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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Peek-a-Boo Cantenna

27-Feb-09

The Peek-a-Boo Cantenna is a performance object for locating and viewing video. Constructed out found materials, such as aluminum pipe and drawer handles, it is a functioning 2.4 Ghz antenna connected to a video scanner that allows one to intercept wireless video and audio transmissions, which are viewable on a LCD monitor installed inside the object.

Black Leather Projector Purse

27-Feb-09

Black Leather Projector Purse is a modified ladies purse with handheld projector connected to battery that allows you to walk through the city and project on its surfaces.

LiveForm: Telekinetics (LF:TK)

27-Feb-09

LF:TK is an artistic proposition for a reimagination of networked reality. The events are not meant as entertainment for an audience, but as experimental and collaborative acts of creativity, research and development of new social forms, and interventions in public space.

Defensible Space

27-Feb-09

Defensible Space was a two day seminar that looked at the ‘Architectures of Fear’, the ways that systems are designed to shape users’ behaviour – with emphasis on the ‘control of behavior’.

Imagining Space: notes from the underground, from above, from behind and within

27-Feb-09

Led by Canadian artist Michelle Teran, this two week workshop aims to explore how urban spaces can be observed, sensed, re-interpreted, accessed or occupied and will introduce strategies of live art, public intervention, cartography and visualization.

Getting from Point A to Point B

27-Feb-09

Practical Exercises – a simple action of walking from A to B points out the complexity of that experience. Instead of diminishing, amplifying the complexity of the urban experience.

Using Georges Perec as a reference point.

Space Between Laboratorium

27-Feb-09

The Space Between was an intensive eight-day laboratorium (25 May – 2 June 2007) held at the Beeldmedia Studio, the Waag and on the streets, for students of the MA Dance Unlimited programme of the AHK, students from the HKU and invited guests. The lab focussed on exploring and challenging the relation of the artist, performer and spectator to urban topologies of space and place.

Exploring Networked Space

27-Feb-09

Because media IS life / looking for invisible spaces exploring 2.4 GHz radio spectrum / how does space develop context / the narrative aspect of space.

Invisible Networks / Invisible Narratives

27-Feb-09

Exploring media spaces – how do invisible communication networks within a city intersect with the physical spaces around us?

The workshop Invisible Networks / Invisible narratives focussed on the private use of wireless technologies, everyday consumer devices, utilizing the unlicensed part of the radio spectrum.

FM Buzz Sessions

27-Feb-09

A series of audiovisual compositions of wireless surveiallance feeds, found in different Montreal neighborhoods and within the vicinity of public wireless hotspots located within various bars, cafes and restaurants. The fragmented artwork is distributed across a selection of wireless hotspots, encouraging the user to drift from hotspot to hotspot to experience the totality of the work. Each fragment is unique to its hotspot, developing a relation between wireless art and its physical space-one must travel to a certain hotspot to experience a particular fragment.