Hi Sarah & all,
Some people have emailed asking for the time that it starts, which is 6-9pm.
I will ask regarding whether it is going to be documented in some form...
wishing all well.
> Hi Marc
> we'd love to come... but for those of us afar, will you post a report?
> The copyright debate this month has much food for thought... though
we welcome suggestions for other themes of the month for the coming
> On 19 Oct 2011, at 12:10, marc garrett wrote:
>> Being that the theme relates to Curating and New Media, I thought it
worth posting the details of the event on the Crumb list...
>> Wishing all well.
>> 20 October – Special Event – Collaborative Curating and New Media.
>> Centre for Creative Collaboration, 16 Acton Street, King’s Cross
>> Panel discussing issues chaired by Irini Papadimitriou,
>> Eleanor Dare and Lee Weinberg
(http://www.wix.com/Vains_Pro/VAINS), Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett
(Furtherfield artists:online media arts Community and Ele Carpenter ,
>> Eleanor Dare and Lee Weinberg are interested in in the role of
embodiment and subjectivity within digital contexts, particularly within
the context of programming for the arts. What does programming bring to
the arts, how does it change the materiality and ontology of artistic
output and conception? Through VAINS (the Visual
>> Art Interpretation and Navigation System) we explore and offer
medium-specific tools for investigating computational artworks. We also
bring to this practice an investigation
>> of the ways in which subjectivity and embodiment might be
>> deployed within so-called virtual contexts. Together we have
developed both software and methodological initiatives that
constructively confront curation within a digital domain.
>> *Marc Garrett – Co-Founder & Co-Director*
>> Marc is an artist, curator, writer, activist, educator and musician.
Emerging in the late 80s, early nineties using agit-art tactics from the
streets, exploring creativity via unofficial, experimental art platforms
such as pirate radio and digital bulletin boards (BBS). Dedicated to
exploring arts and various forms of social & technological hacking. Marc
hosts a weekly radio show for Furtherfield on Resonance FM and is
principle editor, coordinating the team of writers in their review of
contemporary media art and cultural context on the Internet. He has
written and co-edited various publications on the subject of media art
such as the popular Artists
>> Re: Thinking Games. He co-curates exhibitions and residencies, is
(slack) moderator for the Netbehaviour email list. Marc is currently
studying his PhD at Birkbeck University on the theme of Art, Technology
and Social Change.
>> *Ruth Catlow – Co-Founder & Co-Director*
>> Ruth is an artist, curator, writer and educator. In 1996 she emptied
her studio, ‘gifted’ her sculptures to public space and turned to the
Internet as a medium of connection, openness, exchange and activism. In
1997 she co-founded Furtherfield with Marc Garrett. She is responsible
for Furtherfield’s organisational and artistic programme development
with a focus on Media Art Ecologies. She co-curates exhibitionsdirects
artistic, participatory and technical projects. Ruth is an
internationally exhibited artist and regularly contributes to
publications, books and conferences. She is currently Senior Lecturer
and Course Manager at Writtle School of Design.
>> Ele Carpenter is Lecturer in MFA Curating at Goldsmiths College,
>> Published papers include:
>> (2010) Activist Tendencies in Craft. In: Art, Activism and
Recuperation, Concept Store #3. Eds Cox, Haq, Trevor. Arnolfini: Bristol.
>> (2010) Intervention & Revolution, Interview with Gregory Sholette.
In: Cook & Graham, et al,. A Brief History of Working with New Media
Art: Interviews with Artists. The Green Box: Berlin.
>> (2009) Strategy and Tactics of Curating. In: Time at Work, CECAC
2008. Milan: Post Media Books.
>> (2008) Art-Activist Symmetry in the artwork of Oliver Ressler.
(2007) Filming Stable: Interview with Kate Herbert. In: K. Herbert,
Stable. Gloucester Cathedral.
>> (2007) Folk Art in the Digital Age. In: No Fixed Abode, Sheffield.
>> The Open Source Embroidery was inspired by Ele’s PhD research
investigating the languages of participatory and collaborative practice
in new media and socially engaged arts practices. The Open Source
Embroidery project investigates the shared characteristics of
collaborative production and programming for craft and computing. The
project has produced exhibitions, workshops and artworks including the
Html Patchwork. Ele is currently facilitating a new artwork called the
Embroidered Digital Commons (2009 – current), a distributed embroidery
of ‘A Concise Lexicon of / for the Digital Commons’ written by the Raqs
Media Collective, 2003. Each of the 26 terms of the lexicon are stitched
by artists, crafters and programmers around the world.
>> Ele completed her post doctoral research with CRUMB (Curatorial
Resource for Upstart Media Bliss) at the University of Sunderland in
2008. Her curatorial practice-based research focused on socially and
politically engaged art activism with and without new technologies.
>> Irini Mirena Papadimitriou is Head of New Media Arts Development at
(http://www.watermans.org.uk/exhibitions/exhibitions.aspx), a venue
dedicated in presenting innovative work as well as supporting emerging
and established artists working with new technologies. She is also a
member of the Digital Programmes Team at the V&A (http://www.vam.ac.uk/)
with main responsibilities the Digital Design Drop-in programme, a
monthly digital art and design ‘show & tell’ presentation in the Sackler
Centre Digital Studio and the Digital Design Weekend, an exciting
weekend of free events, talks and workshops celebrating contemporary
digital art and design which coincides with the London Design Festival.
Irini is also a board member at Goldsmiths’ Thursday Club.
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