Brady Gunnell is an interdisciplinary artist, designer, and musician living and working in New York City. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. The expanse of the desert landscape has made a lasting impact on the way he approaches spatial challenges. He holds degrees from the University of Utah and Rhode Island School of Design. He is currently the interaction designer and visual artist at Bullett Magazine. Gunnell has exhibited extensively in the United States as well as internationally. His work can be found in such permanent collections as the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan, The Salford Zine Library in Manchester, England, and il Circolo die Lettori in Turino, Italy. His work is primarily focused on man’s connection to his environment in the digital age, and attempts sound, and spatial analysis.
Mikhail Mansion is an artist, musician, engineer and educator living in Providence, Rhode Island. He holds degrees from Rhode Island School of Design, Brown University and the University of Tampa. He currently teaches computer programming within RISD’s Digital Media, Illustration and Photo departments. Mikhail’s works have been exhibited extensively throughout the United States, in parts of South America, China and also New Zealand. Most recently his work has been exhibited at the deCordova Museum and Sculpture part in Lincoln, MA. The subject of his work is focused on media ecology, science and environment, typically incorporating real-time data culled from nature. He is currently the technical coordinator for the US National Science Foundation’s EPSCoR project in Rhode Island, an experimental program aimed at enhancing art and science collaboration. He also founded the group Trans-Mission, an artist collective and hackerspace that explores media ecology at the intersection of art and science.
Gunnell & Mansion will be further developing this project as part of the Gladstone’s inaugural Artist Not In Residence Program.
// THE ANNUAL // is the Gladstone Hotel’s annual independent contemporary art event, offering an open and fertile ground for engaging and emerging practices. Over the course of four days, // THE ANNUAL // brings together artists, curators, and collectives to present new work and site-specific installations.
October 25 – 28, 2012