Artist Talk | Thursday, April 15 at 6:00 PM on Zoom
Join us online for an artist talk with current exhibiting artist David Bowen. This event is free and open to the public. A recording of the artist talk will be shared on Bowen’s exhibition page and the Rochester Art Center YouTube channel after the event. Stay connected by joining the Facebook Event Page: Click Here

David Bowen: “on water”
February 24 – June 6, 2021
Burton & Judy Onofrio Galleries

David Bowen is a studio artist and educator whose work has been featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. Bowen’s work is concerned with aesthetics that result from interactive, reactive and generative processes as they relate to intersections between natural and mechanical systems. He is currently an Associate Professor of Sculpture and Physical Computing at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Using intersections between natural and mechanical systems, David Bowen produces unique relationships within his sculpture and installation. With robotics, custom software, sensors, tele-presence and data, he constructs devices and situations that are set in motion to interface with the physical and virtual world. The devices he constructs often play both the roles of observer and creator, providing limited and mechanical perspectives of dynamic situations and living systems. These devices and situations create a dissonance that leads to an incalculable changeable situation resulting in unpredictable outcomes. The phenomenological outputs are collaborations between the natural form or function, the mechanism and the artist.

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Topic: Artist Talk: David Bowen
Time: Apr 15, 2021 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
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