Steve Dietz
Minneapolis MN
Email: stevedietz@yproductions.com

Steve Dietz is former Curator of New Media at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, where he founded the New Media Initiatives department in 1996 and was responsible for programming the online Gallery 9,. In May 2003, the Walker terminated its new media curatorial program. See http://www.mteww.com/walker_letter/index.shtml. Dietz has organized and curated new media exhibitions, including Beyond Interface: net art and Art on the Net (1998); Shock of the View: Artists, Audiences, and Museums in the Digital Age (1999); Digital Documentary: The Need to Know and the Urge to Show (1999); Cybermuseology for the Museo de Monterrey (1999); Art Entertainment Network (2000); Outsourcing Control? The Audience As Artist for the Open Source Lounge" at Medi@terra (2000); Telematic Connections: The Virtual Embrace (2001-02); a nationally traveling exhibition; Open_Source_Art_Hack (2002), with Jenny Marketou, at the New Museum, New York City; Translocations (2003), part of "How Latitudes Become Forms" at the Walker Art Center; and Pretty Good Access (2004), with Anthony Kiendl and Sarah Cook, Walter Philips Gallery, Banff Center for the Arts.

Walker's New Media Initiaves department is responsible for the institutional website and integrated, public informatics. Dietz co-initiated with The Minneapolis Institue of Arts the award-winning ArtsConnectEd, an educational site, and with The McKnight Foundation, Minnesota Artists Online, a resource and community for over 3,000 Minnesota-based artists. He speaks and writes extensively about new media, and his interviews and writings have appeared in Parkett, Artforum, Flash Art, Design Quarterly, Spectra, Afterimage, Art in America, and Museum News. Prior to the Walker Art Center, Dietz was founding Chief of Publications and New Media Initiatives at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and editor of the scholarly journal, American Art.

Steve will teach [A08] - Curating, Presenting and Preserving New Media Art
Steve will teach [A16] - Streaming media

Published: 09/01/03
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