Powering Up / Powering Down 1/30/04-2/1/04
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Sara Roberts

“Live Data Base”
An interactive sound installation/game in the Eucalyptus Grove.

MFA,1988, California College of Arts and Crafts. Roberts' large scale interactive installations have shown in Los Angeles at the Williamson Gallery at ArtCenter, the Fisher Gallery at USC, at the Yerba Buena Center and the Arts Commision Gallery in San Francisco. She has shown extensively internationally in Germany, Denmark, Finland, and France. She was the founding director of the Integrated Media Program at CalArts 1996-2001 and continues to teach at CalArts in the Composition/New Media Program. Her work has taken a turn in recent years toward performative games and devices that make them possible. With that interest in mind, she was a senior research fellow in the Studio of Narrativity and Communication, Interactive Institute, Malmų, Sweden during '01/02, where she worked on her '20 to 20 project.' for which she received a Rockefeller Foundation Media Fellowship in 2002.

“Powering Up/Powering Down” is sponsored in part by the University of California Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA), the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA), and the UC San Diego Department of Music in connection with the departments of Visual Arts, Music, and Literature at UCSD along with the UC Riverside and Los Angeles campuses.