Ray Sweeten


b. 1975

Solo Exhibitions

Cryptophasia, Moving Image Art Fair, New York, NY

Thresholds. Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

the optimal value for y, solo exhibition DataSpaceTime, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Group Exhibitions

Dialogic, curated by Mary C. Salvante, Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ

Overt & Covert: technology and portraiture, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Collision18: Present, Cyber Arts Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA

engage, Detroit Interactive Art Exhibition, Whitdel Arts, Detroit, MI

Festival A-part, section Emergences, July 5-31, Mas de l’Amarine, Provence, France

Selected Performances

“DataSpaceTime” w/DataSpaceTime, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY
“Ray Sweeten: oscilloscope & video feedback works”, featured artist, Bushwick Open Studios Festival, Brooklyn, NY

“Ray Sweeten”, oscilloscope & video performance, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn NY
“Sexual Energies School – Quebec City”, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn NY
“Sexual Energies School – Frankfurt”, The Stone, New York NY
“Ray Sweeten”, Mixology Festival at Roulette, New York NY

“Arpege”, La Superette, NY NY
Ray Sweeten | Nate Boyce, Issue Project Room, Brooklyn NY
Issue Project Room Fundraiser, Galapagos, Brooklyn NY

“Improvisations for Piano and Oscilloscope”, The Stone, NY NY
“Vangeline Theater and Ray Sweeten: Mesmerized”, New Museum, New York, NY
“Unity Gain”, MonkeyTown, Brooklyn NY
“Darmstadt – Classics of the Avant Garde”, Galapagos, Brooklyn NY
San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, Project Artaud Theater, San Francisco CA 2008-06-27 – Lux Fundacion Tres Culturas, Sevilla Spain
“Unity Gain” MonkeyTown, Brooklyn NY
Ray Sweeten | Andy Graydon — Issue Project Room, Brooklyn NY

“Falkminster”, The Conflux Festival, Brooklyn NY
Ray Sweeten & Zach Layton, Warm Up Series, PS1, Queens NY
Zach Layton, Ray Sweeten, and Vito Acconci. Roulette, NY NY
“Media Archeology”, Aurora Picture Show, Houston TX
FilmMakers Coop 3rd Annual Benefit Concert, Angel Orensantz, NY NY

Terry Riley’s “In C”, Darmstadt Series, Brooklyn NY
Sweeten, Layton, Waterman and Bard. The Stone, NY NY
“Little Dream:o” , Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY
“Vatican Satellite”, NOISE! at Ontological Theater, NY NY
“Visual Acid”, Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY

“Transparent Processes”, The Kitchen, NY NY

Selected Collaborations
Shana Moulton + Nick Hallett: WHISPERING PINES 10, The Kitchen, NY NY
“Fatherland”, Ideal Glass, New York NY

“NowThenAfter”, Harvestworks, NY NY
“Voice & Light Systems, Part Four: Auroville”, The New Museum, NY NY
“Voice & Light Systems, Part Three: Whispering Exercises Premiere”,The New Museum, NY NY

“Alabisalabisalab”, The Kitchen, NY NY
“What the dormouse said – Sweeten, Layton and Loud Objects” MonkeyTown, Brooklyn NY

“The Sea Calls us Home,” MIX Film Festival, NY NY
“Stripped” Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool UK

Selected Screenings
Directors Lounge 2010, Directors Lounge, Berlin Germany

“Reoccurrence Research”, Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow Scotland UK
“NYC to PAL”, Lucca Film Festival,  Lucca Italy

New York Independent Film and Video Festival, Village East Cinemas, NY NY
“Extremely Shorts 10″, Aurora Picture Show, Houston TX
Monkey Town Semiennial,  MonkeyTown, Brooklyn NY
Free to Be You and Me Invitational, Aurora Picture Show, Houston TX
Bacchanale, New York Underground Film Festival, NY NY
Free to be… , Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley CA

Void Ratio,  CinemaTexas, Austin TX
Free to be…,  Chicago FilmMakers, Chicago IL
Aerodynamics of a Hummingbird: Science, Cinema, and Ways of Seeing, Millennium Film Workshop, NY NY


AIR – Experimental Television Workshop
Finishing Funds – Experimental Television Center
Van Lier Fellowship – Harvestworks
AIR – Fabrica, spa. Venice IT

Recent Press

Glazer, Brian Christopher. “Inaugural Boston Cyberarts Gallery Exhibition”, BR&S, November 30, 2012 Boston, MA

Opeiko, Sasha. “Whitdel Arts: ENGAGE”, Windsor Contemporary Art, November 7, 2012 Ontario, Canada

Delarte, Alonso. “Whitdel Gets Patrons to Participate in Art”, Detroit Examiner, October 8, 2012

Xiao, An. “QR Code Art Makes Its Way Into The Galleries”, Hyperallergic, March 23, 2012

Neilson, Laura. “Highlights from the Fountain Art Fair”, Cool Hunting, March 9, 2012

Thomas/ “Art Uncovered: DataSpaceTime”,  Breakthru Radio interview, December 20, 2011

Egert, Roger. Williamsburg/Greenpoint News + Arts, February 2011

Balo, Andy, “Oscilliscope Fun and Games”; Waxy, November 16, 2011

Ebert, Roger; “Fountain Art Fair: Grungier Antidote to Armory Show; Willilamsburg Greenpoint News and Arts; March 7, 2011

Horwitz, Andy, “Voice & Light Systems”, Culturebot, May 2009

Pecula, Alexandra, “Your Guide to This Weekend’s Bushwick Open Studios, Gothamist, June 2, 2011