On Tuesday 19th March a video of mine will be shown as part of a Flatpack Festival curated selection at Illuminate in Birmingham as part of the Birmingham University Arts and Science festival.
Large scale outdoor projections will illuminate the night sky at this spectacular display of images, short films, and artists’ film and video.Presented in partnership with Associated Architects, Arup, Couch Perry Wilkes and Sweett Group, visualizations of the new University library will be unveiled for the first time alongside content from some of the region’s leading film-led organisations.Flatpack offer a sneak peak at some of the short films screening as part of their annual film festival (21st -31st March across Birmingham); and Vivid Projects in association with Antonio Roberts will preview Dirty New Media – a digital takeover of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts on Thursday 21 March. The Barber will present their own images too – including projections of oil paintings from their permanent collection.The Watson Building never looked so good…Date: Tue 19 March, 6.30pm – 10.30pm. A 45-minute programme of projections will be repeated throughout the evening.Venue: Watson Building (R15 on map), the projections will be screened onto the ivy covered wall between the Arts Building (R16 on map) and Watson.Booking: Free admission, no booking required.Organiser: Cultural Engagement in partnership with Associated Architects, Arup, CPW and Sweett Group.
THURSDAY 21 MARCH | 4-10PM | THE BARBER INSTITUTE
REVOLUTION 02: Dirty New MediaAn engaging day of performances and interactive installations from digital artists, hacktivists and new media explorers from the West Midlands, Chicago and beyond. Artworks take the form of hacked and customised hardware, accessories, demos, lectures, data-mangling, projection and more!/-;-/-;-/– AV Performances –\-;-\-;-\ 7 – 10pm
/-;-/-;-/– Screenings –\-;-\-;-\ 6 – 7pm
Modulate, Carrie Gates, Theodore Darst, Antonio Roberts, Nick Kegeyan, Jennifer Chan, Kevin Carey, Michael Lightborne
/-;-/-;-/– Lectures –\-;-\-;-\ 4 – 6pm
/-;-/-;-/– Workshop –\-;-\-;-\ 12 – 2pm
Optical Theremin Workshop with Circuit Ben
Sign up here: http://dnmthereminworkshop.eventbrite.co.uk/#
/-;-/-;-/– Exhibition –\-;-\-;-\
Benjamin Gaulon [aka Recyclism], Jeff Donaldson, Dec Ackroyd, Jason Soliday, Charlotte Frost and Rob Myers, Kate Pemberton, Jamie Boulton, URRRGH
/-;-/-;-/– Super Special Essay –\-;-\-;-\
Shawne Holloway + Steven Hammer
This eclectic, expectation bending event is presented by Vivid Projects in association with artist/curator Antonio Roberts and The Barber institute of Fine Arts.
Free admission, no booking required. Dirty New Media includes a special workshop and a series of talks – for further information and times, please contact 0121 414 2261 or email email@example.com
Dirty New Media is presented as part of the University of Birmingham’s first Arts & Science Festival, a week long celebration of ideas, research and collaboration across campus. www.birmingham.ac.uk/artsandsciencefestival.