Networked Art Forms and Tactical Magick Faerie Circuits (NAF:TMFC) was a series of events inspired by computer culture, curated by Nancy Mauro-Flude. Developed by Hobart-based artist salon Miss Despoinas, presented at Contemporary Art Tasmania (CAT), and broadcast on radio and the Internet. Artists, programmers and thinkers whose work responds to the emergent conditions of a networked world, a realm increasingly transmitted through fiber and code, converged together in Hobart.
Described as a ‘technological coven disguised as an art project’, NAF:TMFC consisted of creative mechanisms and outputs including symposia, exhibitions, performances, radio broadcasts, workshops, roundtable critiques and social gatherings. The project comprised local and international practitioners from the frontline of the ‘maker’ aesthetic. An intensive three-day ritual kicked off the month-long project. It included: the exhibition opening, a series of eight presentations, performances (both live and remote) and keynote forums by Florian Cramer (NL/GER), alongside two 3-day workshops MORE HERE