Stay, create and present in th heart of Tokyo
Residence Period: 2016.09.29-2016.11.30
Above: The Internet Yami-Ichi in New York, Knockdown Center, NY. 2015. Organized by Chris Romero, Eri Takane, Exonemo and IDPW.
Tokyo Window Sessions is a web-based curatorial project investigating media art and digital culture in Tokyo. During the residency, a collection of research activities [interviews, surveys of art institutions, and essays] will be published as weekly webpages, or 'windows'. Additional content includes an online exhibition, ephemera, and interviews with U.S. artists. As an alternative archive the project preserves a unique moment in the history of media art.
Curator, Internet Yami-Ichi in New York, Knockdown Center, 2015.
Associate Director, Bitforms Gallery, New York, 2012-2015.
MA in Museum Studies, New York University, 2012.
Base of activity: New York; Raleigh, United States
Focus: mixed media (website, installation, found ephemera, video, photography, illustration)
Chris Romero is an independent curator interested in media art, photography, animation, the Internet, and digital culture. Based in New York and Raleigh, his exhibitions have been highlighted in The New York Times and The Huffington Post. In September 2015 he organized the first Internet Yami-Ichi in the US with art collective IDPW. He holds an MA in Museum Studies from New York University and has held positions at arts institutions including Bitforms Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art.