Régine Debatty reviews Furtherfield Gallery's exhibition Movable Borders: Here Come the Drones for We Make Money Not Art and interviews Dave Young about The Reposition Matrix workshop that took place alongside the exhibition, June 3 2013.
Young's ongoing research project ... investigates shifts in the permeability of territorial and political boundaries and the role that technology plays in the 'reterritorialisation' of the borderline.
Regine (We Make Money Not Art) interviews Marc Garrett and Ruth Catlow for Resonance FM, 8 May 2013.
"The conversation has been fascinating: Ruth and Marc talked about the early days of the internet in London, about the legendary Backspace, about how they've been curating exhibitions and events with the help and feedback of their large community for years, etc."
Tony D. Sampson (aka Virality) discusses IOCOSE's work in relation to theories of crowd contagion, 28 June 2012
"I think both Tarde and IOCOSE’s latest project have something far more appealing to say about crowd contagion than memes or social proof, particularly in terms of a social theory in which molar individuals or biologically hardwired gene-memes are not the starting point of analysis, but instead we begin with the vital (and invisible) force of encounter (manipulated or not) occurring in what is assembled (the network or the crowd)."
Italian online platform Artribune interviews IOCOSE about A Crowded Apocalypse, commissioned by AND Festival and Furtherfield, and featuring in Invisible Forces at Furtherfield Gallery.
"The outcome is an attempt to show how the dehumanised and fragmented tasks of crowdsourcing can be used to investigate the anxieties connected to the social life of the nameless and solitary worker of the network era."
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