LIFE ON A SLICE Background Info


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BEVERLY REISER

Since 1985 Beverly has been president of

Ylem/Artists Using Science and Technology.

She serves on the Advisory Board of the

Internatonal Society for the Arts, Science,

and Technology, and on the External Advisory

Panel to the Xerox PARC Artist-in - Residence

Program and was recently described by MicroTimes

as a multimedia pioneer and one of the

100 most influential people in the

computer industry. She creates pictures,

animations, and designs visual interfaces.

VOICE GARDEN was done in collaboration

with her son Hans.

HANS REISER

A graduate of U.C. Berkeley, Hans is currently

a systems technologist at Synopsys, in Mountain

View, California. He is also the owner of the Naming

System Venture: a joint Russian-American persistent

storage layer project.

Hans works on lingo scripting,

plot development, poetry, and story-boarding

for Life On A Slice.

KIMBERLY EDWARDS

Kimberly performs as the central

character in the Life On A Slice

installations that have live videofeed,

such as "Temple of the Goddesses"

and "Come, Human, Spin in my Web!".

BILL FLEMING

Music for Life on a Slice

is composed and performed

by Bill Fleming. Bill was a Visual Studies

major at Harvard. From there

he took leave to perform as a

professional guitarist for five years

with the Staple Singers. He has played

at Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall London,

Apollo Theatre, and the Meidem Festival at Cannes.

He has performed on the Merve Griffin

Show, the Johnny Carson Show, and the

Kool Jazz Festival, to name a few. Bill

currently composes electronic music

and works at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.


EXHIBITS, EVENTS, & GALLERIES



GALLERY ON THE RIM,
Ylem/ Artists Using Science & Technology Show,
San Francisco, Jan.,1996.

BURNING MAN FESTIVAL,
South of Market Arts Center, San Frrancisco, Aug. 1995.

UBIQUITOUS ART ZONE: Immersive Realities and
Emergent Art Venues, the ACM's Multimedia 94
Conference, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 1994

PLEASE TOUCH ! , VIDEO SCULPTURE, Regional
Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA, Jan, 1994

ANON SALON, Climate Theatre and Party Science,
San Francisco, CA, USA, Aug, 1993, Nov., 1995.

THE INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE, INTERACT '93,
conference of ACM's SIGCHI and INTERACT(European)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April, 1993

DIGITAL BE-IN, Macworld conference and Verbum
Magazine, San Francisco, Jan, 1993, 1996

CYBERARTS GALLERY and Conference, Pasadena,
CA, Oct, 1993

PRIX ARS ELECTRONICA, Honorary Distinction
in Interactive Art, Linz, Austria, 1992

SIGGRAPH ART SHOW '92, Chicago, July, 1992

IMAGES DU FUTUR '92, LA CITE DES
ARTS ET NOUVELLES TECHNOLOGIES DU
MONTREAL
, Canada

LIFE ON A SLICE, tour of German University
Art galleries, Feb.-May, 1992

TOMMOROW'S REALITIES: HYPERMEDIA,
SIGGRAPH
, Las Vegas, 1991


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PUBLICATIONS


MICROTIMES MAGAZINE included on it's "MicroTimes 100",
their list of 100 people who've had a
significant influence on the computer industry,
Dec., 1995.

ARTWEEK, article on art & technology
by Barbara Fisher, Jan., 1996.

SIGGRAPH '95 multimedia CD-ROM, "Interactive Communities",
a publication of the ACM 's SIGGRAPH, 1995.

FIVA ON LINE, an international on-line festival of visual arts,
Oct-Dec, 1995.

CLICK.COM, http://www.click.com.au,
web site magazine, interview in Noise by Jackie Dove,
Australia, Nov., 1995.

the cover of LEONARDO,
Journal of the International Society for Arts Sciences and Technology,
March,1996 and an article in Jan, 1994.

COMPUTERS & GRAPHICS, Pergamom Press ,
and the IEEE's COMPUTER GRAPHICS
, Special supplement joint issue edited by Carl Machover,
"Aesthetic Considerations Unique to Interactive Multimedia" , May, 1995.

The NEW SCIENTIST, Netropolis,
Special Multi-media Supplement,
United Kingdom, April 1994

TECH-NATION, interview by Dr. Moira Gunn ,
National Public Radio, Aug, 1993

ART IN THE ELECTRONIC AGE, by Frank Popper, 1992,
Paris, France

GD3D, Graphic Design in the Third Dimension,
Ken & Leigh Cato, published by Graphic Sha,
Tokyo, 1992

COMPUTER GRAPHICS, Magazine of the I.E.E.E.,
"Art in Virtual Reality", May, 1992

CYBER ARTS, published by Harper- Freeman,
ed. by Linda Jacobson, Summer , 1992


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