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Carla Gannis and Jillian McDonald

In this edition of Art and Technology, host Daniel Durning brings into focus the video work and other projects of guests Jillian McDonald and Carla Gannis. Both artists look at contemporary media and culture through the lens of obsessive vision and creative work in video, online and other media.

Jillian McDonald is a Canadian artist living in New York. Her video project entitled Me and Billy Bob, exhibited at Jack the Pelican in Williamsburg is an ongoing conceptual project in which the object of her obsession is actor Billy Bob Thornton. She teaches art at Pace University in New York City.

Carla Gannis, originally from North Carolina, currently lives and works in Brooklyn. Her video installation, Jezebel, will be shown by Claire Oliver at the LOOP video art fair in Barcelona. She received the New York Foundation for the Arts Grant in Computer Arts in 2005. (30 minutes).


Art & Technology


Art & Technology is a radio program that investigates how advancements in new technologies are affecting artists and their work. The series consists of interviews with contemporary visual and audio artists discussing their work, influences, aesthetics and the technical issues they encounter in the creation of their art, relating their personal views about the uses and usages of new media in the art world today. The show opens a discourse with artists working in Interactive, Performance, Screen Based, and Audio and Sound Based media about the role that dynamic technologies play in contemporary art and their own artwork.

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