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Alt-w | Cursor

Cursor Heart

29th July to 28th August 2016, 10am-5pm. FREE
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 2DE

Cycle 10 Alt-w Production Award -
Kirsty Hendry, Jake Watts & Dave Young
cursorware.me

Cursor is an app that is designed to make you think about the data you are producing throughout the day and what this data says about your health.

Through using Cursor you can collect organs to complete your databody. Each organ contains a specially commissioned artwork released in five individual parts.

The more you move the more data you will produce, this in turn will unlock new content for you to experience throughout your day – simple!

Alt-w | Remote Control

Alan Brown

29th July to 28th August 2016, 10am-5pm. FREE
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 2DE

Cycle 10 Alt-w Production Award -
Alan Brown
www.9voltproject.com

Alan Brown works with technology, moving image and sound. He creates device art to explore themes around communication, control, power and agency. His work is often playful and frequently involves modified everyday objects that function in altered or unexpected ways.

Remote Control is a series of interactive pieces (‘If You Have Nothing to Hide, You Have Nothing to Fear’, ‘Do Not Press’ & ‘Emotional Contagion’) that engage with issues of privacy, social control and compliance. They explore how we resist or give in to the increasing influence of screens.

Alt-w | Heritage Site

Heritage Site

29th July to 28th August 2016, 10am-5pm. FREE
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 2DE

Cycle 10 Alt-w Production Award -
Nicky Bird
nickybird.com

Nicky Bird investigates the contemporary relevance of found photographs, and the hidden histories of specific sites, investigating how they remain resonant. She incorporates new photography with oral histories and genealogy by collaborating with people who have a significant connection to the site, archive or artefact.

Heritage Site is an art and archaeology project working with the Five Sisters shale bings in West Calder and a house that is buried beneath. It brings together artists, heritage visualisation archaeologists and local community members to create new ways of imaging what lies underground in both practical and metaphorical senses.

Alt-w | Resono

Resono Cupar

Saturday 4th June 2016, 8pm. FREE
St. Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Pl., Edinburgh EH12 5AW

This sound art and music project is taking place in some of Scotland’s most interesting acoustic spaces. The concept is to compose, perform and record compositions specifically for a series of particularly reverberant locations using impulse response digital audio technology.

Resono will be performed inside Cupar's massive fifty eight metre high concrete silo, built in 1964 by the British Sugar Corporation, and in the nave of the Sir George Gilbert Scott designed St. Mary's Cathedral in Edinburgh of 1879. Both exceptional spaces for sonic experimentation.

"It was one of the most unique and awe inspiring experiences I have ever had. It was like existing inside a musical thunderstorm."

Sanctuary

Robbie Coleman, 'Enclosure' 2014. Image © Mark Bolem

23rd-24th September 2017, noon to noon. RSVP
Murray's Monument, A712, Dumfries & Galloway.

Sanctuary is a public art event within the Dark Sky Park of Dumfries & Galloway. This 24-hour site-specific laboratory explores privacy, identity, place and space beyond the reach of networks. Installations, radio transmissions, screenings and performance serve to create a temporary community.

Click here for the 2017 list of artists.

The Dark Sky Park is a specially designated area that suffers from no light pollution. It is remote, beautiful and crucially for the artists also ‘electronically dark’. At the core of the event will be The Dark Outside FM, a hyper-local radio station that premieres new work and then deletes it.

Alt-w | Ei Wada

Ei Wada

12th Nov to 4th Dec 2015, Mon-Sun 10am-6pm.
DCA, 152 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DY

Cycle 10 Alt-w Production Award -
NEoN Digital Arts Festival
www.northeastofnorth.com

Ei Wada creates installations, musical compositions and performances by combining computer-controlled analog appliances such as reel-to-reel tape recorders or cathode ray tube TV sets with live instruments and helium balloons.

He performs with both the Open Reel Ensemble and the Braun Tube Jazz Band and has presented work worldwide at festivals including Ars Electronica, Japan Media Art Festival, SIGGRAPH, Sónar and Transmediale.

Alt-w | Requiem for Edward Snowden

Requiem for Edward Snowden Album Cover

Available on vinyl, CD and download now.

This audiovisual performance piece is based around the actions and decisions of whistleblower Edward Snowden. It focuses on a number of themes relevant to life in the 21st century; loss of faith and security, the hacking of digital media, invasion of privacy and personal sacrifice.

"...beautiful reminder of what we all need to be fighting against."

Snowden revealed that we live in a world in which the privacy of our daily routines is completely compromised. Exploring the consequences through electronic sound and acoustic instrumentation, the gestures of the performers will be analysed and interact with real-time visuals.

Glug Edinburgh | The Futurists

Glug

Thursday 9th October 2014, 6-9pm.
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh EH8 9SU

This October, Glug will look into and at the 'future' through the different creative eyes of Gillian Easson, Katy West, Geoffrey Baines, and our very own Mark Daniels who will announce the winners of Cycle 10 of the Alt-w Fund.

Glug is a series of talks organised by Creative Edinburgh which brings together practitioners and entrepreneurs from different creative disciplines for an evening of inspiration and informal networking.

To book a ticket click here.

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Complimentary Complements | Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

[dinner]lab

Thursday 21st August 2014,7pm.
Evolution House, 78 West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2LE

Founded by two postgraduate students at Edinburgh College of Art, [Dinner]Lab brings together artists and scientists to explore the culture of contemporary food and drink. In this evening of cocktails and nibbles you're invited to explore the taste and flavour possibilities that compliment the five artworks in our current Alt-w exhibition.

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Art Late South | Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

Art Late South | Edinburgh Art Festival

Thursday 21st August 2014, 6-10pm.
Talbot Rice Gallery, Old College, South Bridge, EH8 9YL

Edinburgh Art Festival's Art Late South is a evening of specially programmed late night openings and events, taking in live music, performances and artist talks and tours in galleries south of the Royal Mile.

Art Late South will include a performance from The Little Kicks alongside escorted tours of exhibitions at Edinburgh College of Art, New Media Scotland, Dovecot Studios, Summerhall and Talbot Rice Gallery.

FULLY BOOKED

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