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Help Jessica and me make art!

Hi Everyone: Jessica Meuninck-Ganger and I are trying to raise money for our next collaborative solo exhibition at GALLERY AOP in Johannesburg, South Africa, in January 2013, through crowd-funding site US Artists. Some of this work will also be shown in Milwaukee as part of SGCI next March. Please consider donating even the smallest amount to help us cover [...]

Printing Time: Nathaniel Stern in New Zealand

Printing Time Kerikeri, New Zealand Nathaniel Stern at Art at Wharepuke 190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri Bay of Islands, Northland 0230 New Zealand 18th November – 8th December 2011 +64 9 407 8933 or – Printing Time is a suite of 18 performative prints, each an edition of 5. It was produced for a solo exhibition [...]

Nathaniel Stern in Milwaukee, Vancouver and Pretoria

Current Tendencies II: Artists from Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin 10 Milwaukee artists at the Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University 13th and Clybourn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin August 24 – December 31, 2011 Opening reception, August 31, 6PM Concert at Church of the Gesu with John Weissrock, September 14, 6PM Panel Discussion with Meuninck-Ganger, Stern and others, October [...]

Giverny of the Midwest: Nathaniel Stern @ GALLERY AOP in Johannesburg, South Africa

Giverny of the Midwest Johannesburg, South Africa Nathaniel Stern at GALLERY AOP 44 Stanley Avenue Braamfontein Werf (Milpark), Johannesburg Saturday 30 July – Saturday 13 August 2011 Opening talk by Jeremy Wafer, 30 July 14h00 Artist talks, 4 – 5 August, Joburg and Pretoria Artist walkabout at AOP, 4 August 18h00 For Nathaniel Stern’s ongoing [...]

Jessica Meuninck-Ganger @ Gallery AOP, Johannesburg

GALLERY AOP Jessica Meuninck-Ganger Position / Opposition (detail)  2011 Artist book installation: drypoint, letterpress, etching & aquatint, lithography and drawing on Thai mulberry paper & muslin  2,3m high X 1,2m X 10m (open) Jessica Meuninck-Ganger Position / Opposition 2 – 23 July 2011 Opening Saturday 2 July at 14:00 Opening address by Max Yela [...]

Nathaniel Stern in London, Milwaukee, Stellenbosch and Montreal

Made Real London Made Real: Nathaniel Stern and Scott Kildall Furtherfield Gallery (formerly HTTP) Unit A2, Arena Design Centre 71 Ashfield Rd, London N4 1NY Friday 27 May – Saturday 25 June 2011 Private View: Thursday 26 May 2011, 6.30-9pm Networks – social, political, physical and digital – are a defining feature of contemporary life, [...]

Nathaniel Stern in Manhattan, Kansas – TODAY!

Digital Art Lecture, Nathaniel Stern, March 30, 4:30pm Experimental installation/video and net artist, Nathaniel Stern Lecture, Wednesday, March 30, 4:30 pm in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery, Willard Hall, Kansas State University Nathaniel Stern, Stuttering, interactive installation, size variable, 2003 / 2009 MANHATTAN —Kansas State University Department of Art will present a lecture by internationally [...]

Nathaniel Stern in Minnesota, Berlin and New York

Mind the Gap Minnesota Paul Watkins Gallery Winona State University, Minnesota 12 January – 2 February 2011 Artist talk, 14 January 3:30 pm Opening reception, 14 January 4:30 – 6:00pm Free and open to the public Nathaniel Stern’s first solo exhibition in Minnesota, Mind the Gap features his recently redeveloped and award-winning interactive installation, stuttering, [...]

Tops of 2010: A Different Kind of Year in Review

Merry Christmakkah! Happy new year! I skipped a year, so it’s been 2 since I posted my surprisingly popular Tops of 2008: A Different Kind of Year in Review. Here, I go with four different Top 5 lists: The Top 5 people I newly met in 2010, The Top 5 people I’d like to meet [...]

NYC-based artist duo MTAA @ UWM, Wednesday 8 December, 7-8PM

MTAA: a PowerPoint lecture + some other stuff Wednesday, 12/08/2010, 7:00pm – 8:00PM Arts Center Lecture Hall, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Part of the Artists Now! Lecture Series Free and open to the public Since 1996, Michael Sarff and Tim Whidden have partnered as MTAA, incorporating participatory performances, group installations, aesthetic decision by popular vote and [...]

Falling Still: Yevgeniya Kaganovich and Nathaniel Stern at the UWM Art History Gallery, Milwaukee

Falling Still Yevgeniya Kaganovich and Nathaniel Stern UWM Art History Gallery curated by Jennifer Johung 2 December – 16 December 2010 opening reception 2 December, 5 – 7 PM the artists will be in attendance at the opening the exhibition has an accompanying booklet with text by the curator Falling Still utilizes 200 cement-cast feathers [...]

New Work: Switch & Signal

Switch & Signal New Work with Jessica Meuninck-Ganger! It’s a one-of-a-kind charcoal and pastel drawing on paper, permanently mounted to an LCD screen playing machinima video from Second Life. Part of the ongoing Distill Life series, the image tells only part of the story. The earth’s rotation in the video is a time lapse, with [...]

August 19th: Wikipedia Art performance at Benrimon Contemporary, NYC

August 19th @ Benrimon Contemporary, part of Younger Than Moses: Idle Worship 514 West 24th Street on the 2nd floor An evening of performances & screenings by Ryan V. Brennan, the Wikipedia Art Project, Genevieve White, Adam & Ron Beginning 6:00 PM (come a little early for a Wikipedia Art Remix treat!) For Sean Fletcher [...]

Upgrade! Joburg Remote Lecture Series, Marcelino Stuhmer (reblog)

My worlds collide! No 1: The Choreographed Accident from Digital Arts Remote Lectures …. I’m very excited to announce our very first Remote Lecture for 2010 by Marcelino Stuhmer based at the University of Wisconsin in Milwakee . The Choreographed Accident: How painting survived the accident. In this Remote Lecture Marcelino Struhmer will be speaking [...]

compressionism site updated

Just finished an overhaul of, and uploaded content, including works, press, documentaiton, etc. Look out for upcoming books and shows that feature the new work! In this ongoing series of prints, I strap a desktop scanner, laptop and custom battery pack to my body, and perform images into existence. I might scan in straight, [...]

Nathaniel Stern Bad At Sports interview now live

Bad at Sports Episode 244: Nathaniel Stern by Duncan MacKenzie “Bad at Sports is a weekly podcast produced in Chicago that features artists talking about art and the community that makes, reviews and critiques it. Shows are usually posted each weekend and can be listened to on any computer with an internet connection and speakers [...]

@ The Museum of Wisconsin Art, Elaine Erickson Gallery, and more…

Two in Wisconsin, and more! It’s been a busy few months for Nathaniel Stern (me), and there’s more to come. My show with Jessica Meuninck-Ganger at Gallery AOP in Johannesburg has received critical acclaim in the Mail and Guardian and on (among others), and the exhibition at Greylock Arts (extended for another two weeks [...]

Passing Between on Rhizome

On Nathaniel Stern & Jessica Meuninck-Ganger’s “Passing Between” at AOP Gallery by Christo Doherty “This past month, Johannesburg’s AOP Gallery, a space devoted to works on paper, hosted the exhibition “Passing Between” which showcased the collaborative output between digital artist Nathaniel Stern and printmaker Jessica Meuninck-Ganger. At the outset, Stern and Meuninck-Ganger approached the collaboration [...]

Zach Lieberman: Making the invisible visible @ UWM THIS WEDNESDAY, 7PM

Organized by yours truly (Nathaniel, Upgrade! Milwaukee), and sponsored by UWM Visual Art Department Artists Now! Department of Visual Art Guest Lecture Series Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 7:00pm Arts Center Lecture Hall (ACL 120) on the UWM campus 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. Free and Open to the Public In this talk Lieberman will present [...]

Profundity and plasticity for the greedy

Profundity and plasticity for the greedy This article by Chris Roper appeared in both the online and print editions of the Mail & Guardian. Also see their online video feature. “… The work is funny, pretty and accessible, but it’s also complicated, surprising, exceedingly well crafted and rewards a long-term relationship. That’s your cue to [...]