My bug exhibition “All Around Us” that is on display at the Wood Street Galleries in Pittsburgh will be featured in an interview for The Scientist, “the magazine for life science professionals—a publication dedicated to covering a wide range of topics central to the study of cell and molecular biology, genetics, and other life-science fields” based in Ontario.
Here is a link to the article.
“All Around Us” listed among “The month’s best bets in The ‘Burgh” by Pittsburgh Magazine
Thank you CBS for this listing.
The Manual for Urban projection was written up on prosthetic knowledge.
Link to article…
Mary Abbe of the Star Tribune did a nice write-up of the Gutless Warrior in her pre-Northern Spark article about the night festival.
telepuppet.tv (collaboration with Nima Dehghani) featured on the European Commission’s Europe Créative page…
A nice announcement for Telepuppet.tv for Connecting Cities: Participatory City 2014. Includes a video of the puppets we used!
A pretty comprehensive review and explanation of the Telepuppet.tv installation as part of Participatory City 2014 for Connecting Cities. It includes a media library with photos and video! Read it here.
A write-up on Telepuppet.tv as part of Participatory City 2014 for MediaLab-Prado’s Digital Façade. Read more here.
An announcement of Telepuppet.tv at Nuit Blanche Brussels, including a link for a live stream of the event! Read it here.
Arts Numériques has a nice press report of “Telepuppet.tv” as part of Nuit Blanche Brussels. Read it here.
“Gutless Warrior” featured in the Free State Festival at the Lawrence Arts Center. Read more here.
“Ali Momeni studied composition, improvisation and performance with computers at the UC Berkeley before spending three years collaborating with performers and researchers…”
See my profile on Liine at this link.
“Smoke and hot air animates my response to the relentless threats against Iran by a myriad of more fortunate countries in recent years. ”
See more at Meanderings.
There is a good photograph of “Smoke and Hot Air” on mediamatic.net.
“Two artists have harnessed the flying power of mosquitoes to create sound.”
An interview and web article by the BBC on my work Truce with Robin Meier. The radio interview was broadcast on the radio, an online article and beautifully filmed and edited video lives on the web.
“The Tragedy of the Commons is an installation piece created by artists Ali Momeni and Robin Meier, produced in collaboration with the Cleveland Botanical Garden. …”
Here is the Sculpturecenter’s announcement of “The Tragedy of the Commons” installation at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
The “Sound Reasons Festival” for Sound Art and Experimental electronic music took place in Delhi in November 2012 and included our work Serenity and Serendipity. There is more information about my project at Whatsupbharat.
The festival comprised of sound Installations, live music, sound performances and workshops.
Announcement of my project – Animal Warmth (60S EDITION)- on Toistuido website.
“Ali Momeni, self described “builder, composer, and performer,” has been creating Animal Warmth, a serial artwork with arrangements of carbon filament light bulbs and computer generated sound, for several years. With only timed movements of light and sound emanating from the bulbs the artist transforms manufactured, non-living objects into lively, space animating, and audience pleasing beings. “
In a Q&A entitled “Maestro of the Swarm” [Nature 481, 144 (12 January 2012)], my other half Robin Meier answers Laura Spinney’s questions about our collaborative works with insects, namely Truce and Tragedy of the Commons
“Taking place at the Vranken Pommery Monopole in Reims, France, La Fabrique Sonore combines ancient paper folding techniques with contemporary computer-aided-design and manufacturing processes…”
Read the full review and see more photos and diagrams on Archdaily.
“The Tragedy of the Commons consists of a live experiment in the form of an installation, in which thousands of Atta ants – commonly known as leafcutter ants – create a choreography while reacting to certain flavors and smells expertly selected by Robin Meier and Ali Momeni with the help of the Laboratory of Comparative and Experimental Ethology of Paris 13 University.”
Read the full article on “The Tragedy of the Commons” here.
There is review on “The tragedy of the commons” on Archeologue. Including some photographs of the project.
Here is a video of Interview with Robin Meier & Ali Momeni about “The Tragedy Of The Commons” by Palais de Tokyo on 2011.
A nice write-up on “The tragedy of the commons” in Arts Programme. It includes a photo of the piece.
“Both musical training, Robin Meier & Ali Momeni develop a complex practice where science mixes with a hybrid art form. In real ethologists, and in close collaboration with scientists and laboratories.”
Slash-Paris covered the “Truce”project here at their website.”
Art writer Violaine Boutet de Monvel contributed a nice write-up of The Tragedy of the commons to ArtReview no. 53 (october 2011).
Below, a document containing an exhustive listing of the "Review of Press" for the 2008 and 2010 ZERO 1 New Media Biennial. The festival was covered by dozens of local, national and internationl channels.
I took MAW to ZERO 1 in 2008 for a number of urban interventions (see videos here). In 2010, MAW and I were commissioned to produce a new work for Absolute Zero: Lavish Martyr/Exquisite Corpse by ZERO 1 and performed in San Jose on Sep. 17th, 2010.
Many thanks to ZERO 1 for sharing these document.
Below, two documents containing an exhustive listing of the "Review of Press" for the exhibition Dynasty, held at Palais de Tokyo and Musée d'Art Modern. Robin Meier and I showed two of our collaborative works Truce and A Tentative Call to the other at the two museums.
Many thanks to the staff at the two museums for collecting and sharing the two documents below. It led to priceless finds like this one…
“Combining science and technology theories, both artists-musicians, Robin Meier and Ali Momeni, reflect the behavior of living acoustic tracks. Their work gives a new freshness to the question often debated, the interaction between man and machine.”
Elisa Hervelin had an interview with Robin Meier and me, it is published here.
Write-up about our work in the Dynasty exhibition.
“Une génération qui doute,” published on 9 July 2010 in Le Journal des Arts.
A short feature by Damien Delille on the Dynasty exhibit.
A great article by Katherine Knorr about the Dynasty exhibit. The article was published on 15 June 2010 in the New York Times.
Short piece, “Virtuose du Son Biotech,” published in 2010 about our work at Dynasty.
Piece about the Dynasty exhibit written by Elena Bordignon in Vogue on 11 June 2010.
Our work on “Truce” is mentioned in a nice piece about Dynasty published by Le Point.
Cycling 74 interviewed me on May 25, 2010.
Read the interview here.
Our friend Regine has posted a review of my work Smoke and Hot Air on her much beloved blog, we-make-money-not-art. She has also written two posts (titled Part 1: Wreckage and countermeasures, and Part 2: Globalization and agency) about the FEEDFORWARD exhibit at Laboral as a whole.
“Ride along with Ali Momeni and his bicycle fleet of mobile video projectors that transform public spaces into eye-popping sound and light shows”
Check out an article and video on Urban Projection’s website.
The show airs on Feb. 14 2009 on public television, all across America. Here’s the video….
The wonderful new Minneapolis arts organization Norther Lights is beginning to take off.
An article by Chris Clayton on MAW in the Seattle Business Monthly…
“University of Minnesota professor Ali Momeni and his students are on their way to San Jose’s Zero1 Festival later this week with their mobile projection units. The mobile projection units are GRL-inspired work bikes equipped with a computer, projector, generator and all other necessary gear for outdoor projection mayhem, which will be used during The UnConvention…”
Here’s a video of a lecture by me (now at the Interdisciplinary Program for Collaborative Arts at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis), where I gave an overview of my work. Lots of interesting things!
A video profile produced by Sue C. and posted on Cycling 74.