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Wednesday, November 11 7:00pm

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This event is generously supported by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Erie County Cultural Funds, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

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Special Performance

Ritual for Hybrid Media

Live AV Performance w/ Jason and Debora Bernagozzi, Co-Founders of Signal Culture

Ritual for Hybrid Media is a new work featuring custom made analog and digital processing tools created by the artists, including the use of a color wobbulator.This performance will also include a short selection of single channel video works created by the artists. To hear more about their practice and about Signal Culture, check out this interview from the Everson Musuem of Art. This event is part of our 30th Anniversary celebration.

Artist Bios:

Jason Bernagozzi is a video, sound and new media artist living and working in upstate New York and is a co-founder of the experimental media arts non-profit Signal Culture. His work has been featured nationally and internationally at venues such as the European Media Arts Festival in Osnabruk, Germany, the LOOP Video Art Festival in Barcelona, Spain, the Beyond/In Western NY Biennial in Buffalo, NY, and the Yan Gerber International Arts Festival in Hebei Province, China. His work has received several awards including grants from the New York State Council for the Arts, Wavefarm and the ARTS Council for the Southern Finger Lakes. He is an Assistant Professor in Digital Media and Animation at Alfred State College.

Debora Bernagozzi is a video artist and photographer and is a co-founder and Executive Director of the experimental media arts non-profit Signal Culture. She received her BFA in Video from the Atlanta College of Art in 1999 and her MFA in Electronic Integrated Art from Alfred University in 2002. Her work has been exhibited in the US and internationally. She participated in repeated residencies at the Experimental Television Center and was awarded a Regional Artist Access Residency from Squeaky Wheel Media Arts Center. Bernagozzi and her husband were honored to be artists in residence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in January 2012, co-sponsored by the Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film and Video Festival and Multimedia University.

About Signal Culture: 

Signal Culture was founded in 2012 by Jason Bernagozzi, Debora Bernagozzi & Hank Rudolph with the idea to create an environment where innovative artists, toolmakers, curators, critics, and art historians who are contributing to the field of media art will have time and space to make new work and to interact with one another. In addition to the residency program, Signal Culture organizes public exhibitions and produces resources for researchers and practitioners in the field of experimental media art as a way to expand support beyond the residency.