ARLEEN SCHLOSS

Performance Artist/ Video Pioneer

CURRICULUM VITAE

Current Projects

" 30 Years in 30 Minutes"   Film Video   (work in progress) 2007

Archiving A's -   Ongoing. Started in 1998     Panelist at the Howl Festival, the Angel Oransanz, Foundation 2003.

Interview with John Cage, (in post-production)

Board Member, ASCI, Art/Science Collaborations, Inc.   1999

SELECTED   MEDIA WORK   

Schloss Mit Hochschule , twenty five year retrospective,   Stadtische Galerie im Butentor iBremen Germany. 1994

"From Kepler 2 Cyberspace",     a hi8 document of the pioneers of virtual reality symposium featuring Marvin Minskey, William Gibson. Equipment loans from Sony. Corp, /Steadicam Jr. Cinema Products, Inc. 1993

"Art Around the Park", video & film documenting 100 artists painting on recycled billboard material, Tompkins Square Park , NYC 1992

"SUN DAZE AWAY" . 8mm video travels throughout America's Southwest.. sponsored by the Kitchen, Canon USA, The Media Bureau, AIR Harvestworks, premiered Central Park Summer Stage. 1989.

  "Glenn Branca Symphony No. 4/Physics" 10min. 1984 mixing super-8 with video,  in the collection of the Donnell Library, NYC

" How She See's it" live performance also recorded in audio and on 8mm video . 1983

"its A at MoMa " live video per4mance at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1978

  "Feet"; an interactive environment constructed from 300lbs of pink playdough to be walked through without shoes. Soho, video, NYC 1970

PERFORMANCES - HIGHLIGHTS

Performances were largely based on renditions of alphabets, often incorporating recorded and live sound, video projections and lasers.

Presentations throughout the United States/Europe/the East including:

  Nine Dragon Heads, Nature Electronic 2nd International Environmental Festival, Chung Buck, Korea 1997.

"Media Opera"     A.E.Bla Bla Bla, Ars Electronica Festival for Art, Technology and Society, Linz, Austria, 1986

" A Shot.Chance",    Live, video performance, audio layers,   The Kitchen, 1977

"" Snap" on the making of an Elastic composition ", Alphabet Orchestra, Betty Parsons Gallery, NY 1976

" Words &   Sound Music"   Jack Smead, Bykert Gallery, NY   1975, Construction Co., :Cafe Einstein, Berlin, 1980

"The New York from the Performance" Lenbachhaus, Stadt Galerie, Munich, Germany

Turi Werkner Studio, London, England, Liege, Belgium. 1981

TWO DIMENSIONAL ART

Solo Exhibition

"Paintings"   Clyde   Mack Gallery, New York in 1968

A's,  

A GALLERY,

A's WAVE

Founder/director, A's an interdisciplinary research lab featuring new music and mixed media performance art, founded in 1979. Performers included Jean Michel Basquait,   the Coachmen (Sonic Youth), Phoebe Legere, Glenn Branca and Linda Burnham, & poet Bob   Holman..

CURATOR

In 1985 A's extended to incorporate A Gallery with a visual art program, beginning with

"The Friend's show" in collaboration with No Se No, featured artists: Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, Karen Finley, New York. 1985

"Asia   Artists of the East, featured artists, Ming Fay, Kyong Park, Toshio Sasaki, Shirin Neshat,   Bing Lee, Nina Kuo.  

  Jack Tilton and Gracie Mansion both guest curated exhibitions. at   A's   The works of over 500 artists were presented. In the early & mid 1980's

"Artists in The Marketplace", co-produced with Rafael Jiminez, and hosted "Artists in the Marketplace", a Manhattan cable television show which presented visual artists of VAP (visual artist productions).

In the 1990's A's became A's Wave , a digital sibling which continued to performance and interactive projects now with multimedia technologies.

WORK IN PERMANENT COLLECTIONS :

 

Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield Conneticut; 1970/72

AT&T Longlines, New Jersey, 1976

Belgium Television Network, Liege Belgium 1980

Lenbachhaus Galeria, Munich, West Germany;1981

Museum of Modern Art Library, 1982, New York City;

Donnell Film & Video Library of the City of New York, 1984,

Swedish Television Network; Stockholm, Sweden, 1985

ORF TV; Linz, Austria, 1990

A Table Matsuya, Tokyo, Japan, 1991

REVIEWS

  The Village Voice, The New York Times, Art News, SoHo Weekly News, Flash Art, Artforum, Arts International, Arts Magazine, London Review, Tagblatt, Salzburger Nachrichten and Kronenzeitung. Her work is featured in "The Art of Performance (a critical anthology)", Edited by Gregory Battock and Robert Nickas; "Text-Sound Texts" Edited by Richard kostelanetz and "Who's Who in American Art". 

GRANTS AND AWARDS

A's Revival, Puffin Foundation Ltd, 435 Broome St., Cyber Media Festival

Experimental Television Center, (Artist-In-Residence) electronic imaging 1995

New York Foundation for the Arts , Video fellowship 1992

CHANGE Inc., Artists Fellowship, Inc. 1990

ACE Award Manhattan Cable Television,Eureeka's Castle Nickelodeon TV, 1989

Media Bureau-SunDazeAway, 1989

ACE Award, The Universe of A, on the making of performance opera, 1987

National Endowment for the Arts, an Allied Productions performance project, FLYING LETTERS, 1985

Multi-Media, Creative Artists Program, NYSCA, 1980

Multi-Media, Soho Tech Award, A's Salon Series, 1980

Latin American Resource Inc, Electrostatic Books 1975

Ford Foundation Stipend to study painting at the Art Students League of

New York, with Stephen Greene

TEACHING

Performance art workshops for both children and adults since the 1970's and  80's at Center for Media Arts,  

Video sound teachings  at Hochshule fur Kunste, Bremen Germany and the School of Visual Art, New York. in the 90's & 2000.

Guest Artist, Improvised workshops, no borders, School of Visual Arts, NYC 1999/2000

Visiting Professor introducing Media to the Fine Arts, Hochshule fur Kunste, Bremen Germany 1993-94

Video Consultant, Sidewalks of New York, Hi Tek Teens NYC 1990

Artist-in-Residence, Audio/Video, Harvestworks, Studio Pass, 1978,1989

Guest Artist, Art Institute of Chicago, 1987

Center for the Media Arts- Adult program, Graphic Design for Television,1987

Rhythm/Rhyme, Audio/Video program Public School 75, NYC 1987

Guest Artist, New York University, 1985

Artist-in-Residence, Science Faction Inc. 1985

Artist-in-Residence, Audio, The Sound Foundation, NYC, 1983

Artist-in-Residence, Children's Art Carnival, NYC 1982-84

Guest Artist, National Center for Afro American Artists, Roxberry, Mass 1980

Performance Art Workshops, A's 1979

Artist-in-Residence, Tellus/Harvestworks NYC 1978

Guest Artist, University of Rochester, 1975.

New York Public Schools, early childhood project headstart, experimental Piaget programs training parents and students, primary NYC/Junior High School 1976-66.

Worked in the New York City Public School System teaching Language & Art 1968-1982.  


EDUCATION

Art Students League (1965-66),

New York University BFA (1965).

Parsons School of Design, Art Certificate (1964)

1965   Studied early childhood education, Bank Street College of Education

Apprentice to irascible abstract expressionist, Hedda Sterne 1968-80's.