TRANS LOCAL: DE_LETE ( 4 single channels ,VHS) explores the transitory nature and interaction within all kinds of borders (physical and mental ) and public domain where everything is ephemeral and unstable. The material was shot in 12 different cities worldwide in the course of six years including Tijouana Mexico, Ramallah West Bank, Jerusalem Israel, New York City among others.


wil be shown at POLITI-VIDEO - Political resolution in the visual form, curated by Kimberly Mora featuring Ann Lepore & Jenny Marketou, April 28, 8PM-11PM, Remote Lounge, 327 Bowery, between 2nd and 3rd Streets.


Jenny Marketou is a new media artist who works with the net, video, photography,installations performances and other media related art forms. She was born in Athens, Greece and is based in New York City where she has taught at Cooper Union School of Art and The New School. Jenny represented Greece, in Sao Paolo Biennial 1998, Sap Paulo, Brazil; recently her net based installation project about surveillance <taystesroom> was commissioned by Cornerhouse Gallery and Futuresonic, 2001, Manchester,UK.

Her work has been shown nationally and internationally including; Free Biennial.02, New New York ; "Re-Media", Fotofest 2002, Houston, Texas; "Anxious Omniscience" 2002, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ; <Broken Channel> 2001, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester,UK; Mediarama 2001, Centro Andaluz de Arte Cotemporanea, Seville, Spain; Cyberfem Spirit, Spirit of Data,2001, Edith Russ House for New Media, Oldenburg, Germany; "CTRL [SPACE], 2001 , ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany ; "Markers"49 Venice Biennial, Italy; "Borderhack 2.0"Mexico; "Hybrid Dwellings" 2001, Galleria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland; the NET_CONDITION, 2000, ZKM Karlsruhe,Germany; "Tenacity" 2000, Swiss Institute, NY;"Dystopia + Identity in the Age of Global Communications", Tribes Gallery, NY; SYNOPSIS 1, 2000, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece; Manifesta I,1996, Biennial of Contemporary Art, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands. International Festivals include; "Interferences: Nuits Savoureuses", Video and New Media Festival,2000, Belfort, France; World Wide Video Festival, 2000, Amsterdam ; the Viper 1999 Film and New Media Festival, Lucerne, Switzerland and the International Video Program, 2000, International Women's University, Berlin, Germany.

Jenny Marketou currently is co curating with Steve Dietz, Walker Art Center, "Open_Source_Art_Hack"which opens on May 2002 at Z Media Lounge , The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC. She has been part of the TRANSdance - e-lab / e-body research laboratory E-phos Festival 2001, Athens,Greece organized by Scott deLahunta (UK/ Netherlands) and she has collaborated with John McGormick artist, choreographer (Australia), Andreas Angelidakis, architect (US/ Greece) and most recently with Lev Manovich (US) professor,theorist .

Jenny has received numerous grants and residencies including the Banff Center for the Arts, 1998, Banff, Canada; Institute for Studies in the Arts; The College of Fine Arts, ASU, Tempe, Arizona, 1998; Hoherwerg,1999 Dusseldorf, Germany, and most recently the International Artists Residency OMI, 2000, New York.

In recent years Jenny has worked increasingly with research and has consulted other New Media institutions in her process.She received the Research Grant,2000, from MECAD/ the Media Center of Art and Design in Barcelona, Spain, for her project "HACKING SUBLIME"an investigation on Hacking and

In 2001 she received the development grant from the New Media and Visuals Arts Institute at the Banff Center for the Arts, to co produce her open source net based project www.

She has lectured internationally including for Transmediale 02, Open Mic, Berlin; Columbia University, New York ; Hull Time Based Arts, Hull, UK; <> at MoCA, LA; Invencao, Sao Paolo, Brazil; Her work has been reviewed and published in: The Breeder, ISEA, 2000, Spiegel, Flash Art, El Pais, Artbyte, NY Times, Springerin Art Press, and Tema Celeste El Pais on line, ArtZine on line, Mecad-journal, among others.

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