As demonstrated by the works in the NEW WORLD ORDER exhibition at Furtherfield Gallery, blockchain technologies and cultures display a remarkable capacity to embody the interests of diametrically opposed political ideologies. Manpowertop looks more widely at the subject of Silicon Valley companies and how their promotional media envisions "the future" of their technology's role in society.
London's Permaculture Design Course - Spring Into Action! and Design 4 A.C.T.I.O.N (Active Community Transformation In Our Neighbourhoods) are a different kind of permaculture course - positive design for your life, your community and your world by empowering the genius inside all of us!
Join us on August 4th between 6 and 6.45 for an exhibition tour by Gretta Louw at the Furtherfield Gallery. Then from 7 to 8, we will continue at Furtherfield Commons with a presentation by Louw, Your Emojis Are Not Innocent: Selfies and Alterity, in which she will present her upcoming collaboration with Warnayaka Art Centre to create a Warlpiri selfie and photo editing app, and a discussion about how selfies, social media, and alterity can be used for social good.
A weekend workshop, led by The London School of Financial Arts, exploring different approaches to unveiling the financial sector - from open data mapping and photography to computer games and digital art installation pieces. As part of Art Data Money.
As part of Art Data Money, on Saturday 17 October MoCC will run Share your Values with the Museum of Contemporary Commodities, an art-social science event exploring relations between data, trade, place and values and how these are affecting our daily lives and spaces.
Marc Garrett reflects on Furtherfield’s role and direction as a rhizomatic arts collective. He argues that the mainstream art world is becoming less relevant in contemporary life. He presents a selection of artworks, projects and events shown in their public gallery in Finsbury Park over the past 2 years and discusses Furtherfield's new lab space, the Furtherfield Commons. This presentation was given at the ICA, London and to students at the Institute of Creative Technologies, De Montfort University, Leicester.
Imagine visiting Finsbury Park in the not too distant future...
An exhibition by students from the Writtle School of Design (WSD) featuring futuristic ideas and visions for Finsbury Park, coinciding with the launch of Furtherfield Common - Furtherfield's new community lab space for participation and engagement in art, technology and social change.
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