Tagged With_Archive 2021

Archive 2019-2021

You can find aspects of our programme archived here by clicking on the tags below.

Alt-w | Human AutomatArt

Human AutomatArt

Cycle 14 Alt-w Exhibition Award - Silent Chaos
Marta NoOne & Ugo Vantini

9th to 24th April 2022. FREE
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St, Edinburgh

Every human being has become a living set of data and a potential content creator. The Grand Gallery is now a bespoke information collector, gathering data from the people and the activities occurring there, via a bespoke network of different sensors, and then visualised live.

SSA 123rd Annual Exhibition | To Have & To Hold

To Have & To Hold

Storyhouse | Donna Leishman
tohavetohold.uk

In this new body work, originally commissioned for Storyhouse in Chester, Alt-w alumni Donna Leishman has selected and responded to three pieces of local folklore which, all in different ways, remind us of past social structures and the role that wishing had for young women and their aspirations for life.

NEoN Digital Arts Festival 2021 | Wired Women*

NEoN

10-13th November 2021, daily. FREE
Across the city of Dundee and online.

This year's NEoN will look to address the digital gender divide and highlight the contribution of female and nonbinary artists in shaping the digital and technology-driven arts sector. The 4-day festival will be a hybrid mix of online and physical exhibitions, interventions, performances and talks celebrating new and past works by these artists.

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Alt-w | On Growth And Form

Daniel Brown

Cycle 13 Alt-w Exhibition Award - On Growth And Form
Daniel Brown

1st September to 31st October 2021. FREE
Music Hall, Union Street, Aberdeen AB10 1QS

Daniel Brown is a creative technologist working in the fields of generative and interactive art and design. His pioneering 'On Growth and Form' series takes its name from a 1917 book by Scottish biologist Sir D'arcy Thompson, who used mathematics to investigate the shape of plants and animals and the relationships between different species.

At the Music Hall, a custom 'Victoria' iteration of the series also draws upon the 19th century tradition of cultivating and collecting personal and unique species of flowering plants, but with a 21st century nod to the futuristic notion of genetic engineering and artificial life. This unique animation for Aberdeen is generated in real time, and never repeats.

Alt-w | Cycle 13

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Production Awards

Alt-w | Heritage Site

Heritage Site

27th April to 6th June 2021, Thur-Sun 12-5pm. FREE
Street Level Photoworks, Trongate 103, Glasgow G1 5HD

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.

Alt-w | Sagacity

Sagacity

Cycle 09 Alt-w Production Award - Small Society Lab
aidanmoesby.co.uk

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. A special version reflected the emotions of COP26.