Kelly Oliver and Keary Rosen
Kelly Oliver and Keary Rosen create video work that explores the conjunction between language and imagery. In each piece, the audio portion was written and performed by Keary Rosen and then set to video shot and edited by Kelly Oliver. They have exhibited their work in such venues as The New York Underground Film Festival, Art Basel, The Liverpool Biennial, Off-Loop Barcelona Video Art Festival, GloguaAIR Berlin, Carnegie Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.
Strange Beauty Film Festival. Manbites Dog Theatre, Durham, North Carolina. January 24-26, 2013.
Endless Plain, MIA Screening. The Armory Center for Contemporary Arts. Pasadena, CA August 24, 2012.
LUMEN 2012. Atlantic Salt Company. Staten Island, NY. June 23, 2012.
Is. The. Message. Medium. The. BIOS. Athens, Greece. April 20-21, 2012.
DRIFT: A Video Screening of Shorts. Cerro Gordo Temple. Santa Fe, NM. April 19, 2012.
Planet Bicycle. Tricyclon Festival. New Kosmos, Athens, Greece. February 24-March 18, 2012.
Carnival of e-Creativity . The Sylvan Spaces of Sattal Estate. Uttarakhand, India. February 24-26, 2012.
Selected Works: Open Call: Video Art. RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI. October 24 - December 4, 2011.
VisualContainerTV: Festival unSev. Milan, Italy. October 6-November 7, 2011.
Video_Dumbo, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY. September 23-25, 2011.
The River is the Road: Ruidosa Art Happening: DRIFT Video Art Installation. Riudosa, TX. Sept. 17, 2011.
The Voice. CologneOFF7, Cologne International Videoart Festival. Cologne, Germany. touring Sept. 5, 2011- Jan. 2012.
Parnu International Film & Video Festival 2011. Estonia. August, 2011.
Planet Bicycle, Kardamili, Mani Greece. July 29-30, 2011.
RISD Museum of Art Video Art Screening. Providence, RI. July 21, 2011.
Monobalance, Festival Miden. Video Art Festival. Kalamata, Greece July 7-9, 2011.
The 18th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival, Music Box Theater. Chicago, IL. June 2nd-9th 2011.
Close Encounters. Gallery 51. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. North Adams, MA. March 31-April 23, 2011.
Greener on the Other Side, International Video Art Festival. MMX & Organhaus Art Space. Chongqing, China. March 4-6, 2011.
GARMIR- A Strange Village, Gloguair Screening. Kayseri Erciyes University, Bayburtluoglu Exhibition Hall. Turkey. Mar. 17-31 , 2011
Short Night II, ProjectOrooM, London, England. November 12, 2010
Strangely Funny, ASPECT-EZ Pozen Center for Interrelated Media. Boston, MA. Nov. 4, 2010
The End Is Just the Beginning, MMX Open Art Venue. Berlin, Germany. October 29 -Dec. 3, 2010.
Konsens Nonsense, Urban Art and Media Organization Festival, Munich, Germany. Oct 21-24, 2010.
Visions in the Nunnery, Nunnery Gallery, London. October 1 - 17, 2010
Drift 2010. Little Wing Performance Space. Santa Fe, New Mexico. September 9, 2010
A Brief History of…,Two-Minute Film Festival. Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA. July 15, 2010
Sound and Vision, Festival Miden. Video Art Festival. Kalamata, Greece July 8 - 10 2010.
Home Sweet Home, GlogauAIR International Performance & Video Art Festival. Werkstatt der Kulturen, Berlin July 9-10th 2010.
The EYE-KEA Project, Basement Project Space. Cork City, Ireland. April 16-25, 2010.
Achivo video_dumbo . MMX Open Art Venue. Berlin, Germany. January 30-February 28, 2010.
Selected Works: Open Video Call. Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA. January 14-March 21, 2010.
Open Video Call. Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, September 30, 2009.
Video_Dumbo, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY. September 25-27, 2009.
Conjunction, Lord Hall Gallery, University of Maine, Orono. August 21- September 25, 2009.
Rooftop TV, Coming Apart at the Seams, WMNN Manhattan broadcast January 21, 2009.
The 15th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival, Music Box Theater. Chicago, IL. Oct. 29th-Nov. 2, 2008.
Tropical Grime, The New York Underground Film Festival. New York, NY April 6, 2008.
Class M Planet, Tower Gallery. Philadelphia, PA. March 29, 2008.
Dangling By Their Mouths, Gallery TPW. Toronto, ON. Canada. February 15, 2008.
Art Basel, Rush Arts Gallery. Miami, Florida. December 2007.
Drift, Satellite Video Show. American Indian Arts College. Santa Fe, NM. November 29, 2007.
Drift, Rush Arts Gallery. Chelsea. New York, NY. November 9, 2007.
Summer Shorts Online 2007 Selection www.ifc.com
Independent Film Channel and Rooftop Films. July-Dec 2007.
The Way We Get By, Brooklyn Rooftop Film Festival. Brooklyn, NY. July 20, 2007
The Young and the Restless, 13th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival. Music Box Theater. Chicago, IL. August 19, 2006.
Various Visions,12th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival. The Music Box Theater. Chicago, IL. August 22, 2005.
Brooklyn Rooftop Film Festival. Brooklyn, NY. July 8, 2005.
Unexplored Territory, 12th Annual New York Underground Film Festival. Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY. March 13, 2005.
<h3 class="nl_smalltitle">Selected Bibliography</h3>
<p class="nl_date">MMX Open Art Venue- One Year One Book, author Jonathan Groger. Published Spring 2011.
Aspect, The Chronicle of New Media Art: Volume 16: Lo Tech. DVD Publication. Fall 2010. (video work).
Aspect EZ, The Chronicle of New Media Art: Strangely Funny: Volume 1. DVD Publication. December 2010. (video work).
Konsens Nonsens, UMAO (Urban, Art, Media Organization) 2010 Exhibition Catalogue. (images).
Mary Thomas, Carnegie Crowd, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 21, 2010.
Dangling By Their Mouths. Exhibition Catalogue. Essay by Jon Davies. February 2008. (image).