Gail Wight

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Gail Wight

Future Technology

<i>Future Technology: Media Arts and Culture Colloquium</i>features artists and theorists who are exploring technology's applications and implications in the arts.

Tue, Feb 25, 2003 4:30 PM

Gail Wight discusses her work, which "attempts to understand thinking" in varied ways.

Her own description of her projects, from her web site, says, in part: "In attempts to understand thinking, I have: made maps of various nervous systems, practiced art while under hypnosis, designed an artificial intelligence to read my tarot, read for hours to fish, conducted biochemical experiments on myself and others, executed medial illustrations in black velvet,...and attempted to create cognitive models of my own severely confused state."

The Future Technology: Media Arts and Culture Colloquium is presented by Ohio State's Department of Art's art and technology area and foundations program and cosponsored by the Wexner Center. The series is made possible with a grant from the Battelle Endowment for Technology and Human Affairs.

Alberto Giacometti, Le chien (Dog), 1951 (cast 1959); Bronze; 17 ½ x 40 x 6 ¼ in.; Edition 8 of 8; Wexner Family Collection; Art © 2014 Alberto Giacometti Estate/Licensed by VAGA and ARS, New York, NY

Wexner Center members can now reserve their free tickets for Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection. Tickets go on sale to the public on Mon, Aug 25.

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Don't miss 2001: A Space Odyssey—screening in glorious 70mm as part of A Summer Abroad ‘14—on Thu–Fri, Aug 28–29.

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