The Thursday Club (supported by Goldsmiths Digital Studios and Goldsmiths Graduate School) presents: The last in a series called Emergent Practices A monthly series of interdepartmental, knowledge sharing panels at Goldsmiths, curated by Mafalda Dâmaso (Dept of Visual Cultures) January to May 2012
Speculative art practices
Name: Bill Psarras (Arts and Computational Technology)
Title: Botanizing on the non-places: new media geographies of everyday life
Name: Gabriel Menotti (Media and Communications)
Title: Curating, self-differing, provoking anomalies
Name: Tobie Kerridge (Design)
Title: Speculative design and public engagement
Tomorrow, I am giving a talk on Goldsmiths Annual Symposium, which this year’s title is ‘Theorizing Otherness’. The speech is an overview of my ongoing PhD subject and it is entitled ‘Emotive Terrains’; a short talk on the rapprochement of urban non-place (stations, airports, zone-areas) emotion and psychogeography through the new media context. Chairman: Professor Les Back
Apollo Poetics will be screened today (26 April) at Washington Project for the Arts (USA) - Experimental Media 2012 and at Artisphere space in Arilington, Vancouver on May 10 2012! http://www.wpadc.org/exhibitions/exhbt_upcoming.html
Apollo Poetics will be part of the screenings in the Cinematique Film Festival which will take place in BFI IMAX Cinema in London (30-31 March 2012).
Apollo Poetics video art work was selected to be screened in the Australia International Experimental Film Festival, which will take place in Melbourne (Loop Centre).
Memoria (EP) is the latest music work of Bill Psarras. Five guitar instrumental songs create a post-progressive/atmospheric rock work. Memoria was recorded during November-December 2011 between UK and Greece. The whole EP can be accessed through Bill’s SoundCloud page or feel free to ask for a free digital copy of Memoria! Digital copy will be accompanied by a visual part of the artwork and a small experimental video art piece based on the Memoria music.
Video/Animation work entitled Nostalgia:Blue Skies Transmission was selected to be part of the forthcoming VIDEOFORMES International Festival of Video art & New media arts, which will take place in France (Clermond-Ferrand) between 14-17/3/2012.
Nostalgia:Blue Skies Transmission (2011) is going to be part of the VAFA 2011 International Video Art Festival, which will take place in China (Mocau) between 2/12/2011 and 31/12/2011.
Text-image artwork entitled Catch me if you can/ Find me if you Google will be exhibited in an online group exhibition. The artwork will be also part of the real group exhibition which will be curated by Iryna Markova (exhibition organizer) in Kiev this autumn. (Ukraine)
The installation Nexus will be exhibited in Moving Frames Festival (Mytilene, Greece) on the 23th & 24th of September 2011. This year’s thematic area is ‘Transition’.