Perry Hoberman

Attention Depiction Disorders

Date 2/25/08

Affiliation Installation Artist, Associate Research Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Interactive Media Division, Los Angeles


Bay Area legends Naut Humon and V. Vale will present an oral optical conversation using a variety of media forms. Topics will include ADD, information overload, experiential engineering, catastrophism, shuffle-culture, artificial simulations, panorama, spatial media synthesis, transcoding, cinesonics, meta-language, disembodied temporality, Frankenstein polyphonies and errant edge blending histories. Special guest artist Perry Hoberman will perform live real time requisite visual distractions in accordance with the ADD theme. The dialogue will conclude with rare, unseen footage of the Survival Research Labs private show at Berkeley Art Museum in 2004.


Perry Hoberman is an installation artist who has worked extensively with machines and media. His career has included stints with Laurie Anderson and currently the USC Interactive Media Division in LA. He has exhibited internationally, with major shows throughout the USA and Europe. His work is currently on view in the "Future Cinema" exhibition at the ZKM Center for New Media in Karlsruhe. Hoberman has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, and is both a 2002 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and a 2002 Rockefeller Foundation Media Art Fellow.

-- As of 2/25/08