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Orbitando Satélites / Orbiting Satellites [es Gijón]

Plataforma Cero of LABoral presents Orbitando Satélites / Orbiting Satellitesa critical and artistic investigation of satellites :: May 10-14, 2011 :: LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Los Prados, 121, 33394 Gijón (Asturias) Spain.

Orbitando Satélites proposes an exercise in the visualisation and investigation of these “rarae aves” that operate in habitually imperceptible frequencies and distances. We listen to them with DIY antenas and radios, showing how to locate them and observe them with free hardware and software.

In the tradition of the independent groups involved in the creation of free/libre infrastructures the meeting unites amateurs and experts, from various countries and cultures, to develop a declaration which poetically sketches this occult ring that surrounds us. Continue reading

May 8, 12:21
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Art.on.Wires Media Festival [no Oslo]

Art.on.Wires Media Festival 2011 :: May 25-29, 2011 :: Betong/Chateu Neuf, Oslo.

Art.on.Wires is is as an open laboratory, hacker space, and meeting point for artists, designers, creative media professionals, multimedia researchers, engineers, and Do-it-Yourself enthusiasts. As an annual event Art.on.Wires creates an interdisciplinary forum to explore the future of electronic arts and modern lifestyle. We invite professional artists, designers, architects, musicians, researchers, students and open-minded visitors to join a vivid and diverse group of experimenters to share, create, learn, play and be inspired by arts, science and technology.

Under the title make : create : invent : recycle : explore we promote education, collaboration, sharing and making of interactive and electronic arts, and the direct dissemination of latest developments from Multimedia IT research to the public. Continue reading

May 6, 17:10
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“Detektors” by Martin Howse and Shintaro Miyazaki

Detektors: the rhythms of electromagnetic emissions, their psychogeophysics and micrological auscultation.

Almost any electronic gadget can be transformed into an audible and sometimes rhythmical sound object. Detektors is firstly (A) a cartography of user-generated geolocational sound recordings, logs and walks, which reveal hidden electromagnetic geographies of our urban areas and secondly (B) a database and catalog of sonic studies of electromagnetic emissions produced by our everyday electronic devices.

Detektors is an open, collaborative project which uses sonic strategies and DIY-devices to make audible the hidden infoscapes of our time. Continue reading

Mar 10, 17:02
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Live Stage: Benjamin Gaulon [uk Paris]

UPGRADE! PARIS #42 /DEV/ART/#8: Benjamin Gaulon aka RECYCLISM :: March 18, 2011; 7:00 – 11:00 pm :: Blackboxe, 17 rue de la Chapelle, 75018, Paris.

Benjamin Gaulon received a degree in Visual Communication from l’École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg and a MFA in Interactive Media & Environment from the Frank Mohr Institute. During his time at the Frank Mohr Institute, he developed several high profile projects, including de Pong Game, the Recycling Entertainment System, the PrintBall and Corrupt. After Graduating Gaulon started leading D.A.T.A (Dublin Art and Technology Association) and co-founded the Irish Museum of Contemporary Art (IMOCA) in 2007. Continue reading

Mar 9, 14:08
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Low Lives 3: Call for Proposals

Low Lives 3: Call for Proposals — Deadline: March 20. Contact: keoqui(at)gmail(dot)com.

Now entering its third year, Low Lives is an international exhibition of live performance-based works transmitted via the internet and projected in real time at multiple venues throughout the U.S. and around the world. Low Lives examines works that critically investigate, challenge, and extend the potential of performance practice presented live through online broadcasting networks. These networks provide a new alternative and efficient medium for presenting, viewing, and archiving performances. Low Lives is not simply about the presentation of performative gestures at a particular place and time but also about the transmission of these moments and what gets lost, conveyed, blurred, and reconfigured when utilizing this medium. Continue reading

Mar 7, 10:27
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Networked Utopias and Speculative Futures

Special Issue for the Fibreculture Journal: Networked Utopias and Speculative Futures :: Editors: Susan Ballard, Zita Joyce and Lizzie Muller :: Call for Proposals — Deadline: February 20, 2011

Since most of history’s giant trees have already been cut down, a new Ark will have to be constructed out of the materials that a desperate humanity finds at hand in insurgent communities, pirate technologies, bootlegged media, rebel science and forgotten utopias. — Mike Davis “Who Will Build an Ark: The Utopian Imperative in an Age of Catastrophe” in Telepolis Continue reading

Nov 20, 12:47
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Live Stage: Austerity vs Autonomy [uk East Midlands]

Upgrade! East Midlands — Austerity vs Autonomy: DIY Funding :: November 17, 2010 :: One Thoresby Street, East Midlands, UK.

Times are tough! In the UK, the coalition government’s ‘austerity package’ has outlined unprecedented budget cuts across all sectors with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport headlining a 25% cut to spending on culture as of 2011. In these troubling times institutions, organisations and artists are being told to look to philanthropy from private investors, become more industrious and ‘pull together’ to sit out the storm.

This first network gathering during Sideshow, the independent fringe to the prestigious British Art Show 7, will explore the challenges surrounding funding arts practice in the era of austerity. Continue reading

Sep 25, 22:47
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Ada Symposium: Energetics and Informatics [nz Whanganui]

We are thrilled to announce that this year’s ADA Symposium will take place in the unique surrounds of Whanganui (December 10-12, 2010). The programme will engage with the local environment and community through exhibitions, projections, and waka voyages on the Whanganui river, and as always there will be in-depth discussions on current work and interests in media art. This will be a major ADA event.

The topic of the symposium is Energetics and Informatics.

We have conceived the following broad thematics.

  • Media and Energy
  • exploring the material of media, information and energy in digital arts.
  • Energy Networks
  • new forms of energy production, distribution and storage infrastructural critique.
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Aug 16, 20:40
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Live Stage: Unleashed Devices [uk Brentford]

Unleashed Devices :: September 1 – October 22, 2010 :: Watermans, 40 High Street, Brentford TW8 0DS, UK.

Unleashed Devices is an exhibition of DIY, hacking and open source projects by artists who explore technologies critically and creatively. By reconstructing, remixing and reinventing everyday electronic devices, these take on a new life as they shift our vision of the use of data and purpose of technology. Playing with frontiers, such projects not only challenge our conception of technology but also music, art and design. Here, they reveal the power of DIY modes as tools to stimulate social reflection and participation. Continue reading

Aug 3, 20:07
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[Yasmin_an] FABLAB

On Yasmin, Roger Malina wrote: … are any of you involved in the FABLAB network?

What is a Fablab? Fab Lab is an abbreviation for Fabrication Laboratory. It is a group of off-the-shelf, industrial-grade fabrication and electronics tools. Currently the labs include a laser cutter that makes 2D and 3D structures, a sign cutter that plots in copper to make antennas and flex circuits, a high-resolution milling machine that makes circuit boards and precision parts, and a suite of electronic components and programming tools for low-cost, high-speed microcontrollers. Continue reading

Aug 2, 21:14
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