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
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TRANS LOCAL: DE_LETE
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.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
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 Net.art.
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. taystes.net.
She has lectured internationally including for Transmediale 02, Open Mic,
Berlin; Columbia University, New York ; Hull Time Based Arts, Hull, UK;
<net.net.net> 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.