Oct. 22nd: Walter Wright

Walter Wright - Painting #2035

Walter Wright will talk about his experiences as a pioneer in the world of video art. His talk will include such topics as the Experimental Television Center, Wobbulators, Video Shredders, and innovations from live video performance at The Kitchen. This is a must-attend event for fans of video art and technology history.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 22nd, 7:30pm
Where: Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St., Jamaica Plain, MA
Presenter: Walter Wright
Free event
RSVP to info@atne.org or on our Facebook event. Space is limited.


About Walter Wright

Walter Wright was one of the first video animators. At Computer Image Corp. he animated letters, words, and titles for the Children’s Television Workshop. He was a video animator for Ed Emshwiller’s Thermogenesisand Scapemates, aired by WNET’s Artists Television Workshop. Scapemates was the first computer graphics video nominated for an Emmy Award. He showed his work at the first computer art conference at the Kitchen NYC. As artist-in-residence at the Experimental Television Center, he pioneered video performance—touring public access centers, colleges, galleries, and public access centers with the Paik/Abe video synthesizer.

Walter develops software and hardware for artists such as the Video Shredder, a desktop video processor for the TARGA2000. Currently, he is working with Max/MSP and softVNS and Processing. He has a Bugbrand Board Weevil, a Little Blue Boy, and a touch-sensitive BPNG. His practice includes music, video, and dance improvisation.

Walter with his wife Mary Ann Kearns co-founded 119 Gallery, the first digital art gallery on the World Wide Web.

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