Sundance Institute Announces 2011 New Frontier Artists

Sundance Institute announced today the line up of artists selected for the 2011 edition of New Frontier at Sundance Film Festival. The program, celebrating its fifth year, brings together established and emerging artists from film, art, performance, gaming, and new media technology, to provide for them a film festival environment to share their work, and for festival audiences to explore the latest in cinematic innovation and transmedia storytelling. Curated by Shari Frilot, Sundance Film Festival Senior Programmer, these works can be experienced at New Frontier, located at the Historic Miners Hospital, 1354 Park Avenue across from the Library Theatre in Park City, and, new for 2011, at Salt Lake Art Center, located at 20 South West Temple, in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. Both locations will be open free to the public Thursday, January 20 through Saturday, January 30, 2011.

The 2011 edition of New Frontier at Sundance will feature internationally renowned artists Blast TheoryMark BoulosThe Bruce High Quality FoundationDaniel Canogar,James FrancoBill T. Jones & OpenEnded GroupAkio KamisatoAvish Khebrehzadeh, Aaron Koblin, Lynn Hershman LeesonTakehisa MashimoMiwa Matreyek,Chris MilkSatoshi ShibataSquidsoupDeke Weaver and Lance Weiler. Many of these artists, while making their Sundance Film Festival debut, have presented these seminal works in bienniales, in institutions such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou, and in the international art exhibitions and fairs such as Art Basel, the Biennale di Venezia, Biennale of Sydney, Frieze Art Fair, SIGGRAPH, Ars Electronica and TED.

For complete information check out the press release here.

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