News from the Daniel Langlois Foundation - October 2005 Html  Français 

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 Workshops with professor Yvonne Spielmann (Ph.D.)

The Daniel Langlois Foundation is pleased to provide online access to a pedagogical document recounting the history of experimental video and electronic and digital imaging. This document includes excerpts from a three-day workshop given by Professor Yvonne Spielmann (Ph.D.), which was held at the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D) from September 29 to October 1, 2004. It also contains excerpts of works by artists such as Steina and Woody Vasulka, Bill Etra, Dan Sandin, John F. Simon Jr. and Granular Synthesis. [More...]


 Sonia Landy Sheridan fonds

The Daniel Langlois Foundation is proud to make available the personal archives of Sonia Landy Sheridan. This fonds constitutes a major addition to the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D) collection.

Born in 1925 in Newark, Ohio, Sonia Landy Sheridan is one of the few women to have worked in technological arts in the 1960s and 1970s.

The Sonia Landy Sheridan fonds primarily contains archive folders, manuscripts, notebooks, slides, photographs, video and audio records, films, exhibition catalogues and books, digital records and numerous colour and black and white reprographic works.

The works of Ms. Sheridan can be found in the collections of many museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Canada, and the Fundacion Telefonica in Madrid. The largest collection brings together more than 600 of her works at the Dartmouth College Hood Museum in Hanover, New Hampshire. [More...]


Sonia Landy Sheridan, Self-Portrait, 1970


 New CR+D Acquisitions
Here is a list of the most recent acquisitions made by the Foundation's Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D). [More...]

 About the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology

The Daniel Langlois Foundation's purpose is to further artistic and scientific knowledge by fostering the meeting of art and science in the field of technologies. The Foundation seeks to nurture a critical awareness of technology's implications for human beings and their natural and cultural environments, and to promote the exploration of aesthetics suited to evolving human environments. The Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D) seeks to document history, artworks and practices associated with electronic and digital media arts and to make this information available to researchers in an innovative manner through data communications. [http://www.fondation-langlois.org/]


 
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