dont give him more airspace
remmber he is clever at social media
nowt like controversy........
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On 5 Feb 2010, at 00:29, marc garrett wrote:
> Hi Sarah & all,
> The irony here is that, Will's post probably did our shared practice
> a favour as mentioned by one individual on the bbc blog. I am going
> away now to Transmediale, my first time believe it or not...
> I wish to thank your good self, and everyone else for all the
> 'personal' posts in response the post below. Typically, I have not
> had the time to get back to everyone, and there are lots - which is
> extremely reassuring. So, next week I will reply to all emails
> personally and discuss how things can move on.
> Much thanks, and chat soon :-)
>> hi all
>> Marc, as you know, you can count me in. You can count me in on
>> anything you guys get up to, and this project sounds especially up
>> CRUMB's alley.
>> As for Will's blog post, I have posted a comment there, and
>> suggested that for his first (remedial) lesson in net art history
>> he could reassemble the material the BBC commissioned and hosted
>> about 'art for networks' which Simon Pope initiated. :-)
>> On 4 Feb 2010, at 12:40, marc garrett wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> This is as good as time as any, to let you know about a project
>>> that we are currently engaged with called 'Hyperlink'.
>>> Hyperlink, is about collaborating with journalists, curators,
>>> editors who are directly involved in mainstream arts practice.
>>> The aim of the project is to create 'real' opportunities in
>>> bringing about change in the mainstream art arena, in seeing media
>>> arts as part of a more widening creative field - as part of a
>>> larger and dynamic and fascinating creative discourse that all can
>>> observe as art.
>>> - We will be sharing responsibilities of selection with mainstream
>>> curators from private galleries and public galleries, in co-
>>> curating exhibitions.
>>> - We will be holding panel discussions at art fairs and festivals
>>> such as Frieze about specific artworks, and considering such works
>>> as already accepted within a widening arts culture.
>>> - We will be collaborating with writers from various magazines
>>> such as Art Monthly, AN, Time Out, Frieze and more, who frequently
>>> write about more traditional forms of art.
>>> - We will be going to media arts festivals with mainstream arts
>>> curators and writers/academics, choosing artworks to be shown back
>>> in the UK.
>>> - We are already holding a radio discussion about the subject of
>>> mainstream art and connected cultures, and the idea of bringing
>>> about the inclusion of media arts into this potentially widening
>>> field, on the radio at 'FUTURITY NOW!' at Transmediale between
>>> 11-1 pm Sunday 7th, on Hausradio – station melt.
>>> - We already have a meeting when we get back from Transmediale
>>> with various curators, writers from mainstream arts organisations,
>>> to discuss how to move things on.
>>> - We will be choosing an artwork or artworks from ISEA, to come
>>> back to the UK to been seen by a mixture of media art audiences as
>>> well as those outside of media art contexts, encouraging debate
>>> and interest in media art culture, in a way that focuses on the
>>> work and its multi-related values and informed approaches,
>>> concepts and contextual influences.
>>> If, there is anyone here who is genuinely interested in actively
>>> being part of breaking down this divide, between traditional arts
>>> and media arts. And is interested in sharing with us the journey
>>> in making such a thing happen, please contact us - we are serious
>>> and dedicated in pushing things forward - please contact - [log in to unmask]
>>> or Ruth Catlow at [log in to unmask]
>>> There are various ways we can help each other creating significant
>>> changes beyond what we have now ...
>>> wishing you all well.
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