A small snippet (draft) from my personal statement - which is part of my PhD intro... When one is living on a council estate - bred within a culture which, as part of its everyday existence, issues forth a regular diet of violence in a myriad of forms, as well as a bad education system and … Continue reading The beginning
Prometheus 2.0: Frankenstein Conquers the World!, is about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and looks at science and technological determinism, and humanity’s bond with digital media and social networks. It includes human-machine relations, cyborgs, theories in cyber-culture, classical and SF literature and contemporary art practices across the fields of media art, hacktivism, activism, feminism and cyberpunk. It … Continue reading Prometheus 2.0: Frankenstein Conquers the World
This list of books is for a chapter within my PhD called the Magnificant Failure. A draft will be uploaded soon. ------------------------------ Jonathan Israel. A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy. Princeton University Press. 2010. Ken Knabb. The Joy of Revolution. Theory and Practice 2013. Michael Hardt and … Continue reading List of Books I’m Reading as Research Material for a Chapter soon to be finished
I was at the Furtherfield space yesterday & Met for the first time (in the flesh), Palle Torsson & Geraldine Juárez who are part of the (many) of Piratbyrån (The Bureau of Piracy). They are working with us to set up the Piratbyrån & Friends exhibition, opening on the weekend of 3 May 2014. http://go.shr.lc/1nyJ2Gm It … Continue reading Comments on setting up for the Piratbyrån & Friends exhibition
Introduction. Furtherfield originally created the term DIWO (Do It With Others) in 2006, to represent and reflect its own involvement in a series of grass root explorations. These critical engagements shift curatorial and thematic power away from top-down initiations into co-produced, networked artistic activities; it is now an international movement and it has grown into … Continue reading DIWO (Do-It-With-Others): Artistic Co-Creation as a Decentralized Method of Peer Empowerment in Today’s Multitude.
Summary Interviews By Marc Garrett on Resonance FM, for Furtherfield between 2010-2011. These critically acclaimed live weekly broadcasts on Resonance FM, ran from 2010 - 2011. These hour long interviews featured people working at the edge of contemporary practices, in art, technology, and social change; discussing events and controversies, exhibitions, artworks and their aesthetic and … Continue reading Selected Radio Interviews 2010-2011