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.
Autonomous spaces, autonomous networks, boxes and forks – we invite all DIY lovers to come and join us for an afternoon of re-appropriation of networking technology to bypass the censorship and liberate our files.
A new series of creative technology workshops for different ages run by Codasign at Furtherfield Commons, a new hub to connect and activate local and international communities of artists, technologists, thinkers and doers.
On 29 March it’s going to be Arduino Day 2014! Furtherfield and Codasign will be hosting a day full of activities at Furtherfield Commons in Finsbury Park. The day will consist of a series of Arduino taster workshops for absolute beginners in the morning and a showcase of interesting interactive Arduino projects by artists, techies and enthusiasts in the afternoon.
Cornelia Sollfrank will present her latest film Giving What You Don't Have at the Furtherfield Gallery. It features interviews with individuals Kenneth Goldsmith, Marcell Mars, Sean Dockray, Dmitry Kleiner, discussing with Sollfrank their projects and ideas on peer-to-peer production and distribution as art practice. After the film viewing there will be a discussion led by Cornelia Sollfrank, Joss Hands & Rachel Baker.
'RE / PRE / SENT / PAST' features works by media artist Markus Soukup that explore different phenomena from dreamscapes to long distance travel recordings, as well as attempted considerations of societal change in relation to technological developments.
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Background image: Original photograph by Gregory H. Revera. Remix version by Olga P Massanet (Furtherfield). Both the original and remix are licensed under: CC BY-SA 3.0.