Huffman Kathy Rae

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Lives and works in Berlin and Los Angeles. She is a freelance curator, writer and networker. She earned her M.F.A. degree in Exhibition Design from the Department of Design, California State University Long Beach, in 1979, from where she also holds a certificate in Museum Studies and Management. She has been active in the field of media art since the early 1980's. As chief curator of the Long Beach Museum of Art in California from 1979-1984, she established LBMA Video, a multimedia workshop and broadcast quality post production facility for artists. She was curator/producer of the Contemporary Art Television (CAT) Fund, a partnership between the ICA Boston and the WGBH New Television Workshop, from 1984-1991, where she created a context for artists to define television as a medium for their personal expression. She lived in Austria from 1991 to 1998, where she researched and facilitated information about new media art in Central and Eastern Europe. She has consulted for the Soros Center for Contemporary Arts Regional Network Project; and has created programs for Ars Electronica, Linz and TRANSIT, Innsbruck. She is a member of HILUS intermediale Projectforschung, an association of artists, curators and technicians in Vienna. She was the Visual Arts Director at Cornerhouse, Manchester (2002-2008). She is co-curator of the exhibition entitled 'Exchange and Evolution: Worldwide Video Long Beach 1974-1999' ( Long Beach Museum of Art, 2011).She has lectured on media art and Internet art issues at several educational institutions. (2011)
still Siberian Deal: a Realization of the Virtual and a Virtualization of the Real presentation