Marc Garrett interviews Isabelle Arvers about the AntiAtlas of Borders project. Control systems along land, sea, air and virtual state borders are the subject of work and mutation for scientists, artists, filmmakers, performers, hackers, customs agents, and workers in the surveillance industries and the military. This first of two interviews attends to the inter-disciplinary border-crossing that underpins the operational production of the project.
Furtherfield is pleased to present the excellent cross cultural project DISCLOSURE: Old Words Made New. We have collaborated with Medieval Studies Graduate Students from King's College London and artist Erica Scourti to reversion a contemporary representation on the subject of medieval social lives, based on the theme of ‘ethical knowledge’ through Old English.
How could anyone resist being enchanted by so much enthusiasm, so much passion and dedication? It felt like a privilege to be at the Libre Graphics Meeting and sense so much energy and warmth. Even though I didn't understand all of the technical details, it was good to hear the people who make the tools I use talk about them, how they make them, how much they care about them. I found myself wondering how many other people in the room felt the same way. I wished I could bring everyone who uses these tools for the work they care about into this space, urge them to listen, to think about how we, as users, can respond to this dedication and commitment, find other ways to share in the responsibility.
Trending Culture: You Can't Do it All
I was thinking about waves of expansion of creative discourse in parallel with the exponential increase of the production of information in media (Internet, etc). While I do not have quantitative data, my observations seem to sugggest we are undergoing another burst in the development of technological tools of production that challenges practitioners to keep up. Let me illustrate what I'm trying to get at through a historical observation.
This exhibition brings together a group of four contemporary artists from Colombia these artworks take the viewers through an interpretation of the main themes that could define the current Colombian...
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