User:Fakeshop

Jeff Gompertz / Fakeshop:

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Combining new media technologies with traditional tools of installation
art production, fakeshop projects incorporate architecture, video, surveillance,
net broadcasting, and performance elements. F/shop brings these elements
together in a collaborative approach, with personnel expanding and contracting
depending on the particular work being produced.

This focus on ‘situational’ architectures and architectural situations has led
into an exploration of human scale, especially into the realm of capsules,
compartments, modular building blocks, and interior performative spaces
designed for the individual human gesture.

Moving currntly into a more intensive use of 3D virtual worlds and online
MMUG platforms, audience interaction and instigational performance continue
to play a part of this strategic. Schemes in this direction include interventions
into found exterior space such as 798 dashanza distrct in Beijing, Williamsburg
bklyn, etc. 2007 projects in Beijing will incorporate the online social network
communities, chatrooms, multi-user gaming environments, video surveillance etc.

Selected exhibitions:
2006: Super-deluxe, Tokyo
2005: Volume, Bklyn. NYC
2005: Arco art fair, Madrid
2003: Cooper Hewitt Museum, NYC
2002: Franklin Furnace, NYC
2001: Deitch Projects, Bklyn. NYC
2001: The Kitchen, NYC
2000: Whitney Museum, NYC
2000: Eyebeam, NYC

Grants/awards:
2002: Franklin Furnace
Future of the present
2001: Japan Foundation - PAJ
Performing arts Japan
2000: Whitney Museum
Biennial; special project commission
2000: NYSCA - New York State Council on the Arts.
Capsule Hotel development.
1999: NYFA - New York Foundation for the Arts.
Individual fellowship in Computer Arts.

http://fakeshop.com
Jeff Gompertz
60 Berry st.
Bklyn NY, 11211
646.346.0600
http://fakeshop.comartificial88 at hotmail dot com

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