “Living Calligraphy” was recently screened at the Pompidou/Metz in France. Last Fall Fernanda was in residence at Can Serrat International Artists Center in Barcelona, Spain where she projected video from “The Method of Loci” on the cliffs and ruins of Mont Serrat. “The Method of Loci” was exhibited in its entirety at The Art Gym in Portland in Fall 2013. Individual room sized installations from “The Method of Loci” will travel to Currents 2014, Santa Fe, New Mexico and to SOMARTS, San Francisco, in Summer of 2014. Fernanda is currently adapting work from The Method of Loci for a digital dome exhibition in Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2014.

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