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Andrew Demirjian
Current location
New York, NY
Year(s) of residency and/or fellowship
2011, Project Resident

Andrew Demirjian is an interdisciplinary artist who creates alternative relationships between image, sound and text that challenge contemporary media conventions.

Demirjian builds linguistic, sonic, and visual environments that disrupt habituated ways of reading, hearing, and seeing. His interdisciplinary artistic practice examines structures that shape consciousness and perception, questioning frameworks that support the status quo and limit thought. The works are often presented in non-traditional spaces and take the form of multi-channel audiovisual installations, generative artworks, video poems, augmented reality apps, and live performances.

Demirjian’s work has been exhibited at The Museum of the Moving Image, The New Museum – First Look: New Art Online, Fridman Gallery, Transformer Gallery, Eyebeam, Rush Arts, the White Box Gallery, the Center for Book Arts, The Arab American National Museum, The Newark Museum, and many other galleries, festivals, and museums. The MacDowell Colony, Nokia Bell Labs, Puffin Foundation, Artslink, Harvestworks, Rhizozme, Diapason, The Experimental Television Center, The Bemis Center, LMCC Swing Space, the MIT Open Documentary Lab, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts are among some of the organizations that have supported his work.

He teaches theory and production courses in emerging media in the Film and Media Department and the Integrated Media Arts MFA program at Hunter College.

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