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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

humans, dressed as cats, re-performing their favorite LOLcats

LOLremix – humans, dressed as cats, re-performing their favorite LOLcats. (In my class at UWM…) Original inspiration credit goes to:

Artist talk in Chicago

Reminder: I’m giving an Artist Talk tomorrow in Chicago, at Columbia College. 6PM, Lecture Hall, Room 150, 916 S. Wabash, 1st Floor. Please come! Perhaps drinks and food afterwards?..

7 years

this blog is seven years old today. but i really don’t use it that much any more. happy birthday.

UPDATED – Arrested Time: Nathaniel Stern with Jessica Meuninck-Ganger at Greylock Arts, Adams MA

Arrested Time moved a day later due to snow An exhibition of works combining contemporary technologies with traditional drawing and printmaking methods Nathaniel Stern with Jessica Meuninck-Ganger Greylock Arts, 93 Summer St, Adams MA Curated by Jo-Anne Green 27 February 2010 – 3 April 2010 Opening reception Saturday, February 27th 2010, 5:30 – 8:30 pm About the Works [...]

Passing Between: Nathaniel Stern and Jessica Meuninck-Ganger at Gallery AOP, Johannesburg

GALLERY AOP (Art on Paper) presents Passing Between A collaboration incorporating traditional printmaking and contemporary digital, video and networked art by Nathaniel Stern and Jessica Meuninck-Ganger 30 January – 27 February 2010 Opening Saturday 30 January from 12:00 to 16:00 Opening address by Prof. Christo Doherty, Wits Digital Arts, at 12:30 The artists will be in attendance [...]

support turbulence!

From Jo-Anne Green and Helen Thorington – I just gave $10, and every bit helps! Support Dear Friends, As the end of the year draws near, we hope that you will support our many inspiring and innovative projects –, Networked_Performance, Networked_Music_Review, Networked: a (networked_book) about (networked_art), Upgrade! Boston, Floating Points, Programmable Media, New [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!

that’s all i got

Nathaniel Stern, PhD

Had my VIVA yesterday, for my dissertation. It was awesome – amazing feedback, a great discussion, some provocative comments. My examiners really engaged with the text in ways that any doctoral student would be thrilled by. I’ll write about it some time, but am too busy celebrating right now. Anyhow, no revisions: I’m a doctor. [...]

Try the company (Capitalism: A love story). Or, “If companies are people…”

I saw the advert for Michael Moore’s new film today (Capitalism: A love story), and decided to write him a letter. It follows. Any thoughts from my readers are welcome in the comments, as well as via email. Hi Mike: Long time fan, first time writer. As my wife and I were sitting and watching [...]

Happy International Talk like a Pirate Day!

Your annual pirate joke: What has 8 hands and 8 feet? 8 Pirates!

Winkleman Gallery: Editioned, Networked Video Art Objects

Eve Sussman & Rufus Corporation, along with the Edward Winkleman Gallery, have produced a large edition of an ongoing video art work that comes complete with a player and screen. As if this isn’t enough of a breakthrough in the commercial art gallery realm (and one Jessica and I have been admittedly contemplating for our [...]

blah blah blog

OMG I have a blog. But I’ve been makin art and teachin instead. I do not tweet, but the book of faces tends to let some know my state (er, state-us). You can find me there. Still, will have pics of the kid and maybe some of the new work with Jessica up in a [...]

July 12 at MOCT: Upgrade! Milwaukee presents Nadav Assor (Israel) and Maria Bolivar (Venezuela)

More information: Upgrade! Milwaukee presents Nadav Assor and Maria Bolivar! Sunday July 12, 7 – 9 PM MOCT, 240 E Pittsburgh Ave Milwaukee, WI 53204 Please come to the second Upgrade! Milwaukee, featuring Nadav Assor (Israel) and Maria Bolivar (Venezuela)! On Nadav Assor (who was the founder of Upgrade! Tel Aviv): “I am greatly [...]

makin art

Spending lots of time in the studio these days. Working on many pieces that continue my still very very new Distill Life series (using mostly machinima video from Second Life and combining that with prints and drawings), some Compressionist prints, and a kind of mixed reality minimalist video installation called Given Time that I am [...]

Wikipedia Art in Venice: call for remixes

SEE THE CALL AND THE REMIXES SO FAR Wikipedia Art – originally an editable encyclopedia entry as art work – applied for and was denied citizenship on Wikipedia. It now seeks refugee status in Venice through the establishment of The Wikipedia Art Embassy. Encyclopedic ambassadors, Scott Kildall and Nathaniel Stern, invite writings on, and creative [...]