[dance-tech] Brunel Performance Research Seminar - March 13 - on curating performance and new media art

  • From: Johannes Birringer <Johannes.Birringer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "dance-tech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <dance-tech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 22:11:29 +0000


invites you to:


Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Gaskell Bldg 048    Drama Studio

Irini Papadimitriou              /        Mark Garrett
[Watermans Art Centre]           [Furtherfield]

"Curating Performance and New Media Art "

The guests will discuss curating new media practices as ways of creating 
/opening up new 'spaces' (platforms) of collaboration and encounter, exchange 
of ideas with audiences. Work at the intersections of art, science, technology 
challenge institutions and curators, so can we invent new ways or develop 
existing models or presenting new media wor , and this of course also includes 
digital performance. 

Irini Papadimitriou is part of the Digital Programmes Team at the V&A, mainly 
responsible for the monthly Digital Futures and Digital Drop-in programmes 
where artists/designers/technologists are invited to share work and research 
with fellow professionals and the public with a particular focus on processes 
and work in progress rather than finished work. She also curates the annual 
Digital Design Weekend, a weekend of events during the London Design Festival 
at the V&A, including interactive installations, talks and performances, 
hacking and tinkering projects, workshops and more. Irini is also the Head of 
New Media Arts Development at Watermans Arts Centre 
[http://www.watermans.org.uk/], a space with a long history and commitment to 
presenting innovative work as well as supporting artists working with 

Marc Garrett is an artist, writer, curator and activist. Co-founder of 
Furtherfield with artist, writer and curator Ruth Catlow , an online community 
for art, technology and social change since 1997; now also a public gallery in 
the heart of Finsbury Park, London. Garrett has Co- curated many contemporary 
Media Arts exhibitions, projects nationally and internationally. Co-editor of 
Artists Re :Thinking Games (2010) and co-curator for Collaboration and Freedom 
- The World of Free and Open Source Art (2011) a collection for Arts Council 
England and the P2P Foundation. Was main editor and host of Furtherfield's 
critically acclaimed weekly broadcasts on UK's Resonance FM Radio, a series of 
hour long live interviews with people working at the edge of contemporary 
practices in art, technology & social change (2010-11). Main editor of 
Furtherfield for reviews, articles and interviews. Currently researching a 
Media Art history Phd at the University of London, Birkbeck College. 


Performance  Research Seminar Coordinator: Prof. Johannes Birringer


All Research Seminars are co-produced with dance tech live TV and streamed 
online as well as archived.
In collaboration with http://www.livestream.com/dancetechttvlive
DAP-lab.TV:     <<http://dance-tech.tv/videos/daplabtv>>

Please visit our website:  http://people.brunel.ac.uk/dap/boiler13.html
 for further descriptions of the topics and the visiting artists.

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