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Jack Waters

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Waters
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Jack Waters is a film maker, writer, media artist, choreographer and performer. His video short The Male Gayze was shown at the Whitney Museum Of American Art's February 1995 exhibition The Black Male. Water's film works are the subject of preservation by Visual AIDS' Estate Project for Artists With AIDS. These are distributed by NYC's Film Maker's Cooperative and archived at New York University's Fales Library and Special Collections. A selection from this archive was viewed in an April 2001 presentation by the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at NYU. He is the creator of the digital art work Superschmoozio, the game of the international Art Market Waters was a co-founder of Naked Eye Cinema, a component of Abc No Rio's film program, and an international venue for experimental film from 1985-1992. As a journalist he has published articles on politics, cultural affairs, and reviews in visual arts, film, and media. He was a founding contributing writer for Color Life, the news journal for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and two-siprited people of Color, and for LGNY, New York City's LGBT news bi-weekly. Other writing credits include The Coney Island Wedding of The Great Fredini and Kiva, Princess of Pyrotechnics for Conde Nast Bride's Magazine, and a January 2000 profile of the HIV positive artist Valerie Caris for Poz Magazine. Waters was a panelist on the February 2000 College Art Association panel titled Archiving the Unarchivable chaired by Martha Wilson.