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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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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bloc    October 31, 2015

Wild Hack Walk

Presented by bloc in association with The Lab Haverfordwest. bloc brought together an amazingly diverse group of 35 people from the fields of art, technology and the outdoors for our first ever Wild Hack on Saturday 24th October. Wild Hack Haverfordwest was established to kick start bloc’s concept of Wild Technology (inspiring people to get [...]

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bloc    October 2, 2015

Diffusion

22 September 2015 http://diffusionfestival.org/ Ffotogallery and its partners are delighted to announce the second edition of Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography. With over 20 separate exhibitions Diffusion: Cardiff International Festival of Photography will take place in diverse venues across Cardiff city centre, Cardiff Bay and Penarth. Displays will occupy disused shops, the former National [...]

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Arts Council of Wales are pleased to announce the launch of the Digital Innovation fund for the Arts in Wales. The Digital Innovation Fund is a new strategic partnership between Arts Council of Wales and Nesta, following on from the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts in Wales. The programme aims to encourage arts organisations [...]

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bloc    September 8, 2015

Celtic tales

PlayARK and Yellow Brick are pleased to announce the launch of Celtic Tales, a storytelling app they have produced for Sustrans. You can explore a history or a mystery story along six beautiful cycle routes in North and South Wales, so chances are there is one local to you! You might meet Maxine Hardy a [...]

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18 -20 September 2015, Grizedale Forest / Free http://www.andfestival.org.uk/festival/ Abandon Normal Devices (AND) brings you a festival of new cinema, digital culture and art. A site for discovery and adventure, AND Festival at Grizedale Forest will create a space where audiences can experience the forest anew through inviting world-class artists to create new art works [...]

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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 is thrilled to announce that we are resurfacing this Autumn with a fantastic opportunity to kickstart our Wild Technology programme. We will be working in partnership with The Lab Haverfordwest to launch our first ever Wild Hack in Haverfordwest. bloc’s Wild Technology concept is about inspiring people to get outdoors using art and technology [...]

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bloc    June 3, 2014

Young people and their families from across Wales will get the chance to experience computing in the outdoors at Beach Lab, a Technocamps event held at Aberystwyth Bandstand, Promenade and beach from 11am to 3pm, Saturday 21 June 2014. Beach Lab 2014 is the third free public event run by the Technocamps team based at [...]

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bloc    May 12, 2014

Key Words: Net Art, Do it Yourself*, Augmented Reality, Hybrid, Web, App Deadline: July 1, 2014 :: Commission Amount: $6,000 :: Commission Date: July 2015 “Perception, in whatever sensory modality, is the result of the brain’s cartographic skill.” Antonio Dimasio New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. (NRPA) invites you to propose a hybrid net art [...]

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bloc    May 9, 2014

As part of the NCT Wales programme (www.nctwales.net), the Computer Science department is organising a one day workshop on Unmanned Vehicles, to be held on 19th May. The aim is to discuss potential collaborations between academic and industrialists with a view of putting forward grant applications. If you are interested in participating, whether as a [...]

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