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Alt-w | Sagacity

Sagacity, Aidan Moesby.

Cycle 09 Alt-w Production Award - Small Society Lab
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12th May to 8th July 2018, Wed-Sun 10am-5pm, FREE.
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DE

The Small Society Lab at Dundee Contemporary Arts worked with artist Aidan Moesby to construct a reflexive barometer of wellbeing, initially for Dundee, that provides a space – real, imagined or virtual – to reflect on ‘how things are’ and how can they be maintained or improved.

'The Periodic Table of Emotions' has gone on to create multiple visible manifestations of the attitude and mood of many different people and places including hospitals, nurturing a myriad of ongoing personal connections. Use #readbedfeels to engage with the work on Twitter.

Alt-w | a journey to the clouds

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Cycle 09 Alt-w Production Award -
~ in the fields
www.in-the-fields.org

This physical installation is for a young audience of age group 8 to 13 years. There is a room covered by a filigree dome, a praxinoscope and a moss garden. It's a story walked into to uncover wonders, a journey to send problems away, and a space of wellbeing for children.

Working with sight, hearing, smell and touch, the artist collective have used their own sense of the elements to create a space in which children can feel relaxed and inspired. It's a world to tell their tale one step at a time, where something hidden can be found.

Jon Rogers | Fieldguide to Space

StarLight

16th to 22nd September 2013, daily 10am-6pm.
Imperial College, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ

As the final part of the Alt-w funded 'Fieldguide to Space' StarLight is a collaboration with Swedish lighting manufacturer Wästberg at the London Design Festival.

In 2009 NASA launched the Kepler space observatory to look at the light from far off stars and interpret their flickering and pulsing to discover habitable planets.

StarLight uses open-data to allow people to replay the light that originated from stars light-years away, giving them a sense of connectedness to those stars.

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Alt-w | 9 Volt Project

Alan Brown | 9 Volt Project

2nd to 31st August 2013, Fri-Sat, 12-8pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Edinburgh-based Alan Brown is a visual artist who works with installation, moving image and technology. He creates ingenious examples of device art that deal with the modes and difficulties of human communication.

In our globalised world, where new technology and social media determine much of how we exchange information and talk with each other, Alan Brown explores old media such as morse code through his artisan electronica.

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EIFF 2013 | Dummy Jim

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20th & 21st June 2013. £9 (£7.50)
Cineworld, Fountain Park, Dundee Street, EH11 1AF

In May 1951, deaf James Duthie cycled alone from his Scottish fishing village to the Arctic Circle. He published his account of his three-month journey in the book 'I Cycled into the Arctic Circle'.

The book became the inspiration for this unique mixture of documentary, fiction, and playful visual poetry, set to an exceptional musical score. Screenings will be followed by a Q&A with British Sign Language interpretation.

To purchase a ticket click here.

Alt-w | Cybraphon

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

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.

Alt-w | Modern Edinburgh Film School

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Saturday 25th May 2013, 8pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Modern Edinburgh Film School presents an expanded cinema event with a preface by Alex Hetherington. Claire Denis’ masterpiece 'Beau Travail' will screen alongside Bobby Niven’s short film 'ISLAND'. In addition an essay 'Blood and Sand' by Hannah McGill will be read live by the performance and visual artist Catherine Street.

To book a ticket click here.

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LateLab | Fieldguide to Space

Fieldguide

Monday 11th March 2013, 11am-12pm.
SXSW Interactive, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Sunday 24th March 2013, 7 for 7.30pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Most of us dream about space exploration - but haven't yet touched those stars ourselves. Can earth science and other open data connect us physically and personally to the exploration of the universe? Can we adorn and decorate our lives with what we've learned from space?

Tonight we'll look at a variety of real space data and the international, cross-disciplinary collaborations that can discover its secrets. Experience that certain thrill when you know you're connected to something extraordinary like a space station flying overhead.

FULLY BOOKED

Alt-w | Citizens: Teasel and Scabious

Citizens: Teasel & Scabious

Saturday 10th November 2012, 12 - 1pm. £12
York St Mary's, Castlegate, York YO1 9RN

As part of the Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Lyndsay Mann has taken the true story of poet Pedro Garfias, briefly exiled in Scotland after the Spanish Civil War, and explores the nuances and dynamics of the obscene, in its literal meaning ‘out of the scene’.

The script is formed from interviews conducted with specialists from several fields. Engaging sculptural installation and hypnotic repetition, the film follows a conversation: silence and language, performance and rhythm, action and memory.

To book a festival day ticket click here.

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Alt-w | The Third Mind

The Third Mind | Matthew Collings

6th & 7th March 2013, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Created and programmed by composer Matthew Collings and visual artist Erik Parr, 'The Third Mind' is an interactive and generative audio-visual app and performance that will explore the idea of 'algorithmic cinema'.

Different temporal relationships between user and app will unfold over the course of the day, with further added sensitivity amplifying the interaction due to changes, for example, in their geographical location.

In a performance scenario the sound and visuals connect to one another via a constant data exchange, shifting content dynamically in response, whilst the audience adds more data and texture from live foley stations.

FULLY BOOKED

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