Born in (United States), 1974 Very active in: 2000s, Current decade
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Mikey Peterson is a Chicago-based video-audio artist, singer-songwriter, and art educator. He creates experimental video art that focuses on distortion, organic abstraction, and sound. He has shown work internationally at festivals including the Lucca Film Festival in Lucca, Italy, the STREETVIDEOART exhibition in Paris, France, the Video Art And Experimental Film Festival at Tribeca Cinemas in New York City, Rome's BNL Media Art Festival, and at the Performance Intermedia and DokumentART Festivals in Szczecin, Poland. His work has shown at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Chicago Cultural Center, the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum, Rome's MAXXI Museum, the Armory Center For The Arts in Pasadena, California, the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, Washington, the SIGGRAPH Conference in Los Angeles, California and is aired on the Paris-based television channel, Art Television, and the New York-based website, Videoart.net. His work has been featured in magazines including Mexico City’s Blancopop, Paris’ Stigmart 10 – Videofocus, LandEscape Art Review and the online audio publication, Text Sound. Peterson develops and teaches video, audio, photography, and animation classes for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Marwen Foundation, Snow City Arts, Alphonsus Academy & Center for the Arts and Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education. He has lead art workshops at Columbia College of Chicago and University of Wisconsin – Madison. Additionally, he writes and performs sparse yet melodic songs with his band The Trust, and as The Duende Bros has partnered with poet Eric Elshtain to develop an inimitable form of musical dance poetry.