Broadcast to the Einstein Cultural Center in Munich, Germany- Saturday April 30th at 1:00pm



to the Einstein Cultural Center in Munich, Germany
from NMHU Media Arts
Saturday April 30th In Media Arts West, Production Room
901 University Avenue, Las Vegas New Mexico, 87701
New Citadel is an ongoing project that speaks to theories of urbanism, the post industrial
landscape and property/shelter as a perpetual social struggle. The work allows for
the design, construction, and disintegration of a city to reveal and critique the social and
often chaotic processes that make our urban landscape.
Visitors to New Citadel are simultaneously creators, participants, archivists and collaborators
in a process that puts them in control of New Citadel’s destiny. In this new version we
will use images, the everyday sound, and video of Cairo compiled by Egyptian-American
artist Amanda KM to produce the motivating and driving force of a New Citadel. The citadel
will be broadcasted live to Munich as part of UAMO Fortress.
Amanda KM (Cairo) & David Sanchez Burr
(Department of Media Arts and Technology,
New Mexico Highlands University)
NMHU Media Arts Students (Julian M. Blythe, Jeff Burdick, Jonathon J. Cordova, Tiare M. Gallegos, Terence D. Garcia, Taj T. Mathis, Ivana R. Vidal, Andrea M. Gallegos, James Hunyadi)
About UAMO:
UAMO – Urban Art and Media Organisation
The intention of the organisation is to support national and international artists on an interdisciplinary level.
Since the foundation in 2003, the non-profit association has been annually organising a four-day art festival in the city of Munich.
The festival’s theme to which the artists can present their works varies each year.
UAMO considers itself as a platform for artists of all kinds, and thus, since the first festival in 2004 up till now, more than 300 artists from over 20 countries have presented their works.
The festival brings art and culture enthusiasts together with the artists.
The comprehensive supporting programme today includes, besides readings and evening events, also workshops where visitors can become creatively active.
Since 2011, apart from the annual art festival in Munich, the UAMO City Tour also takes place focusing on local artists of the respective cities.
All works shown on site can also be seen at the annual UAMO Art Festival.

Wildlife Divide Continues in Asheville, North Carolina at the Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center


Wildlife Divide Asheville

The Wildlife Divide Asheville is an extension of a project that started in Las Vegas, Nevada. The project was to point out the resounding differences and high contrast between the natural and urban habitats and to explore where the two intersect.

Asheville is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever visited. With its setting in the Appalachian Mountain Range and its long history of artistic creativity, Ashville inspired me to invite two locals in the community to explore the area around the Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center. We were to look for and find places where wildlife thresholds may be found, places where remnants of what once was or could be for our ecological and urban futures could be seen.

Anna Toth and Asia Suler agreed to work on this project with me and I am eternally grateful to be invited to Asheville for a second time and to work with these amazingly talented women.

The Wildlife Divide takes place on Saturday April 9th at noon, we will meet at the Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center and walk through 4 locations in Asheville, while discussing documentation of time, the ecology and natural fabrics and fibers. There will be a collaborative loom activity at the end. To attend please contact .

Bring good walking shoes, some water, and an umbrella.

The website for this project can be found here.

This event is organized by the Media Arts Project in conjunction with the Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center