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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 [...]
Favour Economy: archive of audio favours
Coinciding with the financial year to propose value of a different kind, the inaugural 2015-16 volume of FavourEconomy has officially commenced! FavourEconomy is an archive of audio favours created by women for women who work in the arts – established by Claire Field in collaboration with curatorial colleagues, Alex Pedley and Bronwyn Tracey. The women-only [...]
Guided by an atypical faerie tale landscape.
A decade ago referring to the conundrums the Imaginaria UK’s first digital arts prize brought along with it – Ewan Morrison and Matthew Fuller on Metamute noted that “In the cultural arena, there’s nothing quite like a prize to get people’s backs up…prizes never fail to set a well rehearsed communal tirade in motion – [...]
Trondheim Academy of Fine Art Calling…
I am thrilled to announce that recently I was invited to take up a position on a one year contract as a Professor of Art and Technology, The Trondheim Academy of Fine Art in the Faculty of Architecture and Fine Art, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. As I am the MFA course leader at [...]
Mirror Party Sisters’ Play by sister0 with sisters
_Mirror Party_ foregrounds the ephemeral conditions of a system and our embodied position within a network. In this eclectic convergence – not unlike the feminist movement in its various waves and standpoints – a code is handed on via an informal network of sources. Just as a Mexican wave unequivocally spreads as a ripple across [...]
SWEET TRIBOLOGY international radio art
Sweet Tribology is a radiophonic picnic by Julia Drouhin curator. Produced by LABoral, an industrial creation and art center located in Gijon, Spain, 15th of August 2015. Two hours of sound art will be broadcast in public spaces through radios when the audience play and eat the music on chocolate records. I have been invited [...]