John – Patrick Ayson USA

JPA - selfie WINTER 2019

Year of Residency: 2019

Education

  • PhD candidate   |   Media Study, State University of New York – University @ Buffalo ( Summer 2019 )
  • Digital Arts & New Media, University of California – Santa Cruz ( 2011 – 2013)
  • MFA   |   Creative Writing , San Diego State University ( 2010 )
  • BA   |   Literature, California State University – East Bay ( 2005 )

Shows • Exhibits • Talks • Publications

  • YOGURT ( in consideration ), Buffalo, New York, September 2019
  • A C C I D E N T S ( in consideration ), Lower East Side, New York, NY, August 2019
  • THE ONE / part 5 of THE BUFFET ( in consideration ), Graca, Lisbon, Portugal, mid-July 2019
  • Dinner w/ D & the Gauls / THE BUFFET  IV ( in consideration ), West Side, Buffalo, New York, mid-May 2019
  • Last Meals in Las Vegas / THE ( 24 HOUR ) BUFFET ( in consideration ), Elmwood Village, Buffalo, New York, June 2019
  • ” The Accidental Image ” ( talk / lecture ), Belgrade Art Studio Residency, Belgrade, Serbia . May 2 / 3 2019
  • “ The Anonymous Anthropocene “. smart-phone based workshop ( pt. 1 )
  • ” Semi-Cyborg Humans, Non-Human Cyborg Organisms ” talk lecture ( pt.2 ). University of Pecs. Faculty of the Arts & Institute for Media & Applied Arts. Pecs, Hungary. photoSynth 2018 . June 13-16, 2018
  • “ Safe Spaces, Casualties, Prostheses “ . THE ARTS ECOSYSTEM, The Anthropocene Issue. Digicult 77 . ( WINTER 2017 / 2018 )
  • “ (un)Real-Time Power : Twitter, Trump / Erdogan, FaceTime & the Live, Performa-Speculative Forecast “ . The 5th International Conference on Digital Culture and Society, South-West University / Neofit Rilski.  Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 5th International Scientific Conference on Digital Culture & Society . November 3 – 4, 2017.
  • “ ( augmented ) Realities of ( common ) ( dis ) Functional Objects “. The 2nd Open Fields Conference / Art Science Festival:, Virtualities and Realities. RIXC Center for New Media Culture., Riga, Latvia. http://festival2017.rixc.org/ . October 19 – 21, 2017 .
  • “ Walls & Borders as Grounds for Play, Camaraderie & New Geographies: Wallyball & the Transborder Immigrant Tool “. London Conference in Critical Thought 2017. London South Bank University. http://londoncritical.org/2017 . June 30 – July 1, 2017 .
  • “ Margins & Extremes in Independent Filipino Cinema ” , Exoticism in Contemporary Transnational Cinema. Humanities and Arts Research Institute. Royal Holloway, University of London . https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/exoticismconference2017/. June 16, 2017.
  • RELEASE. Center for the Arts, Project Space 271. Buffalo, New York . http://mediastudy.buffalo.edu/news/jpa-release. May 3 to May 10, 2017 .
  • ( SEEING ) METHANE. Center for the Arts, Project Space 278. Buffalo, New York. https://mediastudy.buffalo.edu/seeing-methane. December 14th, 2016 .
  • ( 1,000 ) matters. Center for the Arts, Project Space 271. Buffalo, New York . https://www.johnpatrickayson.com/bodyspaceobject. May 6, 2016 .
  • “ The Necessary Feminisms of the Nomadic Subject-Object: (in)Action, (re)Thinking & (turbo)Digitization in the Age of (post)Remediation“ .#trending: Mobilizing Art and Culture. OCAD University. Toronto, Canada .http://cadnconferenceocadu.ca/2016/02/html. March 12, 2016 .
  • “ The Interchangeable Body-Space as a Nomadic Subject-Object: The Excesses of Food Intake, Self-Quantifying Apps & the Artist as Artwork “ .   FilmForum Festival 2016. University of Udine. Gorizia, Italy. http://www.filmforumfestival.it/2016/programme . March 11, 2016 .
  • “ The Feedback Loops of Construction, Destruction, Reconstruction & Indestruction in Human-Machine Relationships in Jean-Luc Godard’s Weekend and Operation Béton “ BOOM! Growth, Form and Sustainable Bodies (1946-1967) Conference. University College London. http://boomucl.com . April 5, 2014 .
  • ” ( AN )OTHER / the other( ing ) ” GROUND (ctrl) exhibition. DARC Building, UC Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, California. http://danm.ucsc.edu/news_events/ground-ctrl . April 27-28 / May 2-5, 2013 .

Awards • Grants • Fellowships • Residencies • Teaching appointments

  • Artist / Writer-in-Residence  •  HANGAR artistic research center, Graca, Lisbon, Portugal  •  July 2019
  • Artist / Writer-in-Residence  •  Belgrade Art Studio, Belgrade, Serbia  •  April 28 to May 10, 2019
  • Instructor • Department of Media Study • DMS 422: Smartphone-based Art , State University of New York – Buffalo • Winter 2018
  • Department of Media Study Conference / Travel Grant, State University of New York – Buffalo • Summer 2017
  • Graduate Student Association Conference / Travel Grant, State University of New York – Buffalo • Summer 2017
  • President • Graduate Student Association • Department of Media Study, State University of New York – Buffalo • 2016 – 2017
  • Instructor • Department of Media Study • DMS 499: Body As Space As Bodily Object, State University of New York – Buffalo • Spring 2016
  • Instructor • Department of Media Study, DMS 217: The Selfie • State University of New York – Buffalo • Summer 2015
  • Teaching Assistant / Section Instructor • Theater Arts Department, Theater 80N • University of California-Santa Cruz • Santa Cruz, CA • Spring 2013
  • Florence French Fellowship, University of California – Santa Cruz • Santa Cruz, CA • March 2013
  • Teaching Assistant / Section Instructor • Film & Digital Media, Film 20C • University of California – Santa Cruz • Winter 2013
  • Porter College Associate Fellow & Research Grant Committee Member, University of California – Santa Cruz • 2012 – 2013
  • Florence French Fellowship, University of California – Santa Cruz • April 2012
  • Representative • Graduate Student Association • Digital Arts & New Media, University of California – Santa Cruz • 2011 – 2012
  • Teaching Assistant • Theater Arts Department, Theater 80L • University of California – Santa Cruz • Fall 2012
  • Teaching Assistant / Section Instructor • Film & Digital Media, Film 20C • University of California – Santa Cruz • Spring 2012
  • Teaching Assistant / Section Instructor • Theater Arts Department, Theater 80N • University of California – Santa Cruz • Winter 2012
  • Teaching Assistant / Reader • Theater Arts Department, Theater 151 • University of California – Santa Cruz • Fall 2011
  • Graduate Assistant / Co-Editor / Web Designer • Fiction International, San Diego State University • San Diego, CA • 2005 – 2009

Artist statement

John-Patrick Ayson is a writer, artist & PhD researcher who uses mobile phone technologies, improvisational dialogic approaches, speculative app designs, remixed data & map-based visualizations, to critically engage witheco-socio-political concerns & technologically-determinist themes. currently, he is working on YOGURT an interactive, food-based installation & THE BUFFET a five-part docufiction about all-you-can-eat foods in the anthropocene.

Project

During his residency at Belgrade Art Studio, he will finalize ACCIDENTS a series of seven accidental, non-edited, non-curated moving still images, shot & produced with his iPhone 6s Plus within the span of the last 2 years — & draft an essay titled THE PASTS < PRESENTS > & FUTURES OF THE MATERIAL a critical review & analysis of four artworks in four major biennales ( RIBOCA 1, Biennale de l’Image Mouvement 2018, the 58th Venice Biennale & the 2019 Whitney Biennial )

Articles and Reviews

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