Conversation with Constance DeJong, Tony Oursler, and Stephen Vitiello on Fantastic Prayers

Dia Art Foundation
Thursday, December 17, 2020
7:00 pm EST

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) and Dia Art Foundation were pleased to co-present a conversation with Constance DeJong on Fantastic Prayers (1995), a collaboration between DeJong, Stephen Vitiello, and Tony Oursler, as well as the first of Dia's Artist Web Projects. The conversation was the second in a series of Dia public programs on the occasion of the Artist Web Projects' 25th anniversary. 

For this event, Constance DeJong shared scenes from the Fantastic Prayers CD-ROM, published in 2000. Rebecca Cleman, executive director of Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), and Karen Kelly, former director of publications at Dia and a producer on the project, will moderate a conversation with the artist. The event also featured contributions from Tony Oursler, Stephen Vitiello, and project designer Steven Dean. Documentation of the conversation is available here.