Jon Cates Proves How Something So Wrong Can Be So Right

A still from the video "Virtual Altar," by Pieter Jossa, included in the pavilion called Plasma.

Jon Cates, associate professor in the Departments of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation and Art History, Theory, and Criticism, is on the Wrong Council at the Wrong Biennale, and it's all right. The Wrong Biennale takes place virtually on hundreds of Internet-based pavilions while millions of digital artists participate across the web. An alternative to the Venice Biennale and other art fairs, The Wrong is radically inclusive and many SAIC faculty and alumni have participated. Cate’s role as a Wrong Biennale Council member puts him in just the right position to see the magic unfold as digital artists and curators collaborate for a delicious virtual experience. Read the entire article on the New York Times.