Electronic Arts Intermix: June 2001
EAI COLLABORATES ON SPECIAL SUMMER EVENTS
AT DIA BOOKSHOP
A special summer series at the Dia Center for the Arts bookshop includes three events presented in collaboration with Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI). EAI, a leading distributor of artists' videotapes, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
The events include a screening of newly released video works by Mike Kelley, a reading and launch of video works by Karen Finley, and a reading and signing of newly restored audio works by Vito Acconci.
Events are held at the Dia Center for the Arts bookshop, 548 West 22nd Street, between 10th and 11th avenues in New York. Admission is free.
Thursday, July 19, 2001, 5-7 pm
MIKE KELLEY, NEW VIDEO
Screening of newly released video works by Mike Kelley.
Wednesday, July 25, 2001, 5-7 pm
KAREN FINLEY, READING AND VIDEO LAUNCH
Booksigning and launch of newly released videos of key performances.
Thursday, July 26, 2001, 5-7 pm
VITO ACCONCI, EARLY AUDIO WORKS
Reading and launch of newly restored audio works.
Mike Kelley, New Video features newly released video works, including: Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #1 (Domestic Scene) (2000), Superman Recites Selections from "The Bell Jar" and Other Works by Sylvia Plath (1999), A Dance Incorporating Movements Derived from Experiments by Harry F. Harlow (1999), and others.
Karen Finley, Reading and Video Launch. Finley will sign her new book, A Different Kind of Intimacy: The Collected Writings of Karen Finley, recently published by Thunder's Mouth Press, and newly-released video works, including: We Keep Our Victims Ready, The Constant State of Desire (1989), and A Certain Level of Denial (1992).
Vito Acconci, Early Audio Works launches a series of Acconci's early conceptual audio works, newly restored and released on CD by EAI, including: Running Tape (1969), The American Gift, (1976), Under-History Lessons (1976), and Ten Packed Minutes (1977). Acconci will read a selection from the works.
Dia's recently expanded bookshop provides an important new resource for New York, specializing in publications on contemporary art, cultural history, theory, criticism, architecture, poetry, and philosophy; artist monographs; and exhibition catalogues. The bookshop also features artist-produced books, CD-ROMs, videos, and sound works. Bookshop summer hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 12-6 pm through July 28.
EAI is a nonprofit media arts organization that is a major resource for artists' video and interactive media.
Please note EAI's new address:
Electronic Arts Intermix
535 West 22nd St., 5th floor
New York, NY 10011
(212) 337-0679 fax