Tagged With_Archive 2009

Endosymbiont

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Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
5th Dec 2009 to 10th Jan 2010, Wed to Sun, 10am-6pm.
Closed 24th/25th Dec 2009 and 1st/2nd Jan 2010.

For artist Brian Hewitt life is data. His work 'Endosymbiont (Life is a Sexually Transmitted Disease)' references genetic mutation in bacteria. The DNA sequences on display at Inspace are changing over the course of the exhibition as the simulated organisms are evolving.

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The Black Estate

The Black Estate

Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
5th Dec 2009 to 10th Jan 2010, Wed to Sun, 10am-6pm.
Closed 24th/25th Dec 2009 and 1st/2nd Jan 2010.

The Black Estate artist collective uses new technology to rationalize, readjust and re-envision the meaning of ‘being’ in this time of profound global change. Darkly evocative landscapes, mutated flora and fauna serve as a reminder of the sacredness of nature.

Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus

perpetual Storytelling Apparatus

Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
5th Dec 2009 to 10th Jan 2010, Wed to Sun, 10am-6pm.
Closed 24th/25th Dec 2009 and 1st/2nd Jan 2010.

The 'Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus’ by Julius von Bismarck & Benjamin Maus illustrates a never-ending story by the use of patent drawings. Seven million patents, linked by over 22 million references form the vocabulary, allowing new visual connections and narrative to emerge.

One

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Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB
5th Dec 2009 to 10th Jan 2010, Wed to Sun, 10am-6pm.
Closed 24th/25th Dec 2009 and 1st/2nd Jan 2010.

In the work ‘One’ by Erick Oh, Yoon Chung Han, Gautam Rangan & Mubbasir Kapadia, you can assume the role of a god. The microcosm evolving before your eyes reflects and subverts the natural systems in which we live. The work listens and responds to your actions, producing complex and intricate reactions.

Endosymbiont

Endosymbiont

24th October to 12th December 2009, Sunset - Midnight.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

As part of 'An Entangled Bank' at Talbot Rice Gallery and our forthcoming 'Are We Human?' exhibition at Inspace we are presenting a new work by artist Brian Hewitt that has been commissioned as part of the bicentenary celebrations of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of 'On the Origin of Species'.

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Upgrade! Sarah Kettley & Emma Tolmie

Aeolia Stretch Bodies

Thursday 20th August 2009, 6pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

A hands-on demonstration of the research of two Alt-w awarded artists. Both have explored and developed new forms of wearable technology and combined them with dynamic audio and visual content.

Sarah Kettley and her team have sketch prototyped stretch sensors in sculptural textile forms. The resulting series of woven pieces for the body enable the creation of unique soundscapes augmented by the movement of the wearer.

Emma Tolmie has mixed low-tech gadgetry and high-tech imagery to develop a heads-up display that re-imagines the concept of stereoscopic imaging as a retro-futuristic subversion of 3D film.

The distribution of Alt-w awards is managed by New Media Scotland and funded by Scottish Screen and Scottish Arts Council.

The Skinny

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New Media Scotland writes for the Digital Section of The Skinny covering the ever evolving art of new media. The Skinny is the media partner of our programme at Inspace.

~ in the fields

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07|08 Alt-w Production Award - floc: skein
www.in-the-fields.org

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

To describe a system means basically to construct a new one. Visualisations of flocking birds inhabit the sphere, surrounding the centre point. An imaginary winding thread is left in the bird's wake.

The observer, intrigued, approaches and triggers thoughts and poems. But these poems about flight will hide the birds, the very flight – and its own particular poetry. The observer can't change the system – the birds will always come back...

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Cut-Throat Bandits in the Paths of Fame

Colin Fraser | Cut-Throat Bandits in the Paths of Fame

Saturday 4th July to Tuesday 4th August 2009.
www.twitter.com/mediascot

A re-engagement with the cultural and physical landscape of Edinburgh by imagining and enacting a geographical conversation with eight figures of the past.

Leaving a physical and virtual trail which others will be able to follow both during and after the project, these eight prominent characters will engage in a conversation both amongst themselves, but also with their followers on Twitter and Brightkite.

Robert Burns, Charles Darwin, Robert Fergusson,
David Hume, James Clerk Maxwell, Walter Scott,
Adam Smith & Robert Louis Stevenson.