Marcin Ramocki / Resume

email: marcin(at)ramocki.net

 

Selected projects/exhibitions

 

2012

Visionario, Udine Italy, screening organized by Stefano Monti

</BODY>, Gallery Ultra, Udine, Italy, curated by Chiara Moro

Woodstock Digital Media Festival 2012, Woodstock VT

Kino Kapital, Galeria Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland

First Invitational Dartmouth Alumni Exhibition, Hopkins Center / Dartmouth College, NH

A JOHN CAGE CENTENNIAL TRIBUTE 2012, Streaming Museum, multiple locations and online

LISA (Leaders in Software and Art), Soho Gallery for Digital Art, NYC

Eugene Lang | The New School, Culture and Media, screening organized by Marco Deseriis

Senseigh #1, Asher Remy-Toledo gallery, NYC, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa

 

2011

Next Level Conference & Festival, Cologne, Germany

Shoot Me Festival, The Hague, Netherlands

Woodstock Digital Media Festival 2011, Woodstock VT

Graphics Interchange Format, Mullberry Gallery, Dennison University , Ohio

Anthology Film Archives, NY. "Brooklyn DIY" feature presentation with "New Filmmakers Go to Williamsburg"

Unofficial Nobel Peace Prize Internet Exhibition 2011, online

 

2010

The Sound Of Music, collection of sound art (vinyl) curated by Paddy Johnson

Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY

PLATFORMA, Galeria Santa Fe, Bogota, Colombia

University of Cambridge, UK, screening organized by  Christian Morgner

Artlab, Albuquerque, New Mexico, curated by Danny Wolfskhiel

Politechnico De Milan, Piacenza, Italy, screening organized by Emilio Fantin

Point B, Brooklyn NY, screening organized by Karin Lansoo

Hood Museum (Loew's Theater), Dartmouth College, NH

Galeria NT, Lodz, Poland

Artboom Festival 2010, Krakow, Poland

Video Now, Jagiellonia University, Krakow, Poland, curated by Karolina Plinta

Bergen Art Center, Bergen, Norway, screening curated by Marieke Verbiesen

 

2009

Le Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires, screening series curated by Ruben Guzman

ZEMOS98, Barcelona, screening curated by Pedro Jimenez

Soften Your Eyes, MY Art Prospects, NYC (curated by Miyako Yoshinaga)

13 Muz, Szczecin

KINO.LAB, CCA/ Zamek Ujazdowski, Warszawa

Galeria Stereo, Poznan

Centrum Sztuki Filmowej, Katowice (screening)

ARTBOOM Festival 2009, Krakow, Poland, curated by Gosia & Marcin Golebiewski

EL PARQUEADERO and La Fundacion Gilberto Alzate Aveda_o, Bogota, Colombia, curated by Ernesto Restrepo (May 22 -30)

KRAZY!, screening, Japan Society, NYC, curated by Suzanne de Vegh

future is not what it used to be, Postmasters Gallery, NYC

Brooklyn DIY, world premiere at MoMa, NYC (Documentay Fortnight 2009),

curated by Sally Berger (Feb 25th)

 

2008      

Pulse Miami, featured by Sienese Shredder.

ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany, screening/event organized by Henry Zemel.

International Amsterdam Film Festival, Amsterdam, official selection.

Your Documents Please (2), ZAIM, Yokohama, Japan

THE PROGRAM, (DVF) Conduit Gallery, Dallas TX, curated by Carolyn Sortor.

Frameout Festival, Vienna, official selection.

CSW Zamek Ujazdowski , Warszawa, screening, curated by M&M Golebiewski.

Bunkier Sztuki, (8 BIT premiere in Poland), Krakow, curated by M&M Golebiewski.

.txt, NSCAD University, Halifax, Canada

Rocolectiv -Festival 08, Bucharest, Romania, official selection

Your Documents Please, Itami Museum, Itami, Japan, curated by Alma on Dobbin,

Rumiko Tsuda and Daniel Georges

Homo Ludens Ludens, LABoral Centre for Art and Creative Industries, Gij_n, Spain,

curated by Erich Berger, Laura Baigorri and Daphne Dragona.

Game On, Australian Center for Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia, special  

event curated by Tim Webster.

Red on Green Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, screening

Handclaps, Club Transmediale, Berlin, Germany

Telfair's Technology and Art Week, Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA

Future Films, Bologna, Italy, official selection

 

2007      

Vialartis Valencia, Valencia, Spain, public art project

blogger skins, Artmoving Projecs , NYC

MOCA Underground, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL

Abstract Horror, Galapagos Art Space, organized by A. Namenwirth

Independents, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC, curated by Kelly Gordon

Art Futura, Barcelona, Spain

Cinemateque, Winnipeg, CA

Digital-Political Time Lapse, Humanities Gallery (LIU), NY, curated by A. Namenwirth

Vertices, Galapagos Art Space, NY, organized by Willis Baxter Johnson

Digital Art Weeks, ETH/Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, CH

Automatic Update, MOMA, NYC, curated by Barbara London

MAPPING VJING FESTIVAL 2007, Geneve CH

Calgary Underground Film Festival, official selection

Full Frame Film Festival, NC, official selection

Bradford Film Festival, UK, official selection

BYDESIGN 07', North West Film Forum, Seattle, curated by Peter Lucas

Cinema Zet, Brussels, Belgium

Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, curated by Steve Seid

Alamo Draft House / Austin Museum of Digital Art, Austin, Texas

8 BIT: Canadian Premiere, La Societe des Arts Technologiques, Montreal

curated by Cindy Poremba (Feb 17)

Avant Gaming Wexner Center, Columbus OH, curated by Chris Stults

Multiples & Editions, Front Room Gallery, NYC

Digiscape: Unexplored Terrain Pace Digital Gallery, NYC, curated by China Blue  

 

2006       

8 BIT (with Justin Strawhand) MOMA, NYC, world premiere,

curated by Barbara London (Oct 07)

Anti-Pharmakon, Artmoving Projects, NYC, solo exhibition

BITFILM Festival, Hamburg, Germany, featured

DiVa Artfair, Miami, USA, featured by artMoving Projects & KBP (catalogue)

Art + Game, Brussels, Belgium

Blip Festival, NYC, featured

 

2005       

Texty (Flux 2), Artmoving Projects, NYC, project room installation

Evolving Patterns, Harold Lemmerman Gallery, Jersey City NJ, group show curated

by Midori Yoshimoto

Torcito Project, RES Artist Residency, Puglia, Italy

Living Pictures, Jamaica Ctr for the Arts, NYC, group show curated by

Heng-Gil  Han (catalogue)

Yo Net Graph Interporn, Artmoving, NYC, group show curated by Aron  Namenwirth

            

2004       

Kissing the Dog, New Jersey City Museum, screening of "Neofeudal Screensaver"

Sleeper Cell, Artmoving, NYC, group show

Infinite Fill, Foxy Production, NYC, group show curated by Cory Arcangel

Japanatious web project launch on Rhizome.org

Neofeudal Screensaver, Anthology Film Archives Courtyard Gallery, solo exhibition

 

2003       

In-securities, Collective Unconscious, NYC, collaboration with Pavol Liska &

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma

Y not, No Moore Club, NYC; multimedia live event

Xenotransplantation, Basel Art Fair, Switzerland, collaboration with Brian Conley

Virtual Singer, web project launch on Rhizome.org

Xenotransplantation, installation at the New Jersey City University, NJ

2002   

BitStreams, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC

War! project included into sound art section (conceived by Brian Conley)

         

2000       

Immaterial.org,  "Neofeudal Screen Saver", online launch.

Technology and Identity, Duncan Gallery, Stetson Univ., FL,  group exhibition.

Art and Technology, Working Relations, Ormond Memorial Museum, Ormond B, FL

 

1999       

Drawing: Past and Future, Arts on Douglas Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

 

1998       

Limits, Edges, Boundaries, White Box gallery, NYC, group exhibition,

curated by Ernesto Restrepo.  

East-West, Visions in Between Arthur Ross Gallery, Phila, group show

Taking of the Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art, group exhibition/performance

17 National Juried Competition Gallery 1708, Richmond, VA, group exhibition, 

curated by Donald Kuspit.       

Ramocki, Riley and Ross" .Jaffe-Friedie Gallery, Dartmouth College, NH

 

 

Selected Curatorial Projects

 

December 2011 (Postmasters Gallery, NY): “PLAY STATION”, co-curated with Paul Slocum
participants: Mike Beradino, Mauro Ceolin, Mary Flanagan, Travis Hallenbeck, Jeremiah Johnson, Ernesto Klar, Joe McKay, Jason Rohrer, Rafael Rozendaal, Eddo Stern, CJ Yeh

 

May 2010 (ARTBOOM Festival, online showcase and a public project in center square Krakow, Poland), "Made In Internet", participants: 0100101110101101.org, Tamas Banovich, Michael Bell Smith, Petra Cortright, Paul B. Davis, Ursula Endlicher, Eteam, Joel Holmberg, JODI, Guthrie Lonergan, Kristin Lucas, Joe McKay, Tom Moody, MTAA, Luke Murphy, Marisa Olson, Paul Slocum, Jessie Stead, Harm Van Den Dorpel and Cj Yeh.

 

September 2008 (Arthouse, Austin TX), "Reset/Play", co-curated with Paul Slocum, participants: Cory Arcangel, Michael Bell-Smith,  Mike Beradino,  Brody Condon, Alex Galloway, JODI, Guthrie Lonergan, Kristin Lucas, Joe McKay, Michael Smith, Eddo Stern and Keita Takahashi.

 

November 2007(NYC), June 2008(Philadelphia): "B I T M A P; as good as new", participants: Cory Arcangel, Chris Ashley, Mike Beradino, Mauro Ceolin, Petra Cortright, Paul Davis, DELAWARE, Notendo (Jeff Donaldson), Eteam, Dragan Espenschied, Christine Gedeon, Kimberley Hart, Daniel Iglesia, JODI, Olia Lialina, LoVid, Kristin Lucas, David Mauro, Jillian Mcdonald, Tom Moody, Aron Namenwirth, Mark Napier, Nullsleep, Marisa Olson, Will Papenheimer, Prize Budget for Boys, Jim Punk, Akiko Sakaizumi, Paul Slocum, Eddo Stern and CJ Yeh.

 

June 2007: "SELF 2.0", group show curated by Marcin Ramocki and Sakurako Shimizu; participants: Mike Beradino, Charles Beronio, Zachary Biberstine, Kara Hearn, Jia Lim, Laura Nova.

 

Jan 2006: "SUPERLOWREZ", group show curated by Marcin Ramocki; participants: Joe Amrhein, Brian Conley, Matt Freedman, Kristin Lucas, Jillian McDonald, Joe McKay, Akiko Sakaizumi, Jude Tallichet.

 

June 2005: "Code Residue", group show curated by Marcin Ramocki; participants: Joe Amrhein, Mira Fiedleander, Joe McKay, Tan Lin, Carlo Zanni.

 

June 2004: "F#&k" Perfection, group show curated by Marcin Ramocki; participants: Brice Brown, Don Burmeister, Joseph Burwell, Brian Conley, Kelly Copper, James Fotopoulos, Matt Freedman, Michael Joo, Mimi Kim, Winifred McNeill, Jason Ogden, Sakurako Shimizu, Justin Strawhand, Steven Thompson.

 

VertexList: founder and artistic director,  2003/08

 

 

Selected Bibliography

 

“The body in a digital dimension”, Digicult (Italy), by Filppo Lorenzin, November 2013

 

"L’8 bit? C’est moi. Intervista con Marcin Ramocki", Art Tribune (Italy), by Daniele Capra, November 2013

 

"10 Artists Who Deserve Solo Shows at the New Museum", L Magazine, by Paddy Johnson, January 2011

 

"Wolnosc Do It Yourself", Obieg.pl, by Karolina Plinta, July 2009

 

"Williamsburg, Ready for Your Close-Up? The Premier of Brooklyn DIY", Brooklyn Rail, by James Kalm, April 2009

 

"Brooklyn DIY: A Story of Williamsburg Art Scene 1987-2007", artcritical.com, by David Brody, March 2009

 

"So You Want to Join a Surf Club...", L Magazine, by Paddy Johnson, March 2009

 

"From Starving Artist to "Starving Artist": DIY Arts in Williamsburg", Greenpoint Gazette, by Khristina Narizhnaya, Feb 2009

 

"Documentary Visits Ye Olde Williamsburg", Gothamist, by Jen Carlson, Feb 2009

 

"Brooklyn DIY: hymning Williamsburg's can-do creativity", Guardian UK, by Ben Walters, Feb 2009

 

"Pilgrimage: Looking back on pre-gentrified Williamsburg", Village Voice, by Arceli Cruz, Feb 2009

 

"Movies About Making with More to Come...", American Craft, by Andrew Wagner, Feb 2009

 

"In the Event That... You've Had Nintendonitis since 1985", Philadelphia City Paper,

by Molly Eichel

 

"8 BIT", The Times, Polish edition, Warszawa

 

"Breakfast Show", ABC Radio Melbourne, Australia, interview by Red Symons, April 2008

 

"8 BIT in Feature Films", Citta Del Campo: Radio Metropolitana, Bologna, Italy, interview by Francesco Locane, Jan 2008

 

"Even Boring Blogs Are Things of Beauty In Some Artists' Eyes", The Wall Street Journal by Andrew Lavalle, Dec 2007

 

"blogger skins", Serial Consign, by Greg J. Smith, Dec 2007

 

"Blogger Skins at ArtMoving Projects", Art Fag City, by Paddy Johnson, Dec 2007

 

"Rhizome News: Blogger Skins", Rhizome.org, by Caitlin Jones, Dec 2007

 

"Torcito Project, Sonic Portraits"", Neural,  by Vito Campanelli, Nov 2007

 

"8 BIT at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden's Ring Auditorium", Washington City Paper, by Mark Jenkins, Oct 2007

 

"8 BIT: Way cool artistry of Pac-Man", What's on Winnipeg, by Allison Gillmor, Oct 2007

 

 "8 BIT: Too many levels not enough action", Winnipeg Sun, by David Shmaichel, Oct 2007

 

"Getting into the game: New documentary 8 Bit deconstructs video game culture - literally", Uptown Magazine, by Walter Forsberg, Sept 2007

 

"Galapagos/vertexList Media Art in Williamsburg, Brooklyn", http://disquiet.com/, by Marc Weidenbaum, August 2007

 

"Marcin Ramocki on The Militant Embrace of Technology", http://www.we-make-money-not-art.com/ by Regine Debatty, August 2007

 

"BYDESIGN 07'", The Stranger, by Jen Graves, March 2007

 

"Game Nation", Pennsylvania Gazette, by Samuel Hughes, March 2007

 

"Digiscape: Unexplored Terain" catalogue essay by Jill Conner, Feb 2007

 

La Revanche des Nerdz, on ZtŽlŽ (Quebec TV), Feb 2007

 

"Pixel Picture", Montreal Mirror, by Eric Lejion, Feb 2007

 

"8-bit: la nostalgie des vieilles consoles de jeux video", La Presse, by Nicolas Ritoux, Feb 2007

 

"They Got Game Boy", Hour, by Meg Hewings, Feb 2007

 

"Marcin Ramocki, NEWER THAN EVER", Useless, interview, Feb 2007

 

"Blip>Blip>Art", Columbus Dispatch, by Nick Chordas, Jan 2007

 

"8 BIT Movie: Some Fast and Messy Notes", WeMakeMoneyNotArt.com, Dec 2006

 

"10 Best Films of 2006", ART FORUM, by Barbara London, Dec 2006

 

"Quand l'art se prend au jeu", Liberation (France) by Astrid Girardeau, Nov 2006

 

"Cinema Pixeldiso", Gamesetwatch.com, by Matt Hawkins, Oct 2006

 

"8 Bit", BPM, by Tony Philips, Nov 2006

 

"Video Game Culture Thrives in New Documentary", Reeler, by Paddy Johnson, Oct 2006

 

"Marcin Ramocki: 8 BIT", Flavorpill, Oct 2006

 

"8-Bit: The Best Game Movie Ever Made", VH1 Game Break, Oct 2006

 

"Marcin Ramocki", WPS1 Radio, interview, Oct 2006

 

"8 BIT", ABC World News, interview, Oct 2006

 

"Marcin Ramocki's 8 BIT", MoMa Calendar, Sept 2006

 

"Democrazy", Zing Magazine, by Aron Namenwirth, Oct 2006

 

"Anti-Pharmakon in Williamsburg", Nowy Dziennik, by Ewa Kara, Sept 2006

 

"History and Development of Digital Art", paperback, published in Taipei, by Cin Juz Yeh,2006

 

"Dateline Brooklyn", Artnet Magazine, by Stephen Maine, Jan 2006

 

"Marcin Ramocki at Artmoving Projects", Tom Moody Blog, by Tom Moody, Dec 2005

 

"Digital Futures", NY Arts Magazine, by Midori Yoshimoto, June 2005

 

"Living Pictures", catalogue essay by Heng-Gil Han, April 2005

 

"Paying for my Sins", TART (Canada), by Jillian McDonald, Jan 2005

 

'The Infinite Fill Group Show"  NEW YORK TIMES: ART IN REVIEW, Aug 6, 2004, by Roberta Smith

 

'The Infinite Fill Group Show" Time-Out NY, Merilly Kerr, Aug 2004

 

"Kod Cyfrowy Nowej Kultury", Nowy Dziennik, by Ewa Kara, Feb 2004

 

"Code, Shadows and (Non)Grids", WBURG.com, by Carol Schwartzman, fall 2003

 

 

Selected Writing

 

"59 Twitter Thesis: a lighthearted disputation concerning artistic practice in the era of social media", catalogue essay for "The Future Is Not What It Used To Be" exhibition, CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, Warszawa, November 2010

 

"Assumed Mobility: Thoughts On Experiencing Time Online", #ERRATA Magazine, March 2010 (in Spanish)

 

"Surfing Clubs: organized notes and comments", as part of "Obsolescence and the Culture of Human Invention" conference, NSCAD, Halifax, May 2008

 

"Bitmap vs. vector", catalogue essay, Drexel university, Philadelphia 2008

 

"DIY, The Militant Embrace of Technology", DAW07, Zurich, CH 2007 (Springer)

 

"vertexList: An Attempt at Disclosure", Taipei National Museum Journal , Taiwan 2006

 

"Making 8 BIT", Sienese Shredder #1, NYC 2006

 

"Gameboys and Gamegirls", Yard Magazine, NYC 2005

 

 

Education

 

BA   Dartmouth College, 1995

MFA  University of Pennsylvania, 1998

 

 

Teaching 

 

New Jersey City University, NJ, Associate Professor - New Media, 2000 - present

Stetson University, FL, Assistant Professor, 1998 - 2000

University of Pennsylvania, PA, Adjunct, 1998

 

 

Lecturing

 

Dartmouth College, Hanover NH, lecturer/visiting artists 2013

Venice Academy, Italy, lecturer/visiting artists 2012

Woodstock Digital Media Festival Woodstock VT, co-organizer, panel moderator, 2012

University of Pennsylvania (MFA), Philadelphia PA, panelist 2012

Woodstock Digital Media Festival Woodstock VT, co-organizer, panelist, 2011

Politechnico de Milan, Piacenza, Italy, visiting artist, 2010

Dartmouth College, Hanover NH, visiting artists (Tilt Factor), 2010

Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC, visiting artist, 2009

M.Y. Art Prospects Gallery, NYC, "Surf Clubs: Group Blogging As Art", gallery lecture, 2009

Emerson College, Boston, "Floating Points", lecturer/panelist, 2009

ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany "What Was Old is New Again", lecturer/panelist, 2008

NSCAD, Halifax, "Obsolescence and the Culture of Human Invention", lecturer/panelist, 2008

ETH, Zurich, "Digital Art Weeks", lecturer/panelist, 2007

CUNY SI, visiting lecturer, 2007

UC Berkeley, visiting lecturer, 2007

Massachusetts college of Art, visiting lecturer, 2007

Ohio State University, visiting artist, 2007

Pratt   Brooklyn, visiting lecturer, 2006

Pace  University, NYC, visiting lecturer, 2006

CUNY NYC, visiting lecturer, 2005