Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA, 2000) in Los Angeles, and at the “Visible Evidence Conference” in Brisbane, Australia (December 2001). This piece also appeared in the O’Neill retrospective, “Views from Lookout Mountain” at the Santa Monica Museum in September 2004, which will travel to the Guggenheim Museum in New York in 2005. The project is also available on DVD-ROM.
TWO INTERACTIVE MEMOIRS RELEASED IN 2000 ON CD-ROM
The Crazy Bloody Female Center, an interactive CD-ROM made in collaboration with American independent filmmaker Nina Maenkes. and
Mysteries and Desire: Searching the Worlds of John Rechy (winner the NewMedia INVISION 2000 Gold Award for Best Overall Design).
Funded by the Annenberg Center for Communication, the prototypes of both projects premiered at the Interactive Frictions exhibit at the USC Fisher Gallery, June 4 - 18, 1999 and the final versions at MOCA in September 2000. They were both Official Selections at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival and as part of their online digital film festival. They have also been screened in the Cornell University "Art of CD-ROM" traveling exhibit; the Expanded Cinema Program at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, February 1999; the 1999 Montreal International Multimedia Festival; and the 2000 Mills Valley Film Festival. The Rechy CD-ROM was also included in the LA Freewaves show, the Art in Motion (AIM II) show in Santa Monica, the Vipers Film and Media Show in Geneva, and an exhibition on autobiography in Vienna.
OTHER DATABASE DOCUMENTARIES
“The Danube Exodus: The Rippling Currents of the River,” a multiscreen interactive installation developed in collaboration with filmmaker Peter Forgács and based on his film, "The Danube Exodus." This installation premiered at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, in August-September, 2002; and subsequently was exhibited at ZKM’s “Future Cinema” show in Karlsruhe, Germany in January 2003; the Center for Contemporary Culture in Barcelona, July 23 – Sept. 11, 2003; KIASMA 2005 in Helsinki, February 2005; and the Judah Magnes Museum in Berkeley, Sept. 2005 – Jan. 2006.
“The Dawn at My Back: A Memoir of a Black Texas Upbringing, 1900-2000,” a DVD version of a memoir by African American photographer/ filmmaker Carroll Parrott Blue, Texas University Press, 2002. Winner of the Jury Award for “New Narrative Forms” at the 2003 Sundance On-line Film Festival. This project was funded by grants from the Annenberg, Ford and Rockefeller Foundations.
OTHER INTERACTIVE PROJECTS
Dreamwaves, a website that provides an exhibition space for dream-based art and a discursive space for exploring dreams as a model of interactive database narrative. Funded by the Annenberg Center as part of the Labyrinth Project and the Rockefeller Foundation. Available on line at <www. dreamwaves.net>
Runaways (1996) a prototype for a CD-ROM game for teens, co-written, co- produced, and co-directed with three time Oscar winning documentary filmmaker, Mark Jonathan Harris. Funded by the Annenberg Center. This prototype was featured in Games and Gender: From Barbie Dolls to Mortal Kombat (MIT Press)..