Tad Hirsch


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    Community Day Celebration for Intangible Effects (No. 1) Artists:
 
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    RadioActive Workshop
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    Printmaking Open Studio
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Tad Hirsch

Tad Hirsch is a designer and researcher who focuses on advocacy, civic engagement, and urban environments. His work is strongly influenced by public and critical art practice, and has tackled such thorny issues as human rights, environmental justice, and community empowerment. Hirsch’s work has been exhibited in museums and galleries including the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM) Karlsruhe, The New Museum, The Aldridge Museum of Contemporary Art, and MassMoca, and has been featured at major festivals including the International Symposium on Electronic Art, and Ars Electronica. He has received several prestigious awards and commissions, including an Award of Distinction and two honorable mentions at Prix Ars Electronica in 2000 and 2005, and Rhizome Net Art Commissions in 2002 and 2006. Hirsch currently is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Design at the University of Washington. He is also a founding member of the Institute for Applied Autonomy, an art/technology/activism collective that was active from 1998 to 2010.


 

Mw [Moment Magnitude] is organized by the Frye Art Museum and curated by Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker, Joshua Kohl, Ryan Mitchell, Doug Nufer, and Yoko Ott. The exhibition is funded by the Frye Foundation with the generous support of Frye Art Museum members and donors. Sponsored by Frank Stagen, Nitze-Stagen, and Riddell Williams, it is supported by the Washington State Arts Commission, with funding—in part—by The Wallace Foundation, and by 4Culture and the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs. Seasonal support of the Frye Art Museum is provided by Canonicus Fund and ArtsFund.

Media sponsorship of Mw [Moment Magnitude] is by KUOW 94.9FM and The Stranger. Opening event sponsorship is by The Boeing Company.