G.H. Hovagimyan

Eyebeam CV
SExhibiting Artist

G.H. Hovagimyan is an experimental digital artist working in a variety of forms. He was one of the first artists in New York to start working with the Internet in the early nineties. His work ranges from hypertext works to digital performance art and installations. His streamed video talk shows, Art Dirt and Collider explore and document the artists of the digital art scene at the time circa 1995-2000.

In 1996 he began collaborating with Peter Sinclair, a British artist who lives in Marseilles, France. Their collaborative works have been shown internationally in Europe and the US. In 1998 their work, A SoaPOPera for Laptops received a prize in the Computer Music category at Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria. Recent awards include: Plazaville - 2009 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc., (aka Ether-Ore) for its Turbulence web site made possible with funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, 2003 fellowship from Experimental Television Center, 2003 TAM Digital Media Commissions, 2002 Artists Fellowship from Franklin Furnace, 2002 pilot artist in residence program from Eyebeam, NYC. He lives in New York City but is often in France which has become a second home.