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Alt-win.ning | Hannu Rajaniemi

Hannu Rajaniemi

Thursday 2nd July 2009, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Our second Alt-win.ning guest twitterist was Hannu Rajaniemi, an enterpreneur and science fiction writer who admits to spending too much time thinking about the future.

Born in Finland but has lived in Edinburgh for the last seven years, Hannu studied mathematics at the University of Oulu, Cambridge and Edinburgh University.

He holds a Ph.D. in string theory and is a co-founder of ThinkTank Maths Limited, a technology consultancy. We loved ' Unused Tomorrows and Other Stories' last year.

Alt-win.ning | Netwurker Mez

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Thursday 2nd July 2009, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

"Mez does for code poetry as jodi and Vuk Cosic have done for ASCII Art: Turning a great, but naively executed concept into something brilliant, paving the ground for a whole generation of digital artists." (Florian Cramer)

Following her remarkable residency that utilised the New Media Scotland Twitter stream in July 2008, we commissioned Netwurker Mez to create a new eight part piece of work especially for the Alt-win.ning event.

Alt-win.ning | Peter Gregson

Peter Gregson

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Thursday 2nd July 2009, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

We are delighted that cellist Peter Gregson played four pieces from his new work 'factory' at our Cryptic Nights event. Commissioned by New Media Scotland, this premiere performance of the work accompanied a networked dance piece choreographed by Sue Hawksley in response to Distance Lab's Mutsugoto. Peter wore Aeolia stretch sensor wearables developed for him by Sarah Kettley.

Reveal/Reset

Wendy McMurdo, 'Avatar (i)', 2009.

5th August to 5th September 2009, Wed-Sun, 10am-6pm.
Inspace, 1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Digital culture is pervasive and ever evolving. The Alt-w Fund supports experimentation with new media, as both artistic subject and as creative tool. The focus for 2008/09 was to support projects which dynamically engage audiences beyond the traditional screen.

Alex Hetherington, Benjamin Dembroski, Distance Lab, Emma Tolmie, FOUND, Wendy McMurdo & Paul Holmes, Sarah Kettley, Thomson & Craighead, ~ in the fields.

This exhibition reflects our information-rich world where attention is a commodity. As consumers we filter, as creators we share. In response, we forge new paths. These artists engage with these accelerated times and its dispersed networks of communication.

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Thursday 2nd July 2009, 8pm. £5
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

A game of love, war and telepathy celebrating New Media Scotland's 10th birthday with new work created and curated by Thomson & Craighead, Sarah Kettley / Distance Lab with new writing by Netwurker Mez and Hannu Rajaniemi, choreography by Sue Hawksley and music by Peter Gregson.

Alt-w | Digital Play : Wendy McMurdo Collected Works 1995 - 2012

Wendy McMurdo, 'Avatar (i)', 2009.

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Wendy McMurdo & Paul Holmes
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28th June to 17th August 2014, Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm.
Street Level Photoworks, Trongate 103, Glasgow G1 5HD

Photographer Wendy McMurdo focuses on the relationship between technology and identity expressed through the images and ideas of childhood. She looks at the psychological world of children and young people, both as a protected space and, increasingly, as a ground for marketing wars and a prematurely forced adulthood.

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