Nick    May 29, 2012

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bloc is commissioning four Wales-based makers to explore remote collaborative working using digitally facilitated co-design and production facilities. The makers will collectively design the work online using open-source co-design software and then produce the craft work using computer-aided manufacturing facilities, such as rapid prototyping, available at Glyndwr University. In collaboration with Helfa Gelf (www.helfagelf.org) The creative team include artist/maker Justin [...]

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jodi

bloc has commissioned Jodi Rose to create a smart-phone app which allows anyone to capture bridge sounds. Jodi Rose is a Australian sound artist living in Barcelona and working with the sounds generated by suspension bridges. She has ‘miced up’ bridges across the globe using contact microphones and expensive accelerometers to create live performances and recordings. [...]

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holographic

bloc is commissioning a visual artist to explore and develop potential for holographics in the commercial fine-art sector. The artist will work at View Holographics workshops in OpTIC, St Asaph, to create unique artworks utilising cutting-edge holographic techniques developed at View Holographics. View Holographics is pushing the boundaries in holographic technologies, developing ground-breaking techniques in full colour 3D [...]

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Angela Rogers    July 8, 2011

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bloc has commissioned Kitchen Budapest to realise a time-based, temporary, experimental land work, in a challenging environment on coast in West Wales posing the question ‘what happens to the internet once it meets the coast?’  In response, during a 3 day residency (19th – 21st July), Kitchen Budapest will create the Coastwatch Project – http://coastwatchproject.kibu.hu/ [...]

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KathrynLambert    April 28, 2011

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Broadcast LIVE from an anonymous hotel room in the centre of England on Thursday 5 May at 10AM GMT, artist Ellie Harrison used a variety of regional accents to attempt a subjective interpretation of the systems of government in use in Scotland, Wales and the wider UK. Examining the inconsistencies in the electoral systems in [...]

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bloc    April 20, 2011

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Fishermen Friends is a blog based project by artist Ross Dalziel to document research into marine traffic observation for coastal Wales. A virtual bloc commission, it aims to reveal a hidden technical celebration of the coastline and the constant flow of shipping data that underpins the mechanisms of global trade and commerce. Outline: Inspired by [...]

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PUBLIC DEMANDS : BEACH BOY

Date: 14 – 25 March 2011 Venue: An audience project by Jason Sweeney An audience project by Jason Sweeney Check out Jason`s latest performances online and provoke him with your demands! Outline: For 2 intensive weeks (14-25 March 2011) media artist/composer/performance maker (and coastal resident), Jason Sweeney will engage in an intensive creative stand-off and [...]

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Cynghanedd Poetry iApp

Date: 31st March 2011 Time: 4pm Venue: Creative Industries Building, Glyndŵr University, Plas Coch campus, Wrexham Partner: Academi | www.academi.org Partner: Glyndŵr University | www.glyndwr.ac.uk Cynghanedd Poetry iApp is for professional poets and interested amateurs. It is both a rhyming dictionary and cynghanedd reference, exploring structures of cynghanedd poetry through a contemporary, intuitive digital interface. [...]

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bloc    March 28, 2011

Date: 25th March 2011 Time: 5.00pm – 6.00pm Venue: Scala Cinema and Arts Centre, Media Suite, Scala, Prestatyn Partner: Scala Cinema and Arts Centre | www.scalaprestatyn.co.uk Partner: Glyndwr University | www.glyndwr.ac.uk A 10 minute opportunity to present your exciting fledgling ideas, which combine performance and digital technology, to a panel who can advise you on [...]

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bloc    March 27, 2011

Date: 15 – 20 March 2011 Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm Venue: Garth Pier, Bangor Partner: Bangor Sound City | www.bangorsoundcity.org Partner: Glyndwr University | www.glyndwr.ac.uk Weather Gage by Yann Seznec www.theamazingrolo.net and Tasseography by Elizabeth Edwards and Adam Cooke are sound objects on the far end of Garth Pier, creating unique audio-scapes from discrete data [...]

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