hi crumb list,
just before april discussion kicks off, a quick note to let you know
i'll be in dublin giving a talk... hope to see some of you there.
DATA 29 at Hop House this Wednesday the 2nd April: Dr. Sarah Cook,
Rob Costello, Alan Butler, K Bear Koss
Event: D.A.T.A. No. 29
Speakers: Dr. Sarah Cook, Rob Costello, Alan Butler, K Bear Koss.
Date: Wednesday April 2nd, 2008, 7.30-9pm
Venue: Hop House, 160 Parnell St., Dublin 1
The Dublin Arts and Technology Association is proud to present
D.A.T.A. No. 29, taking place at the now legendary Hop House, Korean
Bar and Restaraunt, 160 Parnell St.
D.A.T.A. No. 29 will be, as usual, an informal gathering of
interested parties, open to the public, where a group of invited
speakers will present their art/technology practice and work-in
Dr. Sarah Cook is a curator of media art and co-founder of CRUMB, an
international website and mailing list for media art curators (http://
www.crumbweb.org). She also holds a post-doctoral research position
at the University of Sunderland (Leverhulme Early Career fellowship
2006-2008), where she has been working with Professor BerylGraham;
they have co-authored a book on curatorial practice and new media
art, forthcoming from MIT Press. In 2008, Sarah will be an AHRC-
funded Curatorial Fellow at EYEBEAM in New York. Sarah’s recent
curatorial projects include “Broadcast Yourself” (http://
www.broadcastyourself.net with Kathy Rae Huffman) for the AV Festival
2008, Hatton Gallery and Cornerhouse Gallery (UK) and “My Own Private
Reality” 2007 (http://myownprivatereality.wordpress.com with Sabine
Himmelsbach) for the Edith Russ Site for Media Art (Oldenburg, Germany).
As part of her longstandin relationship with the Banff Centre’s New
Media Institute and the Walter Phillips Gallery, she co-curated
“Database Imaginary” (2004) with Steve Dietz and Anthony Kiendl
(http://databaseimaginary.banff.org) and “The Art Formerly Known As
New Media” (also with Steve Dietz) to celebrate the 10th anniversary
of new media art research at Banff. Sarah will talk about the
background curatorial processes of these exhibitions, and the issues
surrounding the installation and documentation of new media art.
Robert Costello is a recent graduate of NCAD and performs live
electronic music under the name Sounds of System Breakdown. For
D.A.T.A. he will be talking about his practice including his new work
‘?XY?’ which is a synesthetic artwork that relates physical position
to automatically generated audio. The participant can explore the
effects created by musical parameters such as pitch, tone, harmony
and phase by walking around the gallery space while wearing a set of
Alan Butler is an artist living and working in Dublin. His work has
been exhibited internationally and he has curated exhibitions for the
Dublin Fringe Festival, Monster Truck Gallery and Studios and Temple
Bar Gallery & Studios. For D.A.T.A he will be talking about his own
art practice and various projects he has worked on.
K Bear Koss
Whether it is paintings or interactive sculptures, Koss’ body of work
is influenced by, and comments upon, over a decade of research into
physiological and psychological growth and development. Recent
projects have focused on creating dialogue on the increasing intimacy
between biological and technological systems. He has lectured at
Vincennes University and DePauw University in the USA, and The
National College of Art and Design in Dublin, and is currently the
director of Moxie Studios in Dublin.