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Previous 2012 ZERO1 Biennial pieces on display at the new Exploratorium

Two of ZERO1 most popular pieces commissioned for the 2012 Biennial are on display at the new Exploratorium on Pier 15 in San Francisco. Pe Lang’s hypnotic installation Moving Objects and Stamen Design’s map The City from the Valley. Both pieces were among the most popular ones during the 2012 Biennial last summer.  

ZERO1 Public Art Projects selected for the Americans for the Arts Public Art Network 2013 Year in Review!

In just a few days Pittsburgh will host the 2013 Annual American for the Arts Convention. Each year American for the Arts brings together art leaders from around the nation to discuss innovative ways to use art to build communities and strategize how to better communicate the essential impact that the arts has to offer. Additionally during the Public Art Network Preconference 50 public art projects nationwide are selected for the American for the Arts Public Art Network 2013 Year in Review. We are excited to announce that two of ZERO1’s public art projects were selected for this honor; 2012 ZERO1 Biennial public art project Datagrove by Future Cities Lab and Solar Phone Booth by Sol Design Lab.

SEEKAGO during June's South First Fridays

A big THANK YOU to everyone that came to visit the ZERO1 Garage last Friday during the SubZERO Festival. The night was a great success; over 2300 visitors came through our space to experience Eve Warnock’s SEEKAGO, a one night performance.

Presented throughout the ZERO1 Garage, SEEKAGO was series of five experimental films, directed by Eve, that were created to incite specific emotions in the viewer. The story is about a man and woman, and their relationship from death to life. The films, titled Breathing, Asphalt, The Chicken and The Coyote, FEAST, and Flight, tell an aspect of human, animal and environmental ecology.

The films were accompanied by a live performance, lead by Eve, that captured the audience in the Garage. The project involved “Speakers”, a roving sound performance using textiles; “Bagged”, a sculptural set design; and “Denizen”, a performance based on local native mythology. Accompanied by the films, Eve’s performance integrated costumes, sounds and movements, embodying the raw emotions.

Nelly Ben Hayoun, International Space Orchestra and BECK Sell Out San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall

Experience designer and ZERO1 Biennial artist Nelly Ben Hayoun, the International Space Orchestra (ISO), and BECK will be performing tonight to a sold out crowd at San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall for ‘Song Reader’ Issue by POP-UP MAGAZINE and MC SWEENEY’S. Blending space science, planet-poking and bluegrass-playing spacecraft operators, the world’s first orchestra composed of space scientists.

Anna Anthropy at Works SJ Coop

If you are in the San Jose are and you are a video game aficionado then you should stop by the Cooperative Gaming Coop exhibition at Works/ San Jose Art and Performance Center. You can play dozens of games for free from new, up-and-coming game developers. Your options are endless from games made by children to games about the Occupy Oakland movement, drugs, religion and the very entertaining QWOP (a game in which you are a olympic runner).

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