Performance of Code: Articulate the resonances and dissonances between performing arts and computer science. Read more
Go through the walls, walk on the blockchain ledgers: Techne/Technique/Technology
Oh go through the walls; if you must, walk on the ledges of roofs, of oceans; cover yourself with light: use menace, use prayer…My sleepers will flee toward another… – Jean Genet This is a quote that I put at the start of piece of writing ‘Methodologies of Risk: Experiential Prototyping, Hands-On Practice and Critical [...]
Call for Artworks :: Microbites of Innovation :: ACM Creativity and Cognition Conference 2017
ACM Creativity and Cognition Conference 2017 :: National Gallery of Singapore Call for Artworks :: Microbites of Innovation :: Submit Proposals by 13 January 2017 The Creativity and Cognition 2017 conference will bring together a unique selection of international artists with diverse cultural and artistic backgrounds. The conference’s ‘Microbites of Innovation’ Art Track is an exciting opportunity [...]
The Divine Trash Strata – Ghetto Bienalle – Port au Prince.
…the clue lies there…symbols of the divine show up in our world initially at the trash stratum. – Philip K. Dick In late 2009 I went to Haiti, invited to take part in the first Ghetto Bienalle – Port au Prince. I was hosted by a community of artists called Artis Resistanz – who combine [...]
Radical Networks and the future of human machine connectivity
Radical Networks is a festival and symposium – three days of speakers, panels, workshops, and an art exhibit designed to introduce the community to DIY networking, in Partnership with EyeBeam, Hosted by ChemCreative Brooklyn, NY. See the archives of the amazing array of events which were were streamed and recorded by The Internet society. Learn [...]
Divination A modern day pirate girl tale – personal data is the new treasure chest of gold.
I am currently in post production of a new work *Divination*, the maiden voyage performance of Pyrate Queen and her crew, set sail for the duration of Dark Mofo 10–19 June 2016. This networked performance installation I was artistic director, writer and performer and the was presented by Contemporary Art Tasmania and Dark Mofo 2016. *Divination* was a live performance installation. [...]
In the wake of Brexit – Dispensing Spice into Scandinavian Space.
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. – Hamlet, Act I, Shakespeare. On the eve of the Brexit outcome I was sitting in South Hobart, hearing, listening and watching the results unfold, absorbing and reacting to the hysteria rippling through social media channels that one could refer to as the town square 2.0. Quite spent – [...]
Transnational Artistic Practices and Local Perspectives?
As the 2015/16 course leader for the MFA at the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, Faculty of architecture and fine Art, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, (Kunstakademiet i Trondheim, Fakultet for arkitektur og billedkunst). I was pleased to be invited by the MFA candidates I have nurtured for the past year to write a foreword for their Graduation [...]
Exhaust – From confined space to infinite cyberspace
*Exhaust* From confined space to infinite cyberspace, thirteen artists explore a planet in crisis across a variety of platforms. Curated by Erin Sickler, Exhaust is presented with MONA and Contemporary Art Tasmania as part of MONA FOMA – 13 January – 14 February 2016. The MONA FOMA. season in Hobart plays host to many International [...]
Seeding the ground for counter culture or a court jester to the oligarchy?
I recently published a paper ‘Noli turbare circulos meos: Don’t mess with my settings‘ in Art+Media No. 8 AM Časopis za studije umetnosti i medija, broj 8, 2015 aka AM Journal of Art and Media Studies, Issue No. 8, 2015, topic of issue: Postfeminism, Transfeminism and Feminist Subjectivities Beyond Identity Politics. This is a discussion [...]
The Artist is staged : “I am Googable”, therefore, I am
There was a time in the early 2000s when wireless Internet hubs in public spaces became popular within the computer sub-cultures, arguably spawning future Anons when the aspiration was not to be ‘Googable’ but to be mercurial and faceless. In many cases, you only become aware of the name of the actual real life person [...]