“Each age finds its own technique”.

– Jackson Pollock

techspressionism

/tek-spresh-uh-niz-uh m/

  1.   An artistic approach in which technology is utilized as a means to express emotional experience.
  2.   A 21st century artistic and social movement.

ROOT WORDS  (source: Oxford Dictionaries):

expressionism: A style of painting, music, or drama in which the artist or writer seeks to express
emotional experience rather than impressions of the external world.
technology :The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry.

December 7, 2021: 271 artists from 40 countries // #techspressionism on Instagram: 26.9K posts

MOVEMENT

Techspressionism is introduced as a new art-historical term to describe fine artists using digital technology to convey subjective, emotional content.

Techspressionism distinguishes expressive fine art results from such genres as “digital art,” which can include animated movies, and video games, as well as  from “new media” works that do not embody convincing artistic intent.

The subjective lens of the individual artist (rather than the product of a corporate studio) is what connects Techspressionism to its predecessor, ExpressionismExpressionists presented the world from a subjective perspective, distorting it radically in order to evoke moods or ideas, seeking to express their emotional experience rather than physical reality.

A core group of artists have begun working together to develop momentum for the adoption of the term Techspressionism through an international juried exhibition to be followed by a physical exhibition at Southampton Arts Center in Spring 2022.  We meet biweekly at our Techspressionist Salon artist meetups on Zoom to discuss art and technology. Further information on the origins of the term Techspressionism is available here.

The Techspressionist Manifesto, a document that draws inspiration from artistic manifestos of the past (including Marinetti’s Futurist Manifesto and Breton’s Surrealist Manifesto) is a open-ended document subject to ongoing revisions from group members.

We encourage artists who identify with the approach of using technology as a means to express emotional experience to self-identify as Techspressionists by including the hashtag #techspressionism on Instagram and other social media platforms.

We are actively reviewing images using the hashtag on Instagram and reposting a curated selection of these works to the official @techspressionism Instagram account.  Artists whose work is reposted are invited to be included in an online index of Techspressionist visual artists.

Version History

V2.0 – Anne Morgan Spalter, January 2021, Brattleboro, VT, USA.
V1.0 – Colin Goldberg, August 2020, Rocky Point, NY, USA.

Some recent posts from our Instagram feed are below. Many thanks to our Instagram curator, Renata Janiszewska.  Follow our official account @techspressionism and the hashtag #techspressionism on Instagram.

Facade of the Southampton Arts Centre @southamptonartscenter, site of the Techspressionist's first large scale physical group exhibition: "Techspressionism Digital and Beyond ". Taking place in April 2022, it will run through June/July and is curated by Colin Goldberg @colingoldberg Photo: Jeff Heatley/AAQ East End ...

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Attend our next salon! RSVP only, //https:// Techspressionism.com/salon Meet artists from around the globe and hear them present their latest works.
#techspressionism #arthistory
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Only 12 days till the Holiday Mixer & Techspressionism Art event at The Williamsburg Hotel in Brooklyn. @wburghotel Meet artists, collectors, crypto investors. Enjoy art, mingle with blockchain entrepreneurs and art lovers.
Free to attend, RSVP only. //https:// Techspressionism.com/Brooklyn. Bring your proof of vaccination card and photo id Curated by @giovannasun poster: Everbeta @colingoldberg
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Giovanna Sun, aka Dubwoman, is a New York City based visual artist, curator and entrepreneur. She is a podcaster, a blockchain advisor, an nft creator, and an art collector. This coming Tuesday, November 23, Giovanna will speak about her work and her latest project involving Techspressionism. Please join us! SALON 31
11/23/21
2 pm ET RSVP: https://www.Techspressionism/zoom Image: Trance Utopia, Venus and Jupiter @giovannasun
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Niftorian
is a community of artists and collectors making NFT creation and collecting a team sport. Its mission is to build the NFT project that supports the launch of 1,000 NFT projects. It aims to provide artists with the resources, events, education and connections to help them leverage new forms of monetization and community building.

Join us this Tuesday to hear its co-founder, Bret Kinsella speak about Niftorian at our next virtual Artist Salon, Tuesday, November 23, at 2 PM EDT

LIVE ON ZOOM

Rsvp@techspressionism.com/zoom
Image: Founders Mint Pass by
@artscojo

#techspressionism
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SALON 31
11/23/21
2 pm EDT

CEE MOSES

NIFTORIAN, with co-founder Brett Kinsella

DUBWOMAN aka Giovanna Sun

RSVP: https://www.Techspressionism/zoom

Poster: @colingoldberg
#techspressionism #techspressionist
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist: Carmen Moses

Georgia, USA 🇺🇸
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@payasaart
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Bio: Carmen Moses uses various mediums to create work that is both cerebral and emotional. She often uses the contrast of the technical and human, emotional and logical, cold and warm (both in color and in concept) as integral components of her work. She tackles controversial subjects like body image, sin, death, and guilt through technical and religious lenses. Her artistic voice began to take form while learning about renaissance and medieval Christian artwork. Juxtaposing then and now, she is also heavily influenced by technology in several respects. Her artistic interpretations and works are informed by a current dependence on technology, its rapid development, and its uncertain future. Artists that have inspired her include Frida Kahlo and H.R. Giger. She was further influenced by contemporary entertainment, including movies like the Matrix Trilogy, Metropolis, and Cloud Atlas, and other artists, performers, and animators who tackle both technological and religious subjects.
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#techspressionism

You can hear Cee speak about her work at our next virtual Artist Salon, Tuesday, November 23, at 2 PM EDT

LIVE ON ZOOM

Rsvp@techspressionism.com/zoom
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist: Carmen Moses

Georgia, USA 🇺🇸
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@payasaart
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Bio: Carmen Moses uses various mediums to create work that is both cerebral and emotional. She often uses the contrast of the technical and human, emotional and logical, cold and warm (both in color and in concept) as integral components of her work. She tackles controversial subjects like body image, sin, death, and guilt through technical and religious lenses. Her artistic voice began to take form while learning about renaissance and medieval Christian artwork. Juxtaposing then and now, she is also heavily influenced by technology in several respects. Her artistic interpretations and works are informed by a current dependence on technology, its rapid development, and its uncertain future. Artists that have inspired her include Frida Kahlo and H.R. Giger. She was further influenced by contemporary entertainment, including movies like the Matrix Trilogy, Metropolis, and Cloud Atlas, and other artists, performers, and animators who tackle both technological and religious subjects.
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#techspressionism

You can hear Cee speak about her work at our next virtual Artist Salon, Tuesday, November 23, at 2 PM EDT

LIVE ON ZOOM

Rsvp@techspressionism.com/zoom
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist: Carmen Moses

Georgia, USA 🇺🇸
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@payasaart
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Bio: Carmen Moses uses various mediums to create work that is both cerebral and emotional. She often uses the contrast of the technical and human, emotional and logical, cold and warm (both in color and in concept) as integral components of her work. She tackles controversial subjects like body image, sin, death, and guilt through technical and religious lenses. Her artistic voice began to take form while learning about renaissance and medieval Christian artwork. Juxtaposing then and now, she is also heavily influenced by technology in several respects. Her artistic interpretations and works are informed by a current dependence on technology, its rapid development, and its uncertain future. Artists that have inspired her include Frida Kahlo and H.R. Giger. She was further influenced by contemporary entertainment, including movies like the Matrix Trilogy, Metropolis, and Cloud Atlas, and other artists, performers, and animators who tackle both technological and religious subjects.
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#techspressionism

You can hear Cee speak about her work at our next virtual Artist Salon, Tuesday, November 23, at 2 PM EDT

LIVE ON ZOOM

Rsvp@techspressionism.com/zoom
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
Carolina Ramonde

Italy, Uruguay 🇮🇹 🇺🇾
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@caro.artgallery
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Bio: Carolina Ramonde is an Italo-Uruguayan conceptual artist who specializes in oil paintings inspired by nature, climate change and current events.
Currently she divides her time and artistic creations between Vancouver, Mexico City and Miami. She also makes it a habit to visit her family and friends in Buenos Aires and Montevideo once a year.
 Her most recent show was in the fall of this year at the Pacific Arts Gallery in Vancouver, Canada
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#techspressionism
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
Carolina Ramonde

Italy, Uruguay 🇮🇹 🇺🇾
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@caro.artgallery
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Bio: Carolina Ramonde is an Italo-Uruguayan conceptual artist who specializes in oil paintings inspired by nature, climate change and current events.
Currently she divides her time and artistic creations between Vancouver, Mexico City and Miami. She also makes it a habit to visit her family and friends in Buenos Aires and Montevideo once a year.
 Her most recent show was in the fall of this year at the Pacific Arts Gallery in Vancouver, Canada
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#techspressionism
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist: Carolina Ramonde

Italy, Uruguay 🇮🇹 🇺🇾
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@caro.artgallery
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Bio: Carolina Ramonde is an Italo-Uruguayan conceptual artist who specializes in oil paintings inspired by nature, climate change and current events.
Currently she divides her time and artistic creations between Vancouver, Mexico City and Miami. She also makes it a habit to visit her family and friends in Buenos Aires and Montevideo once a year.
Her most recent show was in the fall of this year at the Pacific Arts Gallery in Vancouver, Canada
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#techspressionism
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
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Skywaterr

San Francisco, U.S.A. 🇺🇸
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@skywaterr
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Bio:

Skywater is a Turkish born, San Francisco-based digital painter, curator, collector and brand designer who uses mixed media such as acrylic, spray paint, paper, ink, Procreate, Photoshop, AI and generative coding to create utopias based on divine femininity from a feminist and emotion driven point of view.
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She will be showing works at inftspaces Live NFT minting event, an immersive gallery experience in both the physical as well as the metaphysical world. NFT's, physical art and live NFT minting starting November 11, 2021 in Los Angeles and online

#techspressionism

You can hear Skywaterr speak about her work at our next virtual Artist salon, Tuesday November 9 at 2 PM EDT
LIVE ON ZOOM
RSVP at techspressionism.com/zoom
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
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Skywaterr

San Francisco, U.S.A. 🇺🇸
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@skywaterr
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Bio:

Skywater is a Turkish born, San Francisco-based digital painter, curator, collector and brand designer who uses mixed media such as acrylic, spray paint, paper, ink, Procreate, Photoshop, AI and generative coding to create utopias based on divine femininity from a feminist and emotion driven point of view.
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She will be showing works at inftspaces Live NFT minting event, an immersive gallery experience in both the physical as well as the metaphysical world. NFT's, physical art and live NFT minting starting November 11, 2021 in Los Angeles and online

#techspressionism

You can hear Skywaterr speak about her work at our next virtual Artist salon, Tuesday November 9 at 2 PM EDT
LIVE ON ZOOM
RSVP at techspressionism.com/zoom
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
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Skywaterr

San Francisco, U.S.A. 🇺🇸
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@skywaterr
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Bio:

Skywater is a Turkish born, San Francisco-based digital painter, curator, collector and brand designer who uses mixed media such as acrylic, spray paint, paper, ink, Procreate, Photoshop, AI and generative coding to create utopias based on divine femininity from a feminist and emotion driven point of view.
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She will be showing works at inftspaces Live NFT minting event, an immersive gallery experience in both the physical as well as the metaphysical world. NFT's, physical art and live NFT minting starting November 11, 2021 in Los Angeles and online

#techspressionism

You can hear Skywaterr speak about her work at our next virtual Artist salon, Tuesday November 9 at 2 PM EDT
LIVE ON ZOOM
RSVP at techspressionism.com/zoom
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
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Sahar Moussavi

Tehran, Iran 🇮🇷
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@shrmoussavi
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Bio:
Sahar is a Digital Artist and Designer who studied at the University of Tehran, Faculty of Fine Arts. She is part of Techspressionism.ir, the Iranian node of the Techspressionist movement, and is currently in the exhibition We Don't Fall: a Group of Emerging Iranian Digital Artists, which is also a pavilion in the Wrong Digital Biennale @thewrong.biennale, curated by Sudden Gallery, @neginete.art and @patlichty_art
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#techspressionism #thewrongbiennale

You can hear Sahar speak about her work at our next virtual Artist Salon, Tuesday November 9 at 2 PM EDT
LIVE ON ZOOM
RSVP at techspressionism.com/zoom
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
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Sahar Moussavi

Tehran, Iran 🇮🇷
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@shrmoussavi
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Bio:
Sahar is a digital artist and designer who studied at the University of Tehran, Faculty of Fine Arts. She is part of Techspressionism.ir, the Iranian node of the Techspressionist movement, and is currently in the exhibition We Don't Fall: a Group of Emerging Iranian Digital Artists, which is also a pavilion in the Wrong Digital Biennale @thewrong.biennale, curated by Sudden Gallery, @neginete.art and @patlichty_art
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You can hear Sahar speak about her work at our next virtual Artist Salon, Tuesday November 9 at 2 PM EDT
LIVE ON ZOOM
RSVP at techspressionism.com/zoom #techspressionism #thewrongbiennale
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist: Sahar Mousssavi
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Tehran, Iran 🇮🇷
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@shrmoussavi
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Bio: Sahar is a digital artist and designer who studied at the University of Tehran, Faculty of Fine Arts. She is part of Techspressionism.ir, the Iranian node of the Techspressionism movement, and is currently in the exhibition We Don't Fall: a Group of Emerging Iranian Digital Artists which is also a pavilion in The Wrong Digital Biennale @thewrong.biennale, curated by Sudden Gallery, @neginete.art and @patlichty_art
#techspressionism
Sahar will speak about her work Tuesday November 9, 2021 2 pm EDT at the Virtual Artist Salon Live on Zoom RSVP at Techspressionism.com/zoom
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Posted @withregram • @colingoldberg #throwbackthursday

Techspressionist Salon #2
September 13, 2020

@techspressionism

In attendance:
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@stevemillerdotcom @tikoi @davobradleyart @pollockkrasnerhouse @theswinburnecomplex @jbyrne2d @bernard_bousquet_ @tikoi @colingoldberg

#techspressionism
#techspressionist
#arthistory
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Watch artists interview artists at the Techspressionism pavilion @thewrong.tv @thewrong.biennale now open and playing till March 1, 2022. Pavilion 67. #techspressionism ...

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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
Keri Haskell Edmonton, Canada 🇨🇦

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@kerihaskellart
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Bio:

Keri is a self-taught intuitive artist from Canada. She feels inspired creating abstract art, where her intuition and a sense of play guide her creative flow. Keri enjoys using multiple layers of paint to build depth and richness in her work. Her current work is created using acrylic paint on wood panels, and digital pieces with her iPad.

For twenty plus years Keri had a successful career as an educator. She enjoyed sharing her passion of art with her students, but her career left little time to explore her own creative interests. In May of 2019 Keri began the “Creative Visionary Program”. Through this 12 week on-line art program, her creativeness was reignited. Keri uses art as a way to re-
connect with herself. She is discovering that the more she creates, the more authentic her art and life are becoming.
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#techspressionism
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
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Keri Haskell
Edmonton, Canada 🇨🇦
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@kerihaskellart
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Bio

Keri is a self-taught intuitive artist from Canada. She feels inspired creating abstract art, where her intuition and a sense of play guide her creative flow. Keri enjoys using multiple layers of paint to build depth and richness in her work. Her current work is created using acrylic paint on wood panels, and digital pieces with her iPad.

For twenty plus years Keri had a successful career as an educator. She enjoyed sharing her passion of art with her students, but her career left little time to explore her own creative interests. In May of 2019 Keri began the “Creative Visionary Program”. Through this 12 week on-line art program, her creativeness was reignited. Keri uses art as a way to re-
connect with herself. She is discovering that the more she creates, the more authentic her art and life are becoming.
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#techspressionismsalon
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist: Keri Haskell
. Edmonton,
Canada 🇨🇦
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@kerihaskellart
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Bio:
Keri is a self-taught intuitive artist from Canada. She feels inspired creating abstract art, where her intuition and a sense of play guide her creative flow. Keri enjoys using multiple layers of paint to build depth and richness in her work. Her current work is created using acrylic paint on wood panels, and digital pieces with her iPad.

For twenty plus years Keri had a successful career as an educator. She enjoyed sharing her passion of art with her students, but her career left little time to explore her own creative interests. In May of 2019 Keri began the “Creative Visionary Program”. Through this 12 week on-line art program, her creativeness was reignited. Keri uses art as a way to re-
connect with herself. She is discovering that the more she creates, the more authentic her art and life are becoming.optional)
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#techspressionism
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Posted @withregram • @neginete W.D.F
"We Don't Fall"
A Group show of Emerging Iranian Digital Artists by Sudden Gallery

A pavilion of The Wrong Binennale no.5/ Spain.
Opening: First of November 2021
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WDF is also showing at Winona State University, Minnesota,the US and gets TV air time on Portugal's cable TV platform "Canal 180"
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Curated by @neginete and @patlichty_art
@suddengallery.art @wdfshow.art
wdf-show.art
thewrong.org
suddengallery.com
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Artists: Ali Sadeghi, Alireza Asiaban, Amin Soleimani, Mukha (Amir Ahmadi Ahangarnezhad), Amir Karimi, Arian Qalandaran, Asal Basir, Asal Eghbaldar, Asra Khani, Atefeh Shid Moaddab, Atneh Fatemeh Mohammadshahi, Aydin Anzabipour, Behnoush Kazemi, Delaram Faghani, Ershad Fatahian, Farideh Nasib, Farnoush Doroodgar, Farshid Parsikia, Ghazaleh Seidabadi, Mahdi Ashari, Marjan Andaroodi, Mohammad Hassan Ezzatzadeh, Mohammad Ali Soleymani, Narges Pakmanesh, Nima Nilian, Nobar Yeganeh, Noushin Sadeghian, Peyman Pourhelm, Reza Vojdani, Sahar Haghgoo, Sahar Moussavi, Samira Zamani, Sanaz Seyed Esfahani, Sepehr Omidvaar, Sina Keshvarz, Youtab (Zahra Reza Soltani)
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Special thanks to @marjanandaroudi for poster design, @theyoutab for the Title Sequense and @pedram.ehtesabian and Neghab for music pieces
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#wdfshow_art #wdf_sudden #thewrongbiennale  #suddengallery #canal180 #thewrongtv #digitalartshow
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Posted @withregram • @colingoldberg Techspressionism 2021 is a survey exhibition spanning a diverse field of  artists from 26 nations around the world utilizing technology as a means of personal expression.  The initial online call for entry received over 1200 artwork submissions.
When approached as a social sculpture, Techspressionism allows for societal change to be made, allowing participants in the movement to  actively work towards a more inclusive future for contemporary art.
This exhibition aims to present innovative work in a broad range of styles, reflecting the expressive potential of electronic media, as well as focusing on curatorial inclusivity in terms of gender equality, an international focus, and sociocultural diversity. The show’s selections range from notable digital art pioneers and established contemporary artists to emerging artists gaining visibility online within the NFT space, social media and the Techspressionist online community.
Notable contemporary artists (as defined by Wikipedia) included in Techspressionism 2021 include Suzanne Anker, Frank Gillette, Clive Holden, Patrick Lichty, Steve Miller, Joseph Nechvatal, Michael Rees,  Anne Morgan Spalter and Nina Yankowitz.
OPENING & ARTISTS RECEPTION
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26
2PM EASTERN – LIVE ON ZOOM
@ TECHSPRESSIONIST SALON #29

This exhibition will be a pavilion @thewrong.biennale opening November 1.

#techspressionism
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Posted @withregram • @colingoldberg The hashtag #techspressionism hit 25K posts this week. Many thanks to all the #techspressionist artists propagating the term. What do you think about @techspressionism, @jerrysaltz ? Should it become a word?
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#artmovement #arthistory #expressionism #abstactexpressionism #neoexpressionism #digitalart #newmediaart #postinternetart #mediaart #computerart #contemporaryart #artcritics #artcritic #artcriticism
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
Andrew Ballard
Adelaide, Australia
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@wordsbyandrew
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Bio:

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Andrew Ballard lives in Adelaide. He was a petty officer medical in the Royal Australian Navy for 11 years, following which he worked for medical companies selling devices and instruments, then as a support worker in mental health, and a support worker and first aid instructor in aged care. Diagnosed with Systemic Mastocytosis, he took early retirement, with digital art and lawn bowling becoming activities. With 2020’s COVID year then also impacting, especially on the bowls, he turned to writing, and since last November has seen his poetry published by TAMS, The Australasian Mastocytosis Society, previously in ‘Poet’s Corner’, and in the US in the New Jersey Mignolo Arts Group’s journal and the New York poetry journal ‘Open Skies’. #techspressionism
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist: Andrew Ballard
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Adelaide, Australia
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@wordsbyandrew
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Bio
.Andrew Ballard lives in Adelaide. He was a petty officer medical in the Royal Australian Navy for 11 years, following which he worked for medical companies selling devices and instruments, then as a support worker in mental health, and a support worker and first aid instructor in aged care. Diagnosed with Systemic Mastocytosis, he took early retirement, with digital art and lawn bowls becoming activities. With 2020’s COVID year then also impacting, especially on the bowls, he turned to writing, and since last November has seen his poetry published by TAMS, The Australasian Mastocytosis Society, previously in ‘Poet’s Corner’, and in the US in the New Jersey Mignolo Arts Group’s journal and the New York poetry journal ‘Open Skies’.
#techspressionism
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist: Andrew Ballard
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Adelaide, Australia
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@wordsbyandrew

Bio: Andrew Ballard lives in Adelaide. He was a petty officer medical in the Royal Australian Navy for 11 years, following which he worked for medical companies selling devices and instruments, then as a support worker in mental health, and a support worker and first aid instructor in aged care. Diagnosed with Systemic Mastocytosis, he took early retirement, with digital art and lawn bowling becoming activities. With 2020’s COVID year then also impacting, especially on the bowls, he turned to writing, and since last November has seen his poetry published by TAMS, The Australasian Mastocytosis Society, previously in ‘Poet’s Corner’, and in the US in the New Jersey Mignolo Arts Group’s journal and the New York poetry journal ‘Open Skies’.
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#techspressionismsalon
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Today’s featured #Techspressionist visual artist:
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Stephanie Sydney
Santa Monica CA
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@stephaniesydneyart
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Meet the artist at Techspressionist Salon #28
Tuesday October 12, 2PM EST live on Zoom.
Register at Techspressionism.com/zoom
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Born in London, England, Stephanie Sydney moved to Malibu with her family as a teenager.  She currently works in her studio in Santa Monica, California. While Stephanie was a painter from a very young age, because of her time constraints as a busy graphic designer, she picked up a camera to capture what she saw on the streets around her. She started exploring multiple exposures in camera, and with digital technology came new explorations of the transformative potential of imagery: painting with photographs. Her interest is in the perpetual cycles of life and the relationships we have with our environment and the transient nature of all phenomenon. Her influences range from Picasso and Dali, to Duchamp and Rauschenberg. She has shown her art in galleries and museums around the world, and is in many corporate and private art collections. Stephanie studied art at Santa Monica College and UCLA.

A new kind of self portrait?

#fineartphotography #contemporaryart #fineartprint #digitalcollages #paintingwithphotographs
#losangelesartist #laartist
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