bloc    September 8, 2015

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Celebrating the Art of Technology, Outdoors. bloc is developing the concept of Wild Technology to inspire people to get outdoors using art and technology imaginatively. Wild Technology is an innovative take on art, technology and the wilderness and we are looking for partners, contributors and participants to get involved. Wild Technology will be an engaging [...]

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bloc    November 19, 2012

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Northern bloc discussion Friday 14th December, 1‐3pm Room B108, Main Building, Glyndŵr University, Wrexham Campus, LL11 2AW Commissioned artists Louise Christie, Wendy Leah Dawson, Peter Hathaway and Simon Proffitt and specialist in the field Dr Justin Marshall present their findings at the culmination of 3 months of working collaboratively online and on the 3D workshop [...]

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Alongside the development of the commissioned artists’ collaborative work on digital crafts, Northern bloc has held workshops for artists on how to use 3D production facilities. Northern bloc has also been working with View Holographics in an exciting project which will see Swiss artist Raphael Hefti create a holographic based artwork in 2013.

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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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bloc    March 26, 2011

bloc is thrilled to announce 3 fantastic new projects selected for our Virtual bloc online commissioning programme. Artists Jason Sweeney, Ross Dalziel and Ellie Harrison will be creating new work for bloc throughout March and April that respond to the virtual bloc rulebase. Outline: The programme launches this month with PUBLIC DEMANDS: BEACH BOY by [...]

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