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  • Visionary Artists Resources Including Other Unique Services (V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media 501c3)
    founded July 11-12, 1980 as a Not-for-profit foundation designed to recirculate Creativity Cafe
    (for profit) profits into educational and community benefit projects, programs and products: and our Welcome Message:

    Performances and Installations:

  • V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Ink Artists Showcase and Networking Events:
    Inception July 11-12, 1980; First Physicalization: August 11, 1980
    Dept. of Water and Power Theater, Los Angeles (over 120 presentations to date; various locations). Read what the LA Weekly Published about the Peter Rosen and V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Ink; The Visisonary Artists Showcase and Networking Event.
    Sample Program from the Creativity Cafe series at SF Digital Media Center (1995)

  • Creativity Cafe Installation
    FutureWorld Expo; Los Angeles, May 5-8, 1983: . Debut of a compendium of creativity via onsite image storage and retrieval system
    using Panasonic's first Optical Memory Disc Recorder driven by a Radio Shack TRS-80.
    We videotaped Buckminster Fuller a month before he died. The recording is available as a fundraiser for V.A.R.I.O.U.S..

  • Celebrate Life Events: Los Angeles, October 1986-88; nine performances
    V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Ink Artists Showcase and Networking Event
    combined with with Mini Body-Mind-Spirit Expo and live Dance band

  • October 7, 1989: Founded First Arts For Social Change Awards:
    Winners; Peter Oppenheimer; 2nd Place; Klaizer Walczak
  • Wetlands Preserve Nightclub, NYC:

  • Open Center - New York - June 1990
    Two productions of V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Ink Artists Showcase and Network

  • Creativity Cafe Installation: Upcountry Earth Festival
    Aug 8, 1992: Maui Hawaii - Art and Technology For A Better World
    First implimentation of a techological component to the V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Ink
    Artists Showcase and Network event, featuring a Celebrate Life format
    (Mini Trade Show of New Awareness products and services, interactive artists showcase, dance band)

  • October 11-12, 1994, Multimedia Expo, Creativity Cafe Artists Resource Center installation
    at Moscone Conference Center, San Francisco. The first major demonstration of this work
    since FutureWorld Expo 11 years prior. We utilized the most modern technology
    for Multimedia, Interactive Art and Interpersonal communications: View this video snip.

  • SIGGRAPH Educators Panal: Los Angeles; July 1995
    Moderator of Expert Panal Topic: Cybercafes/Community Amusement/Entertainment Centers
    as "New Schools for the Next Millennium."

  • Avatar96 Virtual Reality Conference: San Francisco, Bruce Damer, producer
    Moderator: Birds of a Feather Session: Bridging Physical and Virtual Worlds;
    New Schools for the Next Millennium. Links have dissapeared.

  • Avatar97 Virtual Reality Conference: San Francisco, Bruce Damer, producer
    Moderator: Birds of a Feather Session: "Can Building Virtual Worlds Build Better Humans?"
    Links have dissapeared. Try here for information on edcuational uses of virtual reality.

  • Invited Lecturer: Myths and Other Little Devils of Cyberspace;
    Creativity Cafe, Art and Technology for Humanity
    Presentation; May, 1997: WIFI Institute-Graz, Austria:

  • Educator-Trainer: Digital Storytelling Workshop:
    May 1997: Hartsberg Castle, Austria

  • V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Ink Artists Showcase and Networking Event; June 8, 1997
    Cafe Mystere; facility of Luc Sala, Amsterdam

  • V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Ink Artists Showcase and Networking Event
    February 25, 1995; Download the program from the Palace of Fine Arts; San Francisco:
    performance; in conjunction with Multimedia Playground.

  • Creativity Cafe Installation
    SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Conference; Orlando Fla., July 19-24, 1998:

  • Creativity Cafe Installation: Children's Interactive Expo;
    San Francisco, Oct. 8-11, 1998:
    Distance Education and Digital Storytelling Facility Prototype

  • Multimedia Storytelling: Personal Expression in the Digital Age...
    Workshop Proposal Accepted to be presented at The International Education and
    Resource Networks (I*EARN) 6th Annual Conference
    . Peter Rosen
    was unable to raise travel and lodging sponsorship and did not participate.
  • V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Ink; The Visionary Artists Showcase and Networking Event - 1980 thru present
    Creative audience members are invited to strut their stuff on the big screen as a way to teach and learn about the creative process, and to network with everyone in the room.
  • The Maui Artists' Showcase - November 22, 1999 to Current
    Inception November 22, 1999: Cable TV version of the V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media
    Ink Artists Showcase and Network, produced LIVE on location and/or in the studios of Akaku; Maui
    Community Television: . See a sample show!

  • Peter H. Rosen's Resume:

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  • Digital Storytelling: and

  • Creativity Camp:

  • Creativity Cafe One Page Business Plan:

  • Digital Vision Fellowship application to Stanford University

  • A place for you to participate in making Creativity Cafe a reality in your part of the world