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News and Updates
Long overdue site updates!
Long overdue site updates!

Seriously, what have I been doing? Plenty of updates coming down the pipeline. Believe it or not I’ve just been too bust to take the time to add each project update. BUT here’s a little fun one for kicks. I just remixed a friend’s song he made in grad school. Check it out on the […]

TAM@Comfort Station updated
TAM@Comfort Station updated

I just updated my page from an installation done in Dec with some images and text. Thanks to MK Meador for the pics!! CLICK HERE FOR MORE

Short Video Experiments
Short Video Experiments

I’ve been editing some shots from UAV point of views and am curious where this might lead… Dr.One 1+2

New installation up!
New installation up!

This past week I installed a piece @ Columbia College’s Fountain Foundations 916. It’s great to be welcomed back to the alma matter to share some work! For more information on the FF916, check out there’s site HERE> If you want to see more on the installation, with video documentation and a nice little write […]

More in common than we realize
More in common than we realize
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CS_>RadioSignalPrimer
Modelgamations II
Modelgamations II

Update to the Modelgamations gallery! 

Spring14 Registration!!!
Spring14 Registration!!!

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The Terrestrial, The Celestial, and The Imagined Inbetween opens Friday

The Terrestrial, The Celestial, and The Imagined Inbetween A three-person exhibition by HATCH Projects Residents Noelle Allen, Brent Fogt, Nicholas Sagan Curated by HATCH Curatorial Resident MK Meador Opening Reception: October 4, 6-9pm Exhibition Dates: October 4- October 24, 2013 In this HATCH Projects exhibition, resident artists Noelle Allen, Brent Fogt, and Nicholas Sagan explore personal topographies. New works embody […]

Old star, old painting
Old star, old painting

Red Dwarf, 2004 oil on canvas

Systems//Codes++Spaces starts tonight!
Systems//Codes++Spaces starts tonight!

Another semester starts tonight!!  

Drone Scramble video uploaded
Drone Scramble video uploaded

I just added some more video experiments to my For the love of… page

Video Still Lives Posted!

Starting to work with video still lives a little bit. Here are my first two experiments! http://www.nicholassagan.com/interdisciplinary/video/still-life/

Chicago Loop Alliance: Pop-Up @ Blick!
Chicago Loop Alliance: Pop-Up @ Blick!

42 S. State St. (Blick Art Materials, Second Floor) Current Exhibit: Selected works by Caroline Carlsmith, Nicholas Sagan and Hyun Jung Jun Gallery Hours: Store hours Gallery Address: 42 S. State St. (Blick Art Materials, Second Floor) About the Artists: Caroline Carlsmith is an interdisciplinary artist and writer living and working in Chicago. She received her BFA in Studio […]

HATCH Projects: July Show Preview!
HATCH Projects: July Show Preview!

Here’s a sample of some work I’ll be showing @ CAC!

HATCH Projects: Natural Fallacy opening July 12th!
HATCH Projects: Natural Fallacy opening July 12th!

A group exhibition by HATCH Projects Residents Noelle Allen, Theodore Darst, Brent Fogt, Jordan Martins, Nicholas Sagan, and Matthew Schlagbaum Curated by HATCH Curatorial Resident MK Meador Opening Reception: July 12, 6 – 9pm Exhibition Dates: July 12 – August 1, 2013 The works in Natural Fallacy delve into the tensions of power and dominance between humans […]

Video Installation Documentation
Video Installation Documentation

A short compilation of work from students in my Video Installation class, spring semester 2013. (FilmVideoNewMediaAnimation@School of the Art Institute of Chicago) Students we/are: Nicholas James Barner Jiaxin Yu Yi Man Ni Wang Chris McLaughlin Erin Woodbrey Ni Shu Hae Joo Jung Chris Phillips McKenzie Thompson Bo Mi Kwon Special thanks to Firas Aladai (class […]

Lossless@HATCH/CAC
Lossless@HATCH/CAC

My HATCH Projects cohort has their first 3-person show opening Friday April 12!  Exciting times! Rather than go into all the text info, etc, here’s the link to CAC’s page http://chicagoartistscoalition.org/lossless/

FORM Art+Floral: CMYK Friday, April 5th
FORM Art+Floral: CMYK Friday, April 5th

In a couple of weeks I’ll be showing some work as part as an exhibition that pairs artworks and floral arrangements. It’ll be interesting to see what my work inspires! (FYI I’ll be showing a large-format print of one of my [outer]scan series). The show will be held at the Chicago Artists’ Coalition space at […]

drone prints!
drone prints!

special thanks to tristan hummel and his maker-bot! he printed up a couple 4″ drones for me! i’ll be cleaning these bad boys up and sending them out for casting soon!

Red Bull UAV
Red Bull UAV

Continuing on the theme of the time…

Honor Harger + R A D I O Q U A L I A
Honor Harger + R A D I O Q U A L I A

I came across R A D I O Q U A L I A’s work about 5 years ago when I was putting together my Before We Were projects. Funny, TED is about 5 years late on this. :P

HATCH project process
HATCH project process

As you may have taken note of my other posts (Modelgamations and For the Love of…), I’ve begun a new series of inquiries which are being developed for my HATCH Projects residency. As of this moment I’m collecting materials to mount an installation that utilizes footage captured from air shows, model kits of Drones and […]

Modelgamation #1
Modelgamation #1

I’ve recently been exploring scale modeling in an art context and there are a few different threads to follow. One of them is taking the idea of the post-Cold War mentality of the air show and expanding it’s paradox into the modeling world. In this instance I’ve been collecting boxes of junk model kits and […]

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