A new article on The Art Newspaper, by Julia Michalska, titled "Blockchain: how the revolutionary technology behind Bitcoin could change the art market" discusses the use of blockchain in the art world. "The software has the potential to improve transparency, copyright and ownership issue". The article mentions Furtherfeild's recent exhibit The Human Face of Cryptoeconomoies and it's most recent collaboration with Digital Catapult "The Blockchain Film: Change everything forever".
Co-Director of Furtherfield, Ruth Caltow, Talks about Networking the Unseen.
"The Yama installation is delicious, respectful, bold and provocative, in the face of social, political and environmental stress, and an exchange fraught with potential ethical and etiquett-ical bear-traps."
"This thematic of the social and cultural aspects of technological change underwrites the entire show. In what ways, it asks, is indigenous culture shaped by technology and digital practices, and in what ways do indigenous people speak back or utilise such change?"
A team from the University of Tokyo will present the work of Cyberforest, a unique trans-disciplinary research programme which has been streaming and archiving live sounds, video and other data from...
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