Alicia Felberbaum_UK

EXPONDO

Alicia Felberbaum is TraffficJam #1 and #2 Web Architect

Traffic Jam #1 Proposal

EXPONDO

“Social blindness” blocks out the view of the maintenance workers’ daily routine around our cities. Their presence is hardly acknowledged while  their personal identities are lost.
EXPONDO was recorded at 29ª Biennale de São Paulo, Brazil, a space dedicated to the appreciation of the visual. The biennale is an international exhibition space where a wide audience transits to appreciate contemporary art works. The cleaning and security staff, that interacts daily to maintain  those spaces, is practically invisible. In EXPONDO, Alicia Felberbaum attempts to recover the worker’s visibility highlighting their routine movements and presenting them as art performance acts.

Bio
Alicia Felberbaum (based in London, UK) (studied Goldsmiths, Master in Fine Arts, 1994) is an artist working in experimental video, new media and installations. A recipient of several art grants, Alicia was awarded a Fellowship from NESTA (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) ) for research on the relationships between interactivity, databases, and the narrative form. Her work has been shown internationally in exhibitions and Festivals such as: European Media Art, Germany. Videoformes New Media & Video Art, France; Viper International Festival for Film and New Media, Switzerland; Sónar, Spain; Videobrasil, Brasil; FILE 2005, Brasil; Angel Row Gallery, UK; IMA, Institute of Modern Art, Australia; Axis, Netherlands. Member of the Exquisite Corpse Video Project (ECVP) and Human Emotions Project HEP. TraffficJam Web Designer.

Awards
• 2001-2005 Nesta Fellow affiliated to the Goldsmiths Digital Studios. Goldsmiths College, University of London.   http://www.nesta.org.uk/ http://www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/gds/
• 2005 Grants to Artists Scheme for exhibition abroad, British Council, London
• 2005 Award for the Research Exchange Scheme from the Arts and Humanities Research Board in collaboration with Science Communication Group, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London
• 1999 Award for Internet projects transmediale 99 – international media art festival, Berlin
• 1999 Awards to Individual Artists 1998/99. London Arts Board

http://aliciafelber.wordpress.com/

photo by Pila
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