Marc Garrett reviews Thomson & Craighead's recent book Flat Earth edited by Sarah Cook published as part of two solo exhibitions: MEWO Kunsthalle, Memmingen, Germany 'Not even the sky' and at Dundee Contemporary Arts, 'Maps DNA and Spam'.
Building on science fiction author Charles Stross's vision of a future of weaponized eBooks, Rob Myers considers how artists can use the strategies of malware to make art that really grabs the attention of the public and the market, and how much it will cost to make.
Nathan Jones has his head bent by an evening of psychogeophysics and laboratory manufactured noise at Reactor Halls E09: Psychotronic Reactors, by Ryan Jordan & Jonathan Kemp, at Reactor's new space in Primary, Nottingham.
Robert Jackson journeys into the realms of Accelerationism and Ordinaryism. Accelerationism has achieved potency by merging Enlightenment principles within the guise of complex systems and networked protocols. Ordinaryism proceeds in the same question in its own framework: the question of the everyday within automated systems. We might indeed change the world, but in most cases, it feels like the ordinary changes us.
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?
Sundays 2PM: 2 Mar, 6 Apr, 4 May, 6 Jul, 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 :-)
A new series of creative technology workshops for different ages run by Codasign at Furtherfield Commons, a new hub to connect and activate local and international communities of artists, technologists, thinkers and doers.
Apply here for the UAMO Festival exhibition (16th to 19th of October 2014/Munich).All submitted works should have a connection to this year´s theme “Pretty – Ugly“.APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30th of June...
Art Professionals in Athens, the first official art residency in Athens supported by the European fund NFRS: National Strategic Reference Framework 2007–2013 and co-ordinated by Dr. Sozita Goudouna,...
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