The artist Constant Dullart in conversation with Rachel Falconer reflecting on his recent show Stringendo, Vanishing Mediators at Caroll/Fletcher. Exporing the liminal space and broadcast politics of the balcony and unpicking Dullart's Balconisation Manifesto.
Nathan Jones visits E-Vapor-8 at SITE Gallery, in Sheffield - a series of aesthetically and conceptually haunted works opening onto the death of rave - and finds an affecting, and more modern show than he was lead to expect.
Eva Kekou interviews Michelle Kasprzak, a Canadian curator and writer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She is a Curator at V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media and the Dutch Electronic Art Festival (DEAF).
Stefan Lutschinger reviews Die GstettenSaga: The Rise of Echsenfriedl. A film by Johannes Grenzfurthner. Set in the post-apocalyptic aftermath of the “Google Wars” – an armed global conflict between the last two remaining superpowers China and Google - which has turned what remained of the Alps into a Gstetten.
An appreciation of David Daniels, the great shape-poet, who died in May 2008. one of those figures who straddles the divide between digital and pre-digital art and literature. His art is about liberation, uninhibited outpouring, spontaneity and fun. Co-published by Furtherfield and The Hyperliterature Exchange.
From Vooks to ebooks, from the iPad to the Google settlement, and from print-on-demand to new styles of writing, Edward Picot attempts to analyse the effects of the digital revolution on the publishing industry, and to make some educated guesses about how things may develop in the next few years.
In Part Four of his series on classic Videogames and their appropriation into contemporary art. Mathias Jansson explores Pac-Man, with a selection of examples of how the game has impacted artists' work and contemporary art culture.
The New Aesthetic is a new art meme, originally defined by James Bridle as a method of collecting materials which point towards an infatuation with the agency of computing. Although it has existed in it's current form since last year, it's sudden emergence has set off plenty of scholars, writers and artists into profuse flusters. But here's the question - can the new aesthetic be more than a meme? More to the point, does it want to be? Is it capable of a direction?
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.
Sundays 2PM: 2 Mar, 6 Apr, 4 May, 1 Jun, 3 Aug 2014
5 monthly board game ‘Ludic Science Club Sunday Sessions’ organised by Class Wargames at the Furtherfield Commons. Next Sunday join Richard Barbrook and Class Wargame collaborators for the Mac Gerdts, Imperial 2030. All Welcome :-)
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