Date: 1/13/2011
Kurt Ralske's video installations and performances are created exclusively with his own custom software. His work has been exhibited internationally, including at the 2009 Venice Biennale, the Guggenheim Bilbao, and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. Kurt is the recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation Media Arts Fellowship, and received First Prize at the Transmediale International Media Art Festival in Berlin in 2003. Kurt programmed and co-designed the 9-channel video installation that is permanently in the lobby of the MoMA in NYC. He is also the author/programmer of Auvi, a popular video software environment in use by artists in 22 countries. Kurt is currently a Visiting Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, in the department of MFA Digital + Media. He is also on the faculty of the School of Visual Arts, NYC, in the MFA Computer Art Department.