Artist-in-Residence Multimedia Presentation: Fernanda D’Agostino
October 24, 2023 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Griswold House lawn
Join us for an outdoor multimedia performance rehearsal involving projection and movement, followed by discussion with our October Artist-in-Residence Fernanda D’Agostino. A public art and new media installation artist based in Portland, OR, D’Agostino has exhibited nationally and internationally with video installation, large scale public art projects, and performance. She will give us a sampling of the work that has been keeping her busy in the AiR studio in the context of her larger bodies of work.
Free, RSVP recommended.
NOTE! This Event is outside. In the event of inclement weather, the event will take place on Wednesday, October 25 at the same time.
Fernanda D’Agostino is a public art and new media installation artist based in Portland, OR. D’Agostino has exhibited nationally and internationally with video installation, large scale public art projects, and performance. Her work has been featured in numerous new media festivals, and exhibitions, and she strives to share what she has learned with others. In 2018 at the invitation of Curator Justin Hoover, she produced large scale outdoor projection mapping works in San Francisco for the Untitled Art Fair and in Hong Kong in conjunction with Art Basil Hong Kong.
Her Borderline series of installations was exhibited in 2018-19 at 1A Space Hong Kong, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Open Signal, and Portland Art Museum. (all Portland, OR.) Her work has most recently been featured as part of Venice VR Expanded-a division of the Venice Film Festival and Venice Biennale. Her work is in the collections of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, New York Public Library, and the Cyland Media Archive in St Petersburg, Russia.
D’Agostino’s work has been recognized by the Flintridge Foundation, Bonnie Bronson Fellowship, Andy Warhol Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, Ford Family Foundation, 4Culture TechSpecific Award, Sacks Foundation of the University of Pennsylvania, Americans for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and with the Oregon Arts Commission Artist Fellowship. D’Agostino is co-founder and co-director with Sarah Turner of Mobile Projection Unit and is a member of the IN/body performance collective in Portland, and Collective Action Studio, San Francisco. D’Agostino works between sculpture, installation, creative coding and video mapping on several programming platforms. The connecting thread in all her work is creating an immersive, interactive environment that places viewers within the work.
AiR/Newport is made possible through generous support from:
The West Bay View Foundation
EJMP Fund for Philanthropy
The Sand Foundation
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Cultural Facilities grant