Visiting Information

Location: New Media Artspace at Baruch College
Library and Information Building
151 E. 25th Street
New York, NY 10010

Public Hours

    Week of January 19, 2015
  • Tu: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
  • W: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
  • Th: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
  • F: 1:00 P.M.. - 5:00 P.M.
  • Sa: CLOSED
  • Su: CLOSED
    Week of January 26, 2015
  • Tu: CLOSED
  • W: 9:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
  • Th: 9:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • F: 1:00 P.M.. - 5:00 P.M.
  • Sa: CLOSED
  • Su: CLOSED

The New Media Artspace is open to CUNY students, faculty and staff during regular library hours.

Members of the public should request access at the security desk at the second floor entrance to the library. During public hours, ask security to DIAL A DOCENT at x1664.

Contact: newmediaartspace [at] gmail [dot] com.

Please contact us to schedule a class tour, or for special visit requests.

About the Current Exhibition

Immersion Reversion

December 9, 2014—February 3, 2015

Immersion Reversion

Baruch College presents Immersion Reversion, an exhibit created by Baruch students Michael Blaine, Yuna Chong, Mohamed Hassan, Erica Ly, Rodney Nicot, Chanah Schnoll, and Wei Yang. This capstone exhibition represents the students’ completion of Baruch's New Media Arts minor.

The exhibit will open on December 9th and run through the February 3rd, 2015. An opening reception and informal discussion with the student artists will be held from 1:30-3:30 on Tuesday, December 9th in room 415 in the Newman Library.

Curated by the student artists, Immersion Reversion presents a diverse collection of works using the mediums of video, animation, sound and photography. Immersion Reversion seeks to explore themes of the unknown, unimagined, and unexplored in the pursuit of individual and collective truth. The artists immerse themselves into inner worlds, both real and virtual, human and inanimate, attempting to further define our shared experience. Simultaneously, elements of the ethereal, obscure, and secret are reverted outward for inspection under a new lens. For example, in Yuna Chong's Unforeseen End, the labor, and occasional futility of investing the self into the vessel of the dream is made manifest. The Perks of Being Polygon, a work by Michael Blaine, injects the artist into the world of video games to explore our ever expanding quest to escape more deeply into virtual spaces. Immersion Reversion is a diverse exhibit which invites the viewer to explore the poles of inner and outer experience.

The student artists completed their work under the supervision of Katherine Behar, Assistant Professor of New Media Arts at Baruch College.

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Immersion Reversion is curated by the student artists completing the New Media Arts Minor in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College. The exhibition is made possible by support from the Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC), the Newman Library, and the Department of Fine and Performing Arts.

About the New Media Artspace

The New Media Artspace is a teaching exhibition space in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Baruch College, CUNY. Housed in the Newman Library, the New Media Artspace showcases curated experimental media and interdisciplinary artworks by international artists, students, alumni, and faculty.