05.18.2003

RIKSY BUSINESS / MEDIA DISSONANCE @ Galapagos

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Date/Time: 18/05/2003 12:00 am


__ Video Screening at Ocularis
Sunday, May 18th at 7 PM
Galapagos Art & Performance Space
70 North 6th Street (between Wythe and Kent)
Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY 11211

http://www.ocularis.net/

Three award winning Mexican media artists, Ximena Cuevas, Ricardo
Nicolayevsky and Fabiola Torres, present brand new video works, curated by
Kathy High.
Utilizing a harsh reworking of media images these works look at cultural
icons and images positioning them in absurdist realms and point to our
obsessions and distractions.
This screening is a preview of the upcoming Mexican/U.S. issue of
FELIX: A Journal of Media Arts and Communication entitled RISK/RIESGO
SEE BELOW!!!!!!!!!!!!
// Program \
MEXICAN CINEMA FOR DUMMIES, by Ricardo Nicolayevsky, Video, 2001-2002,
(15:20 min.)
THE BIG WHACK, by Ricardo Nicolayevsky, 16 mm. Film (found footage/own
footage) /Video, 2002, (2:30 min.)
LA TOMBOLA, by Ximena Cuevas, Video, 2001 (7:00 min.)
CINEPOLIS/MOVIELAND, by Ximena Cuevas, Video, 2003 (22 min.)
RABBIT IN THE FOREST, by FX, Video, 2002 (1:30 min.)
SPIDERMAN, by FX, Video, 2002 (2 min.)
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__ Book release — FELIX RISK/RIESGO
We are pleased to announce the release of RISK/RIESGO – the latest issue of
FELIX: A Journal of Media Arts and Communication, a publication of critical
writings by media artists published by the Standby Program.
Edited by Kathy High, with guest editors Ximena Cuevas, Roberto Lopez,
Ricardo Nicolayevsky and Jesse Lerner, RISK/RIESGO is an exchange between
U.S. and Mexican media artists in the form of writings and graphic works. As
the first bilingual (Spanish/English) issue of FELIX, RISK/RIESGO will
provide a resource to both Mexican and U.S. artists for discussion of media
work and working strategies.
Participating artists include:
Animal Charm-Jim Fetterley & Rich Bott, Gustavo Artigas (México), Julia
Barco, Ursula Biemann, Big Noise – Jacqueline Soohen & Rick Rowley, Mariana
Botey, Nao Bustamante, Miguel Calderon, Fabian Castro, Paul Chan, Chilango –
David Miranda, Goethe Pontón, Daniel González, Abigail Child, Arcángel
Constantini, Minerva Cuevas, Ricardo Dominguez, Ivan Edeza, Christa Erikson,
Carolina Esparragoza, Simin Farkhondeh, Adrián García Gomez, Nathan Gibbs,
Rita Gonzalez, Marco Granados, Silvia Gruner, Barbara Hammer, Dante
Hernández, Louis Hock, Nikolai Jeffs, Adriene Jenik, Art Jones, Miranda
July, Bill Kelley Jr., !Kung Lab – Pablo Boneu & Natalia Britos, Fernando
Llanos, Chip Lord, Priamo Lozada, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Teresa Margolles
Sierra, Carlos Martínez Suárez, Cuauhtemoc Medina, Jimena Mendoza Elizalde,
Branda Miller, Liz Miller, Miguel Monroy, Richard Moszka, José Esteban
Muñoz, Hector Pacheco, POCHO – Esteban Zul & Lalo Lopez, Paulina del Paso,
Carl Pope, Lourdes Portillo, Claudia Prado, Vicente Razo, Alex Rivera,
Alberto Roblest, ®TMark, A. Salomón, Greg Samsa, Santiago Sierra, Shelly
Silver, Ho Tam, Rafael Tonatiuh, Fabiola Torres, Ruben Ortiz-Torres, Gustavo
Vazquez, Andrés Villalobos, Maria-Christina Villaseñor, Matt Wolf, Lorena
Wolffer.
Funding for RISK/RIESGO has generously been provided by the Andy Warhol
Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the U.S./Mexico Fund for
Culture and the Patronato de Arte Contemporáneo Foundation.
RISK/RIESGO DVD will also be available soon!
The issue will be available May 23rd through the FELIX website at

Price: $29.95 plus $4 shipping & handling charges per issue payable to:
THE STANDBY PROGRAM
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The Standby Program, Inc. 135 West 26th Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY
10001 / (212) 206-7858 / http://www.standby.org

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