as you mention Lygia Clark it prompts me to say that with co-author Felipe
Fonseca we wrote a mapping document of digital culture in Brazil (for the
Dutch Ministry of Culture) in 2009.
Within this we traced some of the lineage from early pioneers in art and
technology in Brazil through to practitioners working in networked media
today. Much has been ground-breaking!
We drew on the @rt Outsiders festival catalogue from 2005 which Annick
below and we mention of course leading artists such as Regina Silveira who
pioneered what is called mail-art and other approaches: you can read more
about her work at:
This report which may still have useful material can be downloaded at:
all v best
On Thursday, 6 February 2014, Laura Plana Gracia <[log in to unmask]>
> according the discussion i will follow up with lygia clark, accepted and
> studied at http://www.medienkunstnetz.de/works/dialogo-oculos/
> it will bring some light on the discussion
> the recommendation pedro does are great, we will check ...
> Laura Plana Gracia
> Artist - Lecturer - Curator
> Electronic Art, Sound Arthttp://lauraplanagracia.blogspot.co.uk
> El Miércoles 5 de febrero de 2014 9:32, Annick Bureaud <[log in to unmask]>
> Ricardo Dal Farra has done a comprehensive survey of South
> American pionners in contemporary-electronic music.
> Many researchers are currently working on pioneers in Chile.
> The Brazilian are quite well documented (in English in
> Leonardo and in French in the book I edited for the @rt
> Outsiders Festival in 2005)
> This history is being writen, documented, and discussed in
> places like the conf. Media Art Histories and also in some
> sessions at ISEA.
> It is NOT the documentation that is really missing ...
> Le 05/02/14 15:25, pedro a écrit :
> > sarah, that is excellent news - thanks for that info.
> > right ashok, only europe and united states (and one japanese, resident in
> > paris) are represented !
> > ah sorry, there are 3 bogotá boys - emerging contemporary artists and
> > university teachers - i can only imagine that they are friends of the
> > curator because they are certainly not "responsible for pioneering
> > processes and innovations that we use regularly to communicate research,
> > ideas and ideology" ...
> > laura - maybe you could ask John Angel to have a look at this thread and
> > help us understand the context of his curatorial decisions ... it would
> > very helpful. Would be great to see the budget too (Bill Viola ? Damien
> > Hisrt (sic) ????) but that's probably asking too much.
> > A pair of my favourite south american pioneers : Juan Downey (from chile,
> > pioneer of video and interactive art, co-editor of Radical Software) and
> > Jacqueline Nova, the first electroacoustic music composer in Colombia.
> > Tellingly both artists lived much of their lives in the north (Juan in
> > and Jacqueline in Paris). However, they are both dead.
> > best
> > pedro
> > On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 7:56 AM, Sarah Cook <[log in to unmask]>
> >> further to this discussion some of you may have noticed the Art+Feminism
> >> Wikipedia Edit-a-thon which took place across the globe on Saturday
> >> February 1st.
> >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism
> >> http://artandfeminism.tumblr.com/
> >> https://eyebeam.org/events/art-feminism-wikipedia-edit-a-thon
> >> 80 or so new articles were created, and more than 60 expanded or cleaned
> >> up, and a movement was started.
> >> In Dundee we are going to host another one, probably March 13th, and
> >> to have regular get-togethers to increase the amount of information
> >> women artists on that most global of resources.
> >> If you want to add to the list of pages which need editing or creating
> >> Wikipedia, please do so.
> >> and yes, I agree, it is a race and gender issue…. and I feel we need to
> >> aware with exhibitions that they are a key part in the historicisation
> of a
> >> field of practice, especially when they are the "first" show on a topic
> >> a place or a show that purports to show "pioneers" - how can we balance
> >> this hyperbole around the practice and complicate the picture of the
> >> we work in? This particular show in question was collectively curated,
> >> raises an important problem in this regard.
> >> sarah
> >> On 5 Feb 2014, at 12:35, Bronac Ferran <[log in to unmask]<mailto:
> >> [log in to unmask]>> wrote:
> >> Hi Annick and colleagues
> >> The exhibition in Bogota was curated by John Angel Rodriquez - yes?
> >> There has also be some exchange on the Yasmin list about this. One
> >> contributor commented that there were no French artists involved. I
> >> know if this was a serious comment.
> >> Liliane Lijn is someone whose work has been pioneering in many senses.
> >> wrote a lovely essay recently called Poetry, Language, Code, Industry
> >> we commissioned for the Visualise: Making Art in