SOURCE: City of San Jose, California

August 27, 2007 08:01 ET

San Jose City Hall to Be Site of Projection Art World Premiere and Lighting Ceremony 8 P.M., September 28

Event Previews 2nd International Biennial 01SJ Global Festival of Art on the Edge

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - August 27, 2007) -


WHAT: The unveiling of Camille Utterback's "Abundance" is the second major projection artwork on the Richard Meier-designed San Jose City Hall Rotunda -- and a sneak preview of the next 01SJ (Zero One San Jose)Festival, coming June 4-8, 2008. Changing and evolving through pedestrian movement in the San Jose City Hall Plaza, "Abundance" may be experienced from sunset to midnight September 28 - October 6.

WHO: Utterback's dynamic, abstract animation will be unveiled on the City Hall Rotunda by the artist, Chuck Reed, mayor of San Jose, and Andy Cunningham, founder, ZeroOne: The Art and Technology Network.

Also present for comment will be 01SJ representatives and individuals from collaborating organizations:

--  Steve Dietz, artistic director, 01SJ: A Global Festival of Art on The
    Edge
--  Dan Fenton, president and CEO, San Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau
--  Dr. Peter Friess, executive director, The Tech Museum of Innovation
--  Dan Keegan, executive director, San Jose Museum of Art
--  Gordon Knox, director, Lucas Artists Programs, Montalvo Arts Center
--  Paul Krutko, chief development officer, City of San Jose
--  Robert Sain, executive director, Montalvo Arts Center
--  Joel Slayton, director, CADRE Laboratory for New Media Art, San Jose
    State University
--  Carmen Sigler, provost, San Jose State University
    
WHEN: September 28, 2007
      8 p.m. Lighting Ceremony


WHERE: 200 E. Santa Clara Street
       San Jose City Hall Rotunda Plaza
       San Jose, California, USA

BACKGROUND:

ZeroOne: The Art and Technology Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring culture on the edge of art and technology. The organization convenes artists and technologists, showcases their collaborative efforts, sponsors artistic initiatives and presents the resulting work to the public. The core initiative of ZeroOne is 01SJ, a global festival of art on the edge that consists of ground-breaking installations, interactive performances and new cinema. 01SJ takes place in San Jose, California, every two years. The next event is slated for June of 2008. For more information, visit www.01sj.org.

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