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Owen Plotkin apprenticed with sculptor Meyers Rohowsky and studied with painter Emily Hixon; see the code based object Plotkin created , EMILY. Plotkin attended Hartford School of the Arts; a fine arts major he also studied contemporary music history at The Hartt School. He worked in cor-ten steel, mixed media, music concrete and “art rock.” Owen Plotkin earned his MFA from NYU Grad Film and Television, studied coding and web design at NYU Center for Advanced Technology in Multimedia, course taught by Craig Kanarick of razorfish.

Owen Plotkin is Co-Founder of film and video editing company – the now corporation in NYC and serves as chief officer.

Owen Plotkin’s tv and radio commercial voiceover work led to his membership in SAG AFTRA, available for voiceover narration.

He is a maker and video editor, a mixed media artist. Owen Plotkin’s net art was featured in an exhibit at the New Museum in New York City.

Owen Plotkin goes for extra credit in English Lit with AI on his

A self taught guitarist, Owen Plotkin writes songs, sings and writes poetry. Some music is here and here and here. He studies voice with composer and voice teacher Marisa Michelson.

Owen Plotkin founded and curated The Electrical Retrospectacle 1998-2006: A series of experimental, underground, personal and poetic film screenings, projected in 16mm. Owen Plotkin selected films from the extensive catalogues of the Museum of Modern Art Circulating Film and Video Library,the Film makers Cooperative NYC,Canyon Cinema, The Pacific Film Archive (now the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Library), The Donnell Library Center at 53rd Street (sadly closed in 2008) and private collections.

Owen Plotkin collaborated on film/art performances with Mary Jordan and Tony Conrad at Performa 1999 and Jordan’s Parthenogenesis at the Box and Canal Room

Owen Plotkin founded Hungrr,LLC in 2005 to help raise awareness to the facts and issues surrounding hunger in the USA.

Owen Plotkin’s net art has been exhibited:
Cyber Kitchen 2002
FILE Festival 2004 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Electronic Language International Festival.
HTML Color Codes, September, 2009,Curated by Carolyn Kane for Rhizome/New Museum
Soundlab New Media Fest 2010,

2002 242.PILOTS live computer art improv ensemble
featuring Kurt Ralske and Owen Plotkin The Electrical Retrospectacle at GALAPAGOS williamsburg NY

Owen Plotkin’s featured in and the new museum’s html colour exhibit”

Owen Plotkin began work on a multi media performance project “Love,Love Barbara”

Owen Plotkin The Electrical Retrospectacle

Ginsberg blog – “Owen Plotkin’s film on and of Allen’s 1978 poem, Plutonian Ode, remains, regrettably, cautionary and timely.

B.L. Ochman What’s next –“Memory and dream collide in this Martin Luther King tribute video by Owen Plotkin”