In this exhibition at the LCB Depot Lightbox Gallery in Leicester, artists Esther Rolinson and Sean Clark
show artworks that explore their shared interests in connectedness. The pieces vary from computer-generated light works and digital screens to three dimensional structures, high-quality prints and ink drawings.
The exhibition will open on the evening of the Wednesday 6th December 2017 (6pm - 9pm) with a series of talks organised by Dr Fabrizio Poltronieri from the Institute of Creative Technologies at DeMontfort University. Refreshments will be provided.
FREE. Refreshments will be provided.
Exhibition runs until 22nd December 2017.
8pm - 11pm
Higher Intelligence Agency + Oscillate Sound System
6pm - 7pm
Talks by Matt Black, William Latham, Ivan Pope and Sean Clark
1pm - 6pm
Performances. Music and Spoken Word from the Anerki Collective
Exhibition, Films, Retro Video Games, Virtual Reality
Daytime free, evening £10.
See https://www.facebook.com/events/1678695489103631/ for latest details.
An Interact Digital Arts Exhibition supported by Arts Council England
An informal meeting for people interested in digital arts. This meeting will be held in the cyberculture exhibition at the LCB Depot Lightbox Gallery and will include an exhibition walkthrough by the curator, Sean Clark. Free of course, and open to all.
An informal meeting for people interested in digital arts held at Interact Labs at Phoenix in Leicester on the last Monday of the month. Meet in the Phoenix foyer at 7pm before heading up to the Lab.
This is the first of our new 'last Monday' meetings for artists interested in digital arts and digital technology. This meeting will have a focus on the new possibilities offered to artists by Virtual Reality.
Meet in the Phoenix foyer at 7pm and we will then go up to Interact Labs. You can bring drinks up.
FREE entry and all welcome.
Come and meet the machines, robots and other digital technologies created during the development of Sean Clark's "A Cybernetic Ecology" exhibition. There will also be a chance to look at the exhibition and chat to the artist. Light refreshments will be provided. Children welcome.
Inter-Anerki is a collaborative DIgital arts and Performance arts night between Anerki and Interact. It will be celebrating the "A Cybernetic Ecology (Exhibition Opening) (https://www.facebook.com/events/1635809630001923/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A52%2C%22source%22%3A1%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22%5B%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22permalink%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22surface%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A%5B%5D%7D%5D%22%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D&ref=52&source=1&action_history=%5B%7B%22surface%22%3A%22permalink%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22surface%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%5B%5D%7D%5D&has_source=1)" exhibition created by Sean Clark (https://www.facebook.com/seancuttlefish) of Interact Digital Arts (https://www.facebook.com/interactdigitalarts/).
Anerki brings quality underground artistic expression: Music, Live Art, Spoken Word, Rap, Dance, Comedy, Film & Free Speech.
Entertaining, educational and conscious. Always free of charge. Based in Leicester, UK.
It aims to break down age and cultural barriers within the arts scene and society and to bring about inspirational change in the world through artistic expression.
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A Cybernetic Ecology is a new exhibition of interactive digital artworks by Leicester digital artist Sean Clark (http://www.seanclark.me.uk/). As part of the exhibition a collection of light, sound and screen-based artworks respond to the viewer and to each other to create a unique interactive environment. Some of his work has been shown nationally and internationally before, but this is the first time that it has been exhibited in it's entirety.
In addition to his solo work there will be collaborative pieces with Esther Rolinson (http://www.estherrolinson.co.uk/) and Ernest Edmonds (http://www.ernestedmonds.com/) and a new work from Genetic Moo (http://www.geneticmoo.com/). All the artworks will communicate with each other to further enhance the exhibition space.
The exhibition opening will be from 7pm until 9pm on Tuesday 6th December 2016 at the LCB Depot Lightbox (http://lcbdepot.co.uk/) and Rutland Street in Leicester. On Friday 9th December 2016 from 7pm until 11pm there will be a free performance event "Interanerki", presented in collaboration with Leicester arts collective Anerki. On Saturday 17th December 2016 from 1pm until 5pm there will be "Meet The Machines" - a free drop-in workshop featuring robots and other interactive technologies created by Sean Clark during the development of the exhibition. A selection of connected artworks will also be on show at Phoenix Cinema and Arts Centre (http://phoenix.org.uk/) Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre in Leicester.
Institute of Creative Technologies, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK and University of Science & Technology, Beijing, China
Thursday 17 November 2016
Supported by #DMULocal and Confucius Institute
Venue: Phoenix, 4 Midland Street, Leicester, LE1 1TG
A day of open discussions with keynote speakers, leading digital artists and practitioners from the UK and China, focusing on digital curation and accessibility, engaging audiences, technologies and performance, and the management and organisation of the public realm.
The event is for artists, practitioners, funders, policy makers and curators in the UK and China.
The outcome of the day will be a co-authored ‘white paper’, produced by the Institute of Creative Technologies and University of Science & Technology Beijing in collaboration with event participants, that will position trends and key issues on the future of creative technologies in the public realm.
[masked] Welcome address: Prof Ernest Edmonds, Institute of Creative Technologies
[masked] Keynote speaker: Anthony Rowe, Squid Soup
[masked] Panel Discussion: Chair, Prof Ernest Edmonds, with panellists Sean Clark (Interact Labs), Yi Ji (International Interactive Design Lab, Guangdong University), Julie Freeman (independent artist), Ruth Coalson (NSC Creative), Yimang Li ( Founder & Chief Designer, GAGE & Lecturer, Dept of Industrial Design, University Science & Technology, Beijing)
[masked] Workshops (led by IOCT team members Dr Sophy Smith, Reader in Creative Technologies / Dr Tracy Harwood, Reader in Digital Culture / Dr Francesca Franco, Senior Research Fellow / Dr Fabrizio Poltronieri, Senior Research Fellow)
[masked] Plenary (chaired by Prof Ernest Edmonds)
[masked] Keynote speaker: Esther Rolinson (2016 Lumen Prize winner, 3D & Sculpture)
(Image of Flown by Esther Rolinson and Sean Clark, recipients of the Lumen Prize for 3D/Sculpture 2016)
Please let other Interact Digital Arts MeetUp members know that you are attending here and then register your attendance with the conference via the EventBrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-joint-international-conference-creative-technologies-in-the-public-realm-registration-28283338226
An Arduino (https://www.arduino.cc/) is a type of small computer known as a micro-controller. You can use one to control switches, LEDs, motors and almost anything else you can think of. Materials will be provided but you may want to bring your own laptop. If you would like your own Arduino to keep and take away then a starter kit can be pre-ordered here (http://interactdigitalarts.uk/shop) for £20. 10 places. FREE.
This workshop is part of Microworld Leicester (http://interactdigitalarts.uk/microworld).
Supported by Leicester City Council and Arts Council England.