Gate Pages :: July
01: Tina LaPorta
LaPorta is a media artist who lives and works in New York City.
Her most recent work has been created specifically for the Internet.
She recently received the Web Residency Commission 2000 of The Alternative
Museum, where she completed her World Wide Web work Re:mote_corp@REALities.
In 1999, Ms. LaPorta received a commission for the creation of Distance,
a web-specific work hosted on Turbulence.org. Her work has been included
in the exhibitions "Telematic Connections: The Virtual Embrace" (2001)
the "Technically Engaged" show at AIR Gallery, NYC (2000); the "Dystopia
and Identity in the Age of Global Communications" exhibition at Tribes
Gallery in NYC (2000); and in "Body as Byte," at Neues Kunstmuseum
Luzern, Switzerland. Ms. LaPorta has been invited to participate in
several symposia and on-line projects, including "The Warhol Hijack,"
at weliveinpublic.com; "Gender in New Media," an on-line Panel at
the "INVENCAO: Thinking The Next Millennium" conference, Sao Paulo,
Brazil; and "Alterities:
Interdisciplinarity and Feminine Practices of Space" at the Ecole
Suprieure Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris, France.