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NEW MEDIA FALL LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS VIDEO AND PERFORMANCE ARTIST CARRIE DASHOW OCT. 4

Date Released: 9/27/2006

The Purchase College New Media Fall Lecture Series presents New York-based video and performance artist Carrie Dashow, October 4 at 6:30 PM in the Neuberger Museum of Art. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dashow utilizes multi-disciplinary forms of self-expression from video, performance, theatrics, painting, electronics and songwriting to create tactile, experiential and more real than real performances and videos.

Purchase College is located at 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY.

Carrie Dashow’s public art works include hello, an attempt to greet one million people individually. hello landed her an invitation to Good Morning America, from which she produced hello Good Morning America, a non-traditional documentary. In this project, she combined original broadcast video with footage taken from a camera hidden in her broach. hello GMA has been featured in festivals from Los Angeles to St. Petersburg, Russia.

She has been an artist-in-residence, teaching video and media literacy within New York City public schools, since 1998. She has worked with various organizations including Henry Street Settlement, Young Audiences NY, Artsgenesis, The Kitchen, Electronic Arts Intermix, the Drawing Center, The Dia, Eyebeam and Magic Box. Presently she is a visiting professor at Rutgers in the Visual Arts and Critical Studies program. Her art work has been shown at venues internationally from St. Petersburg, Seoul, South Korea, Paris and Berlin to New York, Los Angeles and Pittsburgh.


Ms. Dashow began her undergraduate study in Media and Communication at Antioch College in Ohio. She graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1994 with a BFA in New Genres (Video and Performance Art). She received her master's degree in Integrated Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where she was awarded a full merit scholarship for her studies.

The series is co-hosted by the New Media program and the Neuberger Museum of Art.