Monday, March 12, 2018

@SEA 17: INVENTORY (w/ Fischbeck, Goodwin, Haeusler & Todd), Sunday March 18

The Poetic Research Bureau's Sunday live magazine @SEA returns, in its 17th installment, on the theme of INVENTORY. Evidence, artifacts, itemization, incident reports, and kinds of cataloguing explored in film, video, poetry and talk.


Luke Fischbeck, video
Doug Goodwin, 16:9 video
Natalie Haeusler, reading
Robert Todd, 16 mm film, video

Doors open at 12:30pm. Event 1-3pm.


LUKE FISCHBECK is an artist, composer, and organizer who designs and tests structures for collaboration. He is a contributing member of the group Lucky Dragons (with Sarah Rara), founder and principal organizer of Sumi Ink Club (a platform for collaborative art) and KCHUNG Radio (a collectively-organized broadcast project), managing director of the non-profit arts organization Human Resources, and a member of the steering committee for The Los Angeles Contemporary Archive. His work, solo and in collaboration, has been presented at the Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA/PS1, the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, London's Institute for Contemporary Art, LACMA, MOCA, and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, the 54th Venice Biennale, and The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, among others.

DOUGLAS GOODWIN trains a keen eye over the misalignments between systems of information, language, and human perception. These interests have led him into several careers from engine repair to instructional strategies and software design. Goodwin has taught computers about narrative and writing. These efforts resulted in "Nonsense nor Sensibility," a new novel by Jane Austen and "Kerouac Machine," a Teletype that delivers new communications from Jack Kerouac. Lately, he has been building systems to facilitate mobility in Los Angeles and collecting interviews on the production of color.

NATALIE HÄUSLER is an artist and poet living in Berlin. Her work has been exhibited at Kunstverein Bielefeld; Noplace, Oslo; Supportico Lopez, Berlin; Combo, Córdoba; PS122 Gallery, NY; Municipal Gallery of Lisbon; ICA, London; KM - Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz; Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo; Hacienda, Zürich; Raven Row, London; Kunstverein Nürnberg; Herman Nitsch Museum, Naples; Nurture Art Foundation, NY; Goethe Institut, New York Library; and Kunsthalle Ravensburg. Her book “A Virus Can be on a Mussel [...]” was published in 2014 by Mousse. Her writing also appears in “VierSomes 004,” Birkbeck College Contemporary Poetics Research Centre, London; “Blackbox Manifold (14),” University of Cambridge/Sheffield; “General Fine Arts 1/1,” Version House, Berlin; and in “Noon on the Moon,” Sternberg, Berlin.

A lyrical filmmaker as well as a sound and visual artist, ROBERT TODD continually produces short works that resist categorization. In the past twenty years he has produced a large body of short-to-medium format films that have been exhibited internationally at a wide variety of venues and festivals including the Media City Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Le Rencontres Internationale, Black Maria Film Festival, Nouveau Cinema in Montreal, Cinematheque Ontario, the Harvard Film Archive, Pacific Film Archive, the Paris Biennial, Slamdance Film Festival, and others. His films have won numerous festival prizes, grants, and artist’s awards. He teaches film production at Emerson College in Boston.

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