Joseph Nechvatal, Ph.D.

143 Ludlow Street (#14)

New York, NY 10002 USA
Telephone: 1 212 228 7891

and

93 Blvd. Raspail 75006 Paris FRANCE

Telephone: 33 (0)1 45 44 49 36

 

 

http://www.nechvatal.net

 

email:  joseph@nechvatal.net

 

 

Bio Notes:

Since 1986 Joseph Nechvatal has worked with ubiquitous electronic visual information, computers and computer-robotics. His computer-robotic assisted paintings and computer animations are shown regularly in galleries and museums throughout the world. From 1991-1993 he worked as artist-in-resident at the Louis Pasteur Atelier and the Saline Royale / Ledoux Foundation's computer lab in Arbois, France on The Computer Virus Project: an experiment with computer viruses as a creative stratagem. In 2002 he extended that artistic research into the field of viral artificial life through his collaboration with the programmer Stéphane Sikora.

 

Dr. Nechvatal earned his Ph.D. in the philosophy of art and new technology at The Centre for Advanced Inquiry in the Interactive Arts (CAiiA) University of Wales College, Newport, UK where he served as conference coordinator for the 1st International CAiiA  Research Conference entitled Consciousness Reframed: Art and Consciousness in the Post-Biological Era (July 1997); an international conference which looked at new developments in art, science, technology  and consciousness. Dr. Nechvatal presently teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City (SVA) and at Stevens Institute of Technology. He writes periodically on art and new technology.

 

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Biography

 

1951 Born in Chicago, Illinois

1974 B.F.A. Southern Illinois University

1974-75 M.F.A. Studio Work Cornell University

1977-78 M.Phil Work in Philosophy Columbia University

1999 Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Art at the Centre for Advanced Inquiry in the Interactive Arts (CAiiA), University of Wales, Newport, Wales, U.K.

1999-2003 Professor at The School of Visual Arts, NYC

 

The artist lives in New York and Paris and is a professor at The School of Visual Arts in New York City and at Stevens Institute of Technology.

 

 

 

 

 

Grants

 

1983 Caps Grant, Painting

1985 National Endowment for the Arts, Painting

1985 National Endowment for the Arts, Opera and Musical Theater

1985 Massachusetts Council of the Arts, Performance

1986 National Endowment for the Arts, InterArts

1986 Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc.

1988 New York, NY Foundation for the Arts, Painting

1989 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award

1991-1993 Artist-in-Residence, Arbois, France

1992-1993 Artist-in-Resident, Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux's computer lab in Arc-et-Senans, France

1992 New York, NY Foundation for the Arts, Painting

1995 Artist-in Residence, Cite des Art Internationale, Paris

1996-8 Research Fellowship,University of Wales ,CAiiA, Newport, U. K.

1997 New York Foundation for the Arts: Computer Arts

2003 New York Foundation for the Arts: Computer Arts

 

 

Selected One-Person-Exhibitions

 

2006

Joseph Nechvatal, The Butler Institute of American Art's Beecher Center, Youngstown, Ohio

2005

<CONTAMINATIONS>, Le chČteau de Linardié,  Senouillac France

Translaocation of the Virtual Reality, Galerie In Situ, Aalst, Belgium

2004

Aventures Virales, Galerie Mabel Semmler, Paris

Real Time, Universal Concepts Unlimited Gallery, New York City

After Virus, Galerie RLBQ, Marseille, France

Viral Counter-Attack,Espace Landowski, Paris (with Music2eye)

After Attack, Heart Galerie, Paris (with Music2eye)

2002

vOluptuary : an algorithic hermaphornology, Universal Concepts Unlimited Gallery, New York City

2001

SilicOn valley : nunciative mOdality and a viral redux, Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich

Compliant 2.0 Libidinal Bodies in the Bit-stream (Enhanced Corpus Rotundum), Julia Friedman Gallery, Chicago

Transformers (with Virus Projects 1.0 & 2.0) Moving Image Gallery, New York City

2000

es-satyricOn 2000,Universal Concepts Unlimited Gallery, New York City

1999

Viral Beauty, Boston Cyber Arts, Boston  http://www.bostoncyberarts.org

1997 

Das Neural Netz, (collaboratively with Mathias Groebel) Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich

1996

Joseph Nechvatal Retrospective, Galerie Berndt, Köln (catalogue)

Joseph Nechvatal & Steve Miller,Parsons Gallery, Paris

1995 Alt.sex, (collaboratively with Mathias Groebel) Galerie In Situ, Aalst, Belgium  (web catalogue at: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/MatthiasGroebel/groebel/frmalt.htm)

Les Archons, Galerie Multimedia, Paris

Angels, Broken Hearts and Computer Viruses, Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich

1994

Computer Virus Project, Espace d'Art Yvonamor Palix, Paris (catalogue)

Information Bruit Culture, Galerie Traje, Besancan, France

Computer Virus Project, Galerie In Situ, Aalst, Belgium (catalogue)

1993

Computer Virus Project, The Saline Royale, Arc-et-Senans, France (catalogue)

The Destiny of Painting, Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich

1992

Joseph Nechvatal, Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris 

Tombeaux, Brooke Alexander, New York, NY, NY

1991

Joseph Nechvatal, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1990

Joseph Nechvatal, Musee des Beaux Arts de Dole, France (CD Rom catalogue)

Joseph Nechvatal, Brooke Alexander, New York, NY (catalogue)

Joseph Nechvatal,Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich

Joseph Nechvatal, Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris (catalogue)

1989

Joseph Nechvatal,Gallery Fahl, Stockholm

Joseph Nechvatal, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund (catalogue)

Joseph Nechvatal, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1988

Joseph Nechvatal Computer-Robotic Paintings: 1986-1987, Illinois State University, Normal (catalogue)

Joseph Nechvatal, De Selby Gallery, Amsterdam

Joseph Nechvatal, Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris

1987

Joseph Nechvatal, Brooke Alexander, New York, NY

Joseph Nechvatal, NeuerAachenerKunstverein, Aachen

Joseph Nechvatal, Gallery Engstrom, Stockholm

1986

Joseph Nechvatal: Photographs,Greathouse, New York, NY

Joseph Nechvatal, Anna Friebe Galerie, Cologne

Joseph Nechvatal, Vanquard Gallery, Philadelphia

1985

Joseph Nechvatal, Brooke Alexander, New York, NY

Joseph Nechvatal, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund

XS: An Installation, Gray Art Gallery, East Carolina Univerity, Greenville (catalogue)

1984

Joseph Nechvatal, Brooke Alexander, New York, NY (catalogue)

Joseph Nechvatal: Grace Under Pressure,Gallery Nature Morte, New York, NY

1983

Joseph Nechvatal, Brooke Alexander, New York, NY

Joseph Nechvatal, Semaphore Gallery, New York, NY

Joseph Nechvatal, Spiritual America, New York, NY

1982

Joseph Nechvatal, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Ct.

Joseph Nechvatal: The Occult Power of Technology: Part II, The Kitchen, New York, NY

1981

The Occult Power of Technology: Part I, P.S. #1, Long Island City, NY

1980

Methadone Median,  abandoned methadone center on west Canal Street, New York, NY

 

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2006

The Downtown Show : The New York Art Scene 1974-1984, Grey Art Gallery. NYU, New York City 

The Downtown Show : The New York Art Scene 1974-1984, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh

The Downtown Show : The New York Art Scene 1974-1984,Austin Museum of Art, Texas

2005

ElectroScape Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai

6eme carrefour de l'image de l'Océan Indien, Le Port. Ile de la Réunion

Vintage East Village, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York

Viral Counter Attack, Art Metz 2004. Foire européenne d'Art Contemporain. Image-Mouvement, Metz France (with music2eye)

2004

Digital Sublime :Gwangju Biennale MOCA Taipei (catalogue)

reprotech, New York Academy of Science, New York City (catalogue)

Hyper-Runt: Anxiety and Malformation in the Techno Womb, Inliquid, Philadelphia

Art In Motion, University of Southern California School of Fine Arts, L.A.

Touch and Temperature, Bitforms Gallery, New York City

trans>, Participant Inc, New York City

Viral Counter Attack, Résidence ą la GaĒté lyrique. Paris. France (with music2eye)

East Village USA, New Museum, New York  (catalogue)

Touch and Temperature, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston

Viral Counter Attack,  Festival Art-borescence 01  Paris. France (with music2eye)

Viral Counter Attack, Galerie RLBQ. Festival RIAM01. Marseille. France (with music2eye)

2003

Synthetic Lightings: Complex Simulations of Nature, Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

Polarities, The Wall Street Journal Lobby Gallery, New York City (catalogue)

FuturNET, Rome

NOTEBOOK, Artscape, Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

Peam2003, Pescara Italy (CD-Rom catalogue)

THE SPIRITUAL IN DIGITAL ART, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, Canada

Open For Action, The Center For Book Arts, New York, NY

2002

Post-Flesh, University Gallery, California State University, Sacramento, CA

media_city seoul 2002, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea (catalogue)

Ornamente  : 3 Positions of Conceptual Art, Galerie Berndt, Koln

NIGHT VISION, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois (catalogue)

Contaminaction, Jeune Creation, Paris

Reality Revisited, IN SITU, Aalst, Belgium (web catalogue http://www.eyewithwings.net/reality_revisited)

Reality Revisited, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Koln, Germany (web catalogue)

NIGHT VISION, White Columns, New York City (catalogue)

SPLIT FESTIVAL, Split, Croatia

info@blah :: mining the data glut, iKatun, Boston

20001  

LE PROJET VIRUS 2001, Mains D’Oeuvres, Paris

Cin-o-matic: Memory and Cinematic Perception, T he New Museum, New York City

The Collector, Universal Concepts Unlimited Gallery, New York City

1.44 Megs, Moving Image Gallery, New York City

The Graphic Art Biennial, Györ, Hungary

2000

R.E.D. - Remote Experience Dependency, UCU Gallery, New York City

Noise: The Digital and the Discrete,Whipple Museum of the History of Science, Cambridge (catalogue, with essay by Bruno Latour)

The Perpetual Well, Samuel Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida

The Perpetual Well, Parrish Art Museum, Southhampton, NY

Rounders, UCU Gallery, New York City

polyALTERITY, UMF Art Gallery, Farmington, Maine (catalogue)

Lit. Fig. : Work from Words, The SPACE @ MEDIA TRIANGLE, NY NY

1999

REFLEX: Matthias Groebel, Joseph Nechvatal & Endre Tót,Galerie Berndt, Köln

Digital Hybrids, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, Ohio (catalogue)

The Techo-Digital Sublime, Central Fine Arts, New York City (web-site)

MA(R)KING, Central Arts, Tuscon, curated by Elaine E. King (catalogue)

Three Computer-related Artists, Galerie Berndt, Köln

Links: Schilderkunst in Extremis? Kunstcentrum Sittard, Maastricht

Diverse Dialogues, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark

Old School, Life, New York City, curated by Carlo McCormick

1998

Body Mécanique, Wexner Center, Columbus Ohio (catalogue)

Thundergulch: Computer Arts Fellows, NYC Technology Center

Chaos and Capacity, Central Fine Arts, Inc. NYC

1997

Art Fractal, Gallerie Ricard, Paris (catalogue and web-site)

Zoom (Fractal), Stae University of New York, NY, Purchase (catalogue)

1995

BLAST Bioinformatica, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Koln (catalogue)

BLAST, Galerie des Archives, Paris (catalogue)

Veered Science, Huntington Beach Art Center, California (catalogue)

In Corpus Machina, Espace d'Art, Paris

BLAST Bioinfomatica, Javier Lopez Gallery, London

Reinventing The Emblem, Yale University Art Gallery (catalogue)

Die Schnheit Der Fraktale, Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich

Transiti, Arx Art Gallery, Torino, Italy (catalogue)

Art Fractal: été,Galerie Angle Art Contemporain, St. Paul-Tro ChČteau

1994

Excess in the Techno-Mediacratic Society, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Ca. (curated by Joseph Nechvatal) (catalogue)

Art & Virus, Gallery Yaki Kornblit, Amsterdam (catalogue)

Tohu-Bohu, Galerie de l' etoile, Paris (catalogue)

Art & Virus, Galleria Del Ventaglio Contemporanea, Udine, Italy (catalogue)

Lo Specchio di Proteo, Perugia, Alessandria, Italy (catalogue)

Figures d'Origines, Chapelle Salpetriere, Paris (catalogue)

1993

Computeruntersttzte Kunst, Kunstlerwerkstatt, Munich (catalogue)

L'Opera Al Femminile, Galleria Arx, Torino

Bodies, Atelier of Philip Pocock, Köln

Excess in the Techno-Mediacratic Society, Musee D'Arbois, France (curated by Joseph Nechvatal) (catalogue)

Excess in the Techno-Mediacratic Society,Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna (curated by Joseph Nechvatal)

Erlebnis E Alterita, Galleria Marco Noire, Torino (catalogue)

Hiding / Revealing, Galerie In Situ, Aalst

La Fractalite Dans L'Art, Campus de La Doua, Villeurbanne (catalogue)

1993

Mediale Hamburg (catalogue)

Painting as Paradigm, Stark Gallery, New York, NY

Procedures: Informatiques, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris

Presentation, NeuerAachenerKunstverein, Aachen

1992

Ecstasy, Dooley Le Cappellaine, New York, NY

L'Epreuve Numerique, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris

New York, NY Artists, Galerie Bernhard Steinmetz, Bonn

10th Anniversary Visiting Artists Exhibition, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Representation, Reproduction and Photography, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

1991

Outside Ameirca: Going into the 90s, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta

1990

20th Anniversary Exhibition White Columns, New York, NY

All Quiet on the Western Front, Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris (catalogue)

Exchange of Information, New York, NY Telephone New York, NY

Le Tableau des Riches Inventions, Picaron Editions, Amsterdam

The Unique Print: 70s into 90s, Lois & Michael Torf Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1989    

Theater on Paper, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Once upon A Time There Was A Photograph, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami

After Collapse: Rebuilding Expressive Media, State University, Amherst, Ma.

Strange Attractors: Signs of Chaos, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (catalogue)

Standplaats AKI, Akademie Voor Beeldende Kunst, Enschede, The Netherlands

 Moderne Kunst, Malmo Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Malmo Sweden

Erotic America, (curated by Joseph Nechvatal) Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris (catalogue)

1988    

Art at the End of the Social, Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden (catalogue)

New Visions of the Apocalypse, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence (catalogue)

New York, NY Now, Guthenberg Art Museum (traveled in Sweden and Finland) (catalogue)

Perpetual Subversions, Bruno Facchetti, New York, NY

Computer Assisted: The Computer in Contemporary Art Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, Pa.

Committed to Print, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (catalogue)

1987    

Chemical Field, De Zaak, Groningen

Digital Visions: Computers and Art, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse (catalogue)

Digital Visions: Computers and Art, IBM Gallery NYC (catalogue)

New Coordinates, Simard, Halm and Shee Gallery, Los Angeles

1987    

Documenta 8, Kassel Germany (catalogue)

This is not a Photograph: Twenty Years of Large-Scale, Photography: 1966-1986, The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Fl. (catalogue)

This is not a Photograph: Twenty Years of Large-Scale, Photography: 1966-1986, Akron Art Museum, Ohio (catalogue)

This is not a Photograph: Twenty Years of Large-Scale, Photography: 1966-1986, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va. (catalogue)

1986    

Drawings from the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Drawings from the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, University of Alabama Moody Gallery of Art

Drawings from the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, Tuscaloosa Pennsylvania State University

Drawings from the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park

Il Cangiante, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milano

Metabody, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY (catalogue)

Spiritual America, CEPA, Buffalo, NY

Pay Attencion, Brandts Palchus Galleri, Copenhagen

Drawings, Piezo Electric, New York, NY

Time after Time, Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY

Face It, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden

1985    

Infotainment,Texas Gallery, Houston (catalogue)

Infotainment, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago (catalogue)

Infotainment, Vanquard Gallery, Philadelphia (catalogue)

Infotainment, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen Colo. (catalogue)

Infotainment, De Selby Gallery, Amsterdam (catalogue)

Infotainment, Galerie Montenay-Delsol, Paris (catalogue)

Correspondences: New York, NY Art Now, Laforet Museum Harajuku, Tokyo (catalogue)

Correspondences: New York, NY Art Now, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya

Correspondences: New York, NY Art Now, Tagaki Hall Espace Media, Kobe (catalogue)

Anniottanta Castel Sismondo, Palazzina Moster, Chiesa di Santa Maria ad Nives, Rimini

Anniottanta Castel Sismondo, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Bologna

Whitney Biennial: Group Material, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Memento Mori, Moore College of Art Gallery, Philadelphia (catalogue)

1984    

Drawings, Paintings, and Sculpture, Brooke Alexander, New York, NY

Smart Art: New Work from New York, NY, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Ma. (catalogue)

Disarming Images: Art for Nuclear Disarmament, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (catalogue) (travelled to ten institutions in the United States)

Via Satellite, Amerika-Haus, Cologne (catalogue)

Natural Genre, Fine Arts Gallery, School of Visual Arts, Florida State University (catalogue)

The New Capital, White Columns, New York, NY

Drawings by Contemporary Figurative Artists, Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore (catalogue)

Humanism: An Undercurrent, University of South Florida, Tampa

Romance and Catastrophe, Piezo Electric, New York, NY

Contemporary Perspectives, Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa.

Motives, Albright-Know Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (catalogue)

New York, NY New: 26 Artists, Studio di Corrado Levi, Milano (catalogue)

Dessins, Gillespie-Laage-Salamin, Paris

1983    

New York, NY,  Kunstmuseum, Aalborg (catalogue)

New York, NY, Randers Kunstmuseum (catalogue)

Contemporary Drawings, Barbara Krakow, Boston

Four New York, NY Artists, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY

Rotating Group Show, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

Speed Trials, White Columns, New York, NY

Joseph Nechvatal / Not Vital / Robin Weglinski, Gallery Nature Morte, New York, NY

1982    

The Atomic Salon, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY

1981

The Positive Show, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

New Drawings, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (catalogue)

The Doomsday Show, Artists Space, New York, NY

The Monumental Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

The Inauguration Show, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

1980    

Collaborative Projects, Brooke Alexander, New York, NY

Murder, Suicid &, Junk, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

Artists for Survival, ABC No Rio,

New York, NY International Workers Day Exhibition, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

The Times Square Show, Times Square, New York, NY

 

 

Selected Installations and Performances

 

1991

Dilation, performed by the ballerina Lauren Houser at the residence of Bil Ehrlich, New York, NY

1989    

The Man Who Believed He Could Move: A Celebration of the Bicentennial of the French Revolution, Collaboration with Yves Musard, Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY

1987

Not a Door; A Spectacle, a collaboration between Scott B. Billingsley and Joseph Nechvatal, Hallwalls, Buffalo NY

1986

XS: The Opera, a collaboration with with Rhys Chatham, Shakespeare Theatre, Boston

1985

The End of the Night, a video collaboration with with Rhys Chatham,  Los Angeles County Museum of Art

XS: Night of Power, a collaboration with with Rhys Chatham, 8 BC, New York, NY

XS: Night of Power, a collaboration with with Rhys Chatham, Quando, New York, NY

1984    

XS: The Opera Opus, a collaboration with with Rhys Chatham, Pyramid Club,  New York, NY

XS: The Opera Opus, a collaboration with with Rhys Chatham, Club Danceteria,  New York, NY

XS: The Opera Opus, a collaboration with with Rhys Chatham, 8 BC Club,  New York, NY

XS: The Opera Opus, a collaboration with with Rhys Chatham, Dannheisser Foundation, New York, NY

1983    

Isle of Dread, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, 71 Broadway and 120 Broadway, New York, NY

Future V Installation, 93 Prince Street, New York, NY

1982    

Blame it on the Brain Installation, Zippers Night Club, New York, NY

1981    

Contemporary Psychedelia Installation, Club Inroads, New York, NY

Free Speech on Broadway Performance, Performance with Carol Parkinson and Cid Collins, New York, NY

1978

European Art/Performance, with Carol Parkinson and Cid Collins, Tour Centre of Experimental Theatre, Antwerp

European Art/Performance, with Carol Parkinson and Cid Collins, Ecole d'Architecture , Tournai

European Art/Performance, with Carol Parkinson and Cid Collins, Theatre on the Rijn, Arnhem, The Netherlands

 

 

 

Selected Publications by the Artist

 

Nechvatal, J. 2006, Jean Baudrillard and a Counter-Mannerist Art of Latent Excess, International Journal of Baudrillard Studies, Volume 3, Number 2 (July 2006).

 

Nechvatal, J. 2005, Immersive Excess in the Apse of Lascaux, Technoetic Arts 3:3, pp. 181-192

 

Nechvatal, J. 2004, Origins of Virtualism: An Interview with Frank Popper Conducted by Joseph Nechvatal  Spring 2004 issue of the CAA Art Journal pp. 62-77

 

Nechvatal, J. 2004, Frank Popper and Virtualised Art, Winter 2004 tema celeste magazine: issue #101, pp. 48-53

 

Nechvatal, J. 2003, Voluptuous Viractualism, in Simultaneita : New Media Arts Magazine, 01/2003, pp. 25-29

 

Nechvatal, J. 2002, Hotlist : The Esoteric Arts, Artforum Magazine

 

Nechvatal, J. 2001, Towards an Immersive Intelligence in Leonardo 9th New York Digital Salon special issue

 

Nechvatal, J. 2001, Artists and War : La beauté tragique: Mapping the Militarization of Spatial Cultural Consciousness in Leonardo 34.1 (2001) 27-29 and at: http://muse.jhu.edu/demo/len/34.1nechvatal.html#authbio

 

Nechvatal, J.  2001. La Beaute tragique: Olkowski, Deleuze, and the 'Ruin of Representation in _Film-Philosophy_, Deleuze Special Issue vol. 5 no. 36, November 2001 http://www.film-philosophy.com/vol5-2001/n36nechvatal

 

Nechvatal, J.  2000. Viractualiy Interview by Colin Goldberg. http://www.everbeta.net/txt/110900txtjnint.htm

 

Nechvatal, J.  2000. "Alterities: Interdisciplinarity and "Feminine" Practices of Space" at: http://www.mire.net/penelopes/pages/ntic/cyber/netchaval.htm

 

Nechvatal, J. 1999. Introduction to “Immersive Ideals/Critical Distances : A Study of the Affinity Between Artistic Idealogies Based in Virtual Reality and Previous Immersive Idioms” http://www.insead.fr/calt/Encyclopedia/ComputerSciences/VR/vr.htm

 

Nechvatal, J. 1999. Immersive Ideals/Critical Distances ; A Study of the Affinity Between Artistic Idealogies Based in Virtual Reality and Previous Immersive Idiom.  Newport : University of Wales College (PhD Thesis)

 

For a selection of art reviews written from 1993-2000 on other artists by Joseph Nechvatal - primarily for the web-site Rhizome http://www.zhizome.org - see:  http://www.dom.de/arts/artists/jnech/   under the publications link

 

Nechvatal, J. 1990a. Selected Writings. Paris: Editions Antoine Candau

 

Nechvatal, J. 1991a. An Ecstasy of Excess. Mönchengladbach: Juni-Verlag

 

Nechvatal, J. and Gagneur, D. eds. 1992. Excess in the Techno-mediacratic Society. Arbois: Musée d'Arbois

 

Nechvatal, J. 1983. "Epic Images and Contemporary History" In Real Life Magazine, No.11/12, Winter, 1983

 

Nechvatal, J. 1984. "Principles of Discord" In Unsound, Vol. 1, No. 2

 

Nechvatal, J. 1985. "Holding Out the Promise for Pure Regression" In New Observations, No. 28

 

Nechvatal, J. 1986. "State of the Art / Art of the State" In Spectacle, Fall Issue, 1986

 

Nechvatal, J. 1987a. "High Style" In Arts Magazine, April Issue 1987

 

Nechvatal, J. 1987b. "Post-Simulation Decadence" In Arts Magazine, Summer Issue, 1987

 

Nechvatal, J. 1987c. "Theoretical Statement Concerning Computer Robotic Paintings" In Documenta 8 Catalogue, Vol. 3

 

Nechvatal, J. 1987d. "A Prophylactic Discourse on Simulated Art" In Code, December Issue, 1987

 

Nechvatal, J. 1987e. "Simulation and Sublimation: The Law is for All" In Unsound, Vol. 3, No. 1

 

Nechvatal, J. 1988. "Reorganized Meditations on Mnemonic Threshold" In M/E/A/N/I/N/G  Contemporary Art Issues, No. 4, November, 1988

 

Nechvatal, J. 1989a. "Artistic Cynicism" In Art Criticism, Vol. 5, No. 3

 

Nechvatal, J. 1989b. "Cal Arts Lecture: An Excerpt" In Lund Art Press, Vol. 2

 

Nechvatal, J. 1989c. "Re-conceptualizing Drawing" In De Rijksakademie 08, pp. 12-13

 

Nechvatal, J. 1990b. "Hyper-death and the Scopic Corpse. In Artforum, November Issue, 1990, p. 130

 

Nechvatal, J. 1990c. "The Urge for Image and the Saturated Eye" on the Public DomaIn Web Site Perforations: http://www.pd.org

 

Nechvatal, J. 1990d. "Stealing from the Thief's Journal (Extraits traduits du Journal d'un Voleur)" Amsterdam: Picaron

 

Nechvatal, J. 1991b. "An Ecstasy of Excess" In Nechvatal, J. 1991. An Ecstasy of Excess. Mönchengladbach: Juni-Verlag, pp. 3-7

 

Nechvatal, J. 1991c. "The Artist and Familars" In Blast, Vol. 1, November /December, 1991

 

Nechvatal, J. 1991d. "The Collapse of the 80's Image" In M/E/A/N/I/N/G  Contemporary Art Issues, May Issue

 

Nechvatal, J. 1992a. "Outrances dans la Societe Techno-mediacratic" In Nechvatal, J. and Gagneur, D. 1992. Excess in the Techno-mediacratic Society. Arbois: Musée d'Arbois, p. 1

 

Nechvatal, J. 1992b. "Innovations in Image Technology" In M/E/A/N/I/N/G Contemporary Art Issues, No. 11, pp. 38-40

 

Nechvatal, J. 1993a. "Introduction to The Art of Excess in the Techno-mediacratic Society" In New Observationss, No. 94

 

Nechvatal, J. 1993b. "The Art of Excess in the Techno-mediacratic Society" In New Observations, No. 94

 

Nechvatal, J. 1993c. "The Computer and Conceptual Painting" In Gruson, L. ed. 1993. Joseph Nechvatal: Computer Virus Project. Arc-et-Senans: Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, pp. 29-32

 

Nechvatal, J. 1994. "New Territory of Significance" In New Observations, No. 104

 

Nechvatal, J. 1997a. "Immersive Implications" In Ascott, R. ed. 1997. Consciousness Reframed: Conference Proceedings. Newport: CAiiA/University of Wales College

 

Nechvatal, J. 1997b. "Sex/MachIne/Art: From Mechanical Repetition to Electronic Flicker" In Intelligent Agent: Interactive Media In Arts and Education Fall Issue, pp. 74-79

 

Nechvatal, J. 1997c. "Computer Cynicism II" In Intelligent Agent: Interactive Media In Arts and Education Vo. 1, No. 12, pp. 155 and 165-166

 

Nechvatal, J. 1997d. "Artists and Familiars" In Ke-thar'sis Summer Issue, pp. 3-7

 

Nechvatal, J. 1997e. "Immersive Implications" In New Observations, No. 116, Fall 1997, pp.46-47

 

Nechvatal, J. 1998. "Computer Cynicism" Perforations 13, http://www.pd.org/topos/perforations/perf13/compcyn.html

 

Nechvatal, J., 1999a. "Frame and Excess" on Perforations 19, http://www.MacWeb3D.org/

 

Nechvatal, J., 1999b. "Henri Michaux's Mescaline Engendered Drawings (and their viral diagrammatic relevance to war)" on Perforations 20, LAST STORIES http://http://www.pd.org/perforations/perf-topics.html

 

Nechvatal, J., 2000a.“La beauté tragique: Mapping the Militarization of Spatial Cultural Consciousness”, Leonardo, Winter

 

Nechvatal, J., 2000b. “Henri Michaux's Mescaline Engendered Drawings (and their diagrammatic relevance to RHIZOME's "STARRYNIGHT" programming)”. Zing Magazine, Winter Edition

 

 

 

Selected Bibliography on the Artist

 

2005

Frank Popper, From Technological to Virtual Art

Bruce Wands, Art in the Digital Age

Joline Blais & Jon Ippolito, The Edge of Art

Ken Reingold, Interactive Electronics for Artists and Inventors

2004

Henri-Franćois Debailleux, Peinture. Les travaux de Joseph Nechvatal exposés ą Paris, 27 octobre 2004, Liberation

Brandon Taylor on Joseph Nechvatal in the book Collage, Thames & Hudson Ltd, p. 221

John Reed  “Joseph Nechvatal” Artforum Web 3-2004 Critc’s Picks

Alan Liu on Joseph Nechvatal in the book The Laws of Cool, Chicago Press 2004, pp. 331-336 & 485-486

Évelyne Rogue “Interview with Joseph Nechvatal” artcogitans.com

Évelyne Rogue “Monographie sur CD de Joseph Nechvatal” http://www.artcogitans.com/Fr./Actus/E.Rogue.CD.J.Nechvatal.doc.pdf

Suzanne Anker on Joseph Nechvatal in “reprotech” catalogue

2003

Joe Lewis “vOluptuary: an algorithmic hermaphornology” March issue Art in America

Christiane Paul on Joseph Nechvatal in Digital Art (Thames & Hudson) 2003, pp. 57-58

Rachel Greene on Joseph Nechvatal March 26th www.rhizome.org

David M. Roth ‘Postfesh’ Artweek April 2003

Sarah Maline on Joseph Nechvatal in “ polyALTERITY” UMF catalogue

2002

Robert C. Morgan “vOluptuary: an algorithic hermaphornology”  Tema Celeste Magazine #93  (page 94) Fall

Ken Johnson on Joseph Nechvatal, New York Times

Barbara Weidle “Computer paintings” artnet.com

2001

Nanette Wylde Regarding a Digital Aesthetic: Speculation in Context

Kevin Haas on Joseph Nechvatal at http://www.accumulated.org/sgc.html

Margot Lovejoy on Joseph Nechvatal in "Postmodern Currents: Art and Artists in the Age of Electronic Media", Prentice Hall Press

Ellen Levy on Joseph Nechvatal  in “Responses”, Art Journal Spring 2001

2000

ROBERT C. MORGAN. “Joseph Nechvatal at Universal Concepts Unlimited “,NY Arts Magazine, December Issue, p.69

David Ebony, “Joseph Nechvatal at Universal Concepts Unlimited”, Artnet Magazine - http://www.artnet.com/Magazine/reviews/ebony/ebony(3)11-22-00.asp

Joy Garnett, “Newsgrist's Top 3: Nechvatal, Held, Ritchie”, Newsgrist, Volume 1, no. 51  (2000)

Robert C. Morgan, “Digital Hybrids”, pp. 75-76, in Art Press #255 (March)

1999

John Johnston, "Machinic Vision", p.39, in Critical Inquiry, Vol. 26, No. 1

Richard Krueger, Digital Hybrids Catalogue,  p. 5,Youngstown

Paul D. Miller, The Techno-Digita Sublime, Artbyte, Sept/Oct

1996

Wayne Enstice & Melody Peters, Drawing: Space, Form, & Expression, New Jersy: Prentice Hall, pp.312-313

Jay Murphy, "Joseph Nechvatal", Galeries Magazine

staff, "Bilder Zwischen Kulturwert und Schaulust" Kunstmarket Koln

staff, "Joseph Nechvatal: Computervirussen", Aalst Press

1995

staff, "Art Enters The Digital Age", Art News, Sept/Oct

staff, "Joseph Nechvatal's Virus Developement", Cause Toujours #2, Mai

staff, "Joseph Nechvatal", CD-Media, Juin

Cécile Ambert, "Virus Project", Nov Art, Juin,

Annick Hémery, Le Clone Du Trim, Joseph Nechvatal, Clone Mai,

staff. "Joseph Nechvatal", Liberation (March 24)

Picard, Gilles-Francois "Les Mysteres de l'art Fractal", La Gazette No II (17 Mars)

1994    

staff. "Computer Virus Project", Bomb (Winter)

staff, "Joseph Nechvatal", Gazet Van Antwerpen

staff, "Joseph Nechvatal; Computerbilder", Kunst Munich

Annik Hémery, “Joseph Nechvatal sur les traces de Pasteur” http://www.imaginet.fr/clone/nechvat.htm

1993    

Morgan, Robert C. “Nechvatal’s Visionary Computer Virus” In Gruson, L. ed. 1993. Joseph Nechvatal: Computer Virus Project. Arc-et-Senans: Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, pp. 8-15

staff. "Digital Diseases", Details (November)

staff. "Joseph Nechvatal, l'art sur ordinateur", Le Progress (August)

Conde, Susan "La Fractalite dans l'Art" (June)

Morgan, Robert C. "Joseph Nechvatal: Lamentations of the Soul" After the Deluge

Pagel, David "Techno Domination", Los Angeles Times (September)

Gruson, L. “A Case of Contamination” In Gruson, L. ed. 1993. Joseph Nechvatal: Computer Virus Project. Arc-et-Senans: Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, pp. 6-7

1992    

Andre, Michael "Joseph Nechvatal", Cover (April)    

Hagen, Charles  "A Show of Five Artists Who Use the Look of Photo Reproduction", The New York, NY Times (May 18)

Pocock, Philip "Interview with Joseph Nechvatal", Journal of Contemporary Art (Fall)

1991    

Crockett, Tobey "I, Robot", Village View (March 1-7)

Frank, Peter "Art Pick of the Week", LA Weekly (March 22-28)

Mennetrier, J.L. "Joseph Nechvatal nouveau ' locataire' de la residence d'artiste", La Voit du Jura (September)

Tonkinson, Carole "Footloose", Elle Magazine (May)

1990    

Amine, Patrick "Joseph Nechvatal, Galerie Antoine Candau", Art Press

Borum, Jenifer P. "Joseph Nechvatal", Artforum (October)

Cyphers, Peggy "Joseph Nechvatal", Arts (September)

Engelhorn, Patrizia "Landspace of Points", Prinz Magazine (November)

Groome, Carle VP. "Ex Statis by Joseph Nechvatal", Ear (October)

Pallentin, Christian "Kunst", Siam (December)

Steinlechner, Carin "Joseph Nechvatal", Donnerstag (October)

1989

staff "Joseph Nechvatal", Los Angeles Times (March 10)

Collins,Tricia & Milazzo, Richard "Hyperframes: A Post-Appropriation Discourse", Vol 1

Ehinger, Asa "Joseph malar med dator", Sydsvenskan, Lund

Frank, Peter "Pick of the Week", LA Weekly (April 7-13)

French, David "Joseph Nechvatal", Artscene (March)

Geer, Suvan "Joseph Nechvatal", L. A. Times, (December 15)

Lovejoy, Margot "Postmodern Currents : Art and Artists in the Age of  Electronic Media", UMI Research

Kandel, Susan "Joseph Nechvatal", Arts (Summer)

Marks, Ben "A Technology Under Control", Artweek (March)

1988    

Bromberg, Craig "The Collaborative Itch", ArtNews (November)

McCormick, Carlo "Joseph Nechvatal", Artforum (March)

Miller, John "Joseph Nechvatal", Artscribe (Summer)

Morgan, Robert C. "Joseph Nechvatal", Arts (March)

Sem-Sandberg, Steve "Vart Visuella Kaos" (Our Visual Chaos) Svenska Dagladet (December 2)

Smith, Lawrence R.- and Hagley, Doug "An Interview with Joseph Nechvatal", Caliban 5

Zellen, Jody "Joseph Nechvatal at Shoshana Wayne", Art Issues (Summer)

1987    

Hoog, Eckhard "Im Dschungel der Bilder Joseph Nechvatal im Aachener

Kunstverein", Aachener Volkszeitung (May 22)

Levi, Corrado "Joseph Nechvatal", Cover (February)

Lottmann, Joachim "Documenta-EindrŁcke von der ErŲffnung" Wolkenkratzer Art Journal (summer)

Malsch, Friedemann "Joseph Nechvatal Galerie Anna Friebe" Kunstforum (January)

Siffrin-Peters, Annette "Gewirr aus feinen Linien. Documenta-Teilnehmer

Joseph Nechvatal vorab in Aachen zu sehen, Aachener Nachrichten (May 22)

1986    

Collins, Tricia and Milazzo, Richard "New York, NY: Tropical Codes", Kunstforum (March)

Collins, Tricia and Milazzo, Richard "Joseph Nechvatal: Grace Under Pressure", Differentia (Fall)

McCormick, Carlo " Joseph Nechvatal", Unsound Magazine (Vol.3 No.1)

Larson, Kay "The Flash of Truth", New York, NY Magazine" (October 27)

Levin, Kim "Artwalk", Village Voice (October 21)

Levin, Kim "Joseph Nechvatal" The Village Voice (October 14)

Morlung, Ursula "Pollock als Vorbild: Joseph Nechvatal in der Galerie Anna Friebe", Külner Stadt (October 24)

Raab, Jörgen "Humanisierung der Technik: Joseph Nechvatal bei Anna Friebe", Külner Illustrierte (November)

1985    

Collins, Tricia and Milazzo, Richard "The New Sleep: Stasis and the Image-Bound Environment", Art Journal (Fall)

Crary, Jonathan "Joseph Nechvatal at Brooke Alexander",Art in America (January)

1985    

Moore, Alan and Miler, Marc "ABC No Rio Dinero: The Story of a Lower East Side Art Gallery", Published by ABC No Rio with Collaborative Projects Inc. New York, NY

Pincus-Witten, Robert "The New Irascibles", Arts (September)

Raynor, Vivian "Joseph Nechvatal", The New York, NY Times (October 18)

1984    

Brooks, Rosetta "Interview-Rhys Chatham & Joseph Nechvatal", ZG, (#12 Fall)

Cotter, Holland "Joseph Nechvatal", Arts (November)

Deak, Edit "The Critic Sees through the Cabbage Patch", Artforum, (April)

Fisher, Jean "Joseph Nechvatal", Artforum, (January)

Glueck, Grace "Joseph Nechvatal", The New York, NY Times (September 21)

Jones, Ronald "Joseph Nechvatal", Arts (December)

Kleyn, Robert "The Shadow Reflected", ZG (#12 Fall)

Kleyn, Robert "Protective Mimicry", Vanquard (March)

Kuspit, Donald "Joseph Nechvatal", Artforum (December)

Masheck, Joseph Smart Art, Published by Willis, Locker & Owens, New York, NY

Robinson, Walter and McCormick, Carlo "Slouching Toward Avenue D", Art in America (Summer)

1983    

Fine, Kimberly "Joseph Nechvatal East Village Eye (October15)

Levin, Kim " Shock of the Old", Village Voice (September 27)

Levin, Kim "Joseph Nechvatal / Not Vital / Robin Weglinski", The Village Voice (May 17)

McCormick, Carlo "Joseph Nechvatal", New York, NY Beat (December)

1982    

Lawson, Thomas "Joseph Nechvatal (The Kitchen)", Artforum (April)

Raynor, Vivian "The Automatic Salon", The New York, NY Times (June 18)

Russell, John "Inaugural Show-Jack Tilton Gallery", The New York, NY Times (October 7)

 

 

 

Public Collections

 

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Musee Leon Dierx, La Reunion, France

Los Angeles County Museum of Art; USA

Saline Royale, Arc-et-Senans, France

Musee de Dole, France

Portland Museum of Art

Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art at Cornell University

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA

The Schyl Foundation, Malmo Konsthall, Sweden

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

The Jewish Museum, New York, NY USA

Moderna Muset, Stockholm, Sweden

The Municipal Museum of Art, Györ, Hungary

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

RobertShiffler Foundation, Greenville Ohio, USA

Malmö Konsthall, Sweden

 

 

 

 

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