Events from block parties to intimate artist talks take place throughout the 01SJ Biennial. A comprehensive schedule is forthcoming. See in particular the Events, Future Films, Performances, and Symposium pages. In 2010, besides our hugely popular Opening Night (Thursday) and AbsoluteZERO (Friday), we have added two new events – a spectacular, pre-Biennial, outdoor, limited space, Still Life with Banquet (Tuesday), and Green Prix (Saturday), a family-friendly day for all things eco-motive, from electric Porches to mobile city parks.

Global Warning Symposium Day 1 of 2

Thursday, September 16, 2010 Buy Tickets Here Symposium home page LEONARDO/The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology will host the first full day of the symposium.  Illuminating LEONARDO’s mission—to confront the critical challenges of the 21st ...

Global Warning Symposium Day 2 of 2

Friday, September 17, 2010 Buy Tickets Here Symposium home page The City of San Jose Public Art Program and the CADRE Laboratory for New Media host the second day of symposium.  This day will focus on the ...

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Opening Ceremonies

Don’t miss Opening Ceremonies on Thursday September 16th from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Join us to officially kick off four exciting days of the 2010 01SJ Biennial.

Creative Capital Artists’ Party

Saturday, September 18
11:30 pm to 2:00 am
Come celebrate with us as we fete the artists participating in this year’s biennial. This not-to-be-missed party is sponsored by Creative Capital, a national nonprofit providing integrated financial and advisory support to artists.

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Still Life with Banquet

Tuesday, September 14
Still Life with Banquet is an epicurean and media collaboration between chef Kitty Greenwald and media artist Grahame Weinbren, which investigates the contradictions present in 17th and 18th Century Dutch still-life paintings by translating them into a contemporary context.

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Friday, September 17
AbsoluteZER0 is a vibrant street festival where the public can engage with art, music, science, and technology in new and compelling ways outside on city streets.

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Artist Talks

September 7-19
South Hall
Meet the artists. During the Biennial, artists will present about their projects as part of Out of the Garage Into the World.

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Green Prix

Saturday, September 18
11:00am- 6:00pm
The Green Prix is an eclectic parade and post race festival of sustainable transportation, beginning in the South Hall parking lot and proceeding down South First Street through the SoFA district.

Collecting the Impossible

Sunday, September 19
2:00pm- 4:00pm
Collecting the Impossible will feature prominent multimedia artists, collectors, gallerists and art critics who will explore the historical dynamics of collecting digital art and building an art market for challenging work.