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Atmosphere | Wreck-it Ralph

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Friday 11th November 2016, 7:30 for 8pm. RSVP
Hannah Maclure Centre, 1-3 Bell Street, Dundee DD1 1HP

On the 30th anniversary of the Fix It Felix Jr. arcade game, Ralph is still playing the bad guy. His only job is to wreck the Niceland apartment building, so that Felix can fix it back up again. But there's no piping hot power-up pies for Ralph. He dreams of one day being the hero, and winning a medal.

Rich Moore's brilliantly conceived 2012 Disney animated feature appeals to all ages, with references to video games old and new. With prizes for high scores and best costumes, come explore the spaces inside and between the arcade machines. It'll be everyone's duty to have a sugar rush.

UWS Alt-w Paisley Digital Art Commission

Work in development on 'Paisley Pearls' by boredom research, 2016.

1st November 2016 to 14th January 2017. FREE
Paisley Museum, High Street, Paisley PA1 2BA


In support of the Scottish town of Paisley’s ambition to be UK City of Culture in 2021, the UWS Creative Media Academy and New Media Scotland’s Alt-w Fund with investment from Renfrewshire Council have awarded this inaugural commission to boredomresearch to make a new piece of work for the town.

Alt-w: Blush Response

Festival of Architecture 2016

12th August to 2nd December 2016. FREE
Click here for the Travelling Gallery tour locations.

As part of the Festival of Architecture 2016 the Alt-w Fund has commissioned a series of new works by artists based in Scotland for a touring exhibition onboard the Travelling Gallery. From August 2016 the exhibition will include work by ~ in the fields, Charles Young, Dennis & Debbie Club and The Bothy Project with Torsten Lauschmann.

Alt-w | crionan

Crinan Canal

31st October to 24th November 2016, daily 10am-5pm.
Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2LE

Cycle 11 Alt-w Production Award -
~ in the fields

Opened in 1801 the Crinan Canal in Argyll & Bute connects Loch Gilp with the Sound of Jura by providing a much shorter route between the Clyde and the Inner Hebrides than going around the Kintyre peninsula.

Vessels pass through fifteen locks as they navigate through the canal. ~ in the fields will take live data relating to each lock and create a kinetic parametric architectural structure in response, at the mouth of the canal in Crinan.

Alt-w | Lighter and the Lighted

Pig Rock Bothy

Friday 2nd December 2016, 4pm. FREE
Modern One, 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3DR

Cycle 11 Alt-w Production Award -
The Bothy Project

The Bothy Project have commissioned new work by Torsten Lauschmann for Pig Rock Bothy at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh and developed a companion work for the Travelling Gallery.

During exploratory experiments with renewable energy, Lauschmann became interested in the material and aesthetic qualities of solar panels, appropriating them as a canvas rather than an energy resource.



12th August to 2nd December 2016. FREE

Cycle 11 Alt-w Production Award -
Dennis & Debbie Club

Dennis & Debbie Club are a Glasgow-based digital art duo specialising in video-animations & installations. Convinced that within the virtual, fantasy, ideology and reality collide in the most horrifying and stunning of ways, they are not digital escapists, they just want to abandon reality.

Their newest computer generated installation re-imagines remnants of Scottish Brutalist architecture as the headquarters for an utopian movement: the NEO BRUTES – a fever dream of resurrected Modernists-gone-radicals that are now expanding into virtual reality.

Atmosphere | Dune


Friday 12th August 2016, 9pm. £10
Assembly Rooms, 54 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2LR

"A beginning is a very delicate time. Know then that it is the year 10,191. The Known Universe is ruled by the Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV, my father. In this time, the most precious substance in the universe is the spice Melange."

The spice enables travel to any part of the universe without moving, by folding space. Join a star studded cast on a journey helmed by messianic Kyle MacLachlan to control the desert planet of Arrakis, the source of the spice.

At the Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival, Matt Collings and Sean Williams will present their new 7.1 electronic sound mix of David Lynch’s film adaptation. The original sci-fi novel is the world's best-selling, ever.

Alt-w | Cybraphon


Cycle 06 Alt-w Production Award -
Ziggy Campbell, Simon Kirby and Tommy Perman

From the 8th July 2016, daily 10am-5pm.
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St, Edinburgh

Cybraphon, the autonomous emotional robot band, is now part of the National Museum of Scotland's collection. The artist collective FOUND gifted Cybraphon to the nation in 2013. It can now be seen as a key bridging work between the new art & design and science & technology galleries.

Cybraphon obsessively googles itself every 15 seconds to see how popular it is. The results affect its emotional state which in turn affects its playing style. Twenty-five antique instruments and 60 robotic actuators then play music that FOUND has composed for each emotion.


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