October 13, 2014

Code Conscious

School of Visual Arts (SVA)
John Cinco, Memento Mori, 2014. Adobe Photoshop, 15.2 x 20.5 inches
(Framed: 21 x 28.5 x 1.25 inches).

School of Visual Arts presents Code Conscious, an exhibition of prints, video and interactive installations by MFA Computer Art students and alumni. Curated by project coordinator Milan DelVecchio and assistant to the chair Ashley Rae Pearsall, the exhibition is on view October 25 through November 26 at the SVA Flatiron Gallery, 133/141 West 21st Street, New York City.

According to DelVecchio and Pearsall: “The work in this exhibition bridges the gap between the fine art and digital worlds. These artists have incorporated a variety of media, materials and cutting-edge technologies, including digital prints that rely on chance and improvisation by John Cinco (MFA Computer Art, 1998), an interactive installation that uses projection mapping to create a live painting by current student Yuxi Cao, and a sculpture that represents the tension between chaos and order in network infrastructure by Todd Brous (MFA Computer Art, 2006).”

SVA MFA Computer Art emphasizes creative experimentation and a multidisciplinary approach to making art with computers and emerging technologies. Dedicated to producing digital artists of the highest caliber, the department guides each student in the development of a personal artistic style in a course of study that is individually tailored to meet his or her needs. Students come from around the world to study in this MFA program, which has distinguished itself with eight Student Academy Awards.


The SVA Flatiron Gallery, located at 133/141 West 21st Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, is open Monday through Friday, 9am to 7pm, and Saturday, 10am to 6pm. It is fully accessible by wheelchair. The gallery closes for the Thanksgiving holiday at 1pm on Wednesday, November 26, and reopens at 9am on Monday, December 1.


School of Visual Arts has been a leader in the education of artists, designers and creative professionals for more than six decades. With a faculty of distinguished working professionals, a dynamic curriculum and an emphasis on critical thinking, SVA is a catalyst for innovation and social responsibility. Comprised of more than 6,000 students at its Manhattan campus and 35,000 alumni in 100 countries, SVA also represents one of the most influential artistic communities in the world. For information about the College’s 32 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, visit


Code Conscious, an exhibition of MFA Computer Art students and alumni, at SVA Flatiron Gallery

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