Nick    May 29, 2012


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 ( 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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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 10, 2010

a networked instrument designed for play

Date: 18.11.2010 10am-5pmWebsite: wales Outline: There is always scope for some communication between software related art through the internet. Digital art can take from the games world as well as traditional art-forms, practice and psychology. It is a time for growth for software and technology, developers and artists alike. Zachary De Santos is a [...]

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bloc    October 8, 2010

Download Furtherfield`s Recent Broadcasts on Resonance FM.

Website: online Outline: Download Furtherfield`s Recent Broadcasts on Resonance FM. Guests: Mary Flanagan, Anna Dimitriu, Tom Keene and Simon Park, Deena DeNaro, Joel Gethin Lewis & Pete Hellicar… Until December 15th (2010), Marc Garrett co-hosts with Irini Papadimitriou & Jonathan Munro. This critically acclaimed broadcast is every Wednesday evening at 7-8pm (GMT). A series [...]

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bloc    October 7, 2010


Date: 29 Nov 2010Website: wales Outline: Following on from our research fund awarded by the Arts Council of England’s, Digital Content Development programme, Welsh National Opera would like to commission 3 digital sonic artists to respond to a collection of Welsh National Opera produced audio samples taken from our forthcoming season. The selected artists [...]

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bloc    October 3, 2010

THE MAB FILM EXERCISE – figure of speech

Date: 18.30hrs, Thursday 11 NovemberWebsite: england Outline: figure of speech CHARLES ATLAS AND CECILIA BONILLA Curated by Adelaide Bannerman 18.30hrs Thursday 11 November Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA FREE but booking recommended (0117 917 2300) The MAB Film Exercise: exercising ideas in and around artists’ film Media Art Bath is pleased to [...]

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bloc    October 1, 2010

Date: 1st November 2010Website: international Outline: Artist`s Call: Now Open for Submissions! Deadline: 17th December £1000 exhibition fee to short-listed artists; £10,000 acquisition fee for final selection. Current: An Experiment in Collecting Digital Art An exhibition, acquisition and debate, presented in partnership by the Harris Museum & Art Gallery and folly. The Project: Artists [...]

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bloc    September 29, 2010

DIGITAL STUDIO – Winter Season

Date: Starting 9th November 2010Website: wales Outline: WOMEN`S ARTS ASSOCIATION DIGITAL STUDIO Welcome to the final Winter season of exciting digital arts workshops, covering a range of practical and thought-provoking techniques. Old-School-Meets-New-School…SOUND Tuesday 9th November £75 Retain the tactile, playful elements of analogue sound recording techniques, while speeding up the editing and post-production process [...]

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bloc    September 28, 2010

Ben Rivers: Slow Action

Date: 20th Nov-18th Dec, 12-5.30pmWebsite: england Outline: Ben Rivers: Slow Action 20 November – 18 December 2010 Preview 19 November 6 – 8pm A new work, Slow Action stems from Ben Rivers` investigation into islands, his interest in Charles Darwin and research into the field of island biogeography. Slow Action focuses on the relationship [...]

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Workshop: Unravel – The Longest Hand Painted Film in Britain

Date: 20th Nov, 12 – 4.30pmWebsite: england Outline: Workshop 12 – 4.30pm Screening 5pm FREE Drop in All ages welcome (parental supervision for children). Alongside Ben Rivers exhibition and to coincide with Bristol’s annual Encounters Film Festival we are hosting a workshop focusing on 16mm film. This unique project ´ one in a series [...]

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bloc    September 26, 2010

The Future of Tourism

Date: 16 Nov 2010, 9.00 – 17.00Website: Location: wales Outline: Inventorium are holding a one-day intensive workshop of Technology and Tourism in Llandudno Junction on November 16th. Ed Parsons, the Chief Location Technologist of Google will be a keynote speaker and participate throughout the day. The day is about participative, practical, innovative activity – [...]

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bloc    September 23, 2010

All Raise This Barn by MTAA.

Website: online Outline: Eric Dymond interviews MTAA artists Michael Sarff (M.River) about their project – All Raise This Barn – a group-assembled public building and/or sculpture. Artists MTAA conducted an old-fashioned barn-raising using high-tech techniques. The general public group-decided design, architectural, structural and aesthetic choices using a commercially-available barn-making kit as the starting point. [...]

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