Zachary Lieberman Residency


Zachary Lieberman Residency
March 16-20, 2009

Zachary Lieberman Residency
March 16-20, 2009

The Zachary Lieberman Residency, hosted by ICE, continues this week with lectures, workshops, and an exhibition.  Zach will be offering public workshops on beginning and advanced coding and talk about how he creates art with technology. Feel free to drop by ICE and the gallery this week during the exhibition installation to meet Zach and collaborator Taeyoon Choi.

1. Public Lecture/Performace: “Making the Invisible Visible”
Tuesday, March 17 at 5:30 PM
Lamar Dodd School of Art Room S151

2. Workshop: “Hello World: Beginners’ Level Computer Programming for Art”
Wednesday, March 18 at 11 AM and 5 PM (everyone is welcome for one or both sessions, bring laptop computer)
ICE Studio, Lamar Dodd School of Art Room S160

3. Dance Department Lecture
Thursday, March 19 at 11:00 AM
Dance Building Media Center & Classroom

4. Workshop: “Advanced Code/ Introduction to openFrameworks”
Thursday, March 19 at 6 PM (everyone is welcome, bring laptop computer)
ICE Studio, Lamar Dodd School of Art Room S160

5. Theatre and Film Studies Colloquium
Friday, March 20 at 12:20 PM
Fine Arts Building Room 53

6. Exhibition: “Point A to Point B”
Opening Reception/Gallery Tour Friday, March 20 from 5-7 PM
Lamar Dodd School of Art Gallery 101
Exhibition continues until March 28

Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE) is pleased to host Zachary Lieberman for an exhibition and week-long residency at the University of Georgia, supported by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. For more information about Zachary Lieberman visit:

Zachary Lieberman’s work uses technology in a playful and enigmatic way to explore the nature of communication and the delicate boundary between the visible and the invisible. He creates performances, installations, and on-line works that investigate gestural input, augmentation of the body, and kinetic response.

Working with collaborator Golan Levin, he created a series of installations – “Remark” and “Hidden Worlds” – which presented different interpretations of what the voice might look like if we could see our own speech. These were followed with “Messa Di Voce,” a concert performance in which the speech, shouts and songs of two abstract vocalists were radically augmented in real-time by interactive visualization software. The collaborators have toured and exhibited their works widely, much to the delight of their audiences. Lieberman’s installation / performance “Drawn,” in which live painted forms appear to come to life, rising off the page and reacting to the world around them, recently won awards in the Ars Electronica and CYNETart competitions. Most recently, he presented “Opensourcery,” collaboration with Spanish magician Mago Julian, in which open source software is combined with traditional close-magic to create a completely new realm of tricks.

Lieberman has held artist residencies at Ars Electronica Futurelab, Eyebeam, Dance Theater Workshop, and most recently at the Hangar Center for the Arts, Barcelona.

Lieberman is currently developing a suite of software for disabled students that transforms their movement into an audio-visual response as a means for performance and self-expression. He is also collaborating with Theo Watson on an open source toolkit, openFrameworks, for creative coding in c++.




Zach Lieberman ICE Residency catalog design by Moon Jung Jang