Social Sandwich

2021. The internet. An obstacle course of disinformation, trolls and depressing news stories. But what if it wasn’t?

Social Sandwich is a project about online encounters with strangers – and the potential for connection rather than conflict. Instead of doom-scrolling during your lunchbreak, talk to someone in another country, see …

The Work of Art in an Age of Audience Documentation

Online event: Tuesday 13 July, 11.00 BST

What is the role of audience documentation of artworks in contemporary network culture? Speakers include Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert, Russell Dornan, Kylie Budge and Rob Horning. More information and booking at https://thephotographersgallery.org.uk/whats-on/work-art-age-audience-documentation?mc_cid=6f73aacc55&mc_eid=51f40d830e.

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Screen Walk & Workshop with Aymeric Mansoux and Roel Roscam Abbing

Screen Walk: One-click install to autonomy?
Wednesday 30 June 18.00 BST

Join Aymeric Mansoux and Roel Roscam Abbing in a live-streamed presentation.
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How can art and culture offer online spaces outside of corporate platforms and infrastructures, and what does it involve? Aymeric Mansoux and Roel Roscam Abbing will take …

NFTS and Photography

Marco De Mutiis (Digital Curator at Fotomuseum Winterthur) and Jon Uriarte (Curator for the Digital Programme at The Photographers’ Gallery) will attempt to map the current development of NFTs and blockchain technologies from their curatorial perspective. NFT stands for non-fungible token, a unit of data or token stored on a …

The Broken Timeline

Online presentation with Annet Dekker, Gaia Tedone and Marialaura Ghidini of The Broken Timeline – a collection of +250 online exhibitions from the last decades, accompanied by an overview of technical developments – at the Symposium Calculating Control organised by the Zentrum für Netzkunst in Berlin: Monday May 3, 6pm CET. 

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The Politics of Medium Specificity

Join us online on 5th May 2021 at 15.00 for our next research event when we hear from Ryan Nolan (Aarhus University).

Ryan will share some ideas that stem from his PhD research, focussing in particular on the (often reviled) notion of “medium specificity”. In the history of art criticism, …