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Curated by Barbara O'Brien

September 16 - November 18, 2004

A site/non-site venture featuring real-time events and experiences by artists Ken Goldberg (with Bob Farzin and Alpha Lab), BBS (Jesse Bercowetz, Matt Bua, and Ward Shelley), Jake Trussell and the (((RE:SOUND))) Collective, and Vaughn Bell

Self-Sufficient advances the use of the CAC Gallery as an indicator of activity sited in the public realm beyond the gallery walls.

Related Events:

Opening Reception and Groovy, an exchange with Ken Goldberg
Thursday, September 16, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m., CAC Gallery

Gallery Talk with Ken Goldberg and BBS
Friday, September 17, 10:00 a.m. - noon, CAC Gallery

Personal Biosphere Adoption Ceremony with Vaughn Bell;
(((RE:SOUND))) Interactive Listening Event with Wayne and Wax, circlesquare, DJ Flack, and DJ C

Friday, October 8, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., CAC Gallery

(((RE:SOUND))) Renegade Sound System Party
featuring DJ's, live music, and video in an outdoor, urban location
Saturday, October 16 (rain date: Saturday, October 23)
Keep Your Ears Peeled
For more information visit:

For interviews with the artists or curator, please contact Lillian Hsu at 617-349-4389 or

For information about the artists visit their websites:

Ken Goldberg:
Jesse Bercowetz and Matt Bua:
Ward Shelley:
Vaughn Bell:
Jake Trussell:

Barbara O'Brien, curator, is Editor-in-Chief of Art New England. Previously she was Director of the Gallery and Visiting Artist Program at the Montserrat College of Art. She holds an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design and has over a decade of experience as a performance artist.

The CAC Gallery is located in the Cambridge City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, at the corner of Broadway and Inman Street. Metered parking is available on Inman Street and Broadway.

Directions via MBTA: Take the MBTA Red Line to Central Square. At street level proceed west on Massachusetts Avenue (towards Harvard Square) to Inman Street. Turn right and proceed north for four blocks to Broadway.

CAC Gallery hours:
M, Tu, W: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Th: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
F: 8:30 a.m. - noon

Support for Self-Sufficient was provided by the LEF Foundation, the Montserrat
College of Art Visiting Artist Program, and the San Jose Museum of Art.