Graham Parker 'The Confidence Man'
21 March - 30 April 2011
EMPAC (Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center), New York

Multimedia artist inspired by a Hollywood movie about jugglers

From 21 March to 30 April 2011, the creative-research center EMPAC (New York, founded by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) for digital media production presents the multimedia installation (film, audio) 'The Confidence Man' by New York based artist Graham Parker who was inspired by his research on hacked cash machines (ATM machines), WIFI networks, monologues from spam emails, and the film 'The Sting' (watch the poker card scene below).

In the first three weeks, Graham Parker will use the exhibition space as his studio for the further transformation of his installation. The artist is available for conversations with the public by appointment empac.rpi.edu/events/2011/spring/parker/.

Video: 'Card tricks' scene from the movie 'The Sting' (1973, seven Academy Awards), directed by George Roy Hill, starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford. Legendary costume designer Edith Head received for this movie one of the Academy Awards.


Source: Original article with video on http://www.fashionoffice.org/culture/2011/grahamparker3-2011.htm.


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