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yes, laura, k grande la lygia !

this is v. cool bronac , thanks !

here is a great text on lygia by suely rolnik
http://eipcp.net/transversal/0507/rolnik/en

best









On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 3:28 PM, bronac ferran <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Dear Laura
> 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:
>  http://ow.ly/tmpel
>
> This report which may still have useful material can be downloaded at:
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/jk5hteb9h6o48dz/Mapping%20E-Culture%20Brazil.pdf
>
> all v best
>
> Bronac
>
> On Thursday, 6 February 2014, Laura Plana Gracia <
> [log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > 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 ...
> > thanks
> >
> >
> >
> > 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]>
> > escribió:
> >
> > 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 ...
> >
> > annick
> >
> >
> > 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
> > be
> > > 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
> > NYC
> > > 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]>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> 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
> > start
> > >> to have regular get-togethers to increase the amount of information
> > about
> > >> women artists on that most global of resources.
> > >>
> > >> If you want to add to the list of pages which need editing or creating
> > on
> > >> Wikipedia, please do so.
> > >>
> > >> and yes, I agree, it is a race and gender issue…. and I feel we need
> to
> > be
> > >> 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
> > in
> > >> 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
> > field
> > >> we work in? This particular show in question was collectively curated,
> > but
> > >> 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
> > don't
> > >> know if this was a serious comment.
> > >>
> > >> Liliane Lijn is someone whose work has been pioneering in many senses.
> > She
> > >> wrote a lovely essay recently called Poetry, Language, Code, Industry
> > which
> > >> we commissioned for the Visualise: Making Art in
>
>
>
> --
> Bronaċ
>