Carlos Cuellar Brown
Venezuelan Performance Artist Carlos Cuellar Brown is a New York City time-based artist and essayist who has written on media art, social theory and metaphysics. His essays have been posted on Opendemocracy, The Global Dispatches, The Pelican Web, Kosmos Journal and Stardrive.org. He currently blogs for Fullinsight.com and writes for Second Sight Magazine out of the Netherlands. Recently A Journal of Performance and Art PAJ #106 published his essay “Intermedial Being”. In October of 2013, Carlos moderated a transnational performative Google hang out panel discussion on consciousness and art for Performa 13 from the Whitebox Gallery space. In January of 2014 he moderated an Art and Science panel in gallery Central Booking New York. He was nominated for the TWOTY awards out of the Netherlands for his essay “Blueprint for Change” Carlos also curated 5 seasons of a virtual performance art space: “HoeskteenExtras” (2007-2012), streamed live via skype and youtube for De Hoeksteen live TV Amsterdam. In October of 2014, Carlos curated and artist media collective part of the Miami New Media Festival at the Chill Concept. 2014. Mr. Brown was guest artist with his performativity installation “Halls of Power,” during this festival he curated Raul Marroquin's “Traffic and Meteo” 2015. In October of 2015 he performed via periscope for BARCU Colombia his piece:
DVD Video Loop HD Flat Screen Monitor 50-55”
“Emoticons” a satirical contextualization that explores our addictions to smart phones and the dysfunctional behavior that social media interaction can provoke. The ubiquitous nature of our periphery experience is lost in the pinpoint focus of the touch phone screen.