319 Scholes supports digital arts and experimentation through exhibitions, workshops, and live performances. We use a multidisciplinary approach to examine technology and its effects on our communities, relationships, and the body. Grounded in the belief that art is the best way to navigate the potential of networked culture, we aim to cultivate challenging and experiential modes of engaging with new media. Established in 2009, 319 Scholes is run by artists, curators and a core group of collaborators, operating out of a 3,000 sq. ft. gallery space in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Igal Nassima is a programmer and artist from Istanbul, Turkey. His work focuses on creating socially networked environments for communities to create and form their own bodies of work. He founded 319 Scholes in 2009 and is a co-creator of MyBlockNYC, an interactive mapping website that captures personal video accounts of New York City’s life and culture, which was included in MoMA’s Talk To Me exhibition in 2011. His work has been displayed at numerous festivals, museums and gallery shows worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art, The New Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, Bowery Poetry Club, Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church and Arts for Transit: MTA.
Lindsay Howard is a curator and researcher based in New York. In 2010, she founded the exhibition program at 319 Scholes, which she continues to organize as Curatorial Director. In December 2012, she was named “Best of Young Brooklyn” by L Magazine and “50 Up-and-Coming New York Culture Makers to Watch in 2013” by Flavorwire. She’s currently the Curatorial Fellow at Eyebeam: Art & Technology Center.