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etoy wins VIDA AWARD 2007 with MISSION ETERNITY SARCOPHAGUS

etoy wins first prize in the VIDA AWARDS created by Fundación Telefónica (Spain) to foster artistic creation based on new technologies and artificial life.

Neighborhood Public Radio, a 01SJ project, selected for 2008 Whitney Biennial

Neighborhood Public Radio is an independent, artist-run radio project committed to providing an alternative media platform for artists, activists, musicians, and community members.

Their motto is: If it's in the neighborhood and it makes noise...we hope to put it on the air.

Neighborhood Public Radio has been named "Best Super Local Radio Station" by San Francisco magazine and has been featured in Punk Planet, Artforum, and the Chicago Reader. As a traveling band of guerilla broadcasters, folks from NPR have hosted thematic broadcasts far and wide, including both Artist's Television Access and Southern Exposure Gallery in San Francisco's Mission District, Chicago's Version 5 Festival, and a recent trip to collaborate with the neighborly media folks of kuda.org in Novi Sad, Serbia (a trip made possible by a grant from CEC Artslink).

Use the jukebox to hear NPR's adventures from the storefront at Artist's Television Access in San Francisco's Mission District, or in Hamburg, Germany in July, or in San Jose for the ISEA/ZeroOne festival last August.

Artist Binh Dahn of Space 47, a 01SJ partner, wins Eureka Fellowship

Twelve Bay Area visual artists will receive a Eureka Fellowship, the largest cash prize for individual artists in the Bay Area, sponsored by the Fleishhacker Foundation. This round’s Fellowship recipients includes San Jose artist Binh Dahn, who co-runs Space 47 - an independent project space that aims to foster new ideas and experience, support artistic change and development, and inspire a larger community of cultural entrepreneurs.

Craig Walsh, ZER01 commissioned artist, selected as People's Choice Award Winner

World-renowned Australian artist Craig Walsh, who will create the third San Jose City Hall Rotunda lighting project for ZERO1, has recently won the People's Choice Award for his project at the Nuit Blanche Toronto event.

Interested in hybrid / site-specific projects and the exploration of alternative contexts for contemporary art, Walsh often utilizes projection in response to existing environments. He works across a range of art forms including theater, architecture, public works, gallery exhibitions, and festivals.

His work has been selected for major survey exhibitions, commissions, and residencies both nationally and internationally, including: the Yokohama International Triennale of Contemporary Art, Japan, Fuji Rock Festival, Japan, Under the radar, Liverpool, England, The National Sculpture Prize & Exhibition, National Gallery of Australia, Havana Biennale, Cuba,

Spectropia by Toni Dove planned for 01SJ 2008 festival

Spectropia is a cinema-scale interactive film/performance event, a scratchable movie performed by video DJs as improvising performers who are playing a movie instrument. This sci-fi hybrid features time travel, telepathy, and elements of film noir. The audience will be able to see through a character's eyes, hear their interior thoughts, and even talk with the characters. Spectropia is a time travel drama that uses the metaphor of supernatural possession to investigate identity.

Projected on multiple screens and performed as an interactive experience with the participation of audience members, Spectropia will be a fabulous addition to the festival. To find out more about Spectropia and its creator, Toni Dove, visit tonidove.com.

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