About Metro-NeXt

Metro-NeXt is a follow up to Martin Kippenberger’s Metro-Net, but rather than the entrance leading to nowhere, it leads to a virtual dimension, an augmented and mixed reality portal, linking cities together.

Metro-NeXt: Lausanne Station, Switzerland.

Metro-NeXt: Kensington Station, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

Metro-NeXt: Boston Station, U.S.A.

Merto-NeXt is a collaboration between French artist Caroline Bernard, American artist John Craig Freeman and Swiss artists Lalie Schewadron Pascual.

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Biographies:

Lalie S. Pascual

Digital media artist, Lalie S. Pascual received her MA in Fine Art at Central St. Martins University of the Arts in London, having being previously trained at Brandeis University, Massachusetts. Additional academic background includes a Master of Science in Management from Boston University.

Her practice explores boundaries between the natural and the digital worlds through digital processes that synthesize data, images and video footage into new “states of existence”.

She received a Brandeis teaching fellowship award in 2003, was a finalist of the Celeste Art Prize (London 2006) and she won the Drawing Conclusion competition by ArtSEEN journal in 2007.

Recent exhibitions include the Helen Keller International Award in Glasgow, Lounge/Monika Bobinska Gallery in London, Gallery Lucy Mackintosh in Lausanne, the Boston Cyberarts Festival in Boston, the art science program of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, the FPAC gallery in Boston, and at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.

She is represented by Lucy Mackintosh Gallery in Lausanne.
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Lili range le chat
Née en 1978, nationalité française Professeure à l’Ecole de photographie de Vevey, elle a travaillé pendant 9 ans pour la Haute école d’art et de design à Genève (HEAD), notamment en tant que collaboratrice scientifique pour le laboratoire Les Formes de l’interactivité. Caroline Bernard est une artiste investie dans les nouvelles formes de cinéma, les images dites mobiles, et dans la vidéo interactive. Elle a conduit des workshops en France en Suisse, en Chine et en Ouzbékistan.

Caroline Bernard is a professor at Vevey’s School of Photography. During nine years, she was a contributing scientific associate of the Formes de l’interactivité laboratory of Geneva University of Art and Design — Geneva. She is especially active in new forms of cinema, so-called mobile images and interactive video.

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John Craig Freeman
John Craig Freeman is a public artist with over twenty years of experience using emergent technologies to produce large-scale public work at sites where the forces of globalization are impacting the lives of individuals in local communities. His work seeks to expand the notion of public by exploring how digital networked technology is transforming our sense of place. He has produced work and exhibited around the world including in Xi’an, Belfast, Los Angeles, Beijing, Zurich, New York City, Taipei, São Paulo, Warsaw, Kaliningrad, Miami, Bilbao, Havana, Atlanta, Calgary, Buffalo, Boston, Mexico City, London and San Francisco. In 1992 he was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. He has had work commissioned by both Rhizome.org and Turbulence.org. His work has been reviewed in The New York Times, El Pais, Liberation, Wired News, Artforum, Ten-8, Z Magazine, Afterimage, Photo Metro, New Art Examiner, Time, Harper’s and Der Spiegel. Christiane Paul cites Freeman’s work in her book Digital Art, Second Addition, as does Lucy Lippard in the Lure of the Local, and Margot Lovejoy in Digital Currents: Art in the Electronic Age. His writing has been published in Rhizomes, Leonardo, the Journal of Visual Culture, and Exposure. Freeman received a Bachelor of Art degree from the University of California, San Diego in 1986 and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1990. He is currently an Associate Professor of New Media at Emerson College in Boston.

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