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Brian Kane: Free WiFi

March 14 - May 13, 2011
Opening Reception:
March 14, 2011, 6:00-8:00 pm
Artist Talk moderated by Cyberarts Director George Fifield, May 2, 6pm

Free WiFi by Brian Kane

Free WiFi Rendering, 2011

CAC Gallery, Cambridge Arts Council, City Hall Annex
344 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Cambridge

 

Experience artist Brian Kane's newest floor-to-ceiling sculpture installation from his 'Real Reality Project'. Taking tongue-in-cheek inspiration from popular internet iconography, this Cambridge-based artist extracts images from the 2-D zeitgeist and creates real objects for real spaces.

CAC Gallery is one of three Real Reality Project' sculpture sites that will be on view this spring across Massachusetts. Waiting for Google will exhibit as part of Memery at MASS MoCA in North Adams. OMG! will be on view at Hampden Gallery at UMass Amherst. For locations of all three ‘Real Reality Project' spring exhibitions click here.

Free WiFi is presented by the Cambridge Arts Council in collaboration with the Boston Cyberarts Festival, a celebration of advancement of traditional visual and performing arts disciplines as well creation of new interactive worlds through the use of technology.

About Boston Cyberarts Festival:
The biennial Boston Cyberarts Festival presents artists and high-technology professionals from New England and throughout the world, who are using computers to advance traditional visual and performing arts disciplines as well as to create new interactive worlds. The Festival includes exhibitions of visual arts, music, dance, and theatrical performances; film and video presentations; educational programs; lecture/demonstrations and symposia. The seventh biennial Boston Cyberarts Festival will take place April 22-May 8, 2011. For Boston Cyberarts Festival events and information please visit www.bostoncyberarts.org.

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Artist Bio:
Brian Kane was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1965 and currently lives and works in Cambridge, MA. He received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1987. His work, which has influenced a generation of media artists, has been shown in museums, galleries, broadcast television, and published worldwide.

Exhibitions include: Memery at MassMoCA (2011); OMG!, Hampden Gallery Incubator Project Space UMass Amherst (2011); Murphy and Dine Gallery, NYC; People in Space, Shanghai World Expo (2010); Go For Launch, Center For Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico (2009); #7 Art, Museu Nacional do Complexo Cultural da Republica Brasilia (2008); HDADD, Le Cube, Paris (2008); Big Chill Festival, U.K. (2007); Optronica, ICA London (2007). Publications/Articles: Stickers, From Punk Rock to Contemporary Art, Rizzoli ETC Experimental Television Center DVD, Wired Magazine, Billboard Magazine. For an incredible array of work and ideas by Brian Kane, visit his website at www.briankane.net.

 

For more Information about the exhibit please call 617-349-4380 or e-mail Jeremy Gaucher at jgaucher@cambridgema.gov