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.
Codasign in partnership with Furtherfield will be running a MaKey MaKey workshop for children and their parents at Furtherfield Gallery on Saturday 16 February. During this workshop, the children will practice using computational thinking and interactive design through a variety of activities. There will be a morning session for 6-9 year olds (10-12pm) and an afternoon one for 9-12 year olds (1-4pm).
Two Scratch workshops for children and their parents at Furtherfield Gallery on Saturday 09 February: a morning session with 6-9 year olds (10-12pm) and an afternoon one with 9-12 year olds (1-4pm). During this workshop, children will practise using computational thinking and design in creative projects through a variety of activities.
We are collecting childhood rhymes from around the world spoken by many generations of local residents of the borough for a sound installation as part of the Cultural Olympiad Festival. Please come to Furtherfield Gallery in Finsbury Park on Saturday 21 July, 11-3pm, to take part!
'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.