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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer "Level of Confidence," 2015 Face-recognition algorithms, computer, screen, webcam Dimensions variable. "Level of Confidence" is an art project to commemorate the mass kidnapping of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa normalista school in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.


March 8 - April 12, 2018

RECEPTION: 6-8PM, March 15, 2018

CURATED BY Jean Robison


“Authenticate” is Cypress College Art Gallery’s first group exhibition to center on the culture of the Internet and emerging questions regarding veracity, trust, and transparency.  The exhibition is curated by Jean Robison. The artworks included in “Authenticate” are nuanced videos and other representations of online art work, which examine a crisis of confidence within an ever–industrializing web culture. These artworks were created by artists from around the world, including:

Jeremy Bailey - Canada
Young Hae Chang Heavy Industries – Korea, USA
Lauren McCarthy – USA
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer – Mexico
Yucef Merhi - Venezuela

Special performance at reception - Cannibalistic Caterpillar

In addition to the exhibition, the Cypress College Art Gallery will host related events throughout the run of the exhibition. These events will hosted by students and faculty from a variety of programs, clubs, and departments across campus.

March 22, 2018, Lecture - Professor Michael Coronado - Why journalism matters. The truth of real reporting. 10:30-11:30am at the gallery

April 10, 2018, Workshop - Professor Julie Schafer - Every Photo is a LIE;  A tutorial about photography, and manipulation.  Come see how easy it is to alter reality using a few basic Photoshop tools. 1pm at the gallery. Laptops will be provided for workshop.

April 12, 2018,  Film Screening - The Internet's Own Boy 6:30-8:30pm at the gallery