Featuring: Class Wargames, Kimathi Donkor, Laura Oldfield Ford, The Hexists, IOCOSE, Dave Miller, Edward Picot, Olga P Massanet and Thomas Cade Aston, and YoHa.
Our social, economic and cultural institutions are being dismantled. Control over the provision of social care, urban and rural development, education and freedom of expression, is being redistributed to private enterprise at a global level. Undeterred artist-visionaries respond to these invisible forces with clear eyes, spontaneity, experimentation, play and a sense of adventure. The resulting mix of installations, digital video, net art, painting and drawings deal with conspiracy, money, politics, hidden signals and frustration fatigue.
Saturday 25 February - Saturday 28 April 2012 (Closed 6-7 April)
Featuring Annie Abrahams, Karen Blissett, Ele Carpenter, Emilie Giles, moddr_ , Liz Sterry and Thomson and Craighead.
Since the 90s the Internet and mobile networks have grown as cultural spaces for interaction - wild and banal, bureaucratic and controlling - producing new ways of 'being social'. Explore how our lives - personal and political - are being shaped by digital technologies.
On Sunday 21 April Drake Music will run a hackday to create and share new instruments that break down disabling barriers to music making. Run in partnership with Furtherfield and Music Hackspace, makers will have the opportunity to work towards the creation of more accessible musical instruments.
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