With irony, humor, and an outrageous sense of style, Ursula Hodel's performance gestures conflate desire, consumerism, vanity, and the female body — and put a new spin on the idea of video as mirror. Using herself as the main subject of her video work, Hodel explores notions of beauty, hedonism, narcissism and self-obsession. full biography
Y-3 Miami 150 NE 40th Street, Design District, Miami, Florida
December 5 - 8, 2007. Closing Reception: Saturday, December 8, 8 - 10 pm
EAI partnered with Y-3 to present a program of video works from the EAI collection on the exterior of Y-3's newly opened location in Miami's Design District. Inside the Y-3 store, in its second level event space, an indoor video program featuring the influential and provocative video works of Dara Birnbaum was on view.
EFA Gallery 323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor, New York City
November 2 - November 17, 2007
During the PERFORMA07 performance biennial, EFA Gallery was transformed into a video lounge to host Electronic Arts Intermix's Viewing Room, a program that provides free public access to one of the foremost collections of video art in the world. Visitors to EFA Gallery were able to choose from a curated selection of major performance-based video works by over 30 artists from the EAI Collection. Viewers were able to watch these seminal performances and contemporary classics at their own pace in a comfortable viewing environment. During the opening reception on Friday, November 2nd, programs featuring selected works were installed throughout the gallery.
Donnell Library Center 20 West 53rd Street, New York, NY
February 26, 2004, 6 - 8 pm
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Corporal Identity - Body Language at the Museum of Arts & Design, this public program featured works by fourteen artists who employ the moving image to explore physical and intellectual aspects of identity. Artists included Carolee Schneemann, Bruce Nauman, Kristin Lucas, Steina, Torsten Zenas Burns and Darrin Martin, Tony Oursler, Ursula Hodel, and Alix Pearlstein.