Disconnect and Punish is the end of year expo for the Goldsmiths 2011 Interactive Media MA. Through the transdisciplinary methods of the course, we have dissected and reconstructed the theory and practice of contemporary computational culture. Our projects, although thematically diverse, are all process-based works, which challenge and break down pre-existing knowledge systems.
An insight into border-crossing in a borderless space, Tijuana Calling is an on-line exhibition that features five commissioned projects by artists living on both sides of the border Mexico and the U.S.
in absentia is a site-specific web-based project by J. R. Carpenter presented by Dare-Dare. in absentia hacks the Google Maps API to address issues of gentrification and its erasures in the Mile End neighbourhood of Montreal. A satellite view of the neighbourhood is haunted by postcard stories to and from former tenants forced out of the neighbourhood by economically motivated decisions made in their absence.
SPACE is proud to present the first major retrospective of Roy Ascott, the British artist, theorist and teacher who has inspired generations of artists. The Syncretic Sense is a touring exhibition from Plymouth Arts Centre curated by Paula Orrell in partnership with i-DAT.
Nathaniel Stern reviews The New Materiality: Digital Dialogues at the Boundaries of Contemporary Craft exhibition, which began its life at the Fuller Craft Museum and is currently up at the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) until June 12th 2011. It engages not only with craft’s reinvigoration as a creative practice and discourse, but with how these have been shaped by, and also transformed, new technologies, new designs, new materials and new ideas.
SPEED SHOW CHICAGO: "while loop is true" WITH NEW PROJECTS BY: MAX CAPACITY, Christina Kassi, onehalfprince, Whitney Carrier, Sage Keeler, creepysleepovers (Valerie Brewer) with Alex Inglizian, Pall Thayer, Saya Da Jung and Derek Repsch! Wednesday April 27th 2011 6 PM - 8 PM FREE!
COPYMAX 1321 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago IL 60622
Berlin-based artist/curator ARAM Bartholl initiated an ongoing series of exhibitions of New Media, Digital + web-based art called SPEED SHOWS. starting in the summer of 2010, SPEED SHOWS have been held in Berlin, Vienna, Amsterdam, Paris, NYC + now Chicago! Chicago’s SPEED SHOW is curated by jonCates: http://fffff.at/speed-show/
A phrase for those moments when it seems that the whole world just wants artists to become coders. A reminder that there is plenty to be getting on with without addin g more code to this overcrowded...
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