6. - 7. May 2015
Through a range of guided, experimental activities, the two day workshop actively explores links between contemporary technology and the earth, attempting to define a new form of land art.
The whole earth process is embraced in attempt to approach these questions through the construction of a series of experimental situations.
On the second day there will be a field trip to a forest location where we will extend the first days experiments and discuss the implications and possibilities of earth coding.
Martin Howse is mainly preoccupied with the artistic research of the connections between the Earth (geophysical phenomena), software and human psyche (psychogeophysics). He also proposes a return to animism through the critical misuse of scientific technology. Through the construction of experimental situations such as process-driven performance, Howse explores the rich links between substance or materials and execution or protocol all the while digging up the issues of visibility and concealment in the world.
Howse is a first rate artist, researcher and mentor, supported by the fact that he regularly presents his project at events/festivals like Transmediale, Ars Electronica, Pixxelpoint, Sonic Acts, Electric Spring, CTM, BEAM, Transnatural, CYNETART etc.
DATES: 6th May – 7th May, 16:00-18:00
PLACE: Ljudmila workspace, Rimska 8, 1000 Ljubljana
REGISTRATION: delavnica [at] ljudmila.org
COST: Participation at the workhsop is free, but the number of participants is limited to 12.
LANGUAGE: Workshop will be in English, no previous skills are needed. Newbies are welcome!
Participants are asked to bring along one rubber glove, recording devices (paper, pens, audio recorders, cameras, headphones), scrap metals, minerals, stones.
The workshop is part of Ljudmila's Free-Circuit workshop series.
More info at Ljudmila wiki.
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