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Sonica | Nearer Future

Sonica | Nearer Future

4th-28th August 2017, 10am-8pm. FREE
Institut Français, 13 Randolph Cres, Edinburgh EH3 7TT

This installation investigates the ways in which we might retain a sense of reality in a world where technology offers ever more opportunities for immersion in the virtual. Symmetrical webs and waves of light rise upward, sculpted and spun into ethereal three-dimensional structures, building an extraordinary crystalline cathedral of light.

Glasgow-based artist Heather Lander's collaboration with sonic artist Robert Bentall uses projection and sound. Bentall’s ambient work 'Telian' – played on the nyckelharpa, a traditional Swedish string instrument, accompanies the installation. Lander shows us where technology has taken us – and asks us to question where we may go next.

Cryptic Nights | Echoes-Reprise

Echoes-Reprise

Thursday 5th June 2014, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Composer and filmmaker Mikolaj Szatko’s Echoes-Reprise fuses the senses in a meditative blend of visual and sonic art. Enter an immersive environment which sparks and provokes the subconscious through multi-projection animation and live music.

Incubated at Inspace as part of our 48 hours programme, Echoes-Reprise sees the work expanded and transformed through live performance. Inspired by the practices of Luis Recoder and Sandra Gibson, this piece encourages active engagement from the audience.

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Alt-win.ning | We Wear Wearables

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Thursday 2nd July 2009, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

We've invited Sarah Kettley to curate a selection of wearable technology for use during the Alt-win.ning event. Sarah will introduce her own work and pieces by Stephen Barrass, Jo Hodge, Georgina Bavalia and Elena Corchero.

The wearables concept is based on the permanent integration of clothing and technology. Intelligent features and special fibres react in unconventional ways permiting clothes and accessories to serve a wider range of functions.

Alt-win.ning | Hannu Rajaniemi

Hannu Rajaniemi

Thursday 2nd July 2009, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Our second Alt-win.ning guest twitterist was Hannu Rajaniemi, an enterpreneur and science fiction writer who admits to spending too much time thinking about the future.

Born in Finland but has lived in Edinburgh for the last seven years, Hannu studied mathematics at the University of Oulu, Cambridge and Edinburgh University.

He holds a Ph.D. in string theory and is a co-founder of ThinkTank Maths Limited, a technology consultancy. We loved ' Unused Tomorrows and Other Stories' last year.

Alt-win.ning | Netwurker Mez

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Thursday 2nd July 2009, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

"Mez does for code poetry as jodi and Vuk Cosic have done for ASCII Art: Turning a great, but naively executed concept into something brilliant, paving the ground for a whole generation of digital artists." (Florian Cramer)

Following her remarkable residency that utilised the New Media Scotland Twitter stream in July 2008, we commissioned Netwurker Mez to create a new eight part piece of work especially for the Alt-win.ning event.

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Alt-win.ning | Peter Gregson

Peter Gregson

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Thursday 2nd July 2009, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

We are delighted that cellist Peter Gregson played four pieces from his new work 'factory' at our Cryptic Nights event. Commissioned by New Media Scotland, this premiere performance of the work accompanied a networked dance piece choreographed by Sue Hawksley in response to Distance Lab's Mutsugoto. Peter wore Aeolia stretch sensor wearables developed for him by Sarah Kettley.

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Thursday 2nd July 2009, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

A game of love, war and telepathy celebrating New Media Scotland's 10th birthday with new work created and curated by Thomson & Craighead, Sarah Kettley / Distance Lab with new writing by Netwurker Mez and Hannu Rajaniemi, choreography by Sue Hawksley and music by Peter Gregson.

Mutsugoto

Mutsugoto

08|09 Alt-w Production Award - Distance Lab
Tomoko Hayashi, Stefan Agamanolis & Matthew Karau
www.mutsugoto.com

5th August to 5th September 2009, Wed-Sun, 10am-6pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Mutsugoto is a prototype communication device intended for a bedroom environment. Mutsugto allows distant partners to communicate through the language of touch as expressed in light on the canvas of the human body.