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Performance, Networks and Urban Space workshop

Date: January 14-15, 2012
Location: Huis van Bourgondië, Maastricht
Organisation: Huis van Bourgondië en de WERKTANK
This workshop is part of SIA-RAAK in collaboration with hogeschool Zuyd, Huis van Bourgondië, Opera Zuid and de WERKTANK.

Join the world of new media, technology, performance and other strange things. As an artist from 2012 we want to give you the possibility to combine bits and bytes to your artistic world. For three days you can come to Maastricht join the workshop of Michelle Teran.

http://www.thevirtualbody.org/styled-9/styled-15/index.html

Michelle Teran is a Canadian-born artist whose practice explores media, performance and the urban environment. Her work critically engages media, connectivity and perception in the city. Her performances and installations repurpose the language of surveillance, cartography and social networks to construct unique scenarios that call conventional power and social relations into question. She is the winner of the Transmediale Award, the Turku2011 Digital Media & Art Grand Prix Award, Prix Ars Electronica honorary mention (2005, 2010) and the Vida 8.0 Art & Artificial Life International Competition.

For more information see www.ubermatic.org.

The workshop will be theoretical and practical. You get an overview of networked performances. With a focus on performance, media and the city but the biggest part of the workshop will be working together.

You don’t have to be an expert to join this workshop. Interest and curiosity are sufficient.
The group will consist of a mixture of students and professionals. 15 is the max with 8 places for professionals. The workshop is for free, we also take care of hotels.
If you are interested. React before January the 6th, with a short motivation why you would like to join the workshop.
You can mail your interest to piet@huisvanbourgondie.nl