Metadataphile

**UPDATE: Click here to see exhibition photos**

Sixpack Projects presents this fascinating exhibition that highlighting the plethora of information technologies in our contemporary culture, and how these technologies are being utilized and manipulated by artists working in a variety of media.

Be sure to join us for the opening reception on Saturday, August 28th!

METADATAPHILE:
The Collapse of Visual Information

Curated by Jennifer Frias and Lilia Lamas

Begovich Gallery (formerly the Main Art Gallery)
California State University, Fullerton
August 28 – September 30, 2010

Jason Varone, "Tactical Information Bomb," 2007

OPENING RECEPTION:
Saturday, August 28, 5-8PM

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:
Information permeates society today in unprecedented magnitudes and methods. Metadataphile: The Collapse of Visual Information features sixteen international artists who transform and recontextualize data into art that make socio-political statements. These artists appropriate, hack, pirate, and reorder metadata from objects, events and cultural phenomena into film, installation, painting, photography, sculpture, and sound.

VISIT THE SITE:
www.metadataphile.com

PUBLICATION:
An exhibition catalog is available through California State University, Fullerton. Full-color, 160 pages, published and designed at Cal State University, Fullerton.

FEATURED ARTISTS:
Cory Arcangel + Frankie Martin
Josh Azzarella
Petronio Bendito
Sky Burchard
Matthew Bryant
Kathy Grayson
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Ken Rinaldo
Kim Rugg
Jason Salavon
Peter Sarkisian
John Sisley
Stephanie Syjuco
Michael Toillion
Jason Varone

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE:
Jason Varone will also be an artist in residence at Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana. Check back for more details.

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