This review of the 2009 FutureSonic festival by Ruth Catlow and Olga Panades looks at artists' and technologists' explorations, of participation and agency in a networked society in the context of environmental crisis. It also reflects on the partial adoption of an ecological approach in a celebration of the new techno-green-enterprise soon to become FutureEverything.
The Sound of eBay completes UBERMORGEN.COM's trilogy that also includes Amazon Noir and Google Will Eat Itself (GWEI)(1). In order to understand the significance of this work, a brief look at recent Net.Art history is helpful.
Jeremy Bailey interviewed by Marc Garrett on the Netbehaviour list. As part of his residency & exhibition "The Jeremy Bailey Show" at HTTP Gallery. Discussing works in the exhibition, critical approaches & contemporary contexts about his art work. Also discussing 'WarMail', commissioned by HTTP/Furtherfield.org, performed with a participating audience at the HTTP Gallery at the opening night.
The World Wide Wegg is a quirky project that utilizes the frenetic activities of chickens to create a rather unusual breakfast experience. It is a simple gesture that enlivens interactions between a world of chickens and the stark white walls of a contemporary art space.
A Furtherfield retrospective of Andy Deck's work from 1996 to 2004. A contemporary artist, activist who explores technology and art, challenging our assumptions via collaborations, programming and activism.
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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.