LARRY SHEA

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Larry Shea is an artist working with video and interactive digital media. His interactive work Use it or Lose It was installed in the stairwell at The Anthology Film Archives, NY for the Mix ExperimentalFilm/Video Festival in November 2001. Another interactive piece, Muay Oasis was presented at the Platinum Oasis show in Holywood CA, in 2001, curated by Ron Athey and Vaginal Davis. His "Discretion Booths" have been shown at the SOHO Arts Festival, NY; Jackie60 @ Mother NYC, Pridefest NYC and the "Securite" conference, at The Jan Van Eyck Akademie, The Netherlends. He has exhibited his single channel videos at national and international venues including The Mix Festival in New York; MIX Brazil, Outfest LA , the Video Room Video Festival, NY, and the 2000 Ars Electronica Festival in Lintz, Austria; as well as on cable and the internet.He received his MFA from The Massachusetts College of Art and has taught at The New School for Social Research,NYC; The Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY and at Film Video Arts, NY. He is currently a Visiting Artist in Video at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

FILMOGRAPHY

Jouissance (2002) super 8 film finished on digital video

2002 Mix 16 NY Lesbian & Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival - New York,NY

Land of the Lay (1999)- digital video 2000

Ars Electronica - "NEXT SEX " - Occulation Program - Linz, Austria

1999 Mix Brazil - NY Digifest program - streaming video on the WWW - San Paulo, Brazil

1999 Mix 13 - NY Lesbian & Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival - New York,NY

1999 Outfest - LA Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

1999 - Digital Shorts - LosAngeles,CA

Routine Maintenance Fitness Challenge (1997) - digital video

1998 The Video Room Video Festival at Galapagos - New York,NY

Superabundance (1996) - video

1996 Mix 10 - Mix - Lesbian & Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival - New York, NY

Quest (1995) - video

2000 Arts Interlude Video Wall Program - 1251 Avenue of the Americas - New York, NY

1998 ImageOut Rochester Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival - Rochester, NY

1998 Making Scenes Film & Video Festival, - Ottawa, Canada

1998 Inside Out Lesbian & Gay Film Festival - Toronto, Canada

1998 Mix Mexico - Mexico City, Mexico

1997 Dollywood - Mix - Lesbian & Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival - New York, NY

1996 Trailer 12 - Manhattan Cable access - New York, NY

1996 Plump Vision - Eventworks - Boston, MA

 

Installations

2002 Le Petit Versailles - Community Garden in Lower East Side New York, NY Well Wishing - Interactive sound sculpture in garden

2001 Mix: 15th NY Lesbian & Gay Experimental Film/Video Festival - Anthology Film Archives New York, NY Use It or Lose It - Interactive sound sculpture in stairwell

2001 AIM Access Zone 0.2 Bronx Museum of Art Curators:16 Beaver Collective New York, NY Amplexus Zone - Interactive frog pond in lobby of museum

2001 Platinum Oasis Coral Sands Hotel Curators: Ron Athey & Vaginal Davis Hollywood, CA Muay Oasis - Interactive audio and video installation in sleazy hotel room

2000 Please Everything Burst PS122 - Performance Monologues by Mike Albo New York, NY ATM Challenge & Accudome - Slide & laser effects

2000 Sexotheque Kraine Theater - Original script by Mike Albo New York, NY Celebrity Chamber & Totally Hot Dance Party - Video and laser effects

1999 project: security Jan Van Eyck Akademie Maastricht, Netherlands Indiscretions - video interview about the Discretion Booths with printed transcript

1998 Mix Festival of Experimental Lesbian & Gay Film & Video - Cinema Village theater New York,NY Routine Maintenance Fitness Challenge - lobby installation of video sculpture

1997 downtownxplosion - Tunnel nightclub New York,NY Discretion Booth Prototype - - Personal private spaces; installation in unisex bathroom lounge

(also shown: 1998 PrideFest New York, NY 1998 The Abby Brooklyn, NY 1997 Jackie 60 @ Mother New York, NY 1997 MIX Festival - lobby installation New York, NY )

1996 Social Toilet The Crowbar New York, NY Eye Machine - video projections installation in backroom

1996 MFA Thesis Exhibition Bakalar Gallery Boston, Massachusetts I Machine - multiple projection installation

1995 Summer Show Bakalar Gallery Boston, Massachusetts Not So Simple Harmonic Motion - video pendulum