Autoethnographic PhD of Furtherfield and DIWO Culture

I have just finished Chapter 3 of my PhD, and it's called 'DIWO (Do-It-With-Others): Co-creation and Decentralizing Artistic Practice'. In its original form it (still) exists as a peer reviewed published paper for the SEAD: White Papers, in 2013. [1] The new refreshed version has been quite a journey. Not only because of writing the … Continue reading Autoethnographic PhD of Furtherfield and DIWO Culture

Exhibitions: Monsters of the Machine and Children of Prometheus (Resource)

This is a resource page for two touring exhibitions Monsters of the Machine: Frankenstein in the 21st Century and, it's smaller version Children of Prometheus. Monsters of the Machine: Frankenstein in the 21st Century, was first exhibited at Laboral, Spain, from 18th November 2016 - 31st August 2017. It featured Artists (no particular order): Lynn … Continue reading Exhibitions: Monsters of the Machine and Children of Prometheus (Resource)

I’m moderating at ‘Drones: Eyes From A Distance’ 18th April in Berlin

I'm looking forward to be moderating at the 'Drones: Eyes From A Distance' conference on the 18th April in Berlin, this Saturday. As part of Furtherfield's partnership with the Disruption Network Lab I will chair a panel with Tonje Hessen Schei (filmmaker, NO), Jack Serle (investigative journalist, UK), Dave Young (artist, musician and researcher, IE). … Continue reading I’m moderating at ‘Drones: Eyes From A Distance’ 18th April in Berlin

Prometheus 2.0: Frankenstein Conquers the World

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

List of Books I’m Reading as Research Material for a Chapter soon to be finished

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

Comments on setting up for the Piratbyrån & Friends exhibition

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

DIWO (Do-It-With-Others): Artistic Co-Creation as a Decentralized Method of Peer Empowerment in Today’s Multitude.

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.

Presentation: Furtherfield and Contemporary Art Culture – Where We Are Now

The paper was an early draft of what is now called Furtherfield and Contemporary Art Culture - Where We Are Now. Summary Marc Garrett reflects on Furtherfield’s role and direction as a rhizomatic arts collective. He argues that the mainstream art world is becoming less relevant in contemporary life. He presents a selection of artworks, … Continue reading Presentation: Furtherfield and Contemporary Art Culture – Where We Are Now