EVERYTHING ELSE YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OWEN PLOTKIN:Owen Plotkin earned an MFA from NYU Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television,Studied coding at NYU Center for Advanced Technology in Multimedia.Attended Hartford School of the Arts, The Hartt School, western and contemporary music history. Co-Founded film editing company – the now corporation in 2003 and serves as chief officer. Owen Plotkin’s tv and radio commercial voiceover work led to his membership in SAG AFTRA. Plotkin founded and curated The Electrical Retrospectacle 1998-2006 A film series that presented avant garde (experimental,underground,personal and poetic) films projected in 16mm and selected from the extensive catalogues of the Museum of Modern Art Circulating Film and Video Library,the Film makers Cooperative NYC,Canyon Cinema, The Pacific Film Archive (now the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Library), The Donnell Library Center at 53rd Street (sadly closed in 2008) and private collections. Plotkin collaborated on film/art performances with Mary Jordan and Tony Conrad at Performa 1999 and Jordan’s Parthenogenesis at the Box and Canal Room Owen Plotkin apprenticed with sculptor/welder Meyers Rohowsky and studied painting with Emily Sturkie. Plotkin practices TM. However he does not levitate.
Plotkin’s tv and radio commercial voiceover work led to his membership in SAG AFTRA. (Owen Plotkin is a current SAG-AFTRA member in good standing and is available for voice over work.)
A self taught guitarist, he writes songs, sings and writes poetry. He studies voice with renowned composer and voice teacher Marisa Michelson.
He founded Hungrr,LLC in 2005 to help raise awareness to the facts and issues surrounding hunger in the USA.
Plotkin’s net art has been exhibited:
Cyber Kitchen 2002
FILE Festival 2004 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Electronic Language International Festival.
HTML Color Codes, September, 2009,Curated by Carolyn Kane for Rhizome/New Museum
Soundlab New Media Fest 2010,
Related links:http://colorbot.com featured in rhizome and the new museum’s html colour exhibit” Owen Plotkin interview via SoundLAB, part of “Le Musee di-visioniste – the new museum of networked art” multi media performance project “Love,Love Barbara” Owen Plotkin colorbot.com exhibited at FILE 2006 Electronic Language International Festival in São Paulo 2002 242.PILOTS live computer art improv ensemble featuring Kurt Ralske and Owen Plotkin The Electrical Retrospectacle at GALAPAGOS williamsburg NYC Ginsberg blog – “Owen Plotkin’s film on and of Allen’s 1978 poem, Plutonian Ode, remains, regrettably, cautionary and timely. B.L. Ochman What’s next blog.com -“Memory and dream collide in this Martin Luther King tribute video by Owen Plotkin” the cyber kitchen AND – Artists Network Database Performa 1999 film and art performances with mary jordan hungrr activist performance films: hungrr video hungrr video hungrr video commercial work: owen plotkin commercial work now corp OWENPLOTKIN OWEN PLOTKIN ABOUT ME, ACTIVIST, BIO, BRAG, CODE, EDITOR, FILMMAKER, MIXED MEDIA, NET ART, OWEN PLOTKIN, POET, SINGER, SONGWRITER, VIDEO, WRITER