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Cliona Harmey | Aberdeen Ships

Aberdeen Music Hall

April to June 2019, daily. FREE
Music Hall, Union Street, Aberdeen AB10 1QS

Explore the romance and reality of the sea courtesy of Aberdeen Harbour and the MarineTraffic API. By tracking the location of ships, the constantly updated names of the most recently arrived and most recently departed vessels are juxtaposed on the Music Hall's Stepping In Space screen, creating a form of poetic writing.

Irish artist Cliona Harmey's work attempts to interrupt the speed of this instantaneous data stream and return it to the speed of movement of real entities in space. The names include references to Scots and Nordic culture conjuring up historical figures and distant places in this localised iteration of her previous work Dublin Ships (2015).

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Alt-w Fund | Cycle 13

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Initiated in Dundee by Scottish Screen, the Alt-w Fund is for practitioners based in Scotland to make and develop new artworks, devices and creative applications that challenge the notions of what new media creativity can be.

The fund supports artists to explore experimental and interactive practice, make use of technology as both medium and message, and recognise the changing role that digital culture has in our society.

Cycle 13 of the fund will commission and curate work for presentation on the 4.5m high LED screen that welcomes every visitor to the refurbished Music Hall in Aberdeen. The deadline for applications is the 30th May 2019 at 6pm.

Our curatorial focus is two-fold, long-form generative work that's infinite and algorithmic in nature, or short-form looping animation. Both should be silent and have immediacy for presentation in a transient space with a limited dwell time.

This opportunity is for both new or existing work. Lead applicants for a new commission should be based in Scotland but can collaborate with anyone from anywhere. Applications for existing work can be from the UK and EU.

Click here to book an application surgery.

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DCN Creative Research Artist Fellowships

Alt-w | The Sweet Old Etcetera

The Sweet Old Etcetera (2006)

Cycle 04 Alt-w Production Award - Alison Clifford
collection.eliterature.org

This interactive work is based on the poetry of e. e. Cummings. His poems have been reinterpreted using animation and sound. This fresh response to the original printed word, releases it from the confines of the physical page, bringing it into a digital environment in a playful way.

This work is archived in the Electronic Literature Collection, an initiative of the Electronic Literature Organisation. Based at Washington State University Vancouver, they collect works with important literary aspects that take advantage of the capabilities and contexts provided by the computer.

Alt-w | Cycle 11

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Production Awards

Alt-w | Wake Me Up When It's Over

Belief

27th January to 15th April 2017, Tue-Fri 11am-5pm.
Young Projects Gallery, West Hollywood, CA 90069

A first solo exhibition by Thomson & Craighead at Young Projects Gallery in Los Angeles featuring nearly a dozen works spanning the years 1996-2016, presenting an in-depth look into the couple’s practice and methodologies. The exhibition includes Belief (2012) and A Short Film About War (2009) created as part of New Media Scotland's Alt-w Program.

Alt-w | Help me Obi

Help Me Obi

Cycle 08 Alt-w Production Award -
Chris Helson & Sarah Jackets
www.helsonandjackets.com

1st to 30th August 2014, Tue-Sat 10am-4pm.
Evolution House, 78 West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2LE

With this 3D volumetric display, the artists will perfect a seemingly impossible machine. Referencing Princess Leia’s iconic holographic message in Star Wars, this artisan technology will enable an investigation of cult cinema, remote relationships, intimacy and dislocation.

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Alt-w | Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

Edinbugh Art Festival

28th July to 28th August 2016, 10am-5pm. FREE
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 2DE

12th August to 2nd December 2016. FREE
www.travellinggallery.com

For this year's Edinburgh Art Festival we present two group exhibitions of new work by artists supported by the Alt-w Fund. On level three of the City Art Centre you'll find work by Nicky Bird, boredomresarch, Alan Brown, Dennis & Debbie Club and Kirsty Hendry, Jake Watts & Dave Young.

Our second exhibition, Alt-w: Blush Response will kick off it's national tour on board the Travelling Gallery from outside the Assembly Rooms on George Street on the 12th August. Here you'll find work by ~ in the fields, Dennis & Debbie Club, Torsten Lauschmann and Charles Young.

Alt-w | /vaporents

Viktor Timofeev

25th June to 3rd July 2016, 12-6pm.
VoidoidARCHIVE, Eastvale Place, Glasgow G3 8QG

Cycle 10 Alt-w Production Award -
Dane Sutherland

/vaporents consists of two exhibitions of art, performance, music and fashion. They trace some of the more speculative vectors associated with the exponential advancement and ubiquity of digital technology, illuminating contemporary sociopolitical complexities.

HKE / Viktor Timofeev / Rosen /
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Alt-w: Blush Response

Festival of Architecture 2016

12th August to 6th 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.