NEW YORK, November 24, 2014 - Tim Griffin, Executive Director and Chief Curator at The Kitchen, and Barbara London, a curator and writer who founded the video exhibition and collection programs at the Museum of Modern Art, trace the evolution of new media art from its beginnings to the present day and assess strategies for how best to introduce, present, and engage audiences with the medium. Asia Society Museum Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Michelle Yun moderates the conversation. In conjunction with Asia Society Museum's exhibition Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot. (1 hr., 22 min.)
Tim Griffin, Executive Director and Chief Curator, The Kitchen, was editor-in-chief of Artforum magazine from 2003 to 2010 and is still a regular contributor to the magazine. The Kitchen is an experimental performance space which has presented video, music, dance, and performance since the early 1970s.
Barbara London is a curator and writer who founded the video exhibition and collection programs at the Museum of Modern Art, where she worked between 1973 and 2013. The exhibitions she organized include one-person shows featuring early mavericks Nam June Paik, Bill Viola, Steina Vasulka, Joan Jonas, Shigeko Kubota, Peter Campus, Gary Hill, VALIE EXPORT, Steve McQueen, and Laurie Anderson.
Michelle Yun is Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Asia Society Museum.