Linking the past to the present, this daylong event explores major themes arising from the intersection of art and digital culture. Presentations and discussions by academics, artists and theorists examine how emerging technologies have enabled radical creative practices.
The day includes contextual presentations, conversations on surveillance, conservation, and gaming, as well as the opportunity to consider exhibiting artists’ practices in more detail. Speakers include Erika Balsom, Heather Corcoran,Michel van Dartel, Constant Dullaart, Dragan Espenschied, Mathias Fuchs, Olia Lialina, Jonas Lund, David Morris, Julian Oliver, Sadie Plant and Stephan Schwingeler.
In association with the Goethe-Institut
Ticket price includes exhibition entry to Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966).
11.30am Welcome and introduction
11.40am Michel van Dartel
On exiting the Electronic Superhighway
12.05pm Sadie Plant
Cyberfeminism and other diversions from the electronic superhighway
12.30pm Julian Oliver
Browsing under fog: on routers, spooks and desperate devices
2pm Erika Balsom
A New Constructivism: Harun Farocki’s ‘Parallel I-IV’
2.30pm Mathias Fuchs and Stephan Schwingeler in conversation
On gaming in artistic practice
3pm David Morris
100 histories of experimental cybernetics
3.45pm Dragan Espenschied and Olia Lialina in conversation
Preservation of Network Culture
4.30pm Internet as site: a panel discussion with Constant Dullaart, Olia Lialina and Jonas Lund, chaired by Heather Corcoran.