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Hole in Space @ 18th St. Art Center

Electronic Cafe International, “Hole in Space Revisited,” 1980-2009. Courtesy of the artists Continue reading

Oct 24, 14:43
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Live Stage: make-shift [online]

make-shift by Helen Varley Jamieson (from Umetnost Radi Akcije Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia) and Paula Crutchlow (from London) :: October 15, 2011; 8:30 pm (find your local time here) :: Go to and follow the LIVE LINK in the top right hand corner.

make-shift is a unique and intimate networked performance that speaks about the fragile connectivity of human and ecological relationships. Devised by Paula Crutchlow (Devon based performer and director) and Helen Varley Jamieson (NZ writer and cyberformer) the performance takes place simultaneously in two separate houses that are connected through a specially designed online interface. Continue reading

Oct 14, 19:02
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Teleshared Actions [es Gijón + Barcelona]

Intact Workshop — Teleshared Actions. Connection and Cognition :: September 23-25, 2011; 10:00 am – 7:00 pm :: Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación Industria, Gijón, Spain — In collaboration for remote connection:, Barcelona, España.

Teleshared actions are procedures for collaborative creation in real time. The works are produced online between two or more users by means of interactive systems or telepresence. These expanded performative practices generate new spaces, languages and narrative forms. The possibility of the “body-less” message. And all of this founded on a basic concept: transform space into time. The workshop consists of teleshared actions which give an incentive to experimentation and critical reflection in relation to remote communication processes. Continue reading

Sep 19, 16:06
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Send Receive Satellite Network 1977

[September 11, 1977 — Dancer Nancy Lewis, left, at the Battery City Park Landfill, New York, interacting via CTS satellite with dancer Margaret Fisher in San Francisco. Photo: Gwenn Thomas.] Send Receive Satellite Network 1977: The first interactive satellite transmission organized by artists:

In 1975 Keith Sonnier submitted a preliminary request to NASA to do an interactive transmission between artists via the CTS public satellite, coast to coast. In 1976 he asked Liza Béar to coproduce this project with him. They travelled to Washington DC to attend workshops, crack the bureaucratic code and learn the NASA lingo. Continue reading

Sep 13, 21:00
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Skylar Tibbits: Can We Make Things that Make Themselves?

“Tele-Present Water” by David Bowen

[via Network Research] Tele-Present Water — by David Bowen — draws information from the intensity and movement of the water in a remote location. Continue reading

Sep 2, 21:14
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“Urban Echo” by LUSTlab

[via Network Research] Urban Echo — by LUSTlab — brings some of (the physicality of our interaction) back to real locations, connecting public places and therefore people, cities and cultures. Continue reading

Sep 2, 21:04
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Robots and Avatars

Robots and Avatars :: Call for Proposals — Deadline: September 7, 2011.

Robots and Avatars is an intercultural, intergenerational and interdisciplinary exploration of a near future world consisting of collaborations between robots, avatars, virtual worlds, telepresence and real time presence within creative places, work spaces, cultural environments, interactive entertainment and play space.

Robots and Avatars will present two Development Commissions and additionally a minimum of six existing works as an Exhibition in 2012. Lead producer and concept developer of this EU Culture project is body>data>space and the partner for the commissions is National Theatre in London. Continue reading

Jul 28, 17:16
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Lab on the TAP: Call for Participation [online]

Lab to test and explore the online venue TAP :: July 4-8 and 14-15, 2011 :: Call for Participation.

Networked/ telematic/ telepresence performance/ presentation & real time media mixing laboratory exploring & testing the online venue, TAP. Scores/ parameters/ mini-scripts on the theme of water, interaction between webcams & body movements/ voice & media, mixing & layering media (also with webcams), interaction text/ voice/ sound/ chat, interaction online/ onsite spaces with or without projections.

Documentation of previous laboratories on the blog. Continue reading

Jun 22, 15:53
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Ubicidade | Ubicity [br São Paulo + Online]

Ubicidade | Ubicity :: June 27-30, 2011; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm :: Electronic Computational Center – University of São Paulo, Avenida Professor Gualberto, 71, travessa, 3 Cidade Universitária, Butantã, São Paulo, Brazil.

Ubicity is a Telematic Art Project, proposed to stimulate conceptual, mediatic and aesthetic experimentation through streaming, videoconferencing and social media. Its main goal is to establish a structure that will enable artistic and cultural exchanges specially among research centers in Universities around the world. Ubicity, a word created through the conjunction of Ubiquity and City, is proposed to enhance Internet-based communication between artists and researchers of geographically distant places around the world. Continue reading

Jun 11, 12:38
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