|notLoire is a digital sketchbook and archive of sorts – a place to keep track of my studio notes, project progress, research, etc. I post images, write, re-blog, quote news, and collect photos. I started this blog October 1, 2008 and went public February 2010. More of my web wanderings and other artist links are on my other blog: LorieLinks.
I don’t really keep this blog up anymore. I do post to Instagram and Twitter.
Thanks to Barbara Weissberger for the title inspiration. She calls me Loire – my spell check name.
not Loire is Lorie Novak, an artist and She uses various technologies of representation to explore issues of memory and transmission, identity and loss, presence and absence, shifting cultural meanings of photographs, and the relationship between the intimate and the public. Her collectedvisions.net, 1996-present, exploring how family photographs shape our memory was one of the earliest interactive storytelling sites. She is Professor of Photography & Imaging at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Novak’s photographs, installations, and internet projects have been in numerous exhibitions including solo exhibitions at Photoville, Brookyn, NY; ArtSway, Hampshire, England; The International Center for Photography, NY; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Houston Center for Photography; Addison Gallery, Andover, MA; and Stanford University Art Museum. Her work has been in group exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, NY; The Jewish Museum, NY; The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Art Institute of Chicago; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, among others. She has been the recipient of a NEA Fellowship, 2 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, and residencies at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center (Italy), Bogliasco Foundation, Italy; theArtSway (England), Mac Dowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Djerassi Foundation. Her photographs are in numerous permanent collections including the Art Institute of Chicago; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; Museum of Modern Art, NY; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
In 1996, she initiated and continues to direct Future Imagemakers / Community Collaborations, a social practice project in Photography & Imaging Department where NYC High School students work with NYU students and faculty.
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