Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology, and the Paranormal
Center for Art and Visual Culture, UMBC, Baltimore, MD
Curated by Mark Alice Durant and Jane D. Marsching
October 20, 2005 - December 17, 2005
Opening Reception: October 20th from 5:00 - 7:00pm
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm

Organized by the Center for Art and Visual Culture, Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology, and the Paranormal is a major traveling exhibition featuring twenty five contemporary artists whose work employs modern communication technologies (photography, film, video, computers, radio, internet, and digital media) to explore culturally inbred questions / superstitions concerning parallel worlds to our own.

Paranormal Party
October 28, 7:00 - 10:00pm
Tent in Ampitheater, Fine Arts Building, UMBC, Room 105

Blur of the Otherworldly: Panel Discussion
November 3, 6:00 - 7:30pm
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, UMBC
Mark Alice Durant, Curator and Professor of Visual Arts/Photography, UMBC
Jane Marsching, Curator and Assistant Professor, Studio Foundation and Studio for Interrelated Media, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
Panelist Include:
Lynne Tillman, Novelist, critic, essayist and Professor / Writer in Residence, University of Albany
Diane Bertolo, Arist
Jeffrey Sconce, Associate Professor, Screen Cultures Program, Northwestern University

Paul DeMarinis: Visiting Artist Lecture
November 19, 7:00pm
ITE Lecture Hall 8, UMBC
P re-lecture reception in the lobby of CAVC at 5:00pm

Generous support for this exhibition comes from Trellis Fund, Special Research Initiative Support at UMBC, and the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts.