Parallel Programs

Organizations throughout San Jose and greater Silicon Valley present programming at the intersection of art, technology and digital culture related to the Biennial theme Build Your Own World.

Buckminster Fuller Institute

In conjunction with the Zero1 Festival, The Buckminster Fuller Institute invites you to a small exhibition that will showcase design solutions tackling some of the world’s most entrenched problems, submitted to The Buckminster Fuller Challenge– socially-responsible design’s highest award.

Catharine Clark Gallery

Teen Age: You Just Don’t Understand
Teen Age: You Just Don’t Understand
is the working title for an exhibition curated by artist Ken Goldberg that aims to illuminate and challenge the shifting roles of new media in contemporary life, from Facebook to Flickr to texting to Twitter.

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose (CDM)

In conjunction with the 01SJ Biennial, CDM is collaborating with Rockwell Group to investigate the future of play. An interactive play space will be created within the museum, featuring hundreds of biodegradable foam blocks designed by Rockwell Group as an integral part of their Imagination Playground initiative.

Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College

Learn to Play
An exhibition and a challenge where the community is invited to experience and create games that express social and emotional relevance.

Gray Area Foundation for the Arts

Milieux Sonores
This exhibition focuses on five different artistic approaches by Swiss artists working with sound and the visualization of imaginary space.

The Lab
A month-long festival of art, performance, sound, workshops, demos and lectures focusing on cutting-edge artistic experiments in the intersection of art and technology.

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

Exposed: Today’s Photography / Yesterday’s Technology
From daguerreotypes and tintypes to gum prints and platinum prints, the exhibition will highlight how artists use these foundational processes and techniques in their practices today.

San Jose Museum of Art

New Stories from the Edge of Asia, Part 1: Plastic Life
Leo Villareal
Vital Signs: New Media from the Permanent Collection
Degrees of Separation: Contemporary Photography from the Permanent Collection

San Jose Museum of Quilts + Textiles

International TECHStyle Art Biennial
In 2010, the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles will launch a new signature event—the International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB).

Image courtesy of the artist.

Streaming Museum

We Write This To You From the Distant Future
Streaming Museum is a new hybrid museum that presents multi-media exhibitions in cyberspace and public space on 7 continents, as well as live at partnering cultural centers.

Swarm Gallery

Building Steam
Swarm Gallery presents Building Steam, a year-long program dedicated to sound art. The inaugural installation presents work by New York-based artist Lynn Koble.

The Tech Museum

The Tech Silicon Valley Innovation Gallery
The Tech Silicon Valley Innovation Gallery will showcase the amazing range of Silicon Valley technological innovation and creativity through interactive installations.

Togonon Gallery

Instructions For Peace
A multimedia, interactive exhibition of new media and sculptural time capsules containing people’s instructions for peace in the 21st century.

Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley

Knowledge Hacking
A group exhibition of collaborative artworks made by artists and thinkers in the Bay Area community working with artists, scientists, technologists and researchers at the University of California.