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Rick Silva was born in 1977 in Brazil and lives in Eugene, Oregon, where he is an Associate Professor of Art & Technology at the University of Oregon. He received an MFA from The University of Colorado in 2007, and has since shown extensively nationally and internationally, with solo exhibitions at TRANSFER Gallery in New York, Wil Aballe Art Projects in Vancouver, New Shelter Plan in Copenhagen, and Ditch Projects in Oregon. His projects and collaborations have been featured in festivals such as Sonar in Barcelona, Transmediale in Berlin, and Resonate in Belgrade. WIRED magazine called Silva’s videos "glitchy, curious things; some mesmerizing, some arresting.".
Jordan Tate is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Cincinnati. He has a Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University and a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Indiana University. He was a Fulbright Fellow to Germany in 2008-2009. Tate’s work is currently held in collections nationwide, including Rhizome at the New Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Collection, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Recent exhibitions of his works include: The Transformer Station Art Museum (Cleveland, OH), Denny Gallery (NYC), Peninsula Art Space (Brooklyn, NY), Nextart Gallery (Gothenburg, SE), Galerie Steinsland Berliner (Stockholm, SE), Stadium Gallery (NYC), Signal Gallery (NYC), Herron School of Art (Indianapolis, IN), PH Gallery (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK), Museum of the Moving Image (NYC), Higher Pictures (NYC), The Photographer Gallery (London, UK), and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland (Cleveland, OH).