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Virtual space, Game space as Artistic Medium [uk Brentford]

Strata-caster by Joseph Farbrook :: August 25 – October 14, 2012 :: Watermans Seminar 6 (Virtual space, Game space as Artistic Medium) – Chaired by Jonathan Munro – with Joseph Farbrook, Corrado Morgana, Rui Filipe Antunes and Parag K Mital :: August 25; 5:00 – 7:00 pm :: Watermans, 40 High Street, Brentford, UK.

Strata-caster is an exploration of the topography of power, prestige, and position. The art installation exists in the virtual world of Second Life, a place populated by over 50,000 people at any given moment. Although virtual and infinite, it continues to mirror the physical world, complete with representations of prestige and exclusivity. Continue reading

Aug 22, 18:37
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Live Stage: Fix-It-Yourself [us NYC]

Fix-It-Yourself: The Art Of Creating Revolutionary Economic Models with Paolo Cirio, Mary Jeys, Jessie Reilly, Gregory Sholette, Caroline Woolard :: June 16, 2012; 2:00 pm :: The Kitchen, 512 W 19th Street, New York, New York City.

Organized in collaboration with artist Paolo Cirio, 2012 Fellow at Eyebeam.

Inventing alternative forms of exchange for a fair economy is one of the most crucial creative challenges of our time. The current global economic models and monetary policy are intimating the collapse of the system itself, prompting a new understanding of the philosophical underpinnings of economic theory. Continue reading

Jun 14, 15:18
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Live Stage: The Art of Clinical Intimacy [us Troy, NY]

Lisa Cartwright + Christina Lammer: Empathography: The Art of Clinical Intimacy :: May 2, 2012; 6:00 pm :: EMPAC, corner 8th Street and College Avenue, Troy, NY.

What do we sense during surgery? Touch, sounds, and smells in the surgical theater, as well as engagement with others and the intersubjective experience of the senses during medical procedures are the focus of this intimate conversation. This discussion on the senses in austere surgical settings will be accompanied by a screening of video and sounds works. Continue reading

May 2, 14:18
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[-empyre-] On Re-thinking Our Practices

[Image: Teddy Cruz’s graphic analysis of the San Diego-Tijuana border (Estudio Teddy Cruz).] Teddy Cruz wrote: […]

– We are all aware of how the institutionalization of greedy capitalism in the last decades not only widened the gap between wealth and poverty so dramatically, but also defined a radically conservative socio-economic agenda, impacting urban planning policy and legislation.

– We are all aware of how this situation ultimately has incrementally yielded the erosion of public culture, infrastructure and education, polarizing communities and jurisdictions everywhere. Continue reading

Mar 18, 12:11
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Discourse and Discord [us Minneapolis]

Discourse and Discord: Architecture of Agonism from the Kitchen Table to the City Street — A Public Symposium co-presented by Northern and the Walker Art Center :: April 12-14, 2012 :: Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN + webcast on Continue reading

Mar 13, 13:42
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The ARPANET Dialogues Vol. IV

The ARPANET Dialogues Vol. IV: ARPANET Test, April 1976, with Jim Henson, Ayn Rand, Sidney Nolan & Yoko Ono.

17 April 1976: The transcript presented here records a conversation between four figures from the broad spectrum of culture: puppeteer Jim Henson; Russian-American writer, philosopher and playwright Ayn Rand; painter Sidney Nolan; and artist and musician Yoko Ono. A few months after the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War, The Agency’s tests with the ARPANET convened these four individuals, each with a distinct sense of, as well as the potential means for, a competing world-view. Continue reading

Mar 13, 13:37
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Your Day/My Night [secondlife Second Life]

Your Day/ My Night: Round 3: Pressure Valve/ Virtual Confinement :: March 7, 2012, 3:48 pm – March 8, 2012, 3:50 pm (SLT/PST) :: Second Life.

For the past six months, two teams of artists, Iranian (Negin Ete, Sasan Abri, Vana Nabipour) and American (Andrew Blanton, Patrick Lichty, Allie Pohl), and one Turkish translator (Zeren Goktan), under the facilitation of Morehshin Allahyahri and Eden Unluata have been creating an artistic conversation by creating texts for one another from which the other team responds through the creation of bodies of work.

This is the third round of our conversation, where the rules were to abandon the mediation of the translator and try to directly interact for the creation of a work. Continue reading

Mar 6, 14:06
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Kristoffer Gansing Censors Augmented Reality Artist

(Updated here) On netbehaviour, Tamiko Thiel wrote: “Today at the Transmediale in Berlin, Germany’s most important media art festival, Transmediale director Kristoffer Gansing censored augmented reality artist Tamiko Thiel in a discussion billed as an “open conversation.”

During the panel discussion “25 years of transmediale / reSource Activism VIDEOMAKERS UNITE!,” Thiel was invited by a panelist to talk about Reign of Gold, her augmented reality artwork for the AR Occupy Wall Street project.

Gansing — who was not moderating but sat in the audience — literally shut her up, and demanded that her website be taken off the screen, saying he finds augmented reality art “offensive!” Continue reading

Feb 8, 17:03
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Live Stage: Subcuratorship Beyond Media Arts [de Berlin]

CODED CULTURES – Subcuratorship Beyond Media Arts with Michal Wlodkowski, Luise Reitstätter, Joasia Krysa, Sydney Ogidan, and Eva Fischer (Moderated by Georg Russegger) :: February 2, 2012: 4:00 – 6:00 pm :: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin, Germany.

Based on questions about contemporary media art festivals, in the autumn of 2011 CODED CULTURES presented City as Interface. Hereby curators and artists tried to create new models of representation, transmission and intervention within a concept of sub-curatorship beyond media arts and within public space. Continue reading

Feb 1, 15:22
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DLD 2012 – Ways Beyond the Internet

Cory Arcangel, Nik Kosmas, Daniel Keller, Ed Fornieles, Oliver Laric, Jon Nash, Rafael Rozendaal, Karen Archey, Moderated by Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Jan 28, 17:25
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