The Oklahoma City node will host the Second International Meeting. Having the DIY ideology as its theme, as well as a metaphor for the functioning of the Upgrade! network, this city in the middle of the United States of America will witness, from November 30th to December 3rd, a worldwide meeting of new media artists, curators, critics and theoreticians.
Rob Myers reviews Alessandro Ludovico's book 'Post-Digital Print– The Mutation of Publishing Since 1894'. It tracks the many deaths of print media and its long history of surviving against the odds in order to show how it can survive the Internet as a vital part of our shared culture. Ludovico is the editor and publisher of Neural, a magazine for critical digital culture and media arts.
What can we learn from our encounter with an indeterminate symbol floating in the space of a gallery that exists only on Apple devices? Rob myers writes about Bill Miller's work featured at The Widget Art Gallery (WAG) serving art online since 2009. From July to August 2013 the work inhabited this virtual space as Bill Miller's "A Symbol".
Ivan Puig and Andrés Padilla Domene (Los Ferronautas) built their striking silver road-rail SEFT-1 vehicle to explore the abandoned passenger railways of Mexico and Ecuador, capturing their journeys in videos, photographs and collected objects. In their first London exhibition, commissioned by The Arts Catalyst and presented in partnership with Furtherfield, the artists explore how the ideology of progress is imprinted onto historic landscapes and reflect on the two poles of the social experience of technology - use and obsolescence.
Sundays 2PM: 2 Mar, 6 Apr, 4 May, 1 Jun, 3 Aug 2014
5 monthly board game ‘Ludic Science Club Sunday Sessions’ organised by Class Wargames at the Furtherfield Commons. Next Sunday join Richard Barbrook and Class Wargame collaborators for the Mac Gerdts, Imperial 2030. All Welcome :-)
Furtherfield is a Not-for-Profit Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales under the Company No.7005205. Registered business address: Ballard Newman, Apex House, Grand Arcade, Tally Ho Corner, London N12 0EH.